AirPods Pro vs Sony WF1000xm3 | Which Buds Are Better?

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  • BobMcE123
    BobMcE123  8 hours back

    I Purchased the Sony‘s a few weeks before the AirPods Pro were announced, based on multiple reviews proclaiming them the best sounding true wireless NC buds. I used them a fair amount, and did agree they sound very good, although I do feel the app was overly complicated, and the fit and feel of the buds themselves wasn’t ideal. When the AirPods were announced, I bought them online thinking that I would keep whichever ones I liked better. Unfortunately, my return window for the Sony’s is no longer available, but if it was they would be going back. They just don’t feel as premium, and although they do sound great, I like the sound of the AirPods pros better. When using them, I sometimes don’t even feel like they’re there… Something you will never say with the Sony’s. Based on many of the other comments, I’m sure many will disagree, and that’s OK. I listen to a wide variety of musical genres, and the Sony‘s just don’t measure up to the experience the AirPods Pro provide.

    • Get Hype! Media
      Get Hype! Media  9 hours back

      I have both and being a music producer, Sony’s blow them out of the water in every way. Noise cancelling, there is no question the Sony’s are better

      • John Poe
        John Poe  12 hours back

        I was an Android guy for many years, but converted to iOS a couple of years ago and I won't be going back. However, Apple's ear bud design has NEVER fit my ears. At all. I'm sure I'm in the minority, but they simply don't fit me. They feel awkward and fall out really easily. I was REALLY excited when the Airpods Pro came out with the silcone tips and I thought FINALLY... they've made ear buds that will work for me! WRONG. I bought a pair, tried every tip size, tried the Airpods in the correct ears, opposite ears, right-side up, upside down... every way I could stick the things in my ears and noting worked. They would not get a good seal and stay in my ears no matter what. I'm SO disappointed, but I guess I'm going to try the Sony's.

        • Rogier Smit
          Rogier Smit  20 hours back

          All Apple-haters are butthurt in this comment section 😂 pathetic

          • Siddhartha Datta
            Siddhartha Datta  22 hours back

            I don’t own either of them but he does seem outright biased to a random viewer like me....He is amplifying Sony’s weaknesses and suppressing Airpod’s weaknesses. By the way, I own many apple products and not one sony product yet...yet I am saying this

            • gbmorphs
              gbmorphs  23 hours back

              Painfully Biased. GOD.. dude you need to change the name of this account. I bet everything you own is apple and its the most wonderful ever. What a cowardly review.

              • samuel salazar
                samuel salazar  23 hours back

                If I don't have an iPhone, should I buy airpods pro?
                I want the best sound quality and I know that the airpods pro sound better than Sony's earphones but I don't have an iPhone that's my problem. What can I do? Should I buy Sony's earphones or airpods pro?

                • Allen Syx
                  Allen Syx  1 days back

                  Great review. Any musician or sound engineer will tell you they want the sound as natural and unprocessed as possible. I don’t need an app or software to try and feed me sound how THEY think it’s supposed to be. I own several headphones. Some are bud style
                  , some are over ear, some are on ear. The ones that play music natural (flat/studio) are always better. This is the same reason I don’t like beats....they PUMP in the bass.

                  • douglas ascencio
                    douglas ascencio  1 days back

                    You know what? Your reasoning behind the color for this product was right on point haha

                    • MaximilianMus
                      MaximilianMus  1 days back

                      This guy isn't even giving a review he's just telling us that he likes the apple pros more because he does.

                      • Bilal Shahid
                        Bilal Shahid  1 days back

                        Mwn have a look at your comments you are like apple fan boy man u are grown too old to accept the bass sony gives you and that so call untrained years shit means we dont know shit about music? Get life man.

                        • rudybiz
                          rudybiz  1 days back

                          You find the matte finish copper and black case uglier than the plain white case!!! Leaving right away...

                          • kelly billy
                            kelly billy  1 days back

                            This review is full of BS👈
                            This dude is a bad reviewer!!!

                            • George Gu
                              George Gu  1 days back

                              shhhh, he's probably getting paid by apple. How can you do a review on something that you can't even remember its name.

                              • Kotodama Midnight
                                Kotodama Midnight  2 days back

                                you can never please everyone.

