12points

AudioQuest NightHawk

94points

Sony WH-1000XM3

AudioQuest NightHawk
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AudioQuest NightHawk vs Sony WH-1000XM3

AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM3
12
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AudioQuest NightHawk
94
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Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is AudioQuest NightHawk better than Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs40mm

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than AudioQuest NightHawk?

  • 30000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs10000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?

Price comparison

AudioQuest NightHawk

ProductStorePrice
AudioQuest NightHawk AmazonAudioQuest Nighthawk Carbon Semi-Open Ar...AudioQuest Nighthawk Carbon Semi-Open Around-The-Ear Headphones
Amazon logo
$199.00
AudioQuest NightHawk AmazonMeze 99 Classics over-ear headphones ( W...Meze 99 Classics over-ear headphones ( Walnut Gold )
Amazon logo
$309.00
AudioQuest NightHawk AmazonFocal Elear Open-Back Over-Ear Headphone...Focal Elear Open-Back Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
Amazon logo
$549.00
AudioQuest NightHawk AmazonAudioQuest - Nighthawk Carbon Headphones...AudioQuest - Nighthawk Carbon Headphones & Dragonfly Red Bundle
Amazon logo
$499.00
AudioQuest NightHawk AmazonSennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone
Amazon logo
$499.95
AudioQuest NightHawk AmazonMonolith M1060 Over Ear Planar Magnetic ...Monolith M1060 Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones - Black/Wood With 106mm Driver, Open Back Design, Comfort Ear Pads For Studio/Professional
Amazon logo
$299.99

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$175.00

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
$348.00
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
$259.73
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Premium Wireless Bluetoot...Sony WH1000XM3 Premium Wireless Bluetooth Noise Canceling Over Ear Headphone Bundle with Built-in Microphone, Portable Carry Case, Anker 2-Port USB Wall Charger, and in-Flight Adapter - Black
Amazon logo
$348.00
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
$513.00
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
$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 pricegrabberSony WH1000XM3/B wireless noise-cancelli...Sony WH1000XM3/B wireless noise-cancelling headphones (black)
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$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 pricegrabberSony WH1000XM3/S wireless noise-cancelli...Sony WH1000XM3/S wireless noise-cancelling headphones (silver)
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$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling ...Sony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones with Google Assistant
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$348.00

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.

AudioQuest NightHawk
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.

AudioQuest NightHawk
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.

AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM3
4.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

Amazon Echo Buds

AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM3
5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

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

For example

Amazon Echo Buds

AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM3
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

AudioQuest NightHawk
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

10000Hz

40000Hz

2.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

Amazon Echo Buds

AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM3
3.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM3
4.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

50mm

40mm

5.has a neodymium magnet
?

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

AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM3

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM3
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM3
3.Has USB Type-C
?

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

AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM3
4.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9

AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM3

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

AudioQuest NightHawk
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.

AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM3
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.

AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM3
4.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

AudioQuest NightHawk
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.

AudioQuest NightHawk
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.

AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM3
3.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.

AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM3
4.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

AudioQuest NightHawk
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.

For example

Libratone Track Air Plus

AudioQuest NightHawk
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.

AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM3

Price comparison

AudioQuest NightHawk

ProductStorePrice
AudioQuest NightHawk AmazonAudioQuest Nighthawk Carbon Semi-Open Ar...AudioQuest Nighthawk Carbon Semi-Open Around-The-Ear Headphones
Amazon logo
$199.00
AudioQuest NightHawk AmazonMeze 99 Classics over-ear headphones ( W...Meze 99 Classics over-ear headphones ( Walnut Gold )
Amazon logo
$309.00
AudioQuest NightHawk AmazonFocal Elear Open-Back Over-Ear Headphone...Focal Elear Open-Back Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
Amazon logo
$549.00
AudioQuest NightHawk AmazonAudioQuest - Nighthawk Carbon Headphones...AudioQuest - Nighthawk Carbon Headphones & Dragonfly Red Bundle
Amazon logo
$499.00
AudioQuest NightHawk AmazonSennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone
Amazon logo
$499.95
AudioQuest NightHawk AmazonMonolith M1060 Over Ear Planar Magnetic ...Monolith M1060 Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones - Black/Wood With 106mm Driver, Open Back Design, Comfort Ear Pads For Studio/Professional
Amazon logo
$299.99

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$175.00

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
$348.00
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
$259.73
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Premium Wireless Bluetoot...Sony WH1000XM3 Premium Wireless Bluetooth Noise Canceling Over Ear Headphone Bundle with Built-in Microphone, Portable Carry Case, Anker 2-Port USB Wall Charger, and in-Flight Adapter - Black
Amazon logo
$348.00
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
$513.00
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
$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 pricegrabberSony WH1000XM3/B wireless noise-cancelli...Sony WH1000XM3/B wireless noise-cancelling headphones (black)
pricegrabber logo
$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 pricegrabberSony WH1000XM3/S wireless noise-cancelli...Sony WH1000XM3/S wireless noise-cancelling headphones (silver)
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$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling ...Sony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones with Google Assistant
walmart logo
$348.00

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