72points
61points

Huawei FreeBuds Pro

75points
60points

Sony WF-1000XM3

Cost-effectiveness winner
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Comparison winner
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52 facts in comparison

Huawei FreeBuds Pro vs Sony WF-1000XM3

Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3

Why is Huawei FreeBuds Pro better than Sony WF-1000XM3?

  • 2 more microphone(s)
    ?

    6vs4
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    11mmvs6mm
  • 2.84h shorter charge time
    ?

    0.66hvs3.5h
  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    5.2vs5
  • Has wireless charging
    ?
  • 4.8g lighter
    ?

    12.2gvs17g
  • 19.26% cheaper
    ?

    122.98 €vs152.32249967448018 €

Why is Sony WF-1000XM3 better than Huawei FreeBuds Pro?

  • 1h longer battery life
    ?

    8hvs7h
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • 4.35% longer battery life of the charging case
    ?

    24hvs23h
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?
  • Has an accelerometer
    ?

Price comparison

Huawei FreeBuds Pro

ProductStorePrice
Huawei FreeBuds Pro AmazonHuawei Freebuds Pro Active Noise Cancell...Huawei Freebuds Pro Active Noise Cancellation Earbuds MermaidTWS - Carbon Black
Amazon logo
$150
Huawei FreeBuds Pro AmazonHuawei Freebuds Pro Active Noise Cancell...Huawei Freebuds Pro Active Noise Cancellation Earbuds MermaidTWS - Silver Frost
Amazon logo
$137
Huawei FreeBuds Pro AmazonHuawei Freebuds Pro Active Noise Cancell...Huawei Freebuds Pro Active Noise Cancellation Earbuds MermaidTWS - Ceramic White
Amazon logo
$168
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$73
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$130
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$12,312
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$196

Sony WF-1000XM3

ProductStorePrice
Sony WF-1000XM3 AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 Industry Leading Noise C...Sony WF-1000XM3 Industry Leading Noise Canceling Truly Wireless Earbuds Headset/Headphones with AlexaVoice Control And Mic For Phone Call, Black
Amazon logo
$198
Sony WF-1000XM3 Amazon(Renewed) Sony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless ...(Renewed) Sony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Bluetooth Noise Canceling in-Ear Headphones Black
Amazon logo
$90
Sony WF-1000XM3 AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 Truly Wireless Noise Can...Sony WF-1000XM3 Truly Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones with Mic, up to 32 Hours Battery Life, Stable Bluetooth Connection, Wearing Detection with Alexa Built-in - Black
Amazon logo
$139
Sony WF-1000XM3 AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 Industry Leading Noise C...Sony WF-1000XM3 Industry Leading Noise Canceling Truly Wireless Earbuds Headset/Headphones with Alexa Voice Control And Mic For Phone Call, Silver
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$198
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$2.68
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$2.49
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$1.34
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$19
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$177

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User reviews

Overall Rating

Huawei FreeBuds Pro
9.0
1 User reviews
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
9.0/10
1 User reviews
Sony WF-1000XM3
8.2
5 User reviews
Sony WF-1000XM3
8.2/10
5 User reviews

Features

Build quality

10.0/10
1 votes
8.6/10
5 votes

Sound quality

10.0/10
1 votes
9.0/10
5 votes

Design

10.0/10
1 votes
6.6/10
5 votes

Comfort

10.0/10
1 votes
8.0/10
5 votes

Battery life

10.0/10
1 votes
8.8/10
5 votes

Comments

Dirk

Dirk

2 months ago

9 / 10

Ein Allrounder Hörer mit sehr gutem Klang

Dirk

Dirk

2 months ago

9 / 10

Habe ihn immer dabei. Und wenn ich ihn nicht dabei habe, dann vermisse ich ihn.

Pros

  • Klang überzeugt
  • Gute Bedienung
  • Bluetooth extrem gut, wenn man mit 2 Endgeräten arbeiten möchte. Sehr stabil und schnell
  • verdient den Namen ANC
  • Mikrofon sehr gut
  • Sitz mit Memory Foam perfekt (ANC deutlich besser)

Cons

  • Könnte manchmal etwas mehr Bass haben
  • App ohne Equalizer
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Design

1.sweat resistance
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.is dustproof and water-resistant
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-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.
4.has stereo speakers
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
5.has an in-ear form
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-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.
6.wingtips included
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
These earbuds come with wingtips that can be attached for a more secure fit. Wingtips come in handy for sports and other physical activities. When used correctly, they prevent the earbuds from falling off.
7.has an earbud form
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
8.has no wires or cables
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
9.weight

12.2g

17g

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

1.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-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.
2.has passive noise reduction
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
3.has a neodymium magnet
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-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.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
6.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Huawei FreeBuds Pro)

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

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

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Huawei FreeBuds Pro)

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

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

Microphone

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-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.
3.mic sensitivity

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Huawei FreeBuds Pro)

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

It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
4.highest mic frequency

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Huawei FreeBuds Pro)

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

The highest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording treble.
5.lowest mic frequency

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Huawei FreeBuds Pro)

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

The lowest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording bass.

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 battery level indicator
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.charge time

0.66h

3.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
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.
6.has wireless charging
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
7.battery power

55mAh

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

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.

Connectivity

1.Has Bluetooth aptX
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-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.
2.Has USB Type-C
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
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.
4.Can be used wirelessly
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-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.
7.audio latency

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Huawei FreeBuds Pro)

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

Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your headphones/earbuds. Lower latency reduces audio lag, and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.

Features

1.has a mute function
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
2.has voice commands
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
3.can be used as a headset
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-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.multipoint count

2

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony WF-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.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
6.control panel placed on a device
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-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.
7.Has voice prompts
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-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.Supports fast charging
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
9.travel bag is included
Huawei FreeBuds Pro
Sony WF-1000XM3
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

122.98 €

152.32 €

Updated on Sun Jan 16 2022
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

Price comparison

Huawei FreeBuds Pro

ProductStorePrice
Huawei FreeBuds Pro AmazonHuawei Freebuds Pro Active Noise Cancell...Huawei Freebuds Pro Active Noise Cancellation Earbuds MermaidTWS - Carbon Black
Amazon logo
$150
Huawei FreeBuds Pro AmazonHuawei Freebuds Pro Active Noise Cancell...Huawei Freebuds Pro Active Noise Cancellation Earbuds MermaidTWS - Silver Frost
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$137
Huawei FreeBuds Pro AmazonHuawei Freebuds Pro Active Noise Cancell...Huawei Freebuds Pro Active Noise Cancellation Earbuds MermaidTWS - Ceramic White
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$168
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$130
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$196

Sony WF-1000XM3

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$198
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$90
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$139
Sony WF-1000XM3 AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 Industry Leading Noise C...Sony WF-1000XM3 Industry Leading Noise Canceling Truly Wireless Earbuds Headset/Headphones with Alexa Voice Control And Mic For Phone Call, Silver
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$198
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$1.34
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