80points

Sony WF-1000XM3

58points

Sony WI-1000X

Sony WF-1000XM3
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29 facts in comparison

Sony WF-1000XM3 vs Sony WI-1000X

Sony WF-1000XM3
Sony WI-1000X

Why is Sony WF-1000XM3 better than Sony WI-1000X?

  • 3 more microphone(s)
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    4vs1
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • 0.9 newer Bluetooth version
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    5vs4.1
  • Has a mute function
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  • 54g lighter
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    17gvs71g

Why is Sony WI-1000X better than Sony WF-1000XM3?

  • 2h longer battery life
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    10hvs8h
  • 17Hz lower low-frequency
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    3Hzvs20Hz
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs20000Hz

Price comparison

Sony WF-1000XM3

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$119.99

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$228.00
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$228.00
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$99.99

Design

1.sweat resistance
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.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.
4.has an in-ear form
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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.
5.weight

17g

71g

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.has no wires or cables
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True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds together.

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
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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.
3.has a neodymium magnet
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Sony WI-1000X
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
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.

Microphone

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
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Sony WI-1000X
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
2.Can be used wirelessly
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Sony WI-1000X
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.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Sony WI-1000X
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.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 apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has voice commands
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Sony WI-1000X
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
3.control panel placed on a device
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Sony WI-1000X
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
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Sony WI-1000X
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.Has voice prompts
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Sony WI-1000X
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.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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