                                • Mr. Anbros
                                  Mr. Anbros  2 days back

                                  At least they aren't as ugly as you are...

                                  • Leandro Correia
                                    Leandro Correia  2 days back

                                    This isnt one review simply the guy tell pros for the airpods and sony, sony dont works fine on there linguage

                                    • Learn 2 Be One
                                      Learn 2 Be One  2 days back

                                      Pillowy natural feel. 🤣 this dude is a fruit

                                      • Ryan Luu
                                        Ryan Luu  2 days back

                                        Painfully biased AirPods KEKW

                                        • rod laurente
                                          rod laurente  2 days back

                                          helped me not to buy the sony gaievrosb100x

                                          • Edgar MF
                                            Edgar MF  2 days back

                                            This review confused me more. I will start looking for other models :(

                                            • Caden Churchill
                                              Caden Churchill  2 days back

                                              The case for those Sonys looks unfinished, like someone removed the top half 😂

                                              • S R
                                                S R  2 days back

                                                Before even watching this video, I can tell you that he's gonna choose the AirPods Pro and finding the tiniest mistakes with the Sony WF-1000XM3.

                                                EDIT: I was right.

                                                • Lawn Gnome
                                                  Lawn Gnome  2 days back

                                                  The eq presets are admittedly terrible. This but spend 5 minutes messing with the sound on one of the custom boards, and you can make these sound as v-shaped or flat as you want. Sony’s app is half the reason I bought the wf xm3s. I don’t know why the app gets so much crap. And I hate the ui color scheme. But it allows for a ton of personalization. I don’t see it as a gimmick at all. And the headphones keep the settings from the app even when you aren’t running the app btw. Seriously if you spent 20 min sifting through the settings on the app and really get the xm3s fine tuned to your needs, this is a fantastic product. If you write the app of like you did... ya the Air Pods Pro are much better.

                                                  • Lawn Gnome
                                                    Lawn Gnome  2 days back

                                                    Also keep in mind, the wf xm3s are just a shrunk down version of their headphones. So in other words, their designed to sound and function like closed back headphones, and they’re very good at that (in my opinion). Where as the air pods pro, are designed to be a better air pod. They’re very good at that. What I’m saying is both products were designed from a completely different angle, and if you look at them in that light, both nailed their goals. The AirPods Pro main selling point is convenience, the XM3s is customizability, depending which you prioritize will answer which product is better.

                                                • Jesse Arista
                                                  Jesse Arista  2 days back

                                                  Which one is louder? I have trouble hearing so that’s a big deal for me.

                                                  • Rade Djokic
                                                    Rade Djokic  2 days back

                                                    Only honesty here is just in the title. When you talk about Sony ,you sounded offensive, like a bully who constantly insult someone for being different. According to you, most of youtube reviewers are deaf.

                                                    • clyde best
                                                      clyde best  2 days back

                                                      Mate you are a audiophile snob .. anyone who disagree with your findings are wrong where as you are correct .. your ears are tuned to what a recording should sound like .. unless you were present at each individual recording of every track you listen too ..how on earth would you know how they are intended to sound .. ad i am certain of one thing a $249 pair are not capable of outputting a recording studio sound quality.. so go with the best sounding and that would not be the Pros.

                                                      • ProbleMatic x
                                                        ProbleMatic x  2 days back

                                                        I cant even touch any of these since they are so close to the wh1000xm3's. I appreciate it is more subtle with these earbuds but I would rather get Galaxy Buds

                                                        • Alex Ampaguey
                                                          Alex Ampaguey  2 days back

                                                          Sony is a bit better.

                                                          • X3via
                                                            X3via  2 days back

                                                            6:32 "Less subjective". Your ears don't make it less subjective wtf??

                                                            • David Walton
                                                              David Walton  2 days back

                                                              i am confused... i appreciate the time and effort you have spent on your "PAINFULLY HONEST REVIEW" but i hear contradictions....i want to hear Pink Floyd Animals as it was recorded so i would go for Apple based on your review...but again i hear contradictions so i am still on the fence......which is the most natural?....please comment.

