Product Press Releases

05 April 2016
Experience true music with Sony’s new Digital Noise Cancellation Headphones MDR-100ABN

  • Enjoy authentic sound with the new noise cancellation technology
  • Experience High-Resolution Audio capability combined with bold, distinctive design
  • Listen to music wirelessly with Bluetooth and NFC One-touch

New Delhi, April 04, 2016:  Ramping up its Noise Cancellation line-up, Sony India today launched an eye-catching fresh addition to Bluetooth Headphones with Digital Noise Cancellation- MDR-100ABN. The technology instantly makes ambient sounds fade away, letting you focus on the music and nothing else. AI Noise Cancelling constantly further analyses ambient sounds around you, automatically selecting the most effective noise cancelling mode to suit the environment you’re in. Even with Bluetooth® and noise cancelling switched on, a huge 20-hour battery life offers plenty of stamina for that transcontinental trip – or just some valuable ‘me time’ during a busy day.

High-Resolution Audio content with exceptional powerful sound can be relished with the 40 mm dynamic driver unit. Available with a built in micro phone, the MDR 100 ABN can also be used as a wired headphone aided by a 1.2m connecting cable. The headphones in frequency response wired mode deliver 5Hz – 40,000Hz and in wireless mode reach upto 20Hz – 40,000Hz.

Made for style conscious music lovers, the new h.ear on™ Wireless NC headphones stands out from the crowd with impressively detailed listening and head-turning looks.  The single colour conveys a simple, subtle appearance that can easily be adapted to suit the style of individual users. From the body of the unit to its cable, components made from different materials or have different finishes were all created in the same colour.

The Noise Cancellation Headphones finds its loyalists in frequent flyers, travellers and people on the go wanting to listen to their favorite music negated by disturbing ambient noise. 

h.ear on™ Wireless NC fits comfortably over the ear, immersing you in crystal clear High-Resolution Audio compatible sound with powerfully precise bass and beautifully transparent highs, powered by a 40 mm HD driver unit. Audio quality is further enhanced by coating the diaphragm domes with titanium to suppress unwanted vibrations and reproduce crystal clear sound with high linearity. Specially designed ear pads boost wear comfort while minimising sound leakage to ensure your music won’t disturb anyone else. The headphones are a notch up with portable and folding design and pressure relieving ear pads.

Offering the freedom of wireless listening, the smooth, compact design has a seamless finish and the fit of the headphones is designed to be incredibly sure with no gap around the head.

A perfect match for your Walkman®, MP3 player, phone or tablet, h.ear™ blends style, comfort, on-the-go practicality and stunning High-Resolution Audio quality. The new introductions utilise LDACTM, an audio coding technology for the transmission of High-Resolution Audio. LDAC supports several transmission rates according to wireless environment. It allows you to enjoy High-Resolution Audio content in exceptional sound quality by transmitting at the maximum transfer rate of 990 kbps (approximately three times more data than conventional Bluetooth® audio). LDAC™ provides an enhanced wireless listening experience for all your music, the way the artist truly intended.






Rs 21,990


April, 2016



MDR-100ABN Headphones

High-Resolution Audio

Driver Unit / Type

40mm dome type, Closed, Dynamic

Frequency Response

5Hz-40,000Hz (Power on) (Wired)


32ohms (POWER ON) (Wired)
16ohms (POWER OFF) (Wired)


103dB/mW (Power on) (Wired)Power off) (Wired)

Cable Length

Approx. 1.2m


Approx. 290g (excluding cable)

Volume Control


Built-in Microphone


Noise Cancelling

Yes (Automatic AI Noise Cancelling) 




Version 4.0 (A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP)
Supported codecs: SBC, AAC, aptX, LDAC™

Passive Operation

Yes (Wired when battery runs out)


DC3.6V: Built-in Li-ion rechargeable

Battery Charging Time

Approx. 6 Hours (Full charge)

Battery Charging Method


Battery Life
(Music playback time)

(Communication time)
(Waiting time)


Max. 20 Hours (BT ON/NC ON)
Max. 18 Hours (BT ON/NC ON)
Max. 200 Hours (BT ON/NC OFF)


USB (Micro), Stereo Mini Jack

Supplied Accessories

Carrying Case, Headphone Cable, USB Cable




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