Sony WH1000XM3 vs SteelSeries Arctis 7

Sony WH1000XM3
vs
SteelSeries Arctis 7

Here we show you comparison of Sony WH1000XM3 vs SteelSeries Arctis 7 based on specifications, reviews and ratings. Based on our rating, WH1000XM3 has a total rating of 9.6 out of 10 vs 7.2 out of 10 for Arctis 7.

Advantages Sony WH1000XM3 over SteelSeries Arctis 7

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 4Hz vs 20Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 40KHz vs 20KHz
  • Higher sensitivity: 104dB vs 98dB
  • Foldable design
  • Noise cancellation
  • You can move the noise-canceling level up or down
  • In-line control buttons
  • Touch control
  • Voice control
  • aptX HD supported
  • NFC support
  • Longer battery life: 38 hours vs 24 hours

Advantages SteelSeries Arctis 7 over Sony WH1000XM3

  • Less weight: 12.5oz vs 13.4oz
  • Built-in control buttons

Common features

  • Wired mode available
  • Detachable cables
  • App control
  • Battery free listening mode
Votes 10 10
Rating 4.8 4.8

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Sony WH1000XM3
9.6
SteelSeries Arctis 7
7.2
10
7
10
8
10
inapplicable
9
8
Sony WH1000XM3

Sony WH1000XM3 review

May 18, 2020

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SteelSeries Arctis 7

SteelSeries Arctis 7 review

May 12, 2020

Are you thinking of buying a new pair of headphones? Then the SteelSeries Arctis 7 review might help...

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Common

Product

Sony WH1000XM3
SteelSeries Arctis 7

Model

WH1000XM3
Arctis 7

Brand

Sony
SteelSeries

Reviews

15747
20300

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

Impedance, Ohm

16
32

Frequency response, Hz

4Hz-40KHz
20Hz-20KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

104
98

Magnet type

neodymium
neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

380/13.4
355/12.5

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

120/3.9

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, fast forward/rewind, noise cancelling, voice assistant
volume, microphone volume, microphone on/off, ChatMix Dial

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

4.2

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

38 (30 without noise cancelling)
24

Charging time, hrs

3

Charging port

USB-C
micro USB

Charging cable

USB-C 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

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

Sony WH1000XM3
SteelSeries Arctis 7
Sony WH1000XM3
SteelSeries Arctis 7

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 9.6
  • 7.2
  • 9.6Sony WH1000XM3
  • 7.2SteelSeries Arctis 7

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