79points

Sennheiser PXC 480

95points

Sony WH-1000XM3

Sennheiser PXC 480
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Sennheiser PXC 480 vs Sony WH-1000XM3

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3
79
points
Sennheiser PXC 480
95
points
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is Sennheiser PXC 480 better than Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    45 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 4.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    109dB/mWvs104.5dB/mW
  • 30g lighter
    225gvs255g
  • 12h longer battery life
    ?

    50hvs38h
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • 0.2m longer cable
    ?

    1.4mvs1.2m

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than Sennheiser PXC 480?

  • 17000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs23000Hz
  • 13Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs17Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • 2 more microphone(s)
    ?

    3vs1
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

225g

255g

5.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3
6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3

Sound quality

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

23000Hz

40000Hz

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

17Hz

4Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

109dB/mW

104.5dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3
5.impedance
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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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

45 Ohms

47 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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.

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3

Power

1.Battery life
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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.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

50h

38h

2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3
3.charge time
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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

3h

3h

4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3
5.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3
6.Has USB Type-C
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The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3
4.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3
2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

3

4.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3
5.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sony WH-1000XM3
6.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

2

1

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