Product Comparison: Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless vs Sony WH-1000XM3


General Specifications
Brand
Sennheiser
Sony
Model
PXC 550 Wireless
WH-1000XM3
Origin
Germany
China
About the Product
Sennheiser’s premium headset tailored specifically for the discerning business traveller. This stylish, compact and foldable headset delivers exceptional sound quality, class-leading adaptive noise cancellation and crystal clear speech clarity.
WH-1000XM3 headphones take you even deeper into silence with further improvements to our industry-leading noise cancellation, and smart listening that adjusts to your situation.
Size & Weight
Material
Metal
Plastic
Color
Black
Black
Height
7.9 in.
10.4 in.
Width
5.9 in.
7.3 in.
Depth
3.1 in.
2.9 in.
Weight
0.5 lbs.
0.56 lbs.

Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless

Sony WH-1000XM3

Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless

Sony WH-1000XM3

Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless

Sony WH-1000XM3

Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless

Sony WH-1000XM3

What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control
  • Exceptionally soft ear pads and very, very, very light weight. Deceptively light for the size.
  • Noise cancellation is great, functions are great, and they are ridiculously lightweight. Very comfortable too!
  • They are lightweight and the design is also fantastic.
  • Overall the best headphones I've found. Lightweight, and Iove the adjustable band.
  • They are comfortable to wear, and relatively light weight. I highly recommend these if sound quality is important to you.
Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones
  • I like the compact carrying case and how the headphones fold-up in it. Nice.
  • Compact, solidly built, has a built-in divider for the cords, has both a handle strap and an outer mesh slip pocket.
  • They are comfortable and fold up very compact into the case that they come with.
  • They're also very compact and light compared to other competitors noise cancelling headphones I've tried.
  • They are also very light weight. Ear cups are nice and soft. Noise canceling is fantastic just walking around a busy city.
Features
Type
Over-Ear
Over-Ear
Wireless Technology
Bluetooth, Wired, NFC
Bluetooth, Wired, NFC
Sensitivity
110 dB
104.5 dB
Frequency Range
17 Hz - 23000 Hz
20 Hz - 20000 Hz
Range
33 ft.
30 ft.
Extras
Carry case, Foldable Design, Adaptive noise cancelling, Touch control, CapTune
Swivel folding design, Carry case, HD Noise-Canceling Processor, Atmospheric Pressure optimization, Smart Listening, DSEE HX™, LDAC, Sony | Headphones Connect app, Virtual surround sound, Touch control, Ambient Sound mode, Voice-assistant

Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless

Sony WH-1000XM3

Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless

Sony WH-1000XM3

What customers say about "Features"
Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control
  • Bluetooth connects easily and quickly. The range isn't insane but, not bad.
  • The connection to my phone, Chromebook, and laptop PC was quick and easy. The sound was rather good, but definitely not great.
  • They connect to two devices, so I can listen to music on my PC at work and take a call on my cell phone without having to do anything, it just works.
  • It works at least twice as well, and covers a much greater frequency range than reduced by the Cowins.
  • PXC 550 Drops the Bluetooth connection even with my cell phone right next to it.
Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones
  • The app was very cool with tons of customization possible. NFC pairing is very quick and painless pairing.
  • Nice quality sound, excellent connection, and even the microphones had a pretty good quality for phone calls.
  • The bass is pronounced but not overbearing and the mids and highs are crisp and clear.
  • The headphones sound great. Noise cancelling is superb. They are comfy. I use them as a phone headset a lot.
  • The function touch pad is sensitive and easy to unintentionally do something like skip the track when adjusting the headset on your ears. It's annoying when it happens.
Power
Battery Life
30 hours
30 hours

Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless

Sony WH-1000XM3

What customers say about "Power"
Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control
  • Battery life is amazing I've charged them twice in the 3 months Ive had them.
  • Battery life is good. Not the best but, not even close to the worst.
  • The battery easily lasts for two weeks of commuting. I have also flown with them several times and used these for the in flight entertainment, wearing them for 4-5 hours straight.
  • Excellent battery life. Built in mic can be activated to hear outside noise.
  • Battery life isn't the full 20 hours with noise cancelling.
Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones
  • These headphones have excellent battery life, amazing noise-canceling and I'd highly recommend them, if my pair hadn't broken.
  • The battery life on these is also amazing! And USB-C definitely takes that to the next level with the quick charge feature.
  • These are my first set of noise cancelling headphones and I'm very impressed. The battery life is phenomenal. The noise cancelling is incredible.
  • Battery life is as advertised. Long lasting and easy to recharge. Usb C is a great choice when trying to plug in in the dark.
  • Battery life isn't anywhere near the 30 hours advertised. Changing the volume is hard, a lot of the time you skip tracks instead of adjusting volume.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE

Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless

Sony WH-1000XM3

Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
199.95 $
279.99 $


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