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House of Marley Liberate XLBT

91points

Sony WH-1000XM3

House of Marley Liberate XLBT
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House of Marley Liberate XLBT vs Sony WH-1000XM3

House of Marley Liberate XLBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is House of Marley Liberate XLBT better than Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • 0.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    105dB/mWvs104.5dB/mW
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
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    50mmvs40mm
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    2vs1
  • Has a tangle free cable
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Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than House of Marley Liberate XLBT?

  • 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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  • 18h longer battery life
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    30hvs12h
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4
  • 380g lighter
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    255gvs635g
  • 2 more microphone(s)
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    3vs1

Price comparison

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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$239.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...SONY WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$172.97
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
Amazon logo
$184.00
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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$248.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...SONY WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$198.97
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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$246.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$246.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH10...Sony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH1000XM3B.CE7
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$477.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressNew Poyatu 1000X Headphone Cable for Son...New Poyatu 1000X Headphone Cable for Sony MDR-1000X WH-1000XM2 WH-1000xm3 Headphones Replacement Audio Cable Cord
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$3.28
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressSuitable for Sony WH-1000XM3 Headphone S...Suitable for Sony WH-1000XM3 Headphone Sleeve Headset 1000XM3 Earmuffs Sponge Sleeve Ear Cotton Holster
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$6.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressGeneral Headphone Storage Bag 26*22.5cm ...General Headphone Storage Bag 26*22.5cm Drawstring Pocket Headset PU Leather Bag for BOSE for Sony WH-1000XM3 for ATH
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$8.58
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpress6FT 4.4mm Upgrade BALANCED Audio Cable F...6FT 4.4mm Upgrade BALANCED Audio Cable For SONY MDR-1000X/WH-1000XM2 1000XM3 XM4 WH-H800 H900N S12B1 1AM2 HEADPHONES
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$36.99
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$4.99

Design

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

635g

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.
7.can be folded
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
Sony WH-1000XM3
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
8.travel bag is included
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
9.has an in-ear form
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
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

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
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
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)
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
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

105dB/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
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
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.
7.impedance

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (House of Marley Liberate XLBT)

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

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony WH-1000XM3)

The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.

Power

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
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
Sony WH-1000XM3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
Sony WH-1000XM3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

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1000mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
6.Has USB Type-C
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
Sony WH-1000XM3
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
7.Battery life of charging case

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony WH-1000XM3)

The battery life of the charging case as given by the manufacturer. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your headphones on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
8.has a removable battery
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
Sony WH-1000XM3
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
Sony WH-1000XM3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
Sony WH-1000XM3
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
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.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
Sony WH-1000XM3
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.
7.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
Sony WH-1000XM3
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
8.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
Sony WH-1000XM3
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
9.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
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
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
Sony WH-1000XM3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
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
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
Sony WH-1000XM3
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
7.Has voice prompts
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
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.
8.has a mute function
House of Marley Liberate XLBT
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
9.multipoint count

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony WH-1000XM3)

Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.

Price comparison

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
$239.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...SONY WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$172.97
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
Amazon logo
$184.00
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
$248.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...SONY WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$198.97
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
$246.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$246.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH10...Sony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH1000XM3B.CE7
Amazon logo
$477.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressNew Poyatu 1000X Headphone Cable for Son...New Poyatu 1000X Headphone Cable for Sony MDR-1000X WH-1000XM2 WH-1000xm3 Headphones Replacement Audio Cable Cord
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$3.28
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressSuitable for Sony WH-1000XM3 Headphone S...Suitable for Sony WH-1000XM3 Headphone Sleeve Headset 1000XM3 Earmuffs Sponge Sleeve Ear Cotton Holster
aliexpress logo
$6.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressGeneral Headphone Storage Bag 26*22.5cm ...General Headphone Storage Bag 26*22.5cm Drawstring Pocket Headset PU Leather Bag for BOSE for Sony WH-1000XM3 for ATH
aliexpress logo
$8.58
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpress6FT 4.4mm Upgrade BALANCED Audio Cable F...6FT 4.4mm Upgrade BALANCED Audio Cable For SONY MDR-1000X/WH-1000XM2 1000XM3 XM4 WH-H800 H900N S12B1 1AM2 HEADPHONES
aliexpress logo
$36.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressSoft Protein Leather Memory Foam Ear Pad...Soft Protein Leather Memory Foam Ear Pads Cushions Replacement Earpads For Sony WH-1000XM3 WH1000XM3 Over-Ear Headphones
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$4.99

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