SteelSeries Arctis 9X vs SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth

SteelSeries Arctis 9X
vs
SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth

We compared SteelSeries Arctis 9X to SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth headphones based on looks, sound, performance, and tech. Based on our rating, Arctis 9X has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 vs 7.4 out of 10 for Arctis 3 Bluetooth.

Advantages SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth over SteelSeries Arctis 9X

  • Longer battery life: 28 hours vs 20 hours

Common features

  • Wired mode available
  • Equal frequency response 20Hz-22KHz
  • Identical sensitivity 98dB
  • Equal weight 15oz
  • Detachable cables
  • Built-in controls
  • App control
  • Battery free listening mode
Votes 5 5
Rating 4.8 4.8

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
SteelSeries Arctis 9X
7.3
SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth
7.4
8
7
8
8
8
8
SteelSeries Arctis 9X

SteelSeries Arctis 9X review

May 29, 2020

SteelSeries Arctis 9X is a versatile model of headphones for gaming and casual listening for their w...

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SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth

SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth review

Jun 09, 2020

SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth is a nice model of mobile headphones if you like the comfort of over ...

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Common

Product

SteelSeries Arctis 9X
SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth

Model

Arctis 9X
Arctis 3 Bluetooth

Brand

SteelSeries
SteelSeries

Reviews

6479
0

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

40/1.5
40/1.5

Impedance, Ohm

32
32

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz-22KHz
20Hz-22KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

3
3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

98
98

Magnet type

neodymium
neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

425/15
425/15

Comfort

Adjustable headband

Foldable

Noise cancelling

Active noise cancelling

Adjustable noise cancelling level

Microphone

Built-in microphone

In-line microphone

Detachable microphone

Cables

Detachable cable

Audio cable length, cm/ft

300/9.8
300/9.8

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

App control

Control functions

volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, microphone volume, microphone on/off, ChatMix Dial
volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, microphone volume, microphone on/off

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

4.1
4.1

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP, HFP, HSP
A2DP, HFP, HSP

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

20
28

Charging time, hrs

Charging port

micro USB
micro USB

Charging cable

micro USB to USB-A
micro USB to USB-A

Speed charge

Battery free listening mode

Battery level indicator

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

DTS Headphone:X

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

has not
has not

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

SteelSeries Arctis 9X
SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth
SteelSeries Arctis 9X
SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 7.4
  • 7.3SteelSeries Arctis 9X
  • 7.4SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth

The SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth is better headphones in this comparison. Check SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth price