Sony WF 1000XM3See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Sony WF 1000XM3||Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||✗||ipX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6mm||10mm|
|has a neodymium magnet||✓||✗|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||16hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|supports bluetooth pairing using nfc||✓||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||4only||4only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✓|
|has in/on-ear detection||✓||✓|
|has find earbuds feature||✓||✓|
|supports fast charging||✓||✓|
|has a mute function||✓||✓|
|control panel placed on a device||✓||✓|
|has voice prompts||✓||✓|
|travel bag is included||✓||✓|
|See price on Amazon||See price on Amazon|
IP ratings refer to the rating of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro have a weight of 10g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
The Sony WF 1000XM3, at 17g are heavier than the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro by of 7g
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is an important distinction since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds .
Sony WF 1000XM3 also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the two earbuds together.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 come with wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro have sweat resistance
The earbud foam is designed to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Sony WF 1000XM3 have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro have stereo speakers, what this means is that Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 also have stereo speakers
ANC utilises advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) then producing -1 (inverted noise) giving zero therefore "diluting" the noise.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
Sony WF 1000XM3 too have ANC which makes either of the earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro and Sony WF 1000XM3 work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the mode that suits your commute or that enhances your relaxation time.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro sit well in place, this creates a sound seal that reduces background noise and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that both limit ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro have a unit size of 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, its size dictates the loudness of the device.
Sony WF 1000XM3 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro by 4mm , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device generates low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Sony WF 1000XM3's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device makes high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Sony WF 1000XM3's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have neodymium magnets, when used in audio devices produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output using less power to do so. They can help produce music at quite a high SPL, using high magnetic flux.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro's battery life is 4 hours, these last less than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Sony WF 1000XM3's battery life is more than that of Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro by 4 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the vendor, and Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro's case is said to have a charge of 16 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Sony WF 1000XM3's charging case has a battery life of 24 hours, more than that of Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro by 8 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
Sony WF 1000XM3 takes 3.5 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro by 2.5 hours
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your device and case.
Sony WF 1000XM3 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Sony WF 1000XM3 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.1, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sony WF 1000XM3 has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro will work well with your MacBook. If you are planning on using these with Android you need to pay even closer attention to codec support for if they only have AAC they won't provide the best audio quality possible, ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 support AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
The Sony WF 1000XM3 support fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro have 4 microphones.
Sony WF 1000XM3 microphones are 4, equal to that of the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing them
The Sony WF 1000XM3 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro support the find earbuds feature.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 too have the find earbuds feature. Use the earbuds app on your phone to play a sound from your earbuds to help you locate them.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device.
Sony WF 1000XM3 support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 also support the mute function. It means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 too have a control panel on them.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have a warranty period of 2 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 also have voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Pro come with a special case. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them inside your pockets without a cover can easily damage them.
Sony WF 1000XM3 too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.