49points

Klipsch Reference ONE

88points

Sony WH-1000XM3

Klipsch Reference ONE
Sony WH-1000XM3
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Klipsch Reference ONE vs Sony WH-1000XM3

Klipsch Reference ONE
Sony WH-1000XM3
49
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Klipsch Reference ONE
88
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Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is Klipsch Reference ONE better than Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • 5.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    110dB/mWvs104.5dB/mW
  • 15 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 116.7g lighter
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    138.3gvs255g
  • Has an on-ear form
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than Klipsch Reference ONE?

  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs16Hz
  • 17000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs23000Hz
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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Price comparison

Klipsch Reference ONE

ProductStorePrice
Klipsch Reference ONE AmazonKlipsch Reference X6i In-Ear Headphones ...Klipsch Reference X6i In-Ear Headphones With KG-723 Full-Range Balanced Armature Drivers
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$159.99
Klipsch Reference ONE AmazonKlipsch Image One BLUETOOTH On-Ear Headp...Klipsch Image One BLUETOOTH On-Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$114.95
Klipsch Reference ONE AmazonKlipsch Reference On-Ear II Headphones (...Klipsch Reference On-Ear II Headphones (Black)
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$80.14
Klipsch Reference ONE AmazonKlipsch 1064311 R5 Neckband Headphones B...Klipsch 1064311 R5 Neckband Headphones Black
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$39.99
Klipsch Reference ONE AmazonKlipsch R6i II in-Ear Headphone Black in...Klipsch R6i II in-Ear Headphone Black in-Ear Headphone - Black
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$59.95
Klipsch Reference ONE AmazonKlipsch Image S4i Rugged - BLUE All Weat...Klipsch Image S4i Rugged - BLUE All Weather In-Ear Headphones
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$98.95
Klipsch Reference ONE AmazonKlipsch Image S4A In-ear Headphones Blac...Klipsch Image S4A In-ear Headphones Black for Android (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$54.99
Klipsch Reference ONE AmazonKlipsch XR8i In-Ear Headphones
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$248.99
Klipsch Reference ONE AmazonKlipsch Image ONE II On-Ear Stereo Headp...Klipsch Image ONE II On-Ear Stereo Headphones (White)
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$99.95

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
$234.49
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
$264.32
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$238.00
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
Amazon logo
$262.14
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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$273.01
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 pricegrabberSony WH1000XM3/S wireless noise-cancelli...Sony WH1000XM3/S wireless noise-cancelling headphones (silver)
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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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$236.59
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) Bundle
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$348.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Klipsch Reference ONE
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
Klipsch Reference ONE
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
Klipsch Reference ONE
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
Klipsch Reference ONE
Sony WH-1000XM3
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

138.3g

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.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Klipsch Reference ONE
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

16Hz

4Hz

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

23000Hz

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
Klipsch Reference ONE
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)
Klipsch Reference ONE
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

110dB/mW

104.5dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.impedance

32 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.

Power

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Klipsch Reference ONE
Sony WH-1000XM3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Klipsch Reference ONE
Sony WH-1000XM3
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Klipsch Reference ONE
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.
4.supports Wi-Fi
Klipsch Reference ONE
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Klipsch Reference ONE
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
Klipsch Reference ONE
Sony WH-1000XM3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Klipsch Reference ONE
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
Klipsch Reference ONE
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 voice prompts
Klipsch Reference ONE
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.

Price comparison

Klipsch Reference ONE

ProductStorePrice
Klipsch Reference ONE AmazonKlipsch Reference X6i In-Ear Headphones ...Klipsch Reference X6i In-Ear Headphones With KG-723 Full-Range Balanced Armature Drivers
Amazon logo
$159.99
Klipsch Reference ONE AmazonKlipsch Image One BLUETOOTH On-Ear Headp...Klipsch Image One BLUETOOTH On-Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Amazon logo
$114.95
Klipsch Reference ONE AmazonKlipsch Reference On-Ear II Headphones (...Klipsch Reference On-Ear II Headphones (Black)
Amazon logo
$80.14
Klipsch Reference ONE AmazonKlipsch 1064311 R5 Neckband Headphones B...Klipsch 1064311 R5 Neckband Headphones Black
Amazon logo
$39.99
Klipsch Reference ONE AmazonKlipsch R6i II in-Ear Headphone Black in...Klipsch R6i II in-Ear Headphone Black in-Ear Headphone - Black
Amazon logo
$59.95
Klipsch Reference ONE AmazonKlipsch Image S4i Rugged - BLUE All Weat...Klipsch Image S4i Rugged - BLUE All Weather In-Ear Headphones
Amazon logo
$98.95
Klipsch Reference ONE AmazonKlipsch Image S4A In-ear Headphones Blac...Klipsch Image S4A In-ear Headphones Black for Android (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Amazon logo
$54.99
Klipsch Reference ONE AmazonKlipsch XR8i In-Ear Headphones
Amazon logo
$248.99
Klipsch Reference ONE AmazonKlipsch Image ONE II On-Ear Stereo Headp...Klipsch Image ONE II On-Ear Stereo Headphones (White)
Amazon logo
$99.95

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
$234.49
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
$264.32
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$238.00
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
$262.14
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Silver) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$273.01
Sony WH-1000XM3 pricegrabberSony WH1000XM3/B wireless noise-cancelli...Sony WH1000XM3/B wireless noise-cancelling headphones (black)
pricegrabber logo
$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 pricegrabberSony WH1000XM3/S wireless noise-cancelli...Sony WH1000XM3/S wireless noise-cancelling headphones (silver)
pricegrabber logo
$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
$236.59
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) Bundle
walmart logo
$348.00

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