Sony India, earlier today announced four new noise-cancellation wireless headphones in the country. The four models are WH-1000XM2, WI-1000X, and WF-1000X. For the unaware, Sony Electronics launched these four wireless headphones at the IFA 2017 event in Berlin in September.
The WH-1000XM2 and WH-H900N headphones are already available in the Indian market for a price of Rs 29,990 and Rs 18,990 respectively. The WI-1000X and WF-1000X will be up for sale in December 2017 and are priced at Rs 14,900 and Rs 21,900 in the country. All the four headphones will be available in a black colour, while the premium WH-1000MX2 one will be available in the gold accent too.
Sony WH-1000XM2, WI-1000X, and WF-1000X Headphones
The Sony WF-1000X headphones are in-ear and truly wireless style earphones, whereas the WI-1000X headphones are in-ear, behind the neck style ones. These both headphones, alongside WH-1000XM2 feature world's first activity recognition ‘Adaptive Sound Control’ feature. The Adaptive Sound Control feature offers noise cancelling and ambient sound preferences to suit different environments.
Talking about the Sony WH-1000XM2, these are over-the-ear wireless headphones which also has a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sony says the WH-1000XM2 offers 40 hours of battery life with wired connectivity and 30 hours with wireless connectivity. As said earlier, the WI-1000X are also wireless headphones from Sony. The Sony WI-1000X said to offer 9 hours of battery life. Also, the WH-1000XM2 comes with Quick Charge support, and the company says it will gain 70 minutes of battery life within just 10 minutes of charge.
Benefiting from all the award-winning features of the MDR-1000X and bringing even more to the table, the WH-1000XM2 does not disappoint with the best noise cancelling technology combined with unique Ambient Sound Mode, Personal NC Optimizer and Quick Attention Mode in this around-ear style.
The Sony WH-1000XM2 and WI-1000X come with world’s first ‘Atmospheric Pressure Optimizing’ feature analysing the atmospheric pressure of the surroundings to optimise the headphones’ noise cancelling the performance.
Lastly, we have the Sony WH-H900N brings wireless noise-cancelling technology with touch control in the around-ear style. The user can quickly skip songs with touch control, or if they prefer to use the Headphones Connect App, it can be controlled by the smartphone. It is also enabled with Ambient Sound and Quick Attention modes which are a smart way to manage listening experience on the move.
Backed with 28 hours of battery life and Quick Charging for just 10 minutes, the user gets 65 minutes more life in these Hi-Res compatible headphones delivering the best in audio quality all day long. Additionally, the wireless connectivity option via Bluetooth technology offers an alternative way to use it.
Sony Headphones Connect App
Sony also introduced a new smartphone application called Headphones Connect App, which comes packed with Sony's smart features such for adaptable listening, utilising mobile device’s accelerometer sensor to detect the user's activity and adjust music and sound settings that suit the environment.