Both the Jabra Elite 75t and the Sony WF-1000XM3 are among the latest truly wireless earbuds in the market today. While they are set at different price points, with the Jabra Elite 75t slightly more affordable than the XM3s, both are raved about for their audio quality and great build. Apart from the price, the most glaring difference between the two is the Sony WF-1000XM3 are noise-canceling wireless earbuds. Is it worth paying more for the XM3s or are you better off with the Jabra Elite 75t? We compare them side by side to help you decide.
Jabra Elite 75t vs
Sony WF-1000XM3 Comparison Chart
|Model||Jabra Elite 75t|
|Earbud Dimensions||21.9 x 19.4 x 16.2 mm||38.1 x 50.8 x 15.24 mm|
|Case Dimensions||36.6 x 62.4 x 27.0 mm||58.42 x 81.2 x 33.02 mm|
|Passive Noise Cancellation||Yes||Yes|
|Active Noise Cancellation||No||Yes|
|Noise Canceling Microphone||No||No|
|Quick Ambient Mode||Yes||Yes|
|Playtime||Up to 7.5 hrs||NC On: Up to 9 hrs|
NC Off: Up to 15 hrs
|Charging Case||20 hours more||18 to 24 hours more|
|Wireless Charging||No (But Jabra will soon roll out updates that will support this)||No|
|Quick Charging||15 minutes for up to an hour of playtime||10 minutes for up to 90 minutes of playtime|
|Bluetooth||Version 5.0||Version 5.0|
|Audio Codecs||SBC, AAC||SBC, AAC|
|Microphone||4 (2 for each earbud)||4 ( 2 for each earbud)|
|Color Options||Titanium Black, Gold Beige||Black, Silver|
Both have a premium feel and are well-built, but the Jabra 75t are more compact and look more discreet than the
Aesthetics wise, the Jabra Elite 75t and
Both true wireless earbuds are well-built and lightweight. They come with different sizes of ear tips to ensure better comfort and fit. Both stay securely fit in your ears even when running or doing more active stuff. Some users have complained about the XM3’s fit, but we recommend trying on the different ear tips that come with it until you find the ones that fit snugly and comfortably.
The Jabra Elite 75t have deeper bass while the
Both the Jabra Elite 75t and the
For users who prefer a more accurate soundstage, go for the
Both the Jabra 75t and
The calls are quieter when using the Sony XM3s, but the Jabra Elite 75t still deliver good voice call quality and remain among the best for earbuds in its class. As for latency, both have no delays even when used with video streaming apps like YouTube or Netflix.
Set Up and Controls
The Jabra 75t have a multi-function button while the
When it comes to pairing, it is faster to pair the Jabras than the Sony noise-canceling earbuds. You can simply open their charging case close to your device and they automatically prompt set-up. For the Sony XM3s, you need to go to your Bluetooth settings to start pairing at first. Both truly wireless earbuds are equipped with Bluetooth 5.0, so they have a stable connection with no dropping out problems.
As for the controls, the
A win for the Jabra Elit 75t is its multi-point pairing capability. This means you can pair two devices at once. If someone calls you on your phone while watching a video on another device, you can easily take the call using the earbuds. This feature is not yet available in the XM3s.
Both the Jabra Elite 75t and
When it comes to battery life, the Jabra Elite 75t and
Where the Sony noise-canceling earbuds are lacking is in the IP rating department. They do not have an IP rating yet so they are not resistant to moisture, splashes, or dust.
If you use your truly wireless earbuds for working out or activities where you sweat a lot, then the Jabra Elite 75t would be the better choice. They are IP55 rated, which means they are water and dust resistant. You can wash them in the sink after workout and they will still work fine. Just don’t submerge them for long or use them for aquatic sports such as swimming.
Both are solid truly wireless earbuds options, but the Jabra Elite 75t offer overall better value for your money, especially if you don’t use the noise-canceling feature often
This is a hard call as both are great truly wireless earbuds that deliver incredible audio quality. They are also designed for different types of users. Choose the Jabra Elite 75t if you like deeper bass and a customizable EQ, want a water and dust-resistant pair for working out or running, and prefer a more compact case and earbuds.
On the other hand, if you only need your truly wireless earbuds for the office or when traveling, then the Sony WF-1000XM3 noise-canceling earbuds are a worthwhile purchase despite the higher price tag. If you prefer a cleaner sound profile and more accurate soundstage, the Sony earbuds are for you as the Jabras are bass-heavy.
The Jabra Elite 75t can last up to 7.5 hours per charge with an additional 20 hours from their charging case. Meanwhile, the Sony WF-1000XM3 are rated to last up to 15 hours, and their charging case can provide up to 24 hours of additional battery power. Both feature quick charging support.
The Jabra Elite 75t don’t have active noise cancellation or ANC, only the Sony WF-1000XM3.
The Jabra Elite 75t have an IP55 water and dust resistance rating, while the Sony WF-1000XM3 don’t have an IP rating.
The Sony WF-1000XM3 don’t support multipoint pairing, only the Jabra Elite 75t.