54points

SteelSeries Arctis 1

73points

SteelSeries Arctis 3

SteelSeries Arctis 1
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SteelSeries Arctis 1 vs SteelSeries Arctis 3

SteelSeries Arctis 1
SteelSeries Arctis 3

Why is SteelSeries Arctis 1 better than SteelSeries Arctis 3?

  • Has a removable microphone
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  • 38.94% cheaper
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    53.91 €vs88.29 €
  • Has an on-ear form
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Why is SteelSeries Arctis 3 better than SteelSeries Arctis 1?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
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    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Supports Dolby Digital
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 1.7m longer cable
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    3mvs1.3m

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User reviews

Overall Rating

SteelSeries Arctis 1
8.0
3 User reviews
SteelSeries Arctis 1
8.0/10
3 User reviews
SteelSeries Arctis 3
10.0
3 User reviews
SteelSeries Arctis 3
10.0/10
3 User reviews

Features

Build quality

7.7/10
3 votes
10.0/10
3 votes

Sound quality

8.0/10
3 votes
10.0/10
3 votes

Microphone quality

7.3/10
3 votes
9.7/10
3 votes

Comfort

7.3/10
3 votes
10.0/10
3 votes

Breathability

8.7/10
3 votes
10.0/10
3 votes

Comments

kilian

kilian

7 months ago

9 / 10

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kilian

kilian

7 months ago

9 / 10

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Gierisz

Gierisz

3 months ago

10 / 10

The best headphones at this price point.

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Gierisz

3 months ago

10 / 10

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Ahsan

Ahsan

2 months ago

5 / 10

good

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Design

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

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294g

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.
3.has an over-the-ear form
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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.
A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
5.has RGB lighting
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RGB lighting allows you to choose between millions of colors and customize the look of your PC components.
6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
7.has an earbud form
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The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
8.has an in-ear form
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The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
9.has an on-ear form
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This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

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

20000Hz

22000Hz

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

100dB/mW

98dB/mW

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

32 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.
7.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
8.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
9.drivers count

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A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

Microphone

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The lowest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording bass.
The highest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording treble.
4.has a removable microphone
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The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.
5.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
6.mic sensitivity

-38dBV/Pa

-48dBV/Pa

It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Power

1.Battery life

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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.charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
3.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
4.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
6.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.uses 2.4GHz wireless
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2.4GHz wireless is used for devices such as headsets, keyboards, and mice. It typically offers better performance than Bluetooth, with low latency and good stability.
2.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.compatible with PlayStation
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The headset can be used for playing games on PlayStation video game consoles.
5.compatible with Xbox
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You can use your headset for in-game voice chat, private chat, audio for video chat, and in-game voice recognition using Xbox services.
6.Has USB Type-C
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The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
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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.
2.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.
3.has a vibration function
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The device offers realistic experiences with deep bass sound for gamers.
4.Has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.warranty period

1 years

1 years

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Note: This may vary by region.
6.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Miscellaneous

1.supports Dolby Digital
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If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.

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