77points

Sony WH-1000XM2

63points

Sony WI-1000X

Sony WH-1000XM2
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Sony WH-1000XM2 vs Sony WI-1000X

Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
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Sony WH-1000XM2
63
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Sony WI-1000X

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

  • 28h longer battery life
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    38hvs10h
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Can be folded
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  • 0.5m longer cable
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    1.5mvs1m

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

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
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    3Hzvs4Hz
  • 204g lighter
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    71gvs275g
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
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    3.5hvs4h
  • Has an in-ear form
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  • Has voice prompts
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  • Has voice commands
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Price comparison

Sony WI-1000X

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$16.45

ProductStorePrice
Sony WI-1000X AmazonSony WI1000X Premium Noise Cancelling Wi...Sony WI1000X Premium Noise Cancelling Wireless Behind-Neck In Ear Headphones (International version/seller warranty) (Black)
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$174.99
Sony WI-1000X AmazonSony WI-1000XM2 In-Ear Noise Cancelling ...Sony WI-1000XM2 In-Ear Noise Cancelling Neckband Black Headphones (2020)
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$298.00
Sony WI-1000X AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 Industry Leading Noise C...Sony WF-1000XM3 Industry Leading Noise Canceling Truly Wireless Earbuds Headset/Headphones with Alexa voice control and mic for phone call, Silver
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$228.00
Sony WI-1000X AmazonSony Premium Noise Cancelling Wireless B...Sony Premium Noise Cancelling Wireless Behind-Neck in Ear Headphones - Black (WI1000X/B)
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$298.00
Sony WI-1000X AmazonSony WI-C600N Wireless Noise Canceling i...Sony WI-C600N Wireless Noise Canceling in-Ear Headphones, Black (WIC600N/B) (WI-C600N/B)
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$98.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
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
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
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
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

275g

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.
5.can be folded
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

4Hz

3Hz

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

40000Hz

40000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
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.
4.has a neodymium magnet
Sony WH-1000XM2
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.

Power

1.Battery life

38h

10h

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
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.charge time

4h

3.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a battery level indicator
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.1

4.1

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.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony WH-1000XM2
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
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony WI-1000X
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.control panel placed on a device
Sony WH-1000XM2
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.
3.Has voice prompts
Sony WH-1000XM2
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.
4.has voice commands
Sony WH-1000XM2
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.

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