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Sony WF-1000XM3

What's in the box

  • Silicone rubber ear tips (S, M, L × 2)
  • Charging case
  • USB cable: USB Type-C TM (Approx. 7.87 ")


With the WF-1000XM3, Sony has brought its true-wireless earbuds up to the level of its best-in-class headphones. Powerful noise-cancellation, improved Ambient Sound mode and incredible sound quality make these the best option under $300. And really, they're probably your best bet at any price.
(Jul 2019)

I wish these went through the rigors to receive an official IP rating. If you could exercise with them, without worrying about water damage, they would be undoubtedly more versatile and alluring than the Beats Powerbeats Pro. Alas, every product has its shortcomings, and even with their foibles, the Sony WF-1000XM3 are some of the best true wireless earbuds to date.
Sound Guys
(Jan 2020)

Apple’s $249 AirPods Pro emerged and they’re a wonder, proving themselves the WF-1000XM3’s equal in terms of noise cancellation and coming very close on sound quality. They still don’t offer Sony’s exceptional battery life, but iPhone users, in particular, may feel their IPX4 sweat resistance and hands-free access to Siri are compensation enough.
Digital Trends
(Dec 2019)


Wear style
Fits in-ear
Suitable usage: Home, Work, Travel
Plug type
True Wireless connection
Microphone built in
Microphone built into earpiece
Active noise cancellation
Active noise cancellation
Battery powered
Battery powered
Battery life (hrs)
6.00 hours per charge
Battery replaceable
Non-replaceable battery
Weight (g)
Weighs 79g