SteelSeries Arctis 7 vs Sony WH1000XM3

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Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
SteelSeries Arctis 7
7.2
Sony WH1000XM3
9.6
7
10
8
10
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10
8
9
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Product

SteelSeries Arctis 7
Sony WH1000XM3

Model

Arctis 7
WH1000XM3

Brand

SteelSeries
Sony

Reviews

7986
9607

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

40/1.5

Impedance, Ohm

32
16

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz-20KHz
4Hz-40KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

98
104

Magnet type

neodymium
neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

355/12.5
380/13.4

Comfort

Adjustable headband

Foldable

Noise cancelling

Active noise cancelling

Adjustable noise cancelling level

Microphone

Built-in microphone

In-line microphone

Detachable microphone

Cables

Detachable cable

Audio cable length, cm/ft

120/3.9

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

Google Assistant, Siri

App control

Control functions

volume, microphone volume, microphone on/off, ChatMix Dial
volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, fast forward/rewind, noise cancelling, voice assistant

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

4.2

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

24
38 (30 without noise cancelling)

Charging time, hrs

3

Charging port

micro USB
USB-C

Charging cable

micro USB to USB-A
USB-C to USB-A

Speed charge

Battery free listening mode

Battery level indicator

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

DTS Headphone:X

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

SteelSeries Arctis 7
Sony WH1000XM3
SteelSeries Arctis 7
Sony WH1000XM3

Headphones CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.2
  • 9.6
  • 7.2SteelSeries Arctis 7
  • 9.6Sony WH1000XM3

The Sony WH1000XM3 is better headphones in this comparison. Check Sony WH1000XM3 price