62points

JBL Everest Elite 150NC

91points

Sony WH-1000XM3

JBL Everest Elite 150NC
Sony WH-1000XM3
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JBL Everest Elite 150NC vs Sony WH-1000XM3

JBL Everest Elite 150NC
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is JBL Everest Elite 150NC better than Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • Has an in-ear form
    ?
  • 1h shorter charge time
    ?

    2hvs3h
  • 202g lighter
    ?

    53gvs255g
  • 0.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs104.5dB/mW
  • 31 Ohms lower impedance
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    16 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than JBL Everest Elite 150NC?

  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    3vs2
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 14h longer battery life
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    30hvs16h
  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has Bluetooth aptX
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  • Has voice commands
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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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$229.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
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$215.89
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
Amazon logo
$217.94
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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$253.49
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
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$243.60
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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$279.95
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Cleaning Cloth
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$251.49
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Silver) with Cleaning Cloth
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$272.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH10...Sony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH1000XM3B.CE7
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$426.30
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 walmartSony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling ...Sony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones (Black) with Portable Speaker
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$448.00

Design

1.sweat resistance
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
Sony WH-1000XM3
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has stereo speakers
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
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.
4.is dustproof and water-resistant
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
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.
5.has an in-ear form
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
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

53g

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)
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
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
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
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
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
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.lowest frequency

10Hz

4Hz

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

12mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
6.highest frequency

22000Hz

40000Hz

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

Microphone

1.number of microphones

2

3

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

Power

1.Battery life

16h

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 battery level indicator
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
Sony WH-1000XM3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.charge time

2h

3h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
Sony WH-1000XM3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.has wireless charging
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
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.Has USB Type-C
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
Sony WH-1000XM3
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
2.Has Bluetooth aptX
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
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.
3.Bluetooth version

4.1

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.
4.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
Sony WH-1000XM3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
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
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
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.control panel placed on a device
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
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.
3.has voice commands
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
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.Has voice prompts
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
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.warranty period

1

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
6.travel bag is included
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Miscellaneous

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
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
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
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.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.
4.has an L-shaped plug
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
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.
5.has a tangle free cable
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
Sony WH-1000XM3
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
6.Has a coil cable
JBL Everest Elite 150NC
Sony WH-1000XM3
A coil cable offers more flexibility, as it can be further extended when in use, as well as retracted to take up less space when not in use.

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
$229.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$215.89
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
Amazon logo
$217.94
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
$253.49
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$243.60
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
$251.49
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Silver) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$272.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH10...Sony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH1000XM3B.CE7
Amazon logo
$426.30
Sony WH-1000XM3 pricegrabberSony WH1000XM3/S wireless noise-cancelli...Sony WH1000XM3/S wireless noise-cancelling headphones (silver)
pricegrabber logo
$348.00
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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