38points

Apple AirPods

69points

Sony WF-SP900

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31 facts in comparison

Apple AirPods vs Sony WF-SP900

Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900

Why is Apple AirPods better than Sony WF-SP900?

  • 2 more microphone(s)
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    4vs2
  • 6.6g lighter
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    8gvs14.6g
  • Has wireless charging
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  • Has an accelerometer
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Why is Sony WF-SP900 better than Apple AirPods?

  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 1h longer battery life
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    6hvs5h
  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Wingtips included
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Price comparison

Apple AirPods

Buy used:

$149.99

ProductStorePrice
Apple AirPods AmazonApple AirPods with Charging Case (Previo...Apple AirPods with Charging Case (Previous Model)
Amazon logo
$159.00

Sony WF-SP900

ProductStorePrice
Sony WF-SP900 AmazonSONY WF-SP900 Sports Wireless Headphones...SONY WF-SP900 Sports Wireless Headphones Black (International version)
Amazon logo
$298.00
Sony WF-SP900 AmazonSONY WF-SP900 Sports Wireless Headphones...SONY WF-SP900 Sports Wireless Headphones White (International version)
Amazon logo
$270.00
Sony WF-SP900 AmazonSONY WF-SP900 Sports Wireless Headphones...SONY WF-SP900 Sports Wireless Headphones Yellow (International version)
Amazon logo
$270.00

Design

1.sweat resistance
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
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
Sony WF-SP900
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
Sony WF-SP900
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
5.has an in-ear form
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
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.
6.weight

8g

14.6g

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.

Sound quality

1.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
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
Sony WF-SP900
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Microphone

1.number of microphones

4

2

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 battery level indicator
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.has wireless charging
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
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
Sony WF-SP900
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.control panel placed on a device
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
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.
3.has voice commands
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
4.Has voice prompts
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
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.
5.travel bag is included
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an accelerometer
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Miscellaneous

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
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
Sony WF-SP900
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 detachable cable
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.has removable speakers
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
This modularity allows you to integrate the speakers into hoodies or snowboard helmets.
6.has a 3.5mm male connector
Apple AirPods
Sony WF-SP900
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Price comparison

Apple AirPods

Buy used:

$149.99

ProductStorePrice
Apple AirPods AmazonApple AirPods with Charging Case (Previo...Apple AirPods with Charging Case (Previous Model)
Amazon logo
$159.00

Sony WF-SP900

ProductStorePrice
Sony WF-SP900 AmazonSONY WF-SP900 Sports Wireless Headphones...SONY WF-SP900 Sports Wireless Headphones Black (International version)
Amazon logo
$298.00
Sony WF-SP900 AmazonSONY WF-SP900 Sports Wireless Headphones...SONY WF-SP900 Sports Wireless Headphones White (International version)
Amazon logo
$270.00
Sony WF-SP900 AmazonSONY WF-SP900 Sports Wireless Headphones...SONY WF-SP900 Sports Wireless Headphones Yellow (International version)
Amazon logo
$270.00

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