38points

Sennheiser RS 185

88points

Sony WH-1000XM3

Sennheiser RS 185
Sony WH-1000XM3
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38 facts in comparison

Sennheiser RS 185 vs Sony WH-1000XM3

Sennheiser RS 185
Sony WH-1000XM3
38
points
Sennheiser RS 185
88
points
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is Sennheiser RS 185 better than Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • 1.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    106dB/mWvs104.5dB/mW
  • 15 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • Has an open-back design
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Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than Sennheiser RS 185?

  • 13Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs17Hz
  • 18000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 20h longer battery life
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    38hvs18h
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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Price comparison

Sennheiser RS 185

Buy used:

$189.99

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser RS 185 AmazonSennheiser RS 175 RF Wireless Headphone ...Sennheiser RS 175 RF Wireless Headphone System
Amazon logo
$198.16
Sennheiser RS 185 AmazonSennheiser RS 195 RF Wireless Headphone ...Sennheiser RS 195 RF Wireless Headphone System
Amazon logo
$298.19
Sennheiser RS 185 AmazonAvantree HT5009 40 Hrs Wireless Headphon...Avantree HT5009 40 Hrs Wireless Headphones for TV Watching w/Bluetooth Transmitter 164ft Long Range - Digital Optical RCA AUX, Headset Hearing & Home Stereo Sound Simultaneously, No Audio Delay
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$119.99
Sennheiser RS 185 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
$149.99
Sennheiser RS 185 AmazonSennheiser Pro Audio HD 300 PRO, Black
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$199.95
Sennheiser RS 185 AmazonSennheiser RS 5000 Digital Wireless Head...Sennheiser RS 5000 Digital Wireless Headphone
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$203.29
Sennheiser RS 185 AmazonSennheiser 506298 RS 135 Wireless Headph...Sennheiser 506298 RS 135 Wireless Headphone System,Black
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$109.99
Sennheiser RS 185 AmazonSennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless with Ac...Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless with Active Noise Cancellation- Black
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$194.49

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$189.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$248.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
Amazon logo
$233.32
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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$264.43
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$249.99
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 (Silver) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$273.13
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 aliexpressEarphones & Headphones Sony wh-1000xm3 P...Earphones & Headphones Sony wh-1000xm3 Portable Audio headset Earphone Headphone wireless bluetooth noise canceling
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$329.87
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling ...Sony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones with Google Assistant - Black
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$348.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser RS 185
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 RS 185
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 RS 185
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 RS 185
Sony WH-1000XM3
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

310g

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 RS 185
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

17Hz

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 RS 185
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 RS 185
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

106dB/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.Battery life

18h

38h

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 RS 185
Sony WH-1000XM3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser RS 185
Sony WH-1000XM3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.Has USB Type-C
Sennheiser RS 185
Sony WH-1000XM3
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
5.has a removable battery
Sennheiser RS 185
Sony WH-1000XM3
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser RS 185
Sony WH-1000XM3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser RS 185
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
Sennheiser RS 185
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
Sennheiser RS 185
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser RS 185
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 RS 185
Sony WH-1000XM3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser RS 185
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser RS 185
Sony WH-1000XM3
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
6.Has voice prompts
Sennheiser RS 185
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 RS 185

Buy used:

$189.99

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser RS 185 AmazonSennheiser RS 175 RF Wireless Headphone ...Sennheiser RS 175 RF Wireless Headphone System
Amazon logo
$198.16
Sennheiser RS 185 AmazonSennheiser RS 195 RF Wireless Headphone ...Sennheiser RS 195 RF Wireless Headphone System
Amazon logo
$298.19
Sennheiser RS 185 AmazonAvantree HT5009 40 Hrs Wireless Headphon...Avantree HT5009 40 Hrs Wireless Headphones for TV Watching w/Bluetooth Transmitter 164ft Long Range - Digital Optical RCA AUX, Headset Hearing & Home Stereo Sound Simultaneously, No Audio Delay
Amazon logo
$119.99
Sennheiser RS 185 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
$149.99
Sennheiser RS 185 AmazonSennheiser Pro Audio HD 300 PRO, Black
Amazon logo
$199.95
Sennheiser RS 185 AmazonSennheiser RS 5000 Digital Wireless Head...Sennheiser RS 5000 Digital Wireless Headphone
Amazon logo
$203.29
Sennheiser RS 185 AmazonSennheiser 506298 RS 135 Wireless Headph...Sennheiser 506298 RS 135 Wireless Headphone System,Black
Amazon logo
$109.99
Sennheiser RS 185 AmazonSennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless with Ac...Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless with Active Noise Cancellation- Black
Amazon logo
$194.49

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$189.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$248.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
Amazon logo
$233.32
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
$264.43
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$249.99
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 (Silver) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$273.13
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 aliexpressEarphones & Headphones Sony wh-1000xm3 P...Earphones & Headphones Sony wh-1000xm3 Portable Audio headset Earphone Headphone wireless bluetooth noise canceling
aliexpress logo
$329.87
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling ...Sony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones with Google Assistant - Black
walmart logo
$348.00

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