Sony sets new rules with new, innovative noise canceling headphones!

THE Sony announced today the latest version of the award-winning 1000X series – cordless noise-canceling headphones WH-1000XM5. This new model brings a completely new, immersive, distraction-free audio experience to its users and thanks to the integration of new technologies, they take to an entirely new level the industry-leading noise cancellation and sound quality of WH-1000XM4.

Better noise canceling just upgraded

The WH-1000XM5 have been created with Sony’s most notable noise canceling technology, with two processors controlling the eight microphones to dramatically reduce noise especially in the mid-high frequency range and an Auto NC Optimizer that automatically optimizes noise cancellation depending on the environment. Whether you are trying to focus your work on a busy cafe, or you want to relax during a stressful morning commute, WH-1000XM5 create a riveting environment for listening.

With the help of the Built-in V1 Processor, the WH-1000XM5 Fully “unlock” the capabilities of the Sony QN1 HD noise canceling processor, while the specially designed 30 mm driver enhances the noise canceling. These features improve sound clarity and bass playback, creating unparalleled noise cancellation that allows you to
completely exclude noise from the world around you.

Great sound designed to perfection

The headphones WH-1000XM5 set completely new standards for high quality sound. The meticulous selection of Sony materials and their assembly means that you can enjoy your favorite pieces the way they should.

The specially designed 30 mm guide with light and rigid canopy uses a composite carbon fiber material that improves its sensitivity at high frequencies for more natural sound quality. Sony’s unique technologies also include a high-quality lead-free solder containing gold for excellent connectivity and an optimized circuitry that ensures consistently clear sound in every track.

Now you can enjoy premium High-Resolution audio, wireless and wired, thanks to LDAC audio encoding technology[i] adopted by the industry. All your music will be converted to high volume audio using DSEE Extreme ™[ii] which upgrades digital music files in real time, allowing you to enjoy even the smallest detail that the artist has introduced in your favorite tracks.

These new headphones are certified for 360 Reality Audio allowing you to enjoy a personalized and exciting music experience[iii].

Mrs.Satisfactory call quality in the industry

No location is inaccessible for making calls thanks to the headset WH-1000XM5. Sony Precision Voice Pickup technology uses four beam configuration microphones and an AI-based noise reduction structure to isolate your voice with impeccable precision, while a new wind noise reduction structure minimizes wind noise during calls. So now even a busy street or noisy work environment can be the perfect place to quickly communicate with friends or colleagues.

Brand new design with improved ease of use

For those who are familiar with the iconic design of the WH-1000X series, the WH-1000XM5 upgrades the style of the series in a beautiful way. A brand new “soft” design, with beautiful finishes with a newly developed soft leather and adjustment application without gradations characterizes the new headphones. The new soft leather synthetic material fits snugly around the head, removing pressure from your ears and blocking outside noise so you can continue listening throughout the day without discomfort.

The headphones are effortlessly controlled

Sony knows you’re moving around the world at a fast pace, so when you’re off to a busy day and you’m at home, WH-1000XM5 make this transition smoother by using Adaptive Sound Control. This automatically adjusts the sound to suit your needs, identifying the sites you frequent and selecting the appropriate surround sound settings.

The WH-1000XM5 integrate Quick Access feature so you can set your headset to continue playing Spotify with two or three taps without having to touch your smartphone[iv].

Sony also helps you listen to your music safely with the Sony Headphones Connect app, comparing the sound pressure data recorded by your headset with guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO). You will receive instant notifications from the operating system when listening levels are too high.

The WH-1000XM5 They also have smart features that help you move effortlessly through everyday life. Thanks to Speak-to-Chat[v] you can pause for a quick chat and your headset will automatically mute the music and turn on the surround sound. As soon as your conversation is over, the music starts playing again, while with the help of the immediate pause the soundtrack you hear will stop playing as soon as you remove the headphones.

The WH-1000XM5 are also compatible with Google Assistant and Alexa, helping with your day-to-day routine, especially hands-free comfort on the go. You can connect with friends and relatives, learn information, listen to music, set reminders and more, just say “Ok Google” or “Alexa” to activate your preferred voice assistant[vi].

Effortless coupling

Staying connected has never been easier, as these Bluetooth headsets can be connected to two devices at the same time. When you receive a call, your headset recognizes which device it is coming from and connects you immediately to it. You can also quickly switch between devices at the touch of a button.

The WH-1000XM5 support Google’s new useful Fast Pair feature, allowing you to effortlessly pair your Android devices. You can also find out where you last left your headphones. Swift Pair makes it quick and easy to pair your headphones with Windows 11 or Windows 10, laptop, desktop or tablet.

Made with the environment in mind

Sony has designed these headphones based on the environment. There is no plastic in their packaging WH-1000XM5[vii], which is designed based on the principles of low toxicity design and the philosophy “Made to be Remade” which is more socially responsible. The product box is made using recycled and sustainable materials developed specifically for Sony. For WH-1000XM5 Recycled plastic materials from car parts have also been used[viii].

All day energy and portability

Sony wants you to tune in and enjoy your favorite artists for hours, making sure nothing interferes with your audio experience. The WH-1000XM5 have an impressive 30 hours of battery life so you can enjoy great sound even on long trips and if you are in a hurry, you can now have the remarkable charge for 3 hours of playback in just 3 minutes using USB Power Delivery (PD)[ix].

The WH-1000XM5 They also have an easy-to-use foldable carrying case that can be made thinner for easy storage, allowing you to easily carry your headphones with you wherever you travel.

Collaboration with the world superstar Khalid

With the release of the WH-1000XM5, Sony teamed up with world-renowned Sony Music Entertainment superstar and artist Khalid to tell stories about how the WH-1000XM5 headphones provide top music listening.

«“As an artist and music lover, quality listening is important to me and Sony’s new WH-1000XM5 headphones offer a quality music experience to a great extent.” said Khalid. “Noise can really make you feel closer to the music and listen to all the details in a song, transported to a different world, just like I like to experience music.».


The headphones WH-1000XM5 will be available in black and platinum silver from the end of May 2022.


[i]You need to set the mode to “Priority in sound quality” using the Sony | Headphones Connect application. You will need a compatible device that supports LDAC.

[ii] Activate DSEE Extreme ™ from Sony | Headphones Connect.

[iv] Install Spotify and configure with Sony | Headphones Connect. Spotify may not be available in some countries / regions.

[vi] Google Assistant features compatible with headphones, including keyword crawling such as “OK Google”, are only available when connected to a supported Android συσκευ device. Google and Android are trademarks of Google LLC. Amazon, Alexa and all related logos are trademarks of, Inc. or its subsidiaries. Google Assistant and Alexa are not available in all languages ​​and countries / regions. Install the Google App and configure with the Sony | app Headphones Connect. For Amazon Alexa, install the Amazon Alexa application and configure it with the Sony | application Headphones Connect.

[vii] Depending on the geographical area. Coating and glue materials are excluded.

[viii] Recycled plastic may be subject to change.

[ix] The adapter is not included with the WH-1000XM5.

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