83points

Sennheiser HD 450BT

94points

Sony WH-1000XM3

Sennheiser HD 450BT
Sony WH-1000XM3
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Sennheiser HD 450BT vs Sony WH-1000XM3

Sennheiser HD 450BT
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is Sennheiser HD 450BT better than Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • 3.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    108dB/mWvs104.5dB/mW
  • 0.8 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    5vs4.2
  • 17g lighter
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    238gvs255g
  • 1h shorter charge time
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    2hvs3h

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than Sennheiser HD 450BT?

  • 14Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs18Hz
  • 18000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    3vs2
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 450BT

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wirele...Sennheiser HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Headphone with Active Noise Cancellation - 30-Hour Battery Life, USB-C Fast Charging, Virtual Assistant Button, Foldable - Black
Amazon logo
$149.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 350BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wirele...Sennheiser HD 350BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Headphone - 30-Hour Battery Life, USB-C Fast Charging, Virtual Assistant Button, Foldable - Black
Amazon logo
$99.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless He...Sennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation, Black and Silver(HD 4.50 BTNC)
Amazon logo
$109.00
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Bac...Sennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Back Headphone
Amazon logo
$199.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
Amazon logo
$99.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless with Ac...Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless with Active Noise Cancellation- Black
Amazon logo
$189.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 400S Closed Back, Around E...Sennheiser HD 400S Closed Back, Around Ear Headphone with One-Button Smart Remote on Detachable Cable
Amazon logo
$69.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser RS 175 RF Wireless Headphone ...Sennheiser RS 175 RF Wireless Headphone System
Amazon logo
$279.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
Amazon logo
$299.00
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 4.30i Black Around Ear Hea...Sennheiser HD 4.30i Black Around Ear Headphones
Amazon logo
$134.93
Sennheiser HD 450BT aliexpressSENNHEISER HD450BT Wireless Bluetooth5.0...SENNHEISER HD450BT Wireless Bluetooth5.0 Headset Active Noise Cancelling Headphone HD4.50BT
aliexpress logo
$205.73
Sennheiser HD 450BT walmartHD 600 Audiophile Headphone
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$269.00

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
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
$246.00
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
$253.41
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$219.97
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
$251.24
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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$171.59

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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
Sennheiser HD 450BT
Sony WH-1000XM3
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

238g

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)
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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

18Hz

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

22000Hz

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
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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)
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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

108dB/mW

104.5dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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.

Power

1.Battery life

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
Sennheiser HD 450BT
Sony WH-1000XM3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser HD 450BT
Sony WH-1000XM3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

2h

3h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.Has USB Type-C
Sennheiser HD 450BT
Sony WH-1000XM3
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
6.has a removable battery
Sennheiser HD 450BT
Sony WH-1000XM3
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser HD 450BT
Sony WH-1000XM3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

5

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.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 450BT
Sony WH-1000XM3
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi
Sennheiser HD 450BT
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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

2

3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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

Sennheiser HD 450BT

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wirele...Sennheiser HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Headphone with Active Noise Cancellation - 30-Hour Battery Life, USB-C Fast Charging, Virtual Assistant Button, Foldable - Black
Amazon logo
$149.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 350BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wirele...Sennheiser HD 350BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Headphone - 30-Hour Battery Life, USB-C Fast Charging, Virtual Assistant Button, Foldable - Black
Amazon logo
$99.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless He...Sennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation, Black and Silver(HD 4.50 BTNC)
Amazon logo
$109.00
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Bac...Sennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Back Headphone
Amazon logo
$199.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
Amazon logo
$99.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless with Ac...Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless with Active Noise Cancellation- Black
Amazon logo
$189.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 400S Closed Back, Around E...Sennheiser HD 400S Closed Back, Around Ear Headphone with One-Button Smart Remote on Detachable Cable
Amazon logo
$69.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser RS 175 RF Wireless Headphone ...Sennheiser RS 175 RF Wireless Headphone System
Amazon logo
$279.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
Amazon logo
$299.00
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 4.30i Black Around Ear Hea...Sennheiser HD 4.30i Black Around Ear Headphones
Amazon logo
$134.93
Sennheiser HD 450BT aliexpressSENNHEISER HD450BT Wireless Bluetooth5.0...SENNHEISER HD450BT Wireless Bluetooth5.0 Headset Active Noise Cancelling Headphone HD4.50BT
aliexpress logo
$205.73
Sennheiser HD 450BT walmartHD 600 Audiophile Headphone
walmart logo
$269.00

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
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
$246.00
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
$253.41
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$219.97
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
$251.24
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
$171.59

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