75points

Anker SoundBuds Tag

87points

Sony MDR-XB950B1

100points

Sony WH-1000XM3

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Sony MDR-XB950B1
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Anker SoundBuds Tag vs Sony MDR-XB950B1 vs Sony WH-1000XM3

Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is Anker SoundBuds Tag better than Sony MDR-XB950B1 & Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • Weight
    15gvs245,255g
  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs24,47 Ohms
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Charge time
    1.5hvs4,3h

Why is Sony MDR-XB950B1 better than Anker SoundBuds Tag & Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • Lowest frequency
    3Hzvs20,4Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than Anker SoundBuds Tag & Sony MDR-XB950B1?

  • Highest frequency
    40000Hzvs20000,28000Hz
  • Number of microphones
    3vs1,1
  • longer battery life
    38hvs6,18h
  • Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1,4.1
  • Has voice prompts
  • Has voice commands
  • Has USB Type-C

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

2.has an over-the-ear form
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.

3.weight

15g

245g

255g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

5.can be folded
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has an in-ear form
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

3Hz

4Hz

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

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

28000Hz

40000Hz

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

4.sound pressure level

123dB/mW

105dB/mW

104.5dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.driver unit size

9.2mm

40mm

40mm

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

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

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Power

1. longer battery life

6h

18h

38h

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

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

2.has a battery level indicator
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.charge time

1.5h

4h

3h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

5.has a removable battery
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

6.Has USB Type-C
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4.1

4.1

4.2

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.

6.Has WiFi
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

3.can be used as a headset
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

4.number of microphones

1

1

3

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

6.has voice prompts
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

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Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

2.can be controlled remotely
Anker SoundBuds Tag
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony WH-1000XM3

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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