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Sony WH-1000XM3

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4.3
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User ratings:
89
3.5 out of 5
89 user ratings
5 stars
32 %
4 stars
20 %
3 stars
16 %
2 stars
23 %
1 stars
6 %
Consumer ratings:
4.7 / 5
Editorial reviews:
59
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4.6 out of 5
30 user ratings
5 stars
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4 stars
16 %
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Pros

  • offers wonderful stereo separation and allows each instrument (or tone)
  • M3 is an attractive piece of technology to gawk at
  • audio quality here is good for both sides of the conversation

Cons

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  • lack of support for third-party apps in its first year
  • lack of response to them

Key specs

  • 16 Ω
  • 4, 40000 Hz
  • Closed
  • Over-Ear
  • Wireless

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Sony WH-1000XM3 - Pros & Cons

Sony WH-1000XM3

Pros

  • offers wonderful stereo separation and allows each instrument (or tone)
  • M3 is an attractive piece of technology to gawk at
  • audio quality here is good for both sides of the conversation
  • The soundstage is supremely wide and spacious
  • sound crisp and detailed with a good amount of focus on vocals
  • more natural and balanced sound
  • Superb sound
  • it has managed the feat
  • app is well-designed and delivers all the necessary information
  • build quality of the headphone is top notch and the material used is also solid and
  • The buttons are well placed and give proper feedback when pressed

Cons

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  • lack of support for third-party apps in its first year
  • lack of response to them
  • jarring engine noise is gone and there is no irritating pressure from the cans
  • the blue LED next to the power button still continually flashes during operation
  • Bose seems to be overpriced
  • Design critiques are hard to find
  • slight lag to the headphones recognizing double taps
  • I no longer have to hunt around for my one legacy cable
  • deadened the vocals and rendered music unexciting
  • Sony uses a thick marker pen The bass is technically bad: thick and distorted

Sony WH-1000XM3 - Technical Overview

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IconDriver size
40 mm
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Hauppauge XFones
Driver size: 400 mm
IconImpedance
16 Ω
Best:
Stax SR-L500
Impedance: 145000 Ω
IconWeight
254 g
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Sony WH-1000XM3 - Full Specifications

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Technical details
StyleOver-Ear
Connectivity technologyWireless
Headset (integrated/enclosed microphone)yes
Magnet materialNeodymium
Diaphragm material
Liquid Crystal Polymer
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Dimensions
Depth1.15 in
Height10.43 in
Weight8.96 oz
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Connectivity
Inputs supported3.5mm
Cable length1.2
3.5 mm/6.3 mm adapter includedno
Bluetooth version4.2
Bluetooth profile
  • AVRCP
  • HSP
  • A2DP
  • HFP
Bluetooth codec
  • AAC
  • aptX
  • aptX HD
  • LDAC
  • SBC
Wireless connectionBluetooth
Wireless range10
USBno
Detachable cableyes
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Power
Battery recharge time3.0 h
Battery life38.0 h
Standby time200.0 h
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Design
Colour of product
  • Black
  • Silver
Acoustic designClosed
Foldableno
Noise isolatingyes
Connector contacts platingGold
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Sound
Impedance16.0 Ω
Frequency range4 - 40000
Diaphragm diameter1.57 in
Driver size1.57 in
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Features
Noise-cancelingyes
Built-in heart rate monitorno
Calorie counterno
FM radiono
NFCyes
Carrying caseyes

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Sony WH-1000XM3 Sony - Editorial Reviews (59)

4.6
Based on 59 reviews
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Good Housekeeping
Published: 08.05.2019
Sony WH-1000XM3

The GHI's Tried & Tested review of the Sony WH-1000XM3

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whathifi
Published: 13.08.2020
Sony WH-1000XM3 review
5.0

What Hi-Fi? Awards 2020 winner. Analogue amplification ups the ante for these wireless noise-cancelling headphones

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stuff.tv/my/
Published: 09.10.2018
Sony WH-1000XM3
5.0

Active noise cancelling for active lifestyles

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Expert Reviews
Published: 16.01.2019
Sony WH-1000XM3 review: Now available at their lowest ever price
5.0

Sony hits the high notes with its third-generation noise cancelling wireless headphones; these are the best wireless ANC headphones around

Sony WH-1000XM3 Sony WH-1000XM3 review: Noise-cancelling supremo
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Pocket-lint
Published: 31.08.2018
Sony WH-1000XM3 review: Noise-cancelling supremo
5.0

The Sony WH-1000XM3 make a great set of headphones even better for Mark 3. If you value noise-cancelling then these over-ears are among the very best.

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TechRadar
Published: 29.10.2018
Sony WH-1000XM3 review
4.5

Sony’s best noise-cancelling headphones just got a makeover

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TechRadar
Published: 19.10.2020
Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Headphones review
4.5

The Sony WH-1000XM3 are our best headphones of 2020

Sony WH-1000XM3 Sony WH-1000XM3 review: still great but about to be replaced by WH-1000XM4
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T3
Published: 06.08.2020
Sony WH-1000XM3 review: still great but about to be replaced by WH-1000XM4
5.0

Sony WH1000XM3 over-ear ANC headphones cut out the noise like nothing else we'd ever heard, before WH-1000XM4 turned up

Sony WH-1000XM3 Sony WH-1000XM3 review: Good sound, great noise cancelling
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India Today
Published: 30.10.2018
Sony WH-1000XM3 review: Good sound, great noise cancelling

The XM3s brings a terrific combination of sound, comfort and noise cancelling

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SoundGuys
Published: 12.10.2020
Sony WH-1000XM3 review
4.5

It may not be very different than its predecessor, but that's not a bad thing.

Sony WH-1000XM3 Sony WH-1000XM3 review: the final blow
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Published: 19.10.2018
Sony WH-1000XM3 review: the final blow

The Sony WH-1000XM3 is quite possibly the best ANC headphone launched this year

Sony WH-1000XM3 Sony's Awesome Noise-Cancelling Headphones Now Cancel More Noise
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Gizmodo Australia
Published: 30.08.2018
Sony's Awesome Noise-Cancelling Headphones Now Cancel More Noise

It was a bit of a coup last year, when Sony released the second generation of its noise-cancelling headphones, and reviewers (me) claimed that Bose had been beaten. I’ll be damned if Sony didn’t turn around and make those headphones better. They cancel more even more noise now, and they’re...

Sony WH-1000XM3 Sony WH-1000XM3 review: Still the best noise-cancelling headphones
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Rappler
Published: 05.07.2019
Sony WH-1000XM3 review: Still the best noise-cancelling headphones

It’s one of the best all-around packages you could get in the market offering stellar audio performance with exceptional noise-cancelling technology

Sony WH-1000XM3 Review: Sony's WH-1000XM3 Headphones are the Best Noise-Canceling Cans You Can Get
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MacRumors
Review: Sony's WH-1000XM3 Headphones are the Best Noise-Canceling Cans You Can Get

Sony threatened to topple the apple cart in 2016 when it unleashed its flagship MDR-1000X cans on a headphones market which up until then had been...

Sony WH-1000XM3 MrMobile's New Favorite Headphones: Sony WH-1000XM3 Review
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Android Central
Published: 16.12.2018
MrMobile's New Favorite Headphones: Sony WH-1000XM3 Review

Bad name, good headphones.

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