Sony WH-1000XM4 (Midnight Blue)

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Sony WH-1000XM4 (Midnight Blue)

Wireless Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Over Ear Headphones optimised for Alexa and Google Assistant
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”Sony’s excellent wireless headphones deliver a sonic masterclass.” ’What Hi-Fi?’ 2022 award-winner.

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
General
Manufacturer's Warranty
1 year
Audio
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)
254g

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Bit sad the accessories are so dated The earphones of the quality you would expect from Sony can't fault them in any way they're comfortable with perfect sound however what on earth is going on with the accessories in this day and age people don't have 3ml jacks in their phone surely Sony could have stretched to putting in cables that actually fit people's mobile phones
Date published: 2024-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from In control Wife and daughter bought these for me for my birthday. The sound is perfect, the noise cancelled like nothing else I’ve used and the controllability is just so convenient. They are comfy, well made, battery life is weeks when used every day to walk the dog. Phone calls are clear at both ends. They connect quickly to Bluetooth. Erm. I can’t think of anything I don’t like. The ambient sound mode is handy for not getting knocked down on the street. They even fold up reasonably small.
Date published: 2024-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does what it says on the box My headphones were purchased 4 weeks ago & they are great: * they are so comfortable to wear * fit snuggly round my ears and thus insure that I focus my brain totally on what I am listening to rather than the other noises / distracting sounds around me + a constant sound = it goes where I go - I am free to move around & do other things rather than taking a radio with me or turning the volume up etc., * they pack away so easily in their case which means that they will be super to take with me when I am travelling. * I wish I had invested in them years ago.
Date published: 2024-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great earphones Won them in a competition on skybet really pleased with my prize,top of the range earphones.
Date published: 2024-04-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazing noise cancellation! These are brilliant! However just not loud enough!
Date published: 2024-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than I thought they be Given this model are a few yrs old I'm delighted with how good they are. Noise cancelling great, sound great and I really like that they stop music if you take them off and start playing again when put them on. Previously had Bose quiet comfort, these are much better.
Date published: 2024-04-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First headphones Got advice from my Son on buying headphones he recommended Sony and I wasn’t disappointed I’ve used Sony products for along time on and off, headphones are great.
Date published: 2024-04-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant headphones at a reasonable price These headphones sound great and are very easy to set up and use. Quick and reliable bluetooth connection. Very comfortable to wear too. I can highly recommend them.
Date published: 2024-04-12
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