                                                              • Sal Figueroa
                                                                Sal Figueroa  2 days back

                                                                Ok how much did Apple pay you

                                                                • DOC Ohm
                                                                  DOC Ohm  2 days back

                                                                  I own the Sony's. I work in a hangar on aircraft. There are a lot of different sounds at different frequencies and decibal levels. When I have my Sony's on I hear very little of the hangar noise. You can manually set the noise canceling and manually set your music equalization. The trebles and mid-range are accurate and crisp. The bass is there but it's not Earth shattering like a pair of beats for example. The Sony's come with 8 pairs of inserts. The Sony also works well in phone calls and is compatible with your Android assistant. I have had them for week. I put in 53 hours at work this week. No problems with fit or battery life. The recharge fast inside the case. I never tried the Apple I can only speak for the Sony's. I would say they are worth the $228.00 at Best Buy.

                                                                  • Roberto Blake
                                                                    Roberto Blake  2 days back

                                                                    Comfort and Convenience are how most people define VALUE. People tend to throw around the word QUALITY... and while both are SUBJECTIVE... Value > Quality.

                                                                    Better sound doesn’t win over how it feels in/on your ears.

                                                                    Example the Sony Wireless headphones don’t have better sound quality than Sennheiser or Bose, but they tend to be more convenient and comfortable at the end of the day.

                                                                    If you are an iPhone user AirPods Pro are going fo be the more convenient option in most cases.

                                                                    • Cristian Gabriel
                                                                      Cristian Gabriel  3 days back

                                                                      This guy is a joke he is talking shat

                                                                      • Alston Li
                                                                        Alston Li  3 days back

                                                                        I think the sony case looks fire 🤔

                                                                        • Bhargav Rapelliwar
                                                                          Bhargav Rapelliwar  3 days back

                                                                          R u mad ...old man 🤣🤣🤣

                                                                          • Jouten
                                                                            Jouten  3 days back

                                                                            I love the video JTL!

                                                                            I want your take on Steve Guttenberg’s review of these. Can You Trust Steve Guttenberg??

                                                                            • mmoore4249
                                                                              mmoore4249  3 days back

                                                                              I’ve had both. Took the Sony’s back because they were extremely uncomfortable. But I agree with this review. The AirPod pros are a much better buy. And let’s not even discuss the horrible call quality on the Sony’s.

                                                                              • VC King
                                                                                VC King  3 days back

                                                                                Did Sony shit in your morning coffee or something? God damn, you're saying that the Sony's are better but the Airpods win. I think you're being a bit biased in this comparison

                                                                                • Ragnvald David
                                                                                  Ragnvald David  3 days back

                                                                                  Painfully honest tech. Right. You hypocrite and liar. You’re a fraudster.

                                                                                  • Sandy Baez
                                                                                    Sandy Baez  3 days back

                                                                                    BIAS BIAS BIAS 😂

                                                                                    • amazoner0cks
                                                                                      amazoner0cks  4 days back

                                                                                      I ordered the Airpods pro however; this review is very biased and makes you feel like it's a paid review.
                                                                                      Disliked this shit.

                                                                                      • Chef Kennedy M
                                                                                        Chef Kennedy M  4 days back

                                                                                        Sony Hater I'll no longer be subscribing to your channel

                                                                                        • Kite Morrel
                                                                                          Kite Morrel  4 days back

                                                                                          He didn't even mention if how many hours Sony can play than Airpods Pro. just saying he dont like the color of case, and too much process/accesories for him not good review at all 😒

                                                                                          • Sirapop (Mag) Kiatchaipipat

                                                                                            There are a couple of things you missed such as how sony highs sound better with ANC off and how sony EQ can be customized.

                                                                                            • Argos P
                                                                                              Argos P  4 days back

                                                                                              HAHA I love how there are so many people who are butt hurt that his personal preference is the Air Pods Pro. People are crying cause he didnt say all the nice things about Sony lol. Give me a break. He's a decent reviewer and at the end of the day just giving his personal opinion, no need to be all up in arms about it.

                                                                                            • Kevin Paskevicius
                                                                                              Kevin Paskevicius  4 days back

                                                                                              I don't agree with the hate in the comments.
                                                                                              You have a lot of subscribers.
                                                                                              Keep going 👌