Sony WF-1000XM3 Vs. 1More True Wireless ANC Earbuds

Sony’s single dynamic driver vs 1More’s dual BA and dynamic

Head to head comparison between Sony WF-1000XM3 Vs. 1More True Wireless ANC Earbuds

Looking for a pair of true wireless ANC earbuds you may end up with these two option, they get similar look but in term of sound and ANC effectiveness, which on is better, let’s figure out.

Round – winnerSony WF-1000XM31More True Wireless ANC Earbuds
1. Sound qualityStrong, punchy bass – feel weght while maintaining balanced sound, clear clean bassQuite imbalanced, bass boost when NC on, bass is less punchy and defined, treble is like taking a lift but not bright
2. Fit and ComfortEarpiece weighed 8.5 grams. Comfortable to wear, not for small earEarpiece weighed 8.2 grams, O-hooks work well for a more stable fit.
3. Sweet resistant and sport feature No IPX rating for sweat- or splash-resistanceNot specified
4. ANCYes, adjust noise cancelling levels by appYes, 2 NC levels
5. Control customizationTap control – Yes
Volume control – Yes
Touch control – No
6. Transparancy modeYesYes
7. Call qualitySomewhat betterJust good – functional for calls
8. Bone conduction techNoNo
9. Surround Sound FeatureNoNo
10. GPSShow the location of last pairing – YesShow the location of last pairing – Yes
11. Battery lifeUp to 8 hours6 hours
12. Charging case75.2 grams, additional 24 hours for earbuds, no wireless charging65.1 grams, give 14 hours more of battery for earbuds, wireless charging included
13. Bluetooth stabilityEquipped with MTK (Luda) MT2811 chipset. Solid Bluetooth connection. Bluetooth 5.0Equipped with QCC3034 Bluetooth processor. Sometimes Bluetooth connections drop or have hiccups. Bluetooth 5.0
14. In ear detection to pause/play musicYesYes
15. Quick charging10 of charging gives 1.5 hours15min of charging gives 2 hours – comparable to Sony’s

Firmware plays an important role for TWS – gradually users have more controls over their earbuds – control customization is just the beginning of an era where earbuds get their own OS. But 1More ANC True wireless do not support control customization while Sony WF-1000XM3 do.

More photos

1More ANC True Wireless have more accessories the o-hooks
Charging case
Both aren’t discreet, but the 1More NC TWS looks sporty and more discreet

Which one is better?

I haven’t tried out the laster version of 1More True Wireless ANC with THX certification, from the sound perspective, Sony WF-1000XM3 is winner, but if the first gets the THX certified and everthing improved from sound to ANC performance then it’s harder to decide which one, since once two are matched up for sound, I’m more attempting to pick 1More.

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