65points

Apple AirPods Pro

74points

Sony WF-1000XM3

Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
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33 facts in comparison

Apple AirPods Pro vs Sony WF-1000XM3

Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
65
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Apple AirPods Pro
74
points
Sony WF-1000XM3

Why is Apple AirPods Pro better than Sony WF-1000XM3?

  • Sweat resistance
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  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • 6.2g lighter
    ?

    10.8gvs17g
  • Has wireless charging
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Why is Sony WF-1000XM3 better than Apple AirPods Pro?

  • 1h longer battery life
    ?

    6hvs5h
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • 1.5h shorter charge time
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    3.5hvs5h
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?

Price comparison

Apple AirPods Pro

ProductStorePrice
Apple AirPods Pro AmazonApple AirPods Pro
Amazon logo
$219.00
Apple AirPods Pro AmazonApple AirPods with Charging Case (Wired)...Apple AirPods with Charging Case (Wired)
Amazon logo
$129.00
Apple AirPods Pro AmazonApple AirPods Pro (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$185.99
Apple AirPods Pro AmazonWireless Earbuds Bluetooth 5.0 Headphone...Wireless Earbuds Bluetooth 5.0 Headphones HD Stereo Noise Reduction in-Ear Earbuds IPX5 Waterproof Sports Earpods Auto Pairing for Earphones Apple Airpods Pro/iPhone/Android (XL, Green)
Amazon logo
$35.99
Apple AirPods Pro AmazonPowerbeats Pro Wireless Earphones - Appl...Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earphones - Apple H1 Headphone Chip, Class 1 Bluetooth, 9 Hours Of Listening Time, Sweat Resistant Earbuds - Ivory
Amazon logo
$249.95
Apple AirPods Pro AmazonApple AirPods with Wireless Charging Cas...Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case
Amazon logo
$154.98
Apple AirPods Pro AmazonMOBOSI Vanguard Armor Series Military Ai...MOBOSI Vanguard Armor Series Military AirPods Pro Case, Full-Body Hard Shell Protective Cover Case Skin with Keychain for AirPod Pro 2019, Black [Front LED Visible]
Amazon logo
$16.98
Apple AirPods Pro AmazonUpdated Version 4 in 1 Wireless Charger,...Updated Version 4 in 1 Wireless Charger, Fast Wireless Charging Dock Station for Apple iWatch Series 5/4/3/2/1, AirPods Pro/2 &Pencil Compatible with iPhone 11/11 Pro Max/XR/XS Max/Xs/Samsung (Grey)
Amazon logo
$23.99
Apple AirPods Pro Amazonelago AW5 Airpods Pro Case, Classic Hand...elago AW5 Airpods Pro Case, Classic Handheld Game Console Design Case with Keychain for AirPods Pro [US Patent Registered] [Light Grey]
Amazon logo
$14.99
Apple AirPods Pro Amazonelago AirPods Pro Ear Hooks Designed for...elago AirPods Pro Ear Hooks Designed for Apple AirPods Pro and AirPods 1 & 2 (White) [US Patent Registered]
Amazon logo
$8.29

Sony WF-1000XM3

ProductStorePrice
Sony WF-1000XM3 AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 Industry Leading Noise C...Sony WF-1000XM3 Industry Leading Noise Canceling Truly Wireless Earbuds Headset/Headphones with Alexa Voice Control And Mic For Phone Call, Black
Amazon logo
$228.00
Sony WF-1000XM3 AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 Industry Leading Noise C...Sony WF-1000XM3 Industry Leading Noise Canceling Truly Wireless Earbuds Headset/Headphones with Alexa Voice Control And Mic For Phone Call, Silver
Amazon logo
$228.00
Sony WF-1000XM3 aliexpressEarphones wireless Sony wf-1000xm3 Bluet...Earphones wireless Sony wf-1000xm3 Bluetooth noise canceling portable audio speaker acoustic system
aliexpress logo
$251.88
Sony WF-1000XM3 walmartSony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Noise-Canc...Sony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Noise-Canceling Bluetooth Earbuds- Black
walmart logo
$228.00

Design

1.sweat resistance
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.is dustproof and water-resistant
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
4.has stereo speakers
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
5.weight

10.8g

17g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.has an in-ear form
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-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.

