we tested the industry's first noise-canceling earbuds

by Kelvin
Imagem destacada do WF-1000XM3

The industry's first noise canceling earbuds, the Sony WF-1000XM3 comes with the promise of revolutionizing the high quality of its features.

THE Sony is expanding its award-winning product line noise-canceling as Sony WF-1000XM3, the first earbuds true wireless with the world's noise canceling technology. The handset succeeds the Sony WF-1000X and brings the presence of the processor QN1e, leaner version of QN1 present in the company's top of the line headphone, the Sony WF-1000XM3. So all the technologies in the big brother are here and the Sony He made a point of listening to the community to create a product that meets all our needs.


O Showmetech has received an unfinished version of the product, but is already very close to the final version. And now you give our first impressions of Sony WF-1000XM3.

Premium and stylish design

O Sony WF-1000XM3 is a great design phone, and soon we realize the care of the company when developing a earbuds which is comfortable, stylish and with a quality finish. The headphones, although appearing to be a little big at first glance compared to the Apple AirPods 2 and Galaxy Buds are incredibly comfortable and fit perfectly in the ear without danger of falling.

Touch sensor is very responsive and makes it easy to control its functions.

The headphones have sensors on the sides that can be configured for various functions such as Google Assistant, listen to ambient sound, turn noise canceling on / off, and preset gestures to play / pause, fast forward and rewind tracks.

The case that accompanies the Sony WF-1000XM3 is larger than the models of the Apple and Samsung. So it can be a setback on the issue of mobility as it is quite evident when you put it in your pocket.

QN1e processor and noise cancellation

O Sony WF-1000XM3 comes with the processor QN1e. The combined 4-microphone processor in the headphones does an excellent job of noise canceling, and is much more efficient than the predecessor model. earbuds, O WF-1000X.

Like the older (and more expensive) brother in the family, the Sony WF-1000XM3, the processor QN1e can identify if the user is standing, walking, sitting or traveling in a transport. This recognition makes the headphones adjust the noise cancellation conditions for that particular situation. For example, when walking, headphones adjust the noise cancellation to hear only ambient sound like cars, horns and people. The same is true when sitting or traveling where the noise cancellation will be activated at its maximum.

Sony WF-1000XM3 External MicrophonesMicrophones on the outside of the earbuds have been improved to capture external noise and improve noise-canceling technology.

Of course, these controls can be adjusted manually for those who want to completely disconnect from the world. And, really, the technology is impressive because of its versatility, so you don't have to remove your headphones to talk, listen to ads or be aware of your surroundings. We cannot say that the noise cancellation It is total, as this is still a very complicated task for technology, as identifying the most varied frequencies in the outside world and suppressing them is not yet completely possible. However, it is amazing how sound quality benefits from this technology, making music the single and primary focus of your everyday life.

Sound quality

The sound quality of the Sony WF-1000XM3 impressive, the balance of frequencies is something that Sony She is very competent when it comes to building her headphones. Even though the focus of the headphones is the mid and high frequencies, the bass stands out a lot when using an equalizer when putting more pressure on the songs. It is very good to listen to music with various sound details in the background, because the headphones bring everything to the surface with a lot of quality.

Sony WF-1000XM3 Extra MicrophonesInside, the earbuds feature 2 extra microphones to increase the ability to pick up voice and outside noise.

Due to processor presence QN1e, the handset still comes with the technology DSEE HX which increases the quality of songs that are of poor quality like the simplest presets of Spotify. There is a significant improvement in noise reduction in frequencies and everything is cleaner.

Battery for all hours

O Sony WF-1000XM3 It has an amazing battery and great charging speed. All in all, they're amazing. 24h reproduction, being 6am earbuds + 6pm in the case. And if the user runs out of battery power, the handset charges 1h30 playback only with 10 minutes in the case. In cases where the person uses the headphones most for work shifting, this means battery for the whole week without having to plug the case into the socket.

Sony WF-1000XM3 CaseWF-1000XM3's case charges an extra 18h of extra battery life for your earbuds, totaling 24h of sound reproduction

Unfortunately, the case has no built-in wireless charging, which can be a setback for those looking for a totally wireless life. These days are a big differentiator for all kinds of technology.

Sony WF-1000XM3 Conclusion

O Sony WF-1000XM3 with the promise of being a revolution in the US earbuds and we can say that everything the community asked for in this kind of product was met. THE Sony once again impresses with a very high quality product that will be a big step for the world of headphones, as well as the WH-1000XM3.

The good news is that the in-ear headphones of Sony will be available for pre-sale as of August 1st. The suggested price is $ 1,199.99.