SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth vs Bowers & Wilkins PX

SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth
vs
Bowers & Wilkins PX

What is the difference between SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth and Bowers & Wilkins PX? Find out which is better and their overall performance in the headphones ranking. Based on our rating, Arctis 3 Bluetooth has a total rating of 7.4 out of 10 vs 8.1 out of 10 for PX.

Advantages SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth over Bowers & Wilkins PX

  • Better high limit of frequency response: 22KHz vs 20KHz
  • Longer battery life: 28 hours vs 22 hours

Advantages Bowers & Wilkins PX over SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 10Hz vs 20Hz
  • Higher sensitivity: 111dB vs 98dB
  • Less weight: 11.8oz vs 15oz
  • Noise cancellation
  • You can move the noise-canceling level up or down
  • Voice control
  • aptX HD supported

Common features

  • Wired mode available
  • Detachable cables
  • Built-in controls
  • App control
  • Battery free listening mode
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth
7.4
Bowers & Wilkins PX
8.1
7
7
8
10
inapplicable
10
8
8
SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth

SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth review

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Bowers & Wilkins PX review

May 27, 2020

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Common

Product

SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth
Bowers & Wilkins PX

Model

Arctis 3 Bluetooth
PX

Brand

SteelSeries
Bowers & Wilkins

Reviews

15057
1798

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
22

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz-22KHz
10Hz-20KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

3
0.3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

98
111

Magnet type

neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

425/15
335/11.8

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

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

Google Assistant, Siri

App control

Control functions

volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, microphone volume, microphone on/off
volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, bluetooth, noise cancelling

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

4.1
4.2

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP, HFP, HSP
A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP,GAP,SDAP, DIP

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

28
22 (50 without noise cancelling)

Charging time, hrs

Charging port

micro USB
USB-C

Charging cable

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

Speed charge

Battery free listening mode

Battery level indicator

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

has not

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth
Bowers & Wilkins PX
SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth
Bowers & Wilkins PX

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.4
  • 8.1
  • 7.4SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth
  • 8.1Bowers & Wilkins PX

The Bowers & Wilkins PX is better headphones in this comparison. Check Bowers & Wilkins PX price