The excellent Sony WF-1000XM3 true wireless headphones and their active noise reduction can easily be measured against Apple AirPods Pro. They also benefit from an advantageous promotion on the occasion of Black Week: first offered at 249 euros, they now drop to 169 euros.
With their premium design, excellent active noise reduction and audio quality, the Sony WF-1000XM3 true wireless earphones have nothing to envy to Apple’s AirPods Pro. The Japanese manufacturer offers a high-end product that combines the strengths. add to that a price that drops by 80 euros
- Exemplary active noise reduction
- Typical Sony sound quality
- Good autonomy, between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m.
Initially displayed at 249 euros, Sony offers an offer on its WF-1000XM3 which are available at 169 euros at Fnac.
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Succeeding the old WF-1000XN, the Sony WF-1000XM3 are the headphones true wireless high-end of the Japanese brand. Its golden touches give it that premium aspect that was sometimes lacking in its predecessors. Despite their seemingly a little massive shape, these in-ear headphones will adapt very well to all ears.
The notable asset of this pair of headphones is obviously the active noise reduction system. In fact, the brand has taken the technology of the excellent WH-1000XM3 headphones to adapt it to the WF-1000XM3. The result is naturally not up to the headset, but the headphones still claim a very good audio quality, which can easily be measured against the famous AirPods Pro from the competitor apple brand. Whether you are in transport or in the street, you can easily cut yourself off from all distractions without having to damage your eardrums by turning up the volume to the maximum. However, the “Quick Attention” mode, which is activated by touching the dedicated touch zone, will allow you to hear ambient noises or to chat with someone.
It’s no longer a surprise: Sony’s unique audio quality is still impressive. The sound from the headphones is balanced, and even exceeds its rival at Apple. If necessary, you can configure the equalizer according to your preferences on the Sony Headphones Connect application, available on iOS and Android. The latter also has adaptive sound control that will detect your activity to adapt to ambient noise. Note also that the WF-1000XM3 integrate Google Assistant natively: you will be able to make calls or chat with the assistant with your headsets firmly in place.
Regarding autonomy, the manufacturer announces a use of 6 hours with noise reduction activated, and 8 hours without. By adding the charging box, the autonomy can increase up to 32 hours of autonomy. We regret, on the other hand, the absence of wireless charging, but we will console ourselves with the fast charge via USB-C which will grant 90 minutes of additional listening in 10 minutes.
To find out more, do not hesitate to consult our full review of the Sony WF-1000XM3.
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Black Friday – Black Week: all you need to know
Let’s be honest: Black Friday dates are pretty confusing this year. Originally scheduled for November 27 and usually preceded by Black Week, it spans a wider period this year. Each e-merchant and brands communicate about the event in their own way but come together on activations of joint offers during dates agreed in advance: it is these that we consider to be the Black Friday offers. Also note that some merchants may postpone offers on Cyber Monday week.
Throughout the period, the Frandroid team will select the best good deals available through different selections:
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