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.
|Sony WF 1000XM4
|Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS
|ingress protection (ip) rating
|has no wires or cables
|has an earbud foam
|has stereo speakers
|has active noise cancellation (noise control)
|has passive noise reduction
|driver unit size
|sound pressure level
|has a neodymium magnet
|battery life of charging case
|has wireless charging
|has a battery level indicator
|has usb type-c
|maximum bluetooth range
|has aptx hd
|number of microphones
|has a noise-canceling microphone
|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
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Ingress protection ratings refer to the level of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of 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 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 take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
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 must have no wires linking any part of the device together, Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have wires linking the two earbuds together.
Sony WF 1000XM4 also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires 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 while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
An earbud foam is designed 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, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 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 earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
Sony WF 1000XM4 sit well in place, creating an acoustic seal that reduces your environment sounds well as preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS driver unit is 14.2mm 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 device, the unit size determines the sound made by the device.
Sony WF 1000XM4 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS by 8.2mm , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, 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 can produce equal bass
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device generates high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Sony WF 1000XM4's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, measured 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.
Sony WF 1000XM4 have neodymium magnets, if used in audio devices 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.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's battery life is 5 hours, these last less than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. 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 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 playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's case is said to have a full charge of 15 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many 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 charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended 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 power, shows 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 earbuds, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging state of your device and charging case.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too have 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.
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 connecting 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 can provide better results than other codecs at a similar 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 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 can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides 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.
While 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 earbuds to filter out noise.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
Sony WF 1000XM4 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a find earbuds feature.
Sony WF 1000XM4 also have the find earbuds feature. You can use the earbuds app on your phone to play an alarm from your earbuds to help you locate them.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
Also the Sony WF 1000XM4 too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 too have this function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 too have a control panel on them.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 too support voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS come with a special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them inside your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.