Sony WH-1000XM4 (Black) is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 1016.
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Sony WH-1000XM4 (Black)

Wireless Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Over Ear Headphones optimised for Alexa and Google Assistant
£249
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”Sony’s premium wireless headphones deliver a sonic masterclass.” ’What Hi-Fi?’ 2021 Product of the Year.

The best made better – industry-leading noise cancellation with the Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones

Regarded as one of the best in the business, Sony’s noise cancellation system keeps you isolated from noise and in touch with your music. Whether you’re working in a busy office, traveling or just enjoying music in a public space, these Sony noise cancelling headphones provide the best in long-term noise isolation – meaning you hear more of your music and less of the outside world.

Adaptive Sound Control
Using the powerful QN1 processor, the WH-1000XM4 headphones now feature Adaptive Sound Control. This intelligently adjusts the ambient sound settings by detecting your frequent locations and activities, and adjusting the sound to suit. Use the Sony Headphones Connect app and get even more control over your sound.

Premium quality, wireless sound
With LDAC wireless audio system, these Sony Bluetooth headphones are able to receive around three times more detail than ordinary Bluetooth headphones. With an improved frequency response, you’ll hear more of the music, with the quietest details easy to hear. As a further bonus, the WH-1000XM4s now feature Bluetooth Version 5.0 – giving less compression and a more dynamic sound.

Unique, DSEE Extreme technology and LCP drivers
DSEE Extreme upsamples compressed music files, giving them a fuller, richer sound. This means that even your oldest recordings sound their very best. Using 40mm drivers with LCP (Liquid Crystal Polymer) diaphragms, these Sony headphones are quick to react to every detail in the music – whatever the genre.

Smart features to make life easier
Multiple smart technologies make listening and calling easier than ever. Speak-to-Chat automatically pauses the music when you start a conversion – such as ordering a coffee – so you don’t have to remove your headphones. Once you do remove them, though, Wearing Detector pauses the music or powers the headphones off – depending upon how long they’re left.

Superior call quality
With five built-in microphones and advanced signal processing, Precise Voice Pickup Technology means your caller gets to hear you clearly. Even when you’re at a busy office, station or terminal, the call quality is crystal-clear.

Voice assistant and touch sensitive pad for effortless communication
Compatible with Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri, you don’t need to touch your phone to make a call, change the music or seek information. Simply press and hold the noise cancelling button and ask your PA to help. The Touch Sensor control pad also accesses a wide range of other features, such as Quick Attention for an immediate drop in volume – ideal if you need to cross the road.

Multi-point connection – connect to two Bluetooth devices simultaneously
This handy feature lets you seamlessly stay in touch with two devices. You might, for example, connect to your smartphone and a HiRes music portable. As a call comes in, the headphones are smart enough to know which device needs connecting and switches to the phone automatically. At other times, you can switch between two devices at the touch of a button.

Quick to charge and 30 hours battery life
Use the optional AC adaptor and just 10 minutes of charging is enough for 5 hours playback – perfect for when you’re in a hurry. Once fully charged up (in around 3 hours), these headphones give up to 30 hours of playback – easily enough for a week’s worth of commuting. Switch off Noise Cancellation and this increases to an even more impressive 38 hours.

Designed for the longest journeys - light and comfortable
At just 254 grammes, the WH-1000XM4 headphones are amongst the lightest in their class. Combine this with the thick padding and over ear design and you have headphones that go the distance – in comfort.

Made for music on the move
Supplied with a premium travel case, the foldable WH-1000XM4 headphones make the perfect travel partner. An in-flight adapter plug is also supplied – letting you make the most of the noise cancellation ability and enjoy your music with far less disturbance.

Enhance every journey, with the Sony WH-1000XM4.
Overview
Cable Length
1.2m
Type
Bluetooth, Wireless, Closed Back, Over Ear, Noise Cancelling
Plug size
3.5mm
Smart Features
Smartphone control
Yes
Connectivity
Bluetooth
Yes
NFC
Yes
Audio
High Resolution Audio
Yes
Sensitivity
105/101dB cancellation on/off (with cable attached)
Features
Closed back
Yes
Over Ear
Yes
Energy Consumption
Battery Life
Up to 30 hours (38 hours with NC off)
Weight
Weight (KG)
254
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great design and quality. Does what you would expect from a first class pair of headphones.
Date published: 2022-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Stunning sound and so comfortable, I'm pretty big 6ft and 109 and I shave my head and it does not matter if I wear a baseball cap or a wolly hat or no hat they fit perfectly and this is the first time I've found a set of can's to do that,i had the sony M3 buds before but they are great but the battery life is not as good as these, I can find faults in most things but I've not managed yet with these cans
Date published: 2022-09-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Headphones cause pain in ears Purchased these headphones and started to get ear pain when using them. When trying to return the product, I'm prompted to use the Sony website, create an account and then return it by requesting a return through the account - the problem here is, there is no way of requesting a return adding to the frustration! Not easy to use at all and requires a lot of admin time.
Date published: 2022-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound Just purchased really pleased with sound quality’s
Date published: 2022-09-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great quality but features limited Had headphones a few weeks now, quality is as good as expected to very happy with them, surprised by how good they auto detect background noise and only let through what you need to hear. Only complaint is the sample 360 audio sounds amazing but it’s only available on a couple of streaming services and not the good ones, yet to meet person who uses deezer, would have been nice if that was mentioned as sound quality was something I brought up a lot while in store. Other than that very happy with product, carry case and app they come with
Date published: 2022-09-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great sound quality Very comfortable, excellent sound, noise cancelling is incredibly efficient. Can get quite warm. Latency can be an issue with blue too headphones, but they come with a short cable (this could be longer) so if necessary, for instance when using for recording music, you can plug the cable and use as an analog pair of phones.
Date published: 2022-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Convenient I do have some high end headphones, but they are not convenient on the move, these are, they sound great via Bluetooth or you can use the cable, which I do occasionally with a DAC, and you have up to 30hours of Bluetooth. It was a no brainier for me at the price I paid.
Date published: 2022-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best head phones I’ve ever used The title says it all! Comfy/quality is immense and sound cancelling is bang on 10/10
Date published: 2022-09-04
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