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Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Sony WF 1000XM3See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings is the rank of protection offered by a casing, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value refers to protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IP54, the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's rating is read as, the first number of 5 denotes 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 the second number of 4 means 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 best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, at 10g weigh less than the Sony WF 1000XM3 with a difference -7g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, Sony WF 1000XM3 are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also is true wireless because it has no wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have sweat resistance
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
An 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.
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 Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro and Sony WF 1000XM3 have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of more advanced technology to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) then producing -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have ANC which makes either of the earbuds ideal for flights and morning travels. Each work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for commute or that suites your relaxation time.
Sony WF 1000XM3 sit well in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces background noise while preventing the earbuds voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both limit ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
Sony WF 1000XM3 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, its size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 5mm , many people have a misconception that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so yes, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
Sony WF 1000XM3's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The Sony WF 1000XM3's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device generates high human frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, this implies that Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Sony WF 1000XM3
Sony WF 1000XM3 have neodymium magnets, if used in audio devices produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output while using less power. They can help generate 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 given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery life is more than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your device, 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.
This is given by the vendor, and the Sony WF 1000XM3's case has a charge of 24 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 29 hours, more than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 5 hours
It requires 3.5 hours to fully charge the Sony WF 1000XM3's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 2.5 hours
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery power is 53mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 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. 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 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 Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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 Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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.
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 Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro microphones are 6, more than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
Sony WF 1000XM3 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing them
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a jog but still want to be able to hear traffic.
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.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Sony WF 1000XM3 support the find earbuds feature.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your phone to play a sound from your device to locate them.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also support this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Sony WF 1000XM3, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 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 following instruction manuals.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
Sony WF 1000XM3 come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your pockets without a cover can easily damage them.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.