The AirPods Max, which are Apple’s headband headphones, are a really attractive and first-rate product, however, they compete head-on with the alternative that Sony has, recently renovated by the way, such as the Sony WH1000XM5 and that, In addition, right now on Amazon they have a discount of more than 100 euros. Keep reading that we tell you everything.
One of the main problems that AirPods Max have is the price that users have to pay to buy them, and that is that, not counting the different offers that you can find in other establishments, Apple sells them through its physical Apple Store and online at 629 euros, while the competition, as you can see below, has much lower prices.
As we told you, in Apple they do not go below 629 euros, but in Amazon or other stores you can find really attractive offers, such as the one that a server took advantage of to buy AirPods Max for 400 euros. However, that also happens with Sony headphones, the new Sony WH1000XM5 that initially have a price, also quite high, of 449.99 euros, but now on Amazon they have a really interesting discount, saving you more than 100 euros in one of its finishes. Below are the two offers.
- Sony WH1000XM5 in black: 110 euros discount.
- Sony WH1000XM5 in silver: 55 euros discount.
Are they better than AirPods Max?
Given this huge price difference between the AirPods Max and the Sony WH1000XM5, surely many users wonder if Apple headphones are really worth it, and the answer is clear, if you have to pay 629 euro for them, no. As we mentioned before, the Sony WH1000XM5 are newer headphones than the AirPods Max and are comparable to them in all aspects, slightly surpassing them in some of them.
At the level of Noise Cancellation They are very close, we could even say that the Sony slightly above, but the reality is that you have to have a very fine ear to be able to realize it. In section sound quality Yes, there is a difference, mainly because Sony offers, through its app, the opportunity to use an equalizer, which personalizes the experience that users can have much more. Of course, the AirPods Max also delights all users. The only thing that Sony’s headphones have compared to Apple’s is the integration with the apple ecosystembut for the rest, it is undoubtedly much more worth buying the WH1000XM5 for the price they have, than spending 629 euros on AirPods Max.