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Apple AirPods (2nd Generation) with Charging Case vs. Sony WH-1000XM4 + 1

Sony WH-1000XM4

Sony WH-1000XM4

£199.00

£212.00 Incl. delivery
Frequency range (max)
21000 Hz
40000 Hz
Frequency range (min)
5 Hz
4 Hz
20 Hz
Impedance
47 Ω
32 Ω
Microphone
Yes
Yes
Yes
Power handling capacity
Sensitivity
104.5 dB/mW
110 dB/mW
Wired (Headphone> Audio source)
No
Yes
No
Type of connector
3.5mm
Wireless
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wireless connection
Bluetooth codec
AAC
LDAC, SBC, AAC
SBC, AAC, Scalable
Bluetooth profile
A2DP
HFP, HSP, A2DP, AVRCP
HFP, A2DP, AVRCP
Bluetooth version
5.0
5.0
5.0
Battery life (in use)
5 h
30 h
6 h
Attachment type
Ear canal
Headband
Ear canal
Available colours
White, Blue, Red, Green
Black, White, Silver, Blue, Pink
Black, White, Silver, Brown, Blue, Red, Pink, Bronze
Headset
No
Yes
No
Driver size
40 mm
12 mm
Product weight
8 g
254 g
5.6 g
Features
Buttons/controls adapted for iPhone, True Wireless
Folding, Supports NFC, Charging via USB, Active noise cancellation (ANC)
Buttons/controls adapted for iPhone, Intended for sports use, Active noise cancellation (ANC), QI Charging, True Wireless
IP code (level of dust/water resistance)
IPX2
Acoustic design
Open
Closed
Closed
Channels
Stereo 2.0
Stereo 2.0
Stereo 2.0
Control
Play/Pause, Next song, Previous song, Volume, Answer button
Volume
Driver technology
Dynamic
Dynamic
Dynamic
Earpiece design
In ear
Over ear
In ear
Release year
2021
2020
2021