36points

Final Sonorous X

100points

Sony WH-1000XM3

Final Sonorous X
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Sony WH-1000XM3
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Final Sonorous X vs Sony WH-1000XM3

Final Sonorous X
Sony WH-1000XM3
Final Sonorous X
Sony WH-1000XM3
36
points
100
points

Why is Final Sonorous X better than Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • 31 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than Final Sonorous X?

  • 375g lighter
    255gvs630g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Control panel placed on a device

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Final Sonorous X
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 a detachable cable
Final Sonorous X
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.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Final Sonorous X
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.

4.weight

630g

255g

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3g

5.can be folded
Final Sonorous X
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

6.sweat resistant
Final Sonorous X
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

Sound quality

1.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

104.5dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

2.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Final Sonorous X
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

RHA TrueConnect

3.impedance

16 Ohms

47 Ohms

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

4.has a neodymium magnet
Final Sonorous X
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.

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Final Sonorous X
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.

6.driver unit size

50mm

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
Final Sonorous X
Sony WH-1000XM3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Final Sonorous X
Sony WH-1000XM3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Final Sonorous X
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

4.Has USB Type-C
Final Sonorous X
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Final Sonorous X
Sony WH-1000XM3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Final Sonorous X
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
Final Sonorous X
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
Final Sonorous X
Sony WH-1000XM3

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Final Sonorous X
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.

2.can be used as a headset
Final Sonorous X
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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Final Sonorous X
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Final Sonorous X
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

5.has voice prompts
Final Sonorous X
Sony WH-1000XM3

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

6.has voice commands
Final Sonorous X
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.

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Final Sonorous X
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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