88points

Jabra Elite Active 65t

91points

Sennheiser PXC 550

85points

Sony WH-1000XM3

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Jabra Elite Active 65tvs Sennheiser PXC 550vs Sony WH-1000XM3

Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
88
points
Jabra Elite Active 65t
91
points
Sennheiser PXC 550
85
points
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is Jabra Elite Active 65t better than the others?

  • Sweat resistance
    ?
  • Number of microphones
    ?

    4vs3,3
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Bluetooth version
    ?

    5vs4.2,4.2
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?
  • Weight
    ?

    12.3gvs227,255g
  • Charge time
    ?

    2hvs3,3h

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than the others?

  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than the others?

  • Highest frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs20000,23000Hz
  • Has USB Type-C
    ?
  • Lowest frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs20,17Hz

Price comparison

Jabra Elite Active 65t

Buy used:

$139.99

ProductStorePrice
Jabra Elite Active 65t AmazonJabra Elite Active 65t Earbuds – True Wi...Jabra Elite Active 65t Earbuds – True Wireless Earbuds with Charging Case, Copper Blue – Bluetooth Earbuds with a Secure Fit and Superior Sound, Long Battery Life and More (100-99010000-02)
Amazon logo
$118.00
Jabra Elite Active 65t AmazonJabra Elite Active 65t Alexa Enabled Tru...Jabra Elite Active 65t Alexa Enabled True Wireless Sports Earbuds with Charging Case – Copper Blue (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.00
Jabra Elite Active 65t walmartJabra Elite Active 65t True Wireless Ear...Jabra Elite Active 65t True Wireless Earbuds (Manufacturer Refurbished)
walmart logo
$74.99

Sennheiser PXC 550

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser PXC 550 AmazonSennheiser PXC 550 Wireless – NoiseGard ...Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless – NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control and 30-Hour Battery Life
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$165.00

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$199.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000X...Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000XM3: Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset with Mic for phone-call and Alexa Voice Control - Industry Leading Active Noise Cancellation – Black
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
$179.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
Amazon logo
$243.99
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
$264.30
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$277.99
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
$279.95
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$262.13
Sony WH-1000XM3 pricegrabberSony WH1000XM3/S wireless noise-cancelli...Sony WH1000XM3/S wireless noise-cancelling headphones (silver)
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$348.00
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 aliexpressNew philips taph-805 headset is universa...New philips taph-805 headset is universal apple/SONY mobile phone headset/wh-1000xm3
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$189.79
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling ...Sony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones with Google Assistant - Black
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$348.00

Design

1.sweat resistance
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.is dustproof and water-resistant
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-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
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
5.has an in-ear form
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
6.weight

12.3g

227g

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

1.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
2.has passive noise reduction
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-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
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
4.highest frequency

20000Hz

23000Hz

40000Hz

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

20Hz

17Hz

4Hz

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

Microphone

1.number of microphones

4

3

3

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

Power

1.Battery life

5h

30h

30h

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
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

2h

3h

3h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has wireless charging
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

5

4.2

4.2

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.
2.Has USB Type-C
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
3.Can be used wirelessly
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.has a mute function
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
2.can be used as a headset
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
3.has voice commands
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
4.control panel placed on a device
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.travel bag is included
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.Has voice prompts
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.has a noise-canceling microphone
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.has an open-back design
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
3.has a straight plug
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
4.has a detachable cable
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.has an L-shaped plug
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

Price comparison

Jabra Elite Active 65t

Buy used:

$139.99

ProductStorePrice
Jabra Elite Active 65t AmazonJabra Elite Active 65t Earbuds – True Wi...Jabra Elite Active 65t Earbuds – True Wireless Earbuds with Charging Case, Copper Blue – Bluetooth Earbuds with a Secure Fit and Superior Sound, Long Battery Life and More (100-99010000-02)
Amazon logo
$118.00
Jabra Elite Active 65t AmazonJabra Elite Active 65t Alexa Enabled Tru...Jabra Elite Active 65t Alexa Enabled True Wireless Sports Earbuds with Charging Case – Copper Blue (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.00
Jabra Elite Active 65t walmartJabra Elite Active 65t True Wireless Ear...Jabra Elite Active 65t True Wireless Earbuds (Manufacturer Refurbished)
walmart logo
$74.99

Sennheiser PXC 550

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser PXC 550 AmazonSennheiser PXC 550 Wireless – NoiseGard ...Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless – NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control and 30-Hour Battery Life
Amazon logo
$165.00

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$199.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000X...Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000XM3: Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset with Mic for phone-call and Alexa Voice Control - Industry Leading Active Noise Cancellation – Black
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
$179.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
Amazon logo
$243.99
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
$264.30
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$277.99
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
$279.95
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$262.13
Sony WH-1000XM3 pricegrabberSony WH1000XM3/S wireless noise-cancelli...Sony WH1000XM3/S wireless noise-cancelling headphones (silver)
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$348.00
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 aliexpressNew philips taph-805 headset is universa...New philips taph-805 headset is universal apple/SONY mobile phone headset/wh-1000xm3
aliexpress logo
$189.79
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling ...Sony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones with Google Assistant - Black
walmart logo
$348.00

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