52points

Beats Powerbeats Pro

89points

Sony WH-1000XM3

Beats Powerbeats Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
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Beats Powerbeats Pro vs Sony WH-1000XM3

Beats Powerbeats Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
52
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Beats Powerbeats Pro
89
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Sony WH-1000XM3

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

  • Sweat resistance
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  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • Has an accelerometer
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  • Has an in-ear form
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Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than Beats Powerbeats Pro?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 29h longer battery life
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    38hvs9h
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    3vs2
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has voice prompts
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  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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Price comparison

Beats Powerbeats Pro

ProductStorePrice
Beats Powerbeats Pro AmazonBeats X Wireless In-Ear Headphones (MLYE...Beats X Wireless In-Ear Headphones (MLYE2LL/A) Black - Renewed
Amazon logo
$68.97
Beats Powerbeats Pro AmazonBeatsX Wireless Earphones - Apple W1 Hea...BeatsX Wireless Earphones - Apple W1 Headphone Chip, Class 1 Bluetooth, 8 Hours Of Listening Time - Matte Gold
Amazon logo
$149.95
Beats Powerbeats Pro walmartRefurbished Beats By Dr. Dre Solo Pro 3 ...Refurbished Beats By Dr. Dre Solo Pro 3 Black Noise Cancelling Wireless On Ear Headphones MRJ62LL/A
walmart logo
$171.00

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$192.46

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$219.99
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
$286.32
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$269.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$278.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Silver) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$273.01
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 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 Powerbeats 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.sweat resistance
Beats Powerbeats Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Beats Powerbeats Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
4.travel bag is included
Beats Powerbeats Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
Beats Powerbeats Pro
Sony WH-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.
6.has an in-ear form
Beats Powerbeats Pro
Sony WH-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 passive noise reduction
Beats Powerbeats 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.
2.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Beats Powerbeats 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.
3.has a neodymium magnet
Beats Powerbeats 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.Battery life

9h

38h

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats Powerbeats Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats Powerbeats 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 Powerbeats 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 Powerbeats Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
Beats Powerbeats Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.number of microphones

2

3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.can be used as a headset
Beats Powerbeats 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.
4.has voice commands
Beats Powerbeats Pro
Sony WH-1000XM3
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.Has voice prompts
Beats Powerbeats 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.
6.control panel placed on a device
Beats Powerbeats 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.

Price comparison

Beats Powerbeats Pro

ProductStorePrice
Beats Powerbeats Pro AmazonBeats X Wireless In-Ear Headphones (MLYE...Beats X Wireless In-Ear Headphones (MLYE2LL/A) Black - Renewed
Amazon logo
$68.97
Beats Powerbeats Pro AmazonBeatsX Wireless Earphones - Apple W1 Hea...BeatsX Wireless Earphones - Apple W1 Headphone Chip, Class 1 Bluetooth, 8 Hours Of Listening Time - Matte Gold
Amazon logo
$149.95
Beats Powerbeats Pro walmartRefurbished Beats By Dr. Dre Solo Pro 3 ...Refurbished Beats By Dr. Dre Solo Pro 3 Black Noise Cancelling Wireless On Ear Headphones MRJ62LL/A
walmart logo
$171.00

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$192.46

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$219.99
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
$286.32
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$269.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$278.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Silver) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$273.01
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 WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) Bundle
walmart logo
$348.00

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