Sony WH1000XM3 vs Sennheiser HD 599

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Sony WH1000XM3
9.6
Sennheiser HD 599
7.5
10
7
10
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10
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10
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9
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Product

Sony WH1000XM3
Sennheiser HD 599

Model

WH1000XM3
HD 599

Brand

Sony
Sennheiser

Reviews

14252
1982

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
open back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

Impedance, Ohm

16
50

Frequency response, Hz

4Hz-40KHz
12Hz-38KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

0.1

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

104
106

Magnet type

neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

380/13.4
250/8.8

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

300/9.8

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

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

has not

Bluetooth version

4.2
has not

aptX

has not

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

has not

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP
has not

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
has not

Battery life, hrs

38 (30 without noise cancelling)
has not

Charging time, hrs

3
has not

Charging port

USB-C
has not

Charging cable

USB-C to USB-A
has not

Speed charge

has not

Battery free listening mode

has not

Battery level indicator

has not

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

has not

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

Sony WH1000XM3
Sennheiser HD 599
Sony WH1000XM3
Sennheiser HD 599

Headphones CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 9.6
  • 7.5
  • 9.6Sony WH1000XM3
  • 7.5Sennheiser HD 599

The Sony WH1000XM3 is better headphones in this comparison - check Sony WH1000XM3 price.

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