Sony WH1000XM3 vs Audeze Mobius

Sony WH1000XM3
vs
Audeze Mobius

We compared Sony WH1000XM3 to Audeze Mobius headphones based on looks, sound, performance, and tech. WH1000XM3 has a total rating of 9.6 out of 10 vs 8.4 out of 10 for Mobius.

Advantages Sony WH1000XM3 over Audeze Mobius

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 4Hz vs 10Hz
  • Foldable design
  • Active noise cancellation
  • Allows you to move the noise-canceling level up or down
  • In-line control buttons
  • Touch control
  • Voice control available
  • NFC available
  • Longer battery life: 38 hours vs 10 hours
  • Light indication

Advantages Audeze Mobius over Sony WH1000XM3

  • Better high limit of frequency response: 50KHz vs 40KHz
  • Higher sensitivity: 120dB vs 104dB
  • Less weight: 12.3oz vs 13.4oz
  • Built-in control buttons

Common strengths

  • Wired mode available
  • Detachable cable
  • App control
  • aptX HD available
  • Battery free listening mode
Votes 3 3
Rating 4.7 4.7

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Sony WH1000XM3
9.6
Audeze Mobius
8.4
10
7
10
10
10
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9
7
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Common

Product

Sony WH1000XM3
Audeze Mobius

Model

WH1000XM3
Mobius

Brand

Sony
Audeze

Reviews

10885
78

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
planar magnetic

Driver size, mm/inches

100/3.9

Impedance, Ohm

16

Frequency response, Hz

4Hz-40KHz
10Hz-50KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

0.1

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

104
120

Magnet type

neodymium
neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

380/13.4
350/12.3

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

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, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, fast forward/rewind, noise cancelling, voice assistant
volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, microphone volume, microphone on/off, 3D,change source mode, change audio mode

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

4.2
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

38 (30 without noise cancelling)
10

Charging time, hrs

3

Charging port

USB-C
USB-C

Charging cable

USB-C 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

Waves NX

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

Sony WH1000XM3
Audeze Mobius
Sony WH1000XM3
Audeze Mobius

Headphones CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 9.6
  • 8.4
  • 9.6Sony WH1000XM3
  • 8.4Audeze Mobius

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