93points

Fiil Iicon

57points

Philips SHQ3017/28

100points

Sony WH-1000XM3

Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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Sony WH-1000XM3
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41 facts in comparison

Fiil Iicon vs Philips SHQ3017/28 vs Sony WH-1000XM3

Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sony WH-1000XM3
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sony WH-1000XM3
93
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57
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100
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Why is Fiil Iicon better than Philips SHQ3017/28 & Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Philips SHQ3017/28 better than Fiil Iicon & Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • Weight
    8gvs270,255g
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than Fiil Iicon & Philips SHQ3017/28?

  • Highest frequency
    40000Hzvs22000,22000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    4Hzvs15,15Hz
  • Number of microphones
    3vs2,1
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has voice prompts
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has voice commands

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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.weight

270g

8g

255g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sony WH-1000XM3

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has a tangle free cable
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sony WH-1000XM3

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

Mpow Thor

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

15Hz

4Hz

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

2.highest frequency

22000Hz

22000Hz

40000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sony WH-1000XM3

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

For example

Mpow Thor

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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.has a neodymium magnet
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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.

6.driver unit size

40mm

9mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sony WH-1000XM3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sony WH-1000XM3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

4.Has USB Type-C
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sony WH-1000XM3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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.Has WiFi
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sony WH-1000XM3

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sony WH-1000XM3

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

2.control panel placed on a device
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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.

3.number of microphones

2

1

3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

4.has an in-line control panel
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sony WH-1000XM3

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

6.Has voice prompts
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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.

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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