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The Sony WF-1000XM3 are the company’s excellent wireless earbuds with active noise-cancellation. They normally cost $228 (although Amazon occasionally drops the price to around $200), but you can buy a brand new pair on eBay for $165 right now.
The Sony WF-1000XM3 are essentially wireless earbud versions of Sony’s WH-1000XM3 over-ear noise-canceling headphones. They both have the same color palette and utilize the same app, which lets you adjust the EQ of the music as well as toggle with the noise-canceling settings. They also are some of the best-sounding wireless earbuds you can buy.
In my opinion, the Sony WF-1000XM3 sound better and have better noise-canceling abilities than the AirPods Pro. However, they fit differently which some people may or may not like. (For example, I like the fit of both AirPods and AirPods Pro better.)
That said, if you don’t have an iPhone or you don’t like the way the AirPods Pro or regular AirPods fit, the Sony WF-1000XM3 are some of the best wireless earbuds out there — are right now they’re as cheap as we’ve ever seen them.
Tucker Bowe has been on Gear Patrol's editorial team since 2014. As a Tech Staff Writer, he tracks everything in the consumer tech space, from headphones to smartphones, wearables to home theater systems. If it lights up or makes noise, he probably covers it.
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