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WH-1000XM2 WIRELESS NOISE CANCELLING HEADPHONES

Full Specifications and Features

WH-1000XM2

Weight
Approx. 275 g
Headphone Type
Closed, dynamic
Driver Unit
40 mm, dome type (CCAW Voice Coil)
Magnet
Neodymium
Impedance (Ohm)
46 ohm (1 kHz) (when connecting via the headphone cable with the unit turned on), 14 ohm (1 kHz) (when connecting via the headphone cable with the unit turned off)
Diaphragm
Aluminium-coated LCP
Frequency response
4 Hz-40,000 Hz
Frequency Response (Active Operation)
4 Hz–40,000 Hz
Frequency Response (Bluetooth® Communication)
20 Hz–20,000 Hz (44.1 kHz Sampling)/20 Hz–40,000 Hz (LDAC 96 kHz Sampling, 990 kbps)
Sensitivities (dB/mW)
103 dB/mW (1 kHz) (when connecting via the headphone cable with the unit turned on), 98 dB/mW (1 kHz) (when connecting via the headphone cable with the unit turned off)
Volume Control
Touch Sensor
Cord Type
Single-sided (detachable)
Cord length
Headphone cable (approx. 1.5 m, OFC strands, gold-plated stereo mini plug)
Plug
Gold-plated L-shaped stereo mini plug
Input(s)
Micro USB, Stereo Mini Jack
Wearing style
Circumaural
NFC
Yes
DSEE HX
Yes
S-Master HX
Yes
Passive Operation
Yes
Battery Charge Time
Approx. 4 hrs
Battery Charge Method
USB
Battery Life (continuous music playback time)
Max. 30 hrs (NC ON), Max. 38 hrs (NC OFF)
Battery Life (Waiting Time)
Max. 40 hrs (NC ON), Max. 200 hrs (NC OFF)
Bluetooth® version
Version 4.1
Effective Range
Line of sight approx. 10 m (30 ft)
Frequency Range
2.4 GHz band
Profile
A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP
Supported Audio Format(s)
SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX HD, LDAC
Supported Content Protection
SCMS-T
Noise Cancelling ON/OFF Switch
Yes
Automatic AI Noise Cancelling
Yes
Personal NC Optimiser
Yes
Atmospheric Pressure Optimising
Yes
Ambient Sound Mode
Yes
Quick Attention
Yes
goldblack
  • Plug adaptor for in-flight use
  • Headphone cable (approx. 1.5 m, OFC strands, gold-plated stereo mini plug)
  • USB Cable
  • Carrying case

Features

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Hear what you want, the way you want

No hassle, no difficult settings, just industry-leading noise cancellation tailored for you and your life.

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Noise cancellation personalised

Personal Optimising analyses personal characteristics like head size, glasses and hair, then optimises sound to you.

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Noise cancelling made to fly  

Atmospheric Pressure Optimising delivers optimal sound at high altitude, so you can enjoy noise cancelling at its best when you fly. 

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Wireless freedom with no noise

Stream your music and listen free from wires and noise.

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Smart Listening by Adaptive Sound Control automatically adjusts to whatever you do

Smart Listening by Adaptive Sound Control automatically detects your activity such as travelling, walking and waiting, then adjusts ambient sound setting to you. You can customise them to your preferences with the Sony I Headphones Connect APP.  

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Tailor sound to you

SENSE ENGINE™ gives you the power to tune in and out of your music at a touch. 

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Sony I Headphones Connect for Android

Download the Android App to use Smart Listening by Adaptive Sound Control, control your ambient sound settings and adjust the sound levels with the Equaliser.

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Sony I Headphones Connect for iOS

Download the iOS App to use Smart Listening by Adaptive Sound Control, control your ambient sound settings and adjust the sound levels with the Equaliser.

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Hear what’s important with ambient sound control

Adjust ambient sound with the Sony | Headphones Connect APP to hear essential sounds when you’re listening on the move. 

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Talk at a touch with Quick Attention 

Communicate without taking your headphones off. Place your hand over the housing to turn the volume down for instant conversation. 

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Virtual surround sound

Feel immersed in sound wherever you are. Experience audio optimised for different listening environments including outdoor stages, clubs, halls and arenas.

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Equaliser 

Find your perfect sound tone for every song from the presets, easily customisable to your preference with Sony | Headphones Connect APP. Available from October 2017. 

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Sound Position Control 

Choose the direction you want the sound to come from, just as you can with a wireless speaker. 

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Truly authentic sound 

Hear music that stays true to the original recording with High-Resolution Audio. Optimised for High-Resolution Audio, S-Master HX™ reduces distortion and allows you to enjoy all the subtleties in your music. These headphones also include a powerful 40-mm driver with a Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) diaphragm for handling heavy beats and can reproduce a full range of frequencies up to 40 kHz.

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Restore all your compressed files

Digital Sound Enhancement Engine HX (DSEE HX™) upscales compressed digital music files, bringing them closer to the quality of High-Resolution Audio. By restoring the high-range sound lost in compression, DSEE HX™ produces your digital music files in rich, clear sound.

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Wireless streaming at its best

LDAC transmits approximately three times more data (at the maximum transfer rate of 990 kbps) than conventional BLUETOOTH® wireless audio, which allows you to enjoy High-Resolution Audio content in exceptional sound quality close to High Resolution Audio.

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All day power and quick charging

Keep the music playing with long battery life and quick charging, giving 70 minutes of play after just 10 minutes of charge. 

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Hands-free calling with a double tap 

Conversation flows freely with easy, hands-free calling. Leave your phone where it is, just speak with a double tap.

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Control at your fingertip

Change the track, turn the volume up or down and take or make calls by tapping or swiping the panel with your fingertip.

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Carry case with cable 

Swivel-designed earcups fold neatly into the carry case along with the cable for easy storage.

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Aeroplane adapter plug

Be travel-ready. Plug the cable jack into the aeroplane adaptor plug for easy in-flight listening.

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Wired High-Resolution Audio listening

Use the cable supplied for uninterrupted truly High-Resolution Audio and noise cancelling for up to 13 hours.