45points

Beats by Dre Pro

88points

Sony WH-1000XM3

Beats by Dre Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
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Beats by Dre Pro vs Sony WH-1000XM3

Beats by Dre Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
45
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Beats by Dre Pro
88
points
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is Beats by Dre Pro better than Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • 10.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    115dB/mWvs104.5dB/mW
  • 0.3m longer cable
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    1.5mvs1.2m
  • Has a coil cable
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Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than Beats by Dre Pro?

  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs20Hz
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 145g lighter
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    255gvs400g
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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Price comparison

Beats by Dre Pro

Buy used:

$133.74

ProductStorePrice
Beats by Dre Pro AmazonPowerbeats Pro - Totally Wireless Earpho...Powerbeats Pro - Totally Wireless Earphones - Ivory (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$164.99
Beats by Dre Pro AmazonBeats by Dr. Dre Pro Over Ear Headphones...Beats by Dr. Dre Pro Over Ear Headphones - Infinite Black (Certified Refurbished)
Amazon logo
$199.00
Beats by Dre Pro AmazonPowerbeats Pro Totally Wireless & High-P...Powerbeats Pro Totally Wireless & High-Performance Bluetooth Earphones Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$169.99
Beats by Dre Pro AmazonPowerbeats Pro Totally Wireless & High-P...Powerbeats Pro Totally Wireless & High-Performance Bluetooth Earphones - Moss (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$174.87
Beats by Dre Pro AmazonBeats Solo Pro Wireless Noise Cancelling...Beats Solo Pro Wireless Noise Cancelling On-Ear Headphones - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$159.99
Beats by Dre Pro AmazonBeats S/t/u/d/i/o_3 Wireless Over The Ea...Beats S/t/u/d/i/o_3 Wireless Over The Ear Headphones with Carrying case, 3.5mm RemoteTalk Cable and Universal USB Charging Cable (USB-A to USB Micro-B) (Red)
Amazon logo
$229.99
Beats by Dre Pro AmazonBeats by Dr. Dre Powerbeats Pro in-Ear W...Beats by Dr. Dre Powerbeats Pro in-Ear Wireless Headphones (Black) Bundle - 9 Hours of Listening Time, Sweat Resistant Earbuds - with Headphone Cleaner, Extra USB Power Cube - Pro Bundle
Amazon logo
$224.64
Beats by Dre Pro walmartRefurbished Beats by Dr. Dre PowerBeats ...Refurbished Beats by Dr. Dre PowerBeats Pro Black In Ear Headphones MV6Y2LL/A
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$138.00

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$174.98

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$248.00
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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$264.43
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 WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Carry Case and in-Flight Adapter
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$279.95
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Cleaning Cloth
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$262.26
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Silver) with Cleaning Cloth
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$273.13
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 aliexpressEarphones & Headphones Sony wh-1000xm3 P...Earphones & Headphones Sony wh-1000xm3 Portable Audio headset Earphone Headphone wireless bluetooth noise canceling
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$329.87
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) Bundle
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$348.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Pro
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
Beats by Dre Pro
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.has a detachable cable
Beats by Dre Pro
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.
4.sweat resistance
Beats by Dre Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

400g

255g

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.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Beats by Dre Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

4Hz

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

20000Hz

40000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre Pro
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.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Beats by Dre Pro
Sony WH-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.
5.sound pressure level

115dB/mW

104.5dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Beats by Dre Pro
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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Beats by Dre Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Beats by Dre Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Has USB Type-C
Beats by Dre Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
4.has a removable battery
Beats by Dre Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats by Dre Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Beats by Dre Pro
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.
4.supports Wi-Fi
Beats by Dre Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Beats by Dre Pro
Sony WH-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 a noise-canceling microphone
Beats by Dre Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Beats by Dre Pro
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Beats by Dre Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.Has voice prompts
Beats by Dre Pro
Sony WH-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.

Price comparison

Beats by Dre Pro

Buy used:

$133.74

ProductStorePrice
Beats by Dre Pro AmazonPowerbeats Pro - Totally Wireless Earpho...Powerbeats Pro - Totally Wireless Earphones - Ivory (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$164.99
Beats by Dre Pro AmazonBeats by Dr. Dre Pro Over Ear Headphones...Beats by Dr. Dre Pro Over Ear Headphones - Infinite Black (Certified Refurbished)
Amazon logo
$199.00
Beats by Dre Pro AmazonPowerbeats Pro Totally Wireless & High-P...Powerbeats Pro Totally Wireless & High-Performance Bluetooth Earphones Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$169.99
Beats by Dre Pro AmazonPowerbeats Pro Totally Wireless & High-P...Powerbeats Pro Totally Wireless & High-Performance Bluetooth Earphones - Moss (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$174.87
Beats by Dre Pro AmazonBeats Solo Pro Wireless Noise Cancelling...Beats Solo Pro Wireless Noise Cancelling On-Ear Headphones - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$159.99
Beats by Dre Pro AmazonBeats S/t/u/d/i/o_3 Wireless Over The Ea...Beats S/t/u/d/i/o_3 Wireless Over The Ear Headphones with Carrying case, 3.5mm RemoteTalk Cable and Universal USB Charging Cable (USB-A to USB Micro-B) (Red)
Amazon logo
$229.99
Beats by Dre Pro AmazonBeats by Dr. Dre Powerbeats Pro in-Ear W...Beats by Dr. Dre Powerbeats Pro in-Ear Wireless Headphones (Black) Bundle - 9 Hours of Listening Time, Sweat Resistant Earbuds - with Headphone Cleaner, Extra USB Power Cube - Pro Bundle
Amazon logo
$224.64
Beats by Dre Pro walmartRefurbished Beats by Dr. Dre PowerBeats ...Refurbished Beats by Dr. Dre PowerBeats Pro Black In Ear Headphones MV6Y2LL/A
walmart logo
$138.00

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$174.98

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$248.00
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
Amazon logo
$264.43
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 WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Carry Case and in-Flight Adapter
Amazon logo
$279.95
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$262.26
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Silver) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$273.13
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 aliexpressEarphones & Headphones Sony wh-1000xm3 P...Earphones & Headphones Sony wh-1000xm3 Portable Audio headset Earphone Headphone wireless bluetooth noise canceling
aliexpress logo
$329.87
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) Bundle
walmart logo
$348.00

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