82points

Sony WH-1000XM2

61points

Sony WI-1000X

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Sony WH-1000XM2 vs Sony WI-1000X

Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
82
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Sony WH-1000XM2
61
points
Sony WI-1000X

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

  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 28h longer battery life
    ?

    38hvs10h
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • 0.5m longer cable
    ?

    1.5mvs1m

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

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    3Hzvs4Hz
  • 204g lighter
    71gvs275g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    3.5hvs4h
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
3.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

275g

71g

5.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X

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

40000Hz

40000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

4Hz

3Hz

3.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

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Sony WI-1000X
4.has a neodymium magnet
?

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X

Power

1.Battery life
?

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

38h

10h

2.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

4h

3.5h

3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Beats Solo Pro

5

4.1

4.1

2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
3.maximum Bluetooth range
?

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Mavin Air-X

100m

10m

10m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
5.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.

Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X

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.

Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
3.has an in-line control panel
?

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X

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