Sony WH1000XM3 vs Beats EP

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Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Sony WH1000XM3
9.6
5.3
10
6
10
5
10
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10
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9
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Sony WH1000XM3

Sony WH1000XM3 review

May 18, 2020

In the Summer of 2017 a well-known Japanese audio company Sony represented its new model of wireless...

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Beats EP

Beats EP review

May 18, 2020

What is special about this neat pair of wired headphones? If you also have this question, then I off...

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Product

Sony WH1000XM3
Beats EP

Model

WH1000XM3
EP

Brand

Sony
Beats

Reviews

13666
2554

General

Wearing style

over ear
on ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

Impedance, Ohm

16

Frequency response, Hz

4Hz-40KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

104

Magnet type

neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

380/13.4

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
Siri

App control

Control functions

volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, fast forward/rewind, noise cancelling, voice assistant
volume, answer/end

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

has not

Bluetooth version

4.2
has not

aptX

has not

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

has not

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP
has not

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
has not

Battery life, hrs

38 (30 without noise cancelling)
has not

Charging time, hrs

3
has not

Charging port

USB-C
has not

Charging cable

USB-C to USB-A
has not

Speed charge

has not

Battery free listening mode

has not

Battery level indicator

has not

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

Sony WH1000XM3
Beats EP
Sony WH1000XM3
Beats EP

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 9.6
  • 5.3
  • 9.6Sony WH1000XM3
  • 5.3Beats EP

The Sony WH1000XM3 is better headphones in this comparison. Check Sony WH1000XM3 price