Sound quality

1.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
2.has passive noise reduction
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
3.has a neodymium magnet
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-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.
4.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

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

Microphone

1.number of microphones

4

4

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

Power

1.Battery life

5h

6h

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.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.charge time

5h

3.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a battery level indicator
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has wireless charging
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

5

5

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
2.Has USB Type-C
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
3.Can be used wirelessly
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
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.
2.has voice commands
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
3.has a mute function
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.control panel placed on a device
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-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.
5.Has voice prompts
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
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.
6.travel bag is included
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Miscellaneous

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.has an open-back design
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.supports Wi-Fi
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
5.has a removable battery
Apple AirPods Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Price comparison

Apple AirPods Pro

ProductStorePrice
Apple AirPods Pro AmazonApple AirPods Pro
Amazon logo
$219.00
Apple AirPods Pro AmazonApple AirPods with Charging Case (Wired)...Apple AirPods with Charging Case (Wired)
Amazon logo
$129.00
Apple AirPods Pro AmazonApple AirPods Pro (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$185.99
Apple AirPods Pro AmazonWireless Earbuds Bluetooth 5.0 Headphone...Wireless Earbuds Bluetooth 5.0 Headphones HD Stereo Noise Reduction in-Ear Earbuds IPX5 Waterproof Sports Earpods Auto Pairing for Earphones Apple Airpods Pro/iPhone/Android (XL, Green)
Amazon logo
$35.99
Apple AirPods Pro AmazonPowerbeats Pro Wireless Earphones - Appl...Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earphones - Apple H1 Headphone Chip, Class 1 Bluetooth, 9 Hours Of Listening Time, Sweat Resistant Earbuds - Ivory
Amazon logo
$249.95
Apple AirPods Pro AmazonApple AirPods with Wireless Charging Cas...Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case
Amazon logo
$154.98
Apple AirPods Pro AmazonMOBOSI Vanguard Armor Series Military Ai...MOBOSI Vanguard Armor Series Military AirPods Pro Case, Full-Body Hard Shell Protective Cover Case Skin with Keychain for AirPod Pro 2019, Black [Front LED Visible]
Amazon logo
$16.98
Apple AirPods Pro AmazonUpdated Version 4 in 1 Wireless Charger,...Updated Version 4 in 1 Wireless Charger, Fast Wireless Charging Dock Station for Apple iWatch Series 5/4/3/2/1, AirPods Pro/2 &Pencil Compatible with iPhone 11/11 Pro Max/XR/XS Max/Xs/Samsung (Grey)
Amazon logo
$23.99
Apple AirPods Pro Amazonelago AW5 Airpods Pro Case, Classic Hand...elago AW5 Airpods Pro Case, Classic Handheld Game Console Design Case with Keychain for AirPods Pro [US Patent Registered] [Light Grey]
Amazon logo
$14.99
Apple AirPods Pro Amazonelago AirPods Pro Ear Hooks Designed for...elago AirPods Pro Ear Hooks Designed for Apple AirPods Pro and AirPods 1 & 2 (White) [US Patent Registered]
Amazon logo
$8.29

Sony WF-1000XM3

ProductStorePrice
Sony WF-1000XM3 AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 Industry Leading Noise C...Sony WF-1000XM3 Industry Leading Noise Canceling Truly Wireless Earbuds Headset/Headphones with Alexa Voice Control And Mic For Phone Call, Black
Amazon logo
$228.00
Sony WF-1000XM3 AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 Industry Leading Noise C...Sony WF-1000XM3 Industry Leading Noise Canceling Truly Wireless Earbuds Headset/Headphones with Alexa Voice Control And Mic For Phone Call, Silver
Amazon logo
$228.00
Sony WF-1000XM3 aliexpressEarphones wireless Sony wf-1000xm3 Bluet...Earphones wireless Sony wf-1000xm3 Bluetooth noise canceling portable audio speaker acoustic system
aliexpress logo
$251.88
Sony WF-1000XM3 walmartSony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Noise-Canc...Sony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Noise-Canceling Bluetooth Earbuds- Black
walmart logo
$228.00

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