Sony India has recently unveiled the range of new wireless headphones in India. The USP of the newly launched Sony wireless noise cancelling headphones is its premium design, superior sound, atmospheric pressure optimising, and other notable features. The prices of the new Sony headphones start at Rs 14,990.
The line-up of the latest Sony wireless noise cancelling headphones includes four models- WH-1000XM2 priced at Rs 29,990, WI-1000X priced at Rs 21,990, WH-H900N priced at Rs 18,990, and WF-1000X priced at Rs 14,990. Among these, the WF-1000X and WI-1000X are already available for purchase in India; whereas the WH-1000XM2 and WH-H900N will go on sale from December 14.
The Sony WH-1000XM2 wireless headset is an enhanced version of MDR-1000X noise cancelling headphone. It is the most premium model with some added features like ambient sound control, atmospheric pressure optimising, and sense engine to name a few. These features are ideal for enhancing the noise cancellation function.
All these Sony wireless noise cancelling headphones support the Headphones Connect app which is ideal for detecting the user’s activity using the phone’s built-in accelerometer and adjust the sound performance accordingly.
The WI-1000X, WH-1000XM2 and WF-1000X model comes with the Sense Engine technology which is an adaptive sound control feature which helps in ambient sound and noise cancelling according to the user’s nearby environment. Moreover, the WH-1000XM2 and WI-1000X models support the Atmospheric Pressure Optimising feature which detects the air pressure using built-in sensors and provides advanced noise cancellation.
Besides, the WH-1000XM2 and WH-H900N have touch sensors which can be used to control the volume, skip songs, and accessing other playback options. These Sony headphones also have a unique feature called Quick Attention Mode which is used to quickly lower down the volume if you require communicating with someone.
Coming to the battery life, the Sony WH-1000XM2 is claimed to deliver battery life of up to 40 hours using an audio cable or up to 30 hours wirelessly. In addition, it has Quick Charge features which charge the device for up to 70 minutes of battery life in just 10 minutes of charging. In contrast, the Sony WF-1000X delivers up to 9 hours of battery life and has a charging case similar to the AirPods.