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Updated January 10, 2024·

The 1More Sonoflow offers wireless connectivity, which adds to their versatility and convenience, suitable for those who prefer a cable-free experience, especially during exercise, and they also have active noise cancelling for a quieter listening environment. They are relatively more comfortable for longer listening sessions and have features such as app integration, allowing for equalizer and audio control customization. On the other hand, the Audio Technica ATH M40X, while not featuring wireless connectivity or noise cancelling, delivers superior sound quality and soundstage, making them excellent for immersive listening and critical audio work. They are also slightly lighter than the 1More Sonoflow and have a reputation for durability. Choose the 1More Sonoflow if you value wireless convenience and noise cancellation, or pick the Audio Technica ATH M40X if audio quality and soundstage are your priority. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the 1More Sonoflow
  • Very good for air travel
Advantages of the Audio Technica ATH M40X
  • Very good for music
  • Good for gaming
  • Very good for TV and video

Key differences

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Music

7.2
Sonoflow
ATH M40X
8.1
The Audio Technica ATH M40X is very good for music, while the 1More Sonoflow is good.

Gaming

5.3
Sonoflow
ATH M40X
7.0
The Audio Technica ATH M40X is good for gaming, while the 1More Sonoflow is poor.

Phone Calls

5.0
Sonoflow
ATH M40X
3.3
The 1More Sonoflow and Audio Technica ATH M40X are both poor for phone calls, though the 1More Sonoflow is somewhat better.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

6.0
Sonoflow
ATH M40X
5.1
The 1More Sonoflow is only fair for podcasts and audiobooks, while the Audio Technica ATH M40X is poor.

TV and Video

5.7
Sonoflow
ATH M40X
8.7
The Audio Technica ATH M40X is very good for TV and video, while the 1More Sonoflow is poor.

Noise Reduction

8.3
Sonoflow
ATH M40X
5.3
The 1More Sonoflow is very good for noise reduction, while the Audio Technica ATH M40X is poor.

Battery

40.0 Hours
Sonoflow
ATH M40X
N/A
The 1More Sonoflow has 40 hours of battery life. The Audio Technica ATH M40X does not have a battery.

Cost

$75
Sonoflow
ATH M40X
$99
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The 1More Sonoflow has a price of $75 and the Audio Technica ATH M40X costs $99.
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Key similarities

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Build Quality

8.5
Sonoflow
ATH M40X
8.2
The 1More Sonoflow and Audio Technica ATH M40X both have very good build quality.

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How the 1More Sonoflow and the Audio Technica ATH M40X compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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1More SonoflowAudio Technica ATH M40X
1More SonoflowAudio Technica ATH M40X

GENERAL

Price
$75
$99
Brand
1MoreAudio Technica
Release Date
September 1, 2022January 1, 2014
Form Factor
HeadphonesHeadphones
Connectivity
Wired + WirelessWired

SOUND

Music Score
7.2/108.1/10
Phone Calls Score
5/103.3/10
Gaming Score
5.4/107.1/10
TV and Video Score
5.7/108.8/10
Exercise Score
6.3/104.3/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
40 HoursN/A
Wireless charging
NoN/A
Charging time
1.3 HoursN/A
Bluetooth version
5N/A

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
YesNo
Noise Reduction Score
8.4/105.3/10
Virtual Surround
NoNo
Android App
YesN/A
iOS App
YesN/A
Mic Quality
6/10N/A

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
8.5/108.2/10
Comfort score
7.6/107.6/10
Weight (headset or single earbud)
267.6 Grams245 Grams
Microphone style
IntegratedN/A
Waterproof Rating
00

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Headphonics

Michael | January 2023
"The SonoFlow is cheap and fun, without going too far into being overly warm or annoyingly grating, or sharp sounding. The ANC features are lovely with strong app integration and excellent battery life."

Audio Technica ATH M40X

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Soundguys

Lily Katz | August 2023
"If you were to pick one headset to fill all of your needs, the ATH-M40x is a great buy with its sub-$100 price tag, pleasant sound quality, and accessories. Whether you need to use it for live monitoring, a midnight editing session, or to underscore a campus walk, the Audio-Technica ATH-M40x is a great companion."

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About 1More

Music lovers, young or old, frugal or affluent, deserve to hear music as it was meant to be heard, as the artist intended it to be heard. Everyone deserves to hear more. That’s how 1More, a China based company, describes their mission. Their products are all tuned by Luca Bignardi, a sound engineer who’s worked side by side with artists such as Eros Ramazzotti, Laura Pausini and Andrea Bocelli, in an effort to offer premium quality audio devices at midrange prices.

About Audio Technica

Audio Technica is a 60-year-old, Japan-based, professional audio equipment manufacturer. They started off making phonograph cartridges and have expanded their scope of products ever since to include extremely popular models of microphones and headphones. They have been the official audio equipment supplier of several editions of the Summer and Winter Olympics and every edition of the Grammy Awards since 1998.

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