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Industry Leading Noise Canceling Headphones
Two processors control 8 microphones
Specially developed by Sony, the new Integrated Processor V1 unlocks the full potential of our HD Noise Canceling Processor QN1. This unique combination of technology controls 8 microphones to deliver unprecedent noise canceling quality.
Industry Leading Noise Cancellation
From airplane noise to people’s voices, our WH-1000XM5 wireless headphones keep out more high and mid frequency sounds than ever. And with Auto NC Optimizer, noise canceling is automatically optimized based on your wearing conditions and environment.
All day power and quick charging
With up to 30 hours of battery life, you’ll have enough power even for long trips. If you need to charge in a hurry, you can get 3 hours’ worth of charge after just 3 minutes with an optional USB-PD compatible AC adapter.
Crystal clear hands-free calling
With Precise Voice Pickup Technology & advanced audio signal processing, the person on the other end of the call will hear your voice clearly, even when you are in noisy situations. Equipped with two beamforming microphones on each earcup, these headphones are calibrated to only pick up your voice.
All day comfort with an elegant design
These lightweight headphones are beautifully finished in newly developed soft fit leather. This material fits snugly around the head with less pressure on the ears while keeping out external sounds. The stepless slider, seamless swivel and hanger, and silent joints, makes it a pleasure to wear.
These headphones can be paired with two Bluetooth devices at the same time. So when a call comes in, your headphones know which device is ringing and connects to the right one automatically. You’ll also be able to quickly switch your headphones to either of the two devices at the touch of a button.
Pause/play/skip tracks, control volume, activate your voice assistant, and answer phone calls.
Speak to Chat
As soon as you start a conversation, Speak-to-Chat automatically stops your music and lets in ambient sound.
Adaptive Sound Control
Automatically optimizes volume based on your environment learning your behavior and recognizes locations that you frequently visit.
Collapsible case saves space
Carry your headphones effortlessly in the redesigned case.
With four microphones on each earcup, this is our biggest ever step forward in noise cancelling. Ambient sound is captured even more accurately for a dramatic reduction in high frequency noise. Thanks to Auto NC Optimizer, noise cancelling performance is always and automatically optimised based on wearing conditions and external environmental factors such as atmospheric pressure.
Specially developed by Sony, the Integrated Processor V1 unlocks the full potential of our HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1. This unique combination of technology controls eight microphones to deliver unprecedented noise cancelling quality.
The specially designed 30mm driver unit featuring a soft edge enhances noise cancelling helping you enjoy your music precisely without ambient noise. The carbon fiber composite material realizes light weight and high rigidity dome and improves sound clarity, especially in high frequency ranges.
The WH-1000XM5 supports High-Resolution Audio and High-Resolution Audio Wireless, thanks to LDAC, our industry-adopted audio coding technology. LDAC transmits approximately three times more data than conventional Bluetooth® audio for exceptional High-Resolution Audio quality.
Equipped with four beamforming microphones, these headphones are calibrated to only pick up your voice. An improved signal-to-noise ratio enables them to catch every single word, even when there’s a lot of noise around.
With Precise Voice Pickup Technology and advanced audio signal processing, the person on the other end of the call will hear your voice clearly, even when you are in noisy situations. Our noise reduction algorithm was developed with AI machine learning using more than 500 million voice samples to suppress ambient noise and extract your voice clearly in a wide range of environments.
1 = With noise
2 = Without noise
As soon as you start a conversation, Speak-to-Chat automatically stops your music and lets in ambient sound – handy if you want to keep your headphones on or talk hands-free. This smart feature uses microphones built into your headphones and advanced audio signal processing to recognise and react to your voice. Once your chat is over, your music starts playing again automatically.
With Quick Access, you can configure these headphones to resume Spotify music playback with two or three taps – no need to touch your smartphone.
Just take the headphones off and the music stops – a capacitive sensor knows when you are wearing them. It also helps improve detection accuracy and design. Put the headphones back on and the music starts again.
Get hands-free help – Just say “Hey Google” or “Alexa” to activate your preferred voice assistant.Listen to music, connect with friends, get notiﬁcations, set reminders, and more. You can even control your headphones features like noise cancellation with your voice, listen to and interact with emails in Microsoft Outlook, and join Microsoft Teams meetings using Google Assistant or Siri.
Check how safely you’re listening to music by comparing sound pressure data recorded by your headphones with guidance of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Receive OS notifications when listening levels are too high.
The WH-1000XM5 supports Google’s helpful new Fast Pair feature. It lets you easily locate where you left your headphones by tone sound, or checking their last known location in Google’s Find My Device app on your smartphone.
With a huge 30 hours of battery life you’ll have enough power even for long trips. If you need to top up in a hurry, you can get 3 hours’ worth of charge after just 3 minutes with an optional USB-PD compatible AC adapter.
The WH-1000XM5 headphones feature intuitive touch control settings – for example, push the button on the left side to switch from Noise Cancelling to Ambient Sound or use the touch panel on the right side to play or pause music, skip tracks, change volume and much more.
Carry your headphones effortlessly in the soft matching case. Take them out and the collapsible for easy storage in a bag.
Open up the packaging of your WH-1000XM5 headphones and you’ll find a carrying case, headphone cable (approx. 1.2m) and USB charging cable.
There’s no plastic in the WH-1000XM5 packaging, which is designed based on low toxicity design principles and a ‘Made to be Remade’ philosophy that’s more socially responsible. The product box is produced using recycled and sustainable materials developed specially for Sony. WH-1000XM5 also uses recycled plastic materials from automobile parts.
|Over-Ear (Circumaural), Closed-Back
|Earpiece Connection / Wearing Style
|1.2″ / 30 mm
|48 Ohms (Active)
|16 Ohms (Passive)
|Active Noise Cancellation
|Controls: Earpiece (Side Unspecified)
|Microphone: Left Earpiece, Right Earpiece
|Full Remote OS Support
|Not Specified by Manufacturer
|20 Hz to 40 kHz (Wireless)
|4 Hz to 40 kHz (Wired)
|Number of Voice Mics
|Supported Audio Codecs
|AAC, LDAC, SBC
|A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP
|32.8′ / 10 m (Bluetooth)
|Bluetooth: 2.4 GHz (2.4 to 2.4835 GHz)
|Maximum Paired Devices
|Audio Connector to Source
|1 x 1/8″ / 3.5 mm Right-Angled
|Audio Connector to Earpiece
|1 x 1/8″ / 3.5 mm
|1 x 3.94′ / 1.2 m (1/8″ / 3.5 mm)
|30 Hours (BT+ANC)
|40 Hours (BT)
|Quick Charging Times
|3 Minutes for 3 Hours
|Not Specified by Manufacturer
|Material of Construction
|Leather, Metal, Plastic
|8.8 oz / 249 g