44points

Meze 99 Classics

91points

Sony WH-1000XM3

Meze 99 Classics
Sony WH-1000XM3
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Meze 99 Classics vs Sony WH-1000XM3

Meze 99 Classics
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is Meze 99 Classics better than Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • 15 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than Meze 99 Classics?

  • 11Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs15Hz
  • 15000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs25000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 1.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    104.5dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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Price comparison

Meze 99 Classics

ProductStorePrice
Meze 99 Classics AmazonMeze 99 Classics over-ear headphones ( W...Meze 99 Classics over-ear headphones ( Walnut Silver )
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$309.00
Meze 99 Classics AmazonMeze 99 Neo over-ear headphones ( Black ...Meze 99 Neo over-ear headphones ( Black Silver )
Amazon logo
$199.00
Meze 99 Classics AmazonMeze Rai Solo Unified Pistonic Motion Te...Meze Rai Solo Unified Pistonic Motion Technology
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$149.00
Meze 99 Classics AmazonCOWIN E7 PRO [2018 Upgraded] Active Nois...COWIN E7 PRO [2018 Upgraded] Active Noise Cancelling Headphone Bluetooth Headphones with Microphone Hi-Fi Deep Bass Wireless Headphones Over Ear 30H Playtime for Travel Work TV Computer Phone - Red
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$94.99
Meze 99 Classics AmazonThe Meze Headphone Couch
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$149.00
Meze 99 Classics AmazonMeze 12 Classics Iridium Premium High Fi...Meze 12 Classics Iridium Premium High Fidelity Wooden Earphones IEM's (Iridium)
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$79.00
Meze 99 Classics AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-MSR7GM SonicPro Over-...Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7GM SonicPro Over-Ear High-Resolution Audio Headphones, Gun Metal Gray
Amazon logo
$249.95
Meze 99 Classics AmazonSennheiser HD1 On-Ear Headphones for App...Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Headphones for Apple Devices - Black
Amazon logo
$149.00
Meze 99 Classics AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphon...Sony WH1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset – Black (2018 Version)
Amazon logo
$229.99
Meze 99 Classics AmazonSymphonized Wraith 2.0 Premium Genuine W...Symphonized Wraith 2.0 Premium Genuine Wood Over-Ear Headphones with in-Line Microphone, Tangle-Free Noise-Isolating Wired Stereo Earphones with Spare Replacement Cable Included (Maple Finish)
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$67.99

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
$149.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
Amazon logo
$224.75
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)
Amazon logo
$149.99
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
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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 BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH10...Sony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH1000XM3B.CE7
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$433.00
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 walmartSony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling ...Sony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones (Black) with Portable Speaker
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$448.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Meze 99 Classics
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
Meze 99 Classics
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
Meze 99 Classics
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
Meze 99 Classics
Sony WH-1000XM3
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

260g

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)
Meze 99 Classics
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

15Hz

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

25000Hz

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
Meze 99 Classics
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)
Meze 99 Classics
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

103dB/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
Meze 99 Classics
Sony WH-1000XM3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Meze 99 Classics
Sony WH-1000XM3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Has USB Type-C
Meze 99 Classics
Sony WH-1000XM3
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
4.has a removable battery
Meze 99 Classics
Sony WH-1000XM3
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Meze 99 Classics
Sony WH-1000XM3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Meze 99 Classics
Sony WH-1000XM3
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.Has Bluetooth aptX
Meze 99 Classics
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.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Meze 99 Classics
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi
Meze 99 Classics
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Meze 99 Classics
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
Meze 99 Classics
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
Meze 99 Classics
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 voice prompts
Meze 99 Classics
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.
6.has voice commands
Meze 99 Classics
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.

Price comparison

Meze 99 Classics

ProductStorePrice
Meze 99 Classics AmazonMeze 99 Classics over-ear headphones ( W...Meze 99 Classics over-ear headphones ( Walnut Silver )
Amazon logo
$309.00
Meze 99 Classics AmazonMeze 99 Neo over-ear headphones ( Black ...Meze 99 Neo over-ear headphones ( Black Silver )
Amazon logo
$199.00
Meze 99 Classics AmazonMeze Rai Solo Unified Pistonic Motion Te...Meze Rai Solo Unified Pistonic Motion Technology
Amazon logo
$149.00
Meze 99 Classics AmazonCOWIN E7 PRO [2018 Upgraded] Active Nois...COWIN E7 PRO [2018 Upgraded] Active Noise Cancelling Headphone Bluetooth Headphones with Microphone Hi-Fi Deep Bass Wireless Headphones Over Ear 30H Playtime for Travel Work TV Computer Phone - Red
Amazon logo
$94.99
Meze 99 Classics AmazonThe Meze Headphone Couch
Amazon logo
$149.00
Meze 99 Classics AmazonMeze 12 Classics Iridium Premium High Fi...Meze 12 Classics Iridium Premium High Fidelity Wooden Earphones IEM's (Iridium)
Amazon logo
$79.00
Meze 99 Classics AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-MSR7GM SonicPro Over-...Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7GM SonicPro Over-Ear High-Resolution Audio Headphones, Gun Metal Gray
Amazon logo
$249.95
Meze 99 Classics AmazonSennheiser HD1 On-Ear Headphones for App...Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Headphones for Apple Devices - Black
Amazon logo
$149.00
Meze 99 Classics AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphon...Sony WH1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset – Black (2018 Version)
Amazon logo
$229.99
Meze 99 Classics AmazonSymphonized Wraith 2.0 Premium Genuine W...Symphonized Wraith 2.0 Premium Genuine Wood Over-Ear Headphones with in-Line Microphone, Tangle-Free Noise-Isolating Wired Stereo Earphones with Spare Replacement Cable Included (Maple Finish)
Amazon logo
$67.99

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
$149.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
Amazon logo
$224.75
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
$149.99
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
$251.49
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH10...Sony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH1000XM3B.CE7
Amazon logo
$433.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 pricegrabberSony WH1000XM3/S wireless noise-cancelli...Sony WH1000XM3/S wireless noise-cancelling headphones (silver)
pricegrabber logo
$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling ...Sony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones (Black) with Portable Speaker
walmart logo
$448.00

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