88points

Sony WH-1000XM3

63points

Sony WI-1000X

Sony WH-1000XM3
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Sony WH-1000XM3 vs Sony WI-1000X

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Sony WI-1000X

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

  • 3.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    104.5dB/mWvs101dB/mW
  • 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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  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • 2 more microphone(s)
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    3vs1

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

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
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    3Hzvs4Hz
  • 184g lighter
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    71gvs255g
  • Has an in-ear form
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Price comparison

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$195.64

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
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$248.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
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$235.17
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)
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$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
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$279.95
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Silver) with Cleaning Cloth
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$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

Sony WI-1000X

Buy used:

$79.25

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 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-C400 Wireless in-Ear Headphones ...Sony WI-C400 Wireless in-Ear Headphones with up to 30 Hours Battery Life - Black
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$49.99
Sony WI-1000X AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
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$234.95
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-1000XM3
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-1000XM3
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-1000XM3
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.sweat resistance
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony WI-1000X
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

255g

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.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony WI-1000X
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

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 passive noise reduction
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony WI-1000X
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)
Sony WH-1000XM3
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.
5.sound pressure level

104.5dB/mW

101dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sony WH-1000XM3
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-1000XM3
Sony WI-1000X
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.charge time

3h

3.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a battery level indicator
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony WI-1000X
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.Has USB Type-C
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony WI-1000X
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
6.has a removable battery
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony WI-1000X
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony WI-1000X
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.2

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-1000XM3
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-1000XM3
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony WI-1000X
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony WH-1000XM3
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.has a noise-canceling microphone
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony WI-1000X
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

3

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Sony WH-1000XM3
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony WI-1000X
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.Has voice prompts
Sony WH-1000XM3
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.

Price comparison

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$195.64

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
$235.17
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

Sony WI-1000X

Buy used:

$79.25

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)
Amazon logo
$174.99
Sony WI-1000X AmazonSony Premium Noise Cancelling Wireless B...Sony Premium Noise Cancelling Wireless Behind-Neck in Ear Headphones - Black (WI1000X/B)
Amazon logo
$298.00
Sony WI-1000X AmazonSony WI-C400 Wireless in-Ear Headphones ...Sony WI-C400 Wireless in-Ear Headphones with up to 30 Hours Battery Life - Black
Amazon logo
$49.99
Sony WI-1000X AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
Amazon logo
$234.95
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)
Amazon logo
$98.00

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