Beats Solo3 vs SteelSeries Arctis 9X

Beats Solo3
vs
SteelSeries Arctis 9X

In this article, we compare the Beats Solo3 vs SteelSeries Arctis 9X specifications to understand their differences and come at a final buying decision. Based on our rating, Solo3 has a total rating of 6.1 out of 10 vs 7.3 out of 10 for Arctis 9X.

Advantages Beats Solo3 over SteelSeries Arctis 9X

  • Less weight: 7.5oz vs 15oz
  • Foldable design
  • Voice control
  • Longer battery life: 40 hours vs 20 hours

Advantages SteelSeries Arctis 9X over Beats Solo3

  • App control

Common features

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

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Beats Solo3
6.1
SteelSeries Arctis 9X
7.3
10
8
6
8
0
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10
8
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Common

Product

Beats Solo3
SteelSeries Arctis 9X

Model

Solo3
Arctis 9X

Brand

Beats
SteelSeries

Reviews

5110
0

General

Wearing style

on ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

40/1.5

Impedance, Ohm

32

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz-22KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

98

Magnet type

neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

215/7.5
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

130/4.2
300/9.8

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

Siri

App control

Control functions

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

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

4.1

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP, HFP, HSP

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

40
20

Charging time, hrs

2

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

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

Beats Solo3
SteelSeries Arctis 9X
Beats Solo3
SteelSeries Arctis 9X

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.1
  • 7.3
  • 6.1Beats Solo3
  • 7.3SteelSeries Arctis 9X

The SteelSeries Arctis 9X is better headphones in this comparison. Check SteelSeries Arctis 9X price