67points
67points

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

93points
70points

Sony WH-1000XM3

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Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs Sony WH-1000XM3

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
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Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M40x better than Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    35 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 15g lighter
    240gvs255g
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a coil cable
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M40x?

  • 16000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs24000Hz
  • 11Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs15Hz
  • 6.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    104.5dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones Bundled with HP-SC Replacement Cable
Amazon logo
$99.95
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Renewed
Amazon logo
$74.99
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones + Slappa Full Sized HardBody PRO Headphone Case (SL-HP-07)
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$86.90
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Studio Monitor Headphone, Black
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$79.00

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
$298.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$209.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
Amazon logo
$252.00
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
$308.00
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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$279.83
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
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$209.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH10...Sony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH1000XM3B.CE7
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$505.68
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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$298.00
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$298.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 pricegrabberSony WH1000XM3/S wireless noise-cancelli...Sony WH1000XM3/S wireless noise-cancelling headphones (silver)
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$298.00
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$318.00

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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

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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.

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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.

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4.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

Motorola VerveBuds 200

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5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

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6.weight
?

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240g

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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. Show more

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120000Hz

24000Hz

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

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1Hz

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3.sound pressure level
?

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

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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.

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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. Show more

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4 Ohms

35 Ohms

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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

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106mm

40mm

40mm

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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3.Has USB Type-C
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The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction. Show more

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

For example

Hexgears E001 HexBand BT

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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Sony WH-1000XM3
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

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3.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.

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4.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

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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.

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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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
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3.has a noise-cancelling microphone
?

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

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Sony WH-1000XM3
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.

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Sony WH-1000XM3
5.has wireless charging
?

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

For example

1more True Wireless ANC In-Ear

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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.

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Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones Bundled with HP-SC Replacement Cable
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$99.95
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Renewed
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$74.99
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones + Slappa Full Sized HardBody PRO Headphone Case (SL-HP-07)
Amazon logo
$86.90
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Studio Monitor Headphone, Black
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$79.00

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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$298.00
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$209.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
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$252.00
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
$308.00
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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$279.83
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$209.99
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$505.68
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