48points

Sony WF-1000X

75points

Sony WH-1000XM2

Sony WF-1000X
Comparison winner
Sony WH-1000XM2
sony-wh-1000xm2 1
sony-wh-1000xm2 2
sony-wh-1000xm2 3
sony-wh-1000xm2 4
sony-wh-1000xm2 5
sony-wh-1000xm2 6
sony-wh-1000xm2 7
sony-wh-1000xm2 8
sony-wh-1000xm2 9
sony-wh-1000xm2 10
vs
vs

55 facts in comparison

Sony WF-1000X vs Sony WH-1000XM2

Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2

Why is Sony WF-1000X better than Sony WH-1000XM2?

  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?
  • 2.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    1.5hvs4h
  • Has an earbud form
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
    ?
  • 205g lighter
    ?

    70gvs275g
  • Has no wires or cables
    ?

Why is Sony WH-1000XM2 better than Sony WF-1000X?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 35h longer battery life
    ?

    38hvs3h
  • 33.8mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    39.8mmvs6mm
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs20Hz

Price comparison

Sony WH-1000XM2

Buy used:

$111.75

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM2 AmazonSONY Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Hea...SONY Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset WH-1000XM2 BM (Black) Japan Domestic Genuine Products
Amazon logo
$314.21
Sony WH-1000XM2 AmazonSONY Wireless noise canceling stereo hea...SONY Wireless noise canceling stereo headset WH-1000XM2 NM (CHAMPAGNE GOLD)(International version/seller warrant)
Amazon logo
$298.99
Sony WH-1000XM2 AmazonSony WH1000XM2 Premium Noise Cancelling ...Sony WH1000XM2 Premium Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones ? Black (WH1000XM2/B) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$156.47
Sony WH-1000XM2 aliexpressSony Wh-1000xm2/1000xm3/1000xm4 Noise Ca...Sony Wh-1000xm2/1000xm3/1000xm4 Noise Cancelling Headphones Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones with Microphone
aliexpress logo
$153.72
Sony WH-1000XM2 aliexpressSony wh 1000xm3/1000xm2/1000xm4 Noise Ca...Sony wh 1000xm3/1000xm2/1000xm4 Noise Cancelling Headphones Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones with Microphone
aliexpress logo
$219.60
Sony WH-1000XM2 aliexpressused Sony wh 1000xm2/xm3 ANC Headphones ...used Sony wh 1000xm2/xm3 ANC Headphones Bluetooth Headphones with Microphone
aliexpress logo
$153.72
Sony WH-1000XM2 aliexpressReplacement Ear Pads For Sony WH-1000XM2...Replacement Ear Pads For Sony WH-1000XM2 1000X Over-Ear Headphones Cushions Memory Foam Soft Leather EarPads black eh#
aliexpress logo
$6.87
Sony WH-1000XM2 aliexpressSoft Foam Ear Pads Cushions Headband For...Soft Foam Ear Pads Cushions Headband For Sony Mdr -1000x Wh -1000xm2 Ear Mats Protein Leather Sheath Headset Sh#
aliexpress logo
$4.37

Design

1.sweat resistance
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has stereo speakers
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.is dustproof and water-resistant
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
5.has an in-ear form
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
6.wingtips included
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
These earbuds come with wingtips that can be attached for a more secure fit. Wingtips come in handy for sports and other physical activities. When used correctly, they prevent the earbuds from falling off.

Sound quality

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.
2.has passive noise reduction
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
4.has a neodymium magnet
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
5.highest frequency

20000Hz

40000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Microphone

1.number of microphones

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony WF-1000X)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony WH-1000XM2)

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.mic sensitivity

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony WF-1000X)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony WH-1000XM2)

It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
4.lowest mic frequency

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony WF-1000X)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony WH-1000XM2)

The lowest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording bass.
5.highest mic frequency

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony WF-1000X)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony WH-1000XM2)

The highest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording treble.

Power

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 battery level indicator
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.Battery life of charging case

9h

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony WH-1000XM2)

The battery life of the charging case as given by the manufacturer. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your headphones on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
6.has wireless charging
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.Has Bluetooth aptX
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
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.
2.Has USB Type-C
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
3.Can be used wirelessly
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
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.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
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.

Features

1.has voice commands
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
2.can be used as a headset
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
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.
3.control panel placed on a device
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
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 a mute function
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.Has voice prompts
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
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.multipoint count

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony WF-1000X)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony WH-1000XM2)

Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.

Miscellaneous

1.impedance

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony WF-1000X)

46 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.
2.has an over-the-ear form
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
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.cable length

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony WF-1000X)

1.5m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
4.can be folded
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
5.has an L-shaped plug
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
6.has a detachable cable
Sony WF-1000X
Sony WH-1000XM2
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Price comparison

Sony WH-1000XM2

Buy used:

$111.75

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM2 AmazonSONY Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Hea...SONY Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset WH-1000XM2 BM (Black) Japan Domestic Genuine Products
Amazon logo
$314.21
Sony WH-1000XM2 AmazonSONY Wireless noise canceling stereo hea...SONY Wireless noise canceling stereo headset WH-1000XM2 NM (CHAMPAGNE GOLD)(International version/seller warrant)
Amazon logo
$298.99
Sony WH-1000XM2 AmazonSony WH1000XM2 Premium Noise Cancelling ...Sony WH1000XM2 Premium Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones ? Black (WH1000XM2/B) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$156.47
Sony WH-1000XM2 aliexpressSony Wh-1000xm2/1000xm3/1000xm4 Noise Ca...Sony Wh-1000xm2/1000xm3/1000xm4 Noise Cancelling Headphones Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones with Microphone
aliexpress logo
$153.72
Sony WH-1000XM2 aliexpressSony wh 1000xm3/1000xm2/1000xm4 Noise Ca...Sony wh 1000xm3/1000xm2/1000xm4 Noise Cancelling Headphones Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones with Microphone
aliexpress logo
$219.60
Sony WH-1000XM2 aliexpressused Sony wh 1000xm2/xm3 ANC Headphones ...used Sony wh 1000xm2/xm3 ANC Headphones Bluetooth Headphones with Microphone
aliexpress logo
$153.72
Sony WH-1000XM2 aliexpressReplacement Ear Pads For Sony WH-1000XM2...Replacement Ear Pads For Sony WH-1000XM2 1000X Over-Ear Headphones Cushions Memory Foam Soft Leather EarPads black eh#
aliexpress logo
$6.87
Sony WH-1000XM2 aliexpressSoft Foam Ear Pads Cushions Headband For...Soft Foam Ear Pads Cushions Headband For Sony Mdr -1000x Wh -1000xm2 Ear Mats Protein Leather Sheath Headset Sh#
aliexpress logo
$4.37

Which are the best wireless earbuds?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.