83points
76points

AKG Y500 Wireless

93points
70points

Sony WH-1000XM3

AKG Y500 Wireless
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Sony WH-1000XM3
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AKG Y500 Wireless vs Sony WH-1000XM3

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3
83
points
AKG Y500 Wireless
93
points
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is AKG Y500 Wireless better than Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • 12.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    117dB/mWvs104.5dB/mW
  • 15 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 25g lighter
    230gvs255g
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    2.5hvs3h
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than AKG Y500 Wireless?

  • 18000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs16Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 5h longer battery life
    ?

    38hvs33h
  • 2 more microphone(s)
    ?

    3vs1
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

AKG Y500 Wireless

Buy used:

$129.99

ProductStorePrice
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wirele...AKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wireless Headphone Y500 Wireless (Green) AKGY500BTGRN【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】【Ships from Japan】
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$680.00
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version) (Renewed)
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$62.99
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version)
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$79.99
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wirele...AKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wireless Headphone Y500 Wireless (Pink) AKGY500BTPIK【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】【Ships from Japan】
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$680.00

Sony WH-1000XM3

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000X...Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000XM3: Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headphones with Mic and Alexa voice control - Industry Leading Active Noise Cancellation - Black
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$278.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$249.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
Amazon logo
$260.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Premium Wireless Bluetoot...Sony WH1000XM3 Premium Wireless Bluetooth Noise Canceling Over Ear Headphone Bundle with Voice Assistant, Portable Carry Case, Anker 2-Port USB Wall Charger, and in-Flight Adapter - Black
Amazon logo
$288.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) Bundle with USB Adapter and More
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$344.29
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$249.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH10...Sony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH1000XM3B.CE7
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$682.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000X...Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000XM3: Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headphones with Mic and Alexa voice control - Industry Leading Active Noise Cancellation - Silver
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$278.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling ...Sony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones with Google Assistant
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$278.00

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3
3.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3
4.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Skullcandy Vert

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3
5.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

230g

255g

6.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

For example

Skullcandy Vert

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

22000Hz

40000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

16Hz

4Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

117dB/mW

104.5dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

For example

Skullcandy Method ANC

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3
5.impedance
?

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

32 Ohms

47 Ohms

6.driver unit size
?

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1060

106mm

40mm

40mm

Power

1.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Cleer Enduro 100

100h

33h

38h

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3
3.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

2.5h

3h

4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3
5.Has USB Type-C
?

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3
6.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Soul Electronics X-Tra

10

4.2

4.2

2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3
5.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3
2.control panel placed on a device
?

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3
3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Philips PH805

8

1

3

4.has an in-line control panel
?

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3
5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3
6.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

Price comparison

AKG Y500 Wireless

Buy used:

$129.99

ProductStorePrice
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wirele...AKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wireless Headphone Y500 Wireless (Green) AKGY500BTGRN【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】【Ships from Japan】
Amazon logo
$680.00
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$62.99
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version)
Amazon logo
$79.99
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wirele...AKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wireless Headphone Y500 Wireless (Pink) AKGY500BTPIK【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】【Ships from Japan】
Amazon logo
$680.00

Sony WH-1000XM3

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000X...Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000XM3: Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headphones with Mic and Alexa voice control - Industry Leading Active Noise Cancellation - Black
Amazon logo
$278.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$249.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
Amazon logo
$260.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Premium Wireless Bluetoot...Sony WH1000XM3 Premium Wireless Bluetooth Noise Canceling Over Ear Headphone Bundle with Voice Assistant, Portable Carry Case, Anker 2-Port USB Wall Charger, and in-Flight Adapter - Black
Amazon logo
$288.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) Bundle with USB Adapter and More
Amazon logo
$344.29
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$249.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH10...Sony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH1000XM3B.CE7
Amazon logo
$682.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000X...Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000XM3: Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headphones with Mic and Alexa voice control - Industry Leading Active Noise Cancellation - Silver
Amazon logo
$278.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling ...Sony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones with Google Assistant
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$278.00

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