Sony WF 1000XM3See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Sony WF 1000XM3||Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS|
|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||14.2mm|
|has a neodymium magnet||✓||✗|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||15hours|
|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||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|
Ingress protection ratings is the rank of protection offered by a casing, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's rating is read as, the first number 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 consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS, at 8.12g are lighter than the Sony WF 1000XM3 with a difference -8.88g
True wireless devices have no cables 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 cables linking the two earbuds .
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS also is true wireless because it has no wires linking the pair of earbuds .
The Sony WF 1000XM3 come with wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS are resistant to sweat
An 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.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS also have an earbud foam, which implies that by design they rest on the outer concha ridge of your ear, located in the center of your outer ear.
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.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises more advanced technology to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 sit well in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces your environment noise and also prevents the device sound from leaking out .
Sony WF 1000XM3 have a unit size of 6mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, its size dictates the sound made by the earbuds.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS driver unit is 14.2mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 8.2mm , 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 yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
Sony WF 1000XM3's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
The Sony WF 1000XM3's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device makes high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, this means that Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS can generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Sony WF 1000XM3
Sony WF 1000XM3 have neodymium magnets, if used in earbuds produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output using less power to do so. They can help produce music at quite a high SPL, with the use of high magnetic flux.
Sony WF 1000XM3's battery life is 8 hours, a device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's battery life is less than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 3 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, 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 charge of 24 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's charging case has a battery life of 15 hours, less than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 9 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 for the first time.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 2 hours
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's battery capacity is 30mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your device and charging case.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
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.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS 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. Because 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 Sony WF 1000XM3 will work fine with your iPhone. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, providing high-resolution audio.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a latency of 60ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
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.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS microphones are 4, equal to that of the Sony WF 1000XM3 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS too use a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
Sony WF 1000XM3 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Sony WF 1000XM3 have a find earbuds feature.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS also have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your smartphone to play a sound from your device to help you locate them.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Also the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS 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 30 minutes.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS too support the mute function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Sony WF 1000XM3, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS 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.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS also have voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them inside your pockets without a casing may easily damage them.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.