Sony WF-1000XM5 (Black)

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Sony WF-1000XM5 (Black)

In Ear Mic Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth Headphones
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”Sony’s most accomplished and analytical wireless earbuds yet.” ’What Hi-Fi?’ 2023 award-winner.

The Best Noise Cancelling*

After five generations of continuous improvement, it’s little wonder that the Sony WF-1000XM5 headphones have class-leading noise cancellation. Featuring Multi-Noise Sensor technology, an array of mics detect all types of background noise. The signal is then honed by cutting-edge processing that cancels more external noise than ever. Noise isolation earbud tips help refine the sound still further. The result is a super-quiet background, even in busy office environments or when traveling on public transport.

*As of 10/02/23. According to research by Sony Corporation, measured using JEITA-compliant guidelines in truly wireless style noise cancelling headphone market.

Astonishing sound quality
At the heart of these premium Sony headphones are their new Dynamic Driver X units. These have an exceptionally wide frequency response, letting you hear everything from the deepest bass to the highest treble in absolute clarity. More than this, the hybrid material design helps promote a natural and lifelike sound.

Distortion, banished
Sony’s HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN2e and Processor V2 use 24-bit audio processing to help reduce distortion to vanishingly low levels. Combined with the Dynamic Driver X technology, this means you get the crispest and most detailed sound possible.

Ideal for Hi-Res music
Thanks to Sony’s LDAC wireless audio system, these Sony Bluetooth headphones are able to receive around two or three times more detail than ordinary Bluetooth headphones. This means that all your High-Resolution music files are played to perfection, without the need for a connecting cable.

Better sound for all your music, with DSEE Extreme
Using Edge-AI (Artificial Intelligence), DSEE Extreme upsamples compressed music files in real time, adapting to the music genre. The result is a richer, more natural sound from all your music.

360 Reality Audio for enveloping sound
With Sony’s 360 Reality Audio, music is more immersive than ever. The technology pushes the sound around your head, giving the feeling of being enveloped by sound – just like at a live concert. Download the Sony Headphones Connect app and you can optimise the experience, with the app analysing you ear shape and creating a personal spatial sound field.

Sony’s best-ever call quality**
Using AI-based, Deep Neural Network (DNN) processing and bone conduction sensors, your voice is transmitted to your caller loud and clear – even in a noisy environment. Wind noise reduction helps reduce background noise when you’re on the move outdoors, with the Precise Voice Pickup technology and advanced processing enhancing clarity.

**As of 26/06/23 in the truly wireless headphones category.

Compact yet comfortable
Using extensive ear-shape data that Sony has collated since introducing the first in-ear headphones in 1982, the ergonomic design fits beautifully. Supplied with four sizes of buds, it’s easy to get long-lasting comfort, with reduced pressure, while still maintaining the noise cancellation. With their improved, glossy texture, the earphones feel more luxurious, too.

Multipoint Connection
For total convenience, these Sony Bluetooth headphones can be paired with two Bluetooth devices at the same time. When a call comes in, your headphones know which device is ringing and connect to the right one automatically. You’re also able to quickly switch your headphones to either of the two devices at the touch of a button.

Listen all day, with the class-leading battery life
Although smaller and lighter than ever, the WF-1000XM5 earphones still maintain their impressive 24 hours of total battery life. With up to 8 hours playback available from each earbud charge, you can keeping listening for longer. The case provides an extra two charges, giving you a total of up to 24 hours playback. If you’re in a hurry, a quick three-minute charge is enough for a full hour’s playback – perfect for the commute to work. Compatible with Qi technology you can even charge them wirelessly with a Qi charger or the latest compatible smartphone with a battery share function.

The perfect partner for your workout
Not only do the WF-1000XM5’s fit better than ever, the IPX4 rating means that they’re also resistant to splashes and sweat. This makes them ideal for jogging, the gym or your regular home workout.

Enjoy the very best in sound, noise-isolation and comfort, with the perfectly crafted Sony WF-1000XM5.
Overview
Type
In Ear, True Wireless, Bluetooth, Wireless, Closed Back, Noise Cancelling
Smart Features
Smartphone control
Yes
Connectivity
Bluetooth
Yes
General
Manufacturer's Warranty
1 year
Audio
Frequency Response (Hz)
20 - 40,000
High Resolution Audio
Yes
Features
Closed back
Yes
In Ear
Yes
Energy Consumption
Battery Life
Up to 24 hours
Dimensions
Dimensions WxHxD (mm)
65 x 40 x 27
Weight
Weight (KG)
5.9g x 2 / 39g (Earbuds / Charging Case)
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great sound quality I brought these after I had my AirPod pro 2 and the sound quality is way better than anything I have ever brought, the only downside was that the tips did not fit my ears as good but I have now found the best fit so it’s not to much of a problem now, the touch controls are very sensitive after you get used to them which makes them good as you only have to touch them slightly and they will do what you want them to do. Overall I think these are the best earbuds as much as they are quite expensive they are my fave rout ones
Date published: 2024-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound and comfortable to wear. Very happy with my new ear phones, they work a treat, great sound quality and pair well with my phone. Above all they are comfortable on my lug holes.
Date published: 2024-06-10
Rated 2 out of 5 by from 1000XM4 is a better thought out device... The ergonomic design of these rear buds is a fail, at least for someone with medium or larger size of fingers. They are so small and fit flush into the case, with the surface area that you grip polished making it impossible. Similarly of you need to adjust the fit while wearing them, you inevitably make contact with the touch-pads. Signal stability is also poorer than with the previous model. Sadl, I would strongly recommend a different device due to the practical challenges.
Date published: 2024-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant but for one thing! The buds are excellent but sound level adjustment (4 taps on left for + and 4 taps on right for +) is absolutely useless and primitive because each series of taps has practically no effect. On a Sony premium product this solution is scandalous. Sony need to change this, or improve it…fast!
Date published: 2024-05-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not as good as the xm4 These are still great sounding earbuds but in my opinion no better than the previous model . As other reviewers have said , the fit is not straight out of the box as many other earbuds are. Playing around with my numerous spare pairs of buds I finally found a set that work with the xm5 . However with any sets of buds , even the ones supplied , these headphones are not uncomfortable in any way .
Date published: 2024-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Recommended Great sound and noise cancelling capabilities. Recommended
Date published: 2024-05-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from New ear buds I have a high res music player and needed a decent set of headphones. I think I made the right choice. The sound quality is better than my old headphones.Well worth the money.
Date published: 2024-05-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Average Uncomfortable to smile and it pushes the earphones out. Call quality is rubbish constantly told I’m dropping out. Great battery life and sound quality.
Date published: 2024-05-19
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