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Like Apple, Sony Join the Earbud Bandwagon with the WF-1000X earbuds

Just like Apple, with it first Apple Earbud announced on September last year, Sony at the IFA 2017 announced a range of headphones that includes headband style WH-1000XM2, the behind-the-neck style WI-1000X, and the truly wireless WF-1000X earbuds with noise-cancellation technology and world’s first Adaptive Sound Control feature. The devices has the ability to recognize the user’s actions and automatically switch the noise cancellation feature on or off, in accordance with the usage situation.

“You can choose one of three styles, all of which overcome the inconvenience of having to constantly remove the headphones in order to adjust the volume, instead allowing users to fully immerse themselves in the high-quality audio experience,” said Sony.

Sony WF-1000X Earbud

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Sony WF-1000X earbuds highlights and specifications

  • Digital Noise Cancelling lets you listen without distractions
  • Smart Listening by Adaptive Sound Control automatically adjusts ambient sound to your activity
  • Ambient Sound mode lets you hear essential sounds
  • 6mm (Dome Type) drivers inside compact headphones that sit comfortably and securely in your ears offering fine sound
  • Automatically turns on and off to save battery when not in use.
  • Weight: 6.8g (Headset) / Approx. 70g (Charging case)
  • Bluetooth 4.1, NFC (Case)
  • Long Hybrid silicone rubber earbuds (SS, S, M, L X2) , Fitting Supporters (M, L X2) , Triple-Comfort Earbuds (S, M, L X2)
  • 9 hours of battery life, with 3 hours of music playback and up to 9 hours play time with chargeable carrying case

Sony WH-1000XM2 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

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Sony WH-1000XM2 headphones highlights and specifications

  • Digital Noise Cancelling lets you listen without distractions
  • Personal Noise Cancelling Optimizing and Atmospheric Pressure Optimizing
  • Smart Listening by Adaptive Sound Control automatically adjusts ambient sound to your activity
  • High-quality audio with DSEE HX, S-Master HX and LDAC
  • Change the track, turn the volume up or down and take or make calls by tapping or swiping the panel, Hands-free calling with a double tap
  • 40mm, dome type (CCAW Voice Coil) driver
  • Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, Wired for High-Resolution Audio listening
  • Battery life of up to 30 hours (NC ON), maximum 38 hours (NC OFF)

Sony 1000X Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

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Sony WI-1000X Behind-the-neck headphones highlights and specifications

  • Digital Noise Cancelling with Atmospheric Pressure Optimizing lets you hear what you want
  • Smart Listening by Adaptive Sound Control automatically adjusts ambient sound to your activity
  • High-quality audio with DSEE HX, S-Master HX and LDAC
  • Hands-free calling with vibration notification
  • Sound Position Control – Choose the direction you want the sound to come from, just as you can with a wireless speaker.
  • Weight: 71 g (main unit approx. 61 g)
  • Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, support for wired High-Resolution listening with noise cancelling for up to 14 hours
  • Battery life of up to 10 hours (NC ON), maximum 13 hours (NC OFF)

Pricing and Availability

As for pricing and availability, the Sony WF-1000X earbuds costs $199.99, the WI-1000X is priced at $299.99 and the Sony WH-1000XM2 is priced at $349.99. All these come in Black and Gold colors and will go on sale in September.

MrDroid

Babies cry during birth for several reasons, but for me, the only reason I cried during birth was because my mama gave me breast instead of a smartphone.

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