Sennheiser CX 500BTSee 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||Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS||Sennheiser CX 500BT|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||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||14.2mm||✗|
|sound pressure level||✗||94dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||15hours||16hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||4only||4only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|highest mic frequency||✗||10000Hz|
|lowest mic frequency||✗||100Hz|
|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 an enclosure, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX4, the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS, Sennheiser CX 500BT have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a weight of 8.12g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
Sennheiser CX 500BT, at 12g weigh more than the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS with a difference of 3.88g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Sennheiser CX 500BT also is true wireless because it has no cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS are resistant to sweat
Sennheiser CX 500BT's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
An earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have stereo speakers, what this means is that Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Sennheiser CX 500BT and Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have stereo speakers
ANC utilises more advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT sit tightly in place, creating a sound seal that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the device sound from leaking out .
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS driver unit is 14.2mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass. The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size determines the sound produced by the earbuds.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component produces low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's lowest frequency is at 5Hz, this means that Sennheiser CX 500BT can make sound with a juicier bass than the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio device produces high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's highest frequency is at 21000Hz, this means that Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS can generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Sennheiser CX 500BT
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Sennheiser CX 500BT's measurement is 94dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's battery life is 5 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.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's battery life is more than that of Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS 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 a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's case is said to have a charge of 15 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, more than that of Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS by 1 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's battery power is 30mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your device and case.
Sennheiser CX 500BT too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Sennheiser CX 500BT too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sennheiser CX 500BT has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS
Sennheiser CX 500BT 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 a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Sennheiser CX 500BT will work well with your iPhone. 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.
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 is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
Sennheiser CX 500BT support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
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 Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have 4 microphones.
While the Sennheiser CX 500BT microphones are 4, equal to that of the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT too use a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's highest mic frequency is 10000Hz, high frequencies are best for picking up treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its upper limiting frequency.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT's lowest mic frequency is 100Hz, low frequencies are best for recording bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Sennheiser CX 500BT have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a find earbuds feature.
Sennheiser CX 500BT also have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your smartphone to play a sound from your device to locate them.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
Sennheiser CX 500BT support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT also support this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Sennheiser CX 500BT too have a control panel on them.
Sennheiser CX 500BT 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.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Sennheiser CX 500BT also have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your bag without a casing may easily damage them.
Sennheiser CX 500BT too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.