88points

Sony WH-1000XM3

43points

Sony XBA-4

Sony WH-1000XM3
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Sony WH-1000XM3 vs Sony XBA-4

Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony XBA-4
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Sony WH-1000XM3
43
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Sony XBA-4

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than Sony XBA-4?

  • 12000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs28000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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Why is Sony XBA-4 better than Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
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    3Hzvs4Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 3.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    108dB/mWvs104.5dB/mW
  • 39 Ohms lower impedance
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    8 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 247g lighter
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    8gvs255g
  • Has an in-ear form
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Price comparison

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$174.98

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 Over-Ear Headphones (Black) Bundle with USB Adapter and More
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$264.32
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
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$237.86
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 (Black) with Cleaning Cloth
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$262.14
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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$273.01
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 aliexpressNew philips taph-805 headset is universa...New philips taph-805 headset is universal apple/SONY mobile phone headset/wh-1000xm3
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$236.59
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) Bundle
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$348.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony XBA-4
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 XBA-4
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 XBA-4
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 XBA-4
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

255g

8g

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 XBA-4
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

28000Hz

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 XBA-4
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 XBA-4
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

108dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.impedance

47 Ohms

8 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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony XBA-4
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony XBA-4
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Has USB Type-C
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony XBA-4
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
4.has a removable battery
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony XBA-4
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony XBA-4
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony XBA-4
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony XBA-4
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.
4.supports Wi-Fi
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony XBA-4
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony XBA-4
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 XBA-4
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony XBA-4
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 an in-line control panel
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony XBA-4
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.Has voice prompts
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony XBA-4
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.has voice commands
Sony WH-1000XM3
Sony XBA-4
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Price comparison

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$174.98

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 Over-Ear Headphones (Black) Bundle with USB Adapter and More
Amazon logo
$264.32
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$237.86
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 (Black) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$262.14
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Silver) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$273.01
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 aliexpressNew philips taph-805 headset is universa...New philips taph-805 headset is universal apple/SONY mobile phone headset/wh-1000xm3
aliexpress logo
$236.59
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) Bundle
walmart logo
$348.00

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