New Sony Headphones Take Noise Cancellation Very Seriously

Sony launches new noise cancellation headphones in India. Prices start from Rs 14,990.

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New Sony Headphones Take Noise Cancellation Very Seriously

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Sony has ushered in a new series of headphones for the Indian market and it’s claiming to offer the next big thing in noise cancellation technology.

The company launched 4 headphones, the WI-1000X, WH-1000XM2, WF-1000X and the WH-H900N. Of the four, two are in-ear headphones.

The WH-H900N supports NFC and offers 28 hours of battery life
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Where the WH-1000XM2 costs Rs 29,990, the WH-H900N comes for Rs 18,990. The most economical offering of the new portfolio is the WF-1000X, which costs Rs 14,990 and the WI-1000X costs Rs 21,990.

For the ones confused with the nomenclature:

WI: Wireless in-ear
WH: Wireless headband
WF: Wireless freedom


All four headphones offer noise cancellation features and are compatible with ‘Headphones connect app’. They will be available for sale starting 14 December.

The WH-1000XM2, WF-1000X and WI-1000X support Sony’s own ‘Smart Listening by Adaptive Sound Control’ and also comes with atmospheric pressure optimising feature, which Sony says is a world first.

The WF-1000X is an in-ear style headphone and comes with a charging dock worth 6-hours of battery juice
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Sony’s Smart Sense technology helps stabilise the sound according to the environment the user is in. It utilises the mobile device’s accelerometer sensor to detect the user’s activity and adjust music and sound settings to best suit the environment.

Also Read: Review: Sony h.ear Wireless Headphones Offer Quiet Comfort


The WH-H900N supports a touch control in the around-ear style. You can use the same to toggle music or also connect to an incoming call. Its backed by 28 hours of battery life and supports quick charging.

Ambient Sound and Quick Attention modes are the extras that come along.

Sony also introduced a stylish behind-the-neck wireless headphones which offers up to 10 hours of battery life.

The WH-1000XM2 is the most expensive offering at Rs 29,990.
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The most stylish looking of the four is the WF-1000X which are the earbuds that also comes with a microphone for voice calls. The ear buds can be used separately but only the left one can be used for calls.


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