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SteelSeries Arctis 3 vs SteelSeries Arctis 5

SteelSeries Arctis 3 Headphones
SteelSeries Arctis 3
8.46 in
8.27 in
SteelSeries Arctis 5 Headphones
SteelSeries Arctis 5
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
9
4.1 out of 5
9 user ratings
5 stars
22 %
4 stars
77 %
3 stars
0 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
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9
3.7 out of 5
6 user ratings
5 stars
16 %
4 stars
66 %
3 stars
0 %
2 stars
16 %
1 stars
0 %
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User rating
112
3.8 out of 5
112 user ratings
5 stars
34 %
4 stars
25 %
3 stars
26 %
2 stars
8 %
1 stars
5 %
104
3.7 out of 5
104 user ratings
5 stars
36 %
4 stars
18 %
3 stars
30 %
2 stars
9 %
1 stars
4 %

Full Comparison

Technical details

SteelSeries Arctis 3SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Arctis 5SteelSeries Arctis 5
Sound outputStereoSurround
StyleOver-EarOver-Ear
Connectivity technologyWiredWired
Headset (integrated/enclosed microphone)yesyes
Magnet materialNeodymiumNeodymium

Design

SteelSeries Arctis 3SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Arctis 5SteelSeries Arctis 5
Colour of product
  • Black
  • Black,White
  • Blue
  • Grey
  • Red
  • White
  • Black
  • Black,White
  • White
Acoustic designClosedClosed
Attachment typeHeadbandHeadband
Foldableyesyes

Dimensions

SteelSeries Arctis 3SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Arctis 5SteelSeries Arctis 5
Depth3.57 in3.54 in
Height7.93 in8.27 in
Weight10.43 oz10.79 oz

Sound

SteelSeries Arctis 3SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Arctis 5SteelSeries Arctis 5
Channels7.17.1
Impedance32.0 Ω32.0 Ω
Sensitivity< 9898.0 dB
Frequency range20 - 2200020 - 22000
Driver technologyDynamicDynamic
Driver size1.57 in1.57 in
Total harmonic distortion (THD)3.0 %3.0 %
Simulated surround soundyesyes

Microphone

SteelSeries Arctis 3SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Arctis 5SteelSeries Arctis 5
Microphone typeBoom microphoneBoom microphone
Microphone sensitivity-48.0 dB-38.0 dB
Microphone frequency100 - 10000100 - 10000

Connectivity

SteelSeries Arctis 3SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Arctis 5SteelSeries Arctis 5
Cable length33
3.5 mm/6.3 mm adapter includednono
Type of connector
  • 3.5mm
  • USB
  • 3.5mm
  • USB
USBnono
Detachable cableyesyes

Features

SteelSeries Arctis 3SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Arctis 5SteelSeries Arctis 5
Noise-cancelingyesyes
ButtonsVolumeVolume

Power

SteelSeries Arctis 3SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Arctis 5SteelSeries Arctis 5
Battery operatednono

Pros & Cons

Pros
      Cons

          SteelSeries Arctis 3 vs SteelSeries Arctis 5 - User Opinions

          • margene
            6 months ago
            The Arctis 3 are more versatile since they are Bluetooth-compatible, making them more outdoor-friendly. The Arctis 5 also have channel mixing, but they don't have the excellent microphone of the Arctis 3.
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