Sony LinkBuds SSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings refer to the level 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 refers to protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring 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.
Compared to the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS, Sony LinkBuds S 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 consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
The Sony LinkBuds S, at 9.6g are heavier than the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS by of 1.48g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables linking any part of the device together, Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is a major distinction since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds .
Sony LinkBuds S also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires connecting the two earbuds together.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have sweat resistance
Sony LinkBuds S's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
An earbud foam is designed to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have an earbud foam for some people 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 independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Sony LinkBuds S also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
The Sony LinkBuds S have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
Sony LinkBuds S stay well in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces your environment noise and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS driver unit is 14.2mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, its size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
Sony LinkBuds S driver unit is 5mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS by 9.2mm , a common assumption 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Sony LinkBuds S's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices produce equal bass
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device generates high recognizable frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Sony LinkBuds S's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
The Sony LinkBuds S have neodymium magnets, when 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, with the use of high magnetic flux.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's battery life is 5 hours, a device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Sony LinkBuds S's battery life is more than that of Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the manufacturer, and Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's case is said to have a full charge of 15 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.
Sony LinkBuds S's charging case has a battery life of 14 hours, less than that of Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS by 1 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
Sony LinkBuds S takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS by 0.5 hours
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's battery power is 30mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights display the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Sony LinkBuds S too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Sony LinkBuds S too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
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 close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sony LinkBuds S 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.
Sony LinkBuds S have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS
Sony LinkBuds S support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because 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 LinkBuds S will work well with your iPad. If you are planning 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.
Sony LinkBuds S support it as well, LDAC, can automatically change to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps to increase stability.
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.
The Sony LinkBuds S microphones are 6, more than that of Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
Sony LinkBuds S support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
Sony LinkBuds S have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a find earbuds feature.
The Sony LinkBuds S too have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your phone to play a sound from your device to find them.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The Sony LinkBuds S 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 thirty minutes.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Sony LinkBuds S also have the mute function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Sony LinkBuds S also have a control panel on them.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Sony LinkBuds S too have voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them in your pockets without a casing may easily damage them.
Sony LinkBuds S also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.