Sony WF 1000XM3See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nuraphone NuraTrueSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
IP ratings refer to the rank of protection given 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, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX4, the Nuraphone NuraTrue's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes 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.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have a weight of 17g . We take in account a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue, at 14.8g are lighter than the Sony WF 1000XM3 by -2.2g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, Sony WF 1000XM3 are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a key difference as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
Nuraphone NuraTrue also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the two earbuds .
The Sony WF 1000XM3 come with 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.
Nuraphone NuraTrue are resistant to sweat
An earbud foam is made 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.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses more advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue too have ANC making both devices ideal for plane rides and rush hour commutes. The Sony WF 1000XM3 and Nuraphone NuraTrue work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the mode that you prefer for travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 sit tightly in place, creating a sound covering that tones down background sounds while preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both tone down ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
Sony WF 1000XM3 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, the unit size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
Nuraphone NuraTrue driver unit is 10mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 4mm , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yes, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
Sony WF 1000XM3's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Nuraphone NuraTrue's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices produce equal bass
Sony WF 1000XM3's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio component generates high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Nuraphone NuraTrue's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, Nuraphone NuraTrue's measurement is 108dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
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 SPL, using high magnetic flux.
Sony WF 1000XM3's battery life is 8 hours, 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.
Nuraphone NuraTrue's battery life is less than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and Sony WF 1000XM3's case is said to have a full charge of 24 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Nuraphone NuraTrue's charging case has a battery life of 18 hours, less than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 6 hours
It takes 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 long periods.
Nuraphone NuraTrue takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 1.5 hours
Sony WF 1000XM3 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Nuraphone NuraTrue too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Nuraphone NuraTrue too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Nuraphone NuraTrue has a Bluetooth version of 5, equal to that of the Sony WF 1000XM3 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Sony WF 1000XM3
Sony WF 1000XM3 support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Sony WF 1000XM3 will work well with your iPad. If you intend 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 Nuraphone NuraTrue 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.
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.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue microphones are 2, less than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing them
The Nuraphone NuraTrue support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a jog but 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 so that the music is paused.
Nuraphone NuraTrue 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, Sony WF 1000XM3 support the find earbuds feature.
Sony WF 1000XM3 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue too 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 just thirty minutes.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue too have this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the Sony WF 1000XM3, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Nuraphone NuraTrue 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 following instruction manuals.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Nuraphone NuraTrue also support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
Sony WF 1000XM3 come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them in your pockets without a casing can easily damage them.
Nuraphone NuraTrue also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.