33points

HiFiMAN HE-400

91points

Sony WH-1000XM3

HiFiMAN HE-400
Sony WH-1000XM3
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HiFiMAN HE-400 vs Sony WH-1000XM3

HiFiMAN HE-400
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is HiFiMAN HE-400 better than Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
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    35 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 1.8m longer cable
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    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
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  • Has an open-back design
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Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than HiFiMAN HE-400?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs20Hz
  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs35000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 12dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    104.5dB/mWvs92.5dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be used as a headset
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Price comparison

HiFiMAN HE-400

ProductStorePrice
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-Size Plana...HIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphones Adjustable Headphone with Comfortable Earpads Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping
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$184.71
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN HE400i 2020 Version Full-Size Ov...HIFIMAN HE400i 2020 Version Full-Size Over-Ear Planar Magnetic Professional Headphones with Enhanced Headband, 3.5mm Connector, for Audiophiles, Great Sound Quality, Stereo-Black
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$169.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonDrop + HIFIMAN HE4XX Planar Magnetic Ove...Drop + HIFIMAN HE4XX Planar Magnetic Over-ear Open-back Headphones,midnight-blue
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$180.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN HE400S Over Ear Full-Size Planar...HIFIMAN HE400S Over Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphone
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$249.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN Ananda-BT High-Resolution Blueto...HIFIMAN Ananda-BT High-Resolution Bluetooth Over-Ear Planar Magnetic Full-Size Headphone with Mic& Travel Case, APTX-HD, HWA and LDAC Supported
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$999.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN Jade II Electrostatic Headphone ...HIFIMAN Jade II Electrostatic Headphone Professional Lightweight Open Back Design Headset with Amplifier
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$1,749.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN Arya Full-Size Over Ear Planar M...HIFIMAN Arya Full-Size Over Ear Planar Magnetic Audiophile Adjustable Headphone
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$1,599.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-size Plana...HIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-size Planar Magnetic Headphones (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$295.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN HE400i Over Ear Open Back Magnet...HIFIMAN HE400i Over Ear Open Back Magnetic Planar Reference Studio Headphone with 3.5mm Plug-in Connector-Extended Manufacturer's Warranty
Amazon logo
$179.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN Ananda Over-Ear Full-Size Planar...HIFIMAN Ananda Over-Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphones with High Fidelity Design Easy to Drive by iPhone/Android Studio Comfortable Earpads Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping
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$699.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 aliexpressKQTFT Velvet Replacement EarPads for HIF...KQTFT Velvet Replacement EarPads for HIFIMAN HE300 HE350 HE400 HE400i HE500 HE560 HE 4 5 5LE 6 Parts Earmuff Cover Cushion Cups
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$9.67
HiFiMAN HE-400 aliexpressWhiyo Protein Leather for HIFIMAN HE300 ...Whiyo Protein Leather for HIFIMAN HE300 HE400 HE500 HE560 HE4 HE6 HE5 HE5LE Replacement Ear Pads Cushion Cover Earpads Pillow
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$12.34
HiFiMAN HE-400 aliexpressHard Storage Case Travel Box For Hifiman...Hard Storage Case Travel Box For Hifiman All HE-Series HE400S HE560 HE400i HE300 HE400 HE500 HE4 HE5 HE6 HE5LE Headphone
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$24.25
HiFiMAN HE-400 aliexpressIMTTSTR 1 pair of Thicken Ear Pads for H...IMTTSTR 1 pair of Thicken Ear Pads for HIFIMAN HE300 HE400 HE500 HE560 Earpads Earmuff Cover Cushion Replacement Cups Sleeve
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$12.60
HiFiMAN HE-400 aliexpressThicker Softer Cushion Ear Pads For HIFI...Thicker Softer Cushion Ear Pads For HIFIMAN HIFI Man HE 300 400 500 560 HE 4 6 5 5LE Headphones
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$14.85
HiFiMAN HE-400 walmartHiFiMAN RE300a In-Line Control Earphone ...HiFiMAN RE300a In-Line Control Earphone for Android Products
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$29.99

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$199.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphon...Sony WH1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset – Black (2018 Version)
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$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
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$199.97
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
Amazon logo
$225.95
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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$253.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$229.97
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$251.99
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 aliexpressSony wh 1000xm3/1000xm2/1000xm4 Noise Ca...Sony wh 1000xm3/1000xm2/1000xm4 Noise Cancelling Headphones Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones with Microphone
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$219.60
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressUsed Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise Cancelling He...Used Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphones,Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset
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$289.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressUsed Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise Cancelling He...Used Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphones,Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset
aliexpress logo
$232.75
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressNew philips taph-805 headset is universa...New philips taph-805 headset is universal apple/SONY mobile phone headset/wh-1000xm3
aliexpress logo
$155.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressReplacement Earpads Memory Foam Ear Pads...Replacement Earpads Memory Foam Ear Pads Cushion Repair Parts For Sony WH-1000XM3 WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones
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$5.49
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling ...Sony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones (Black) with Portable Speaker
walmart logo
$448.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
HiFiMAN HE-400
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
HiFiMAN HE-400
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
HiFiMAN HE-400
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
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sony WH-1000XM3
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

440g

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.

