Sony WF 1000XM3See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Jabra Elite 7 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Sony WF 1000XM3||Jabra Elite 7 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||✗||IP57|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||✗||1meters|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6mm||6mm|
|has a neodymium magnet||✓||✗|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||24hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|supports bluetooth pairing using nfc||✓||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||4only||8only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|highest mic frequency||✗||8000Hz|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings refer to the rating of protection offered by a casing, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IP57, the Jabra Elite 7 Pro's rating for solids indicates that ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust does not enter in harmful quantities to interfere with the correct operation or impair safety, and of liquids that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have a weight of 17g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro, at 10.8g are lighter than the Sony WF 1000XM3 by -6.2g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Sony WF 1000XM3 are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds together.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires connecting the 2 earbuds .
Sony WF 1000XM3 have wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro are resistant to sweat
The earbud foam is designed to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Sony WF 1000XM3 have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Jabra Elite 7 Pro and Sony WF 1000XM3 have stereo speakers
Jabra Elite 7 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be spoilt. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for swimming.
Active noise cancellation uses advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes either of the devices ideal for flights and morning commutes. The Sony WF 1000XM3 and Jabra Elite 7 Pro work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the mode that suits your travel or that enhances your chill time.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 sit well in place, creating an acoustic covering that tones down background sounds while preventing the device music from leaking out at the same.
Both Jabra Elite 7 Pro, and Sony WF 1000XM3 have passive noise reduction this implies that they limit ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have a unit size of 6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro driver unit is 6mm in diameter, making both devices similar in how loud their sound gets , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The Sony WF 1000XM3's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
Sony WF 1000XM3's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio component makes high audible frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal treble
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have neodymium magnets, if used in earbuds produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output while using less power. They can help produce music at quite a high sound pressure level, with the use of high magnetic flux.
Sony WF 1000XM3's battery life is 8 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's battery life is more than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 1 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the vendor, and the Sony WF 1000XM3's case has a charge of 24 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 24 hours, equal to that of the Sony WF 1000XM3
It requires 3.5 hours to fully charge the Sony WF 1000XM3's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Sony WF 1000XM3
Sony WF 1000XM3 support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Sony WF 1000XM3 will work fine with your iPad. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
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 Sony WF 1000XM3 have 4 microphones.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro microphones are 8, more than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's highest mic frequency is 8000Hz, high frequencies are better for recording treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its upper limiting frequency.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a run but would still want to hear traffic.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Sony WF 1000XM3 have a find earbuds feature.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your phone to play a sound from your device to help you find them.
Sony WF 1000XM3 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Also the Jabra Elite 7 Pro too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Sony WF 1000XM3, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also have a control panel on them.
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 that has followed instruction manuals.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them in your pockets without a cover can easily damage them.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.