Product Comparison: Sony MDR-100ABN vs Sony WH-1000XM3


General Specifications
Brand
Sony
Sony
Model
MDR-100ABN
WH-1000XM3
Origin
China
China
About the Product
No distracting background noise. No annoying cables. Just pure, authentic sound. Get ready to lose yourself in the music.
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
Plastic
Plastic
Color
Black
Black
Height
9.1 in.
10.4 in.
Width
7.1 in.
7.3 in.
Depth
4.7 in.
2.9 in.
Weight
10.23 lbs.
0.56 lbs.

Sony MDR-100ABN

Sony WH-1000XM3

Sony MDR-100ABN

Sony WH-1000XM3

Sony MDR-100ABN

Sony WH-1000XM3

Sony MDR-100ABN

Sony WH-1000XM3

What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Sony MDR-100ABN Wireless High Resolution Noise Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones - Black
  • They feel well made, look stylish and ooze quality just as you expect from Sony.
  • These headphones are sturdy and very well constructed. They are not so light but the clever design makes up for it.
  • Very comfortable on the ears and the noise cancellation is brilliant.
  • They're perfect for VR, basically. Sound great, don't wobble about and are very comfortable for long periods.
  • The build quality is solid and can take a lot of knocks. High Quality product in every sense
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
Bluetooth, Wired, NFC
Sensitivity
103 dB
104.5 dB
Frequency Range
5 Hz - 40000 Hz
20 Hz - 20000 Hz
Range
33 ft.
30 ft.
Extras
NFC, Digital noise canceling, Automatic Noise Canceling AI, Dynamic HD drivers, LDAC support
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

Sony MDR-100ABN

Sony WH-1000XM3

Sony MDR-100ABN

Sony WH-1000XM3

What customers say about "Features"
Sony MDR-100ABN Wireless High Resolution Noise Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones - Black
  • There is the feeling that they are solid and not flimsy and should last a long time.
  • There's no faulting the sound quality. I was messing with the EQ for ages. The sounds are crisp and clear and the quality seems to be the same in bluetooth and wired mode.
  • The connection is simply amazing! I can walk downstairs away from my phone and still have a reliable, clear connection!
  • The noise cancelling is brilliant, though I haven't tried it with the active NC on, even off I noticed a big difference as soon as I put the headphones on.
  • Bass, clear and defined. Noise cancelling works a treat, drowning out the usual din on an airplane.
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
20 hours
30 hours

Sony MDR-100ABN

Sony WH-1000XM3

What customers say about "Power"
Sony MDR-100ABN Wireless High Resolution Noise Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones - Black
  • The fact that you can turn off the noise cancellation while in wireless mode is handy to save and extend battery life as I believe the Bose QC35 can only do this when a cable is attached.
  • Battery life is very good, even though I haven't been tracking it I do get over 10 hours of BT+ANC listening on full volume.
  • Battery life is good for near 2 and a bit days, dependant on use.
  • Excellent battery, last days on end with regular use, feel like it is well put together no faults had it nearly a year
  • Lovely sound quality, comfortable over the ears, very long battery life.
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

Sony MDR-100ABN

Sony WH-1000XM3

Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
279.99 $


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