Sound quality

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

35000Hz

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
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
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

92.5dB/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
HiFiMAN HE-400
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
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sony WH-1000XM3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sony WH-1000XM3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Has USB Type-C
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sony WH-1000XM3
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
4.has a removable battery
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sony WH-1000XM3
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sony WH-1000XM3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sony WH-1000XM3
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.Has Bluetooth aptX
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sony WH-1000XM3
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
HiFiMAN HE-400
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
HiFiMAN HE-400
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
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sony WH-1000XM3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
HiFiMAN HE-400
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.
4.Has voice prompts
HiFiMAN HE-400
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.
5.has voice commands
HiFiMAN HE-400
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.
6.has wireless charging
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sony WH-1000XM3
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Price comparison

HiFiMAN HE-400

ProductStorePrice
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-Size Plana...HIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphones Adjustable Headphone with Comfortable Earpads Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping
Amazon logo
$184.71
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN HE400i 2020 Version Full-Size Ov...HIFIMAN HE400i 2020 Version Full-Size Over-Ear Planar Magnetic Professional Headphones with Enhanced Headband, 3.5mm Connector, for Audiophiles, Great Sound Quality, Stereo-Black
Amazon logo
$169.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonDrop + HIFIMAN HE4XX Planar Magnetic Ove...Drop + HIFIMAN HE4XX Planar Magnetic Over-ear Open-back Headphones,midnight-blue
Amazon logo
$180.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN HE400S Over Ear Full-Size Planar...HIFIMAN HE400S Over Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphone
Amazon logo
$249.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN Ananda-BT High-Resolution Blueto...HIFIMAN Ananda-BT High-Resolution Bluetooth Over-Ear Planar Magnetic Full-Size Headphone with Mic& Travel Case, APTX-HD, HWA and LDAC Supported
Amazon logo
$999.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN Jade II Electrostatic Headphone ...HIFIMAN Jade II Electrostatic Headphone Professional Lightweight Open Back Design Headset with Amplifier
Amazon logo
$1,749.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN Arya Full-Size Over Ear Planar M...HIFIMAN Arya Full-Size Over Ear Planar Magnetic Audiophile Adjustable Headphone
Amazon logo
$1,599.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-size Plana...HIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-size Planar Magnetic Headphones (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$295.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN HE400i Over Ear Open Back Magnet...HIFIMAN HE400i Over Ear Open Back Magnetic Planar Reference Studio Headphone with 3.5mm Plug-in Connector-Extended Manufacturer's Warranty
Amazon logo
$179.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 AmazonHIFIMAN Ananda Over-Ear Full-Size Planar...HIFIMAN Ananda Over-Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphones with High Fidelity Design Easy to Drive by iPhone/Android Studio Comfortable Earpads Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping
Amazon logo
$699.00
HiFiMAN HE-400 aliexpressKQTFT Velvet Replacement EarPads for HIF...KQTFT Velvet Replacement EarPads for HIFIMAN HE300 HE350 HE400 HE400i HE500 HE560 HE 4 5 5LE 6 Parts Earmuff Cover Cushion Cups
aliexpress logo
$9.67
HiFiMAN HE-400 aliexpressWhiyo Protein Leather for HIFIMAN HE300 ...Whiyo Protein Leather for HIFIMAN HE300 HE400 HE500 HE560 HE4 HE6 HE5 HE5LE Replacement Ear Pads Cushion Cover Earpads Pillow
aliexpress logo
$12.34
HiFiMAN HE-400 aliexpressHard Storage Case Travel Box For Hifiman...Hard Storage Case Travel Box For Hifiman All HE-Series HE400S HE560 HE400i HE300 HE400 HE500 HE4 HE5 HE6 HE5LE Headphone
aliexpress logo
$24.25
HiFiMAN HE-400 aliexpressIMTTSTR 1 pair of Thicken Ear Pads for H...IMTTSTR 1 pair of Thicken Ear Pads for HIFIMAN HE300 HE400 HE500 HE560 Earpads Earmuff Cover Cushion Replacement Cups Sleeve
aliexpress logo
$12.60
HiFiMAN HE-400 aliexpressThicker Softer Cushion Ear Pads For HIFI...Thicker Softer Cushion Ear Pads For HIFIMAN HIFI Man HE 300 400 500 560 HE 4 6 5 5LE Headphones
aliexpress logo
$14.85
HiFiMAN HE-400 walmartHiFiMAN RE300a In-Line Control Earphone ...HiFiMAN RE300a In-Line Control Earphone for Android Products
walmart logo
$29.99

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$199.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphon...Sony WH1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset – Black (2018 Version)
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
$199.97
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
Amazon logo
$225.95
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
$253.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$229.97
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$251.99
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 aliexpressSony wh 1000xm3/1000xm2/1000xm4 Noise Ca...Sony wh 1000xm3/1000xm2/1000xm4 Noise Cancelling Headphones Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones with Microphone
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$219.60
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressUsed Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise Cancelling He...Used Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphones,Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset
aliexpress logo
$289.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressUsed Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise Cancelling He...Used Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphones,Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset
aliexpress logo
$232.75
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressNew philips taph-805 headset is universa...New philips taph-805 headset is universal apple/SONY mobile phone headset/wh-1000xm3
aliexpress logo
$155.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressReplacement Earpads Memory Foam Ear Pads...Replacement Earpads Memory Foam Ear Pads Cushion Repair Parts For Sony WH-1000XM3 WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones
aliexpress logo
$5.49
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling ...Sony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones (Black) with Portable Speaker
walmart logo
$448.00

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