The latest Sony noise-canceling headphones, Sony WH-1000XM4 (read as 1000X Mark 4) is all set to be released on September 18th. This model is going to debut as the successor to the Sony WH-1000XM3.
Let us, deep-dive, into its key specifics and other details.
The technical specifications
The