Sony WF 1000XM4See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.9 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 1000XM4||Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS|
|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||6mm||14.2mm|
|sound pressure level||105dB/mW||✗|
|has a neodymium magnet||✓||✗|
|battery life of charging case||16hours||15hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx hd||✓||✗|
|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|
IP ratings refer to the rating of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX4, the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, 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.
In comparison to the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS, Sony WF 1000XM4 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
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a weight of 8.12g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Sony WF 1000XM4, at 7.1g weigh less than the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS with a difference -1.02g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds together.
Sony WF 1000XM4 also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the two earbuds together.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have sweat resistance
Sony WF 1000XM4's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal 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 for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Sony WF 1000XM4 also have an earbud foam, meaning that by design they rest on the outer concha ridge of your ear, located in the center of your outer ear.
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, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses more advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero hence "diluting" the noise.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
Sony WF 1000XM4 sit well in place, this creates a sound seal that tones down your environment noise and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out .
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a unit size of 14.2mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
Sony WF 1000XM4 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS by 8.2mm , a common assumption 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 mean that they deliver better quality sound.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component generates low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Sony WF 1000XM4's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device generates high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Sony WF 1000XM4's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, Sony WF 1000XM4's measurement is 105dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 have neodymium magnets, if used in audio devices produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output using less power to do so. They can help produce music at quite a high sound pressure level, with the use of high magnetic flux.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's battery life is 5 hours, these last less than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. 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.
Sony WF 1000XM4'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 listening 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 manufacturer, 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 allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
Sony WF 1000XM4'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 highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
Sony WF 1000XM4 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's battery power is 30mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Sony WF 1000XM4's battery power is 40mAh. more than that of Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS by 10mAh
Sony WF 1000XM4, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your device and charging case.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sony WF 1000XM4 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 to connect via Bluetooth.
Sony WF 1000XM4 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS
Sony WF 1000XM4 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.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Sony WF 1000XM4 will work fine with your iPhone. If you are planning on using these with Android , 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, providing high-resolution audio.
Sony WF 1000XM4 support it as well, LDAC, can automatically adjust to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps to increase stability.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 support APTX HD, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It supports high-quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
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.
Sony WF 1000XM4 have a latency of 40ms. In the audio field, latency is another word for a delay.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have 4 microphones.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 microphones are 4, equal to that of the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
Sony WF 1000XM4 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing them
The Sony WF 1000XM4 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS support the find earbuds feature.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too have the find earbuds feature. Use the device app on your smartphone to play a sound from your device to find them.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device.
Also the Sony WF 1000XM4 too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 also support the mute function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 also have a control panel on them.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too have voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a casing can easily damage them.
Sony WF 1000XM4 also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.