100points

Sony WH-1000XM3

99points

Treblab Z2

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Sony WH-1000XM3 vs Treblab Z2

Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2
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99
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Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than Treblab Z2?

  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • 1h shorter charge time
    3hvs4h
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has voice prompts
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has voice commands

Why is Treblab Z2 better than Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • 15 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 2.7g lighter
    252.3gvs255g
  • Has included ear pads
  • Sweat resistant
  • 1.5m greater wireless connectivity range
    11.5mvs10m
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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
Treblab Z2

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
Treblab Z2

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

4.weight

255g

252.3g

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5.can be folded
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has included ear pads
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

For example

Mpow Thor

2.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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.

3.impedance

47 Ohms

32 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.

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4 Ohms

4.has a neodymium magnet
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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

5.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

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106mm

Power

1. longer battery life

38h

35h

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.

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50h

2.has a battery level indicator
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.charge time

3h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

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0.46h

5.has a removable battery
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

6.Has USB Type-C
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4.2

4.2

Best

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5

3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

11.5m

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

Best

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100m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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.Has WiFi
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

2.control panel placed on a device
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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.number of microphones

3

1

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

Best

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8

4.has an in-line control panel
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

6.Has voice prompts
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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.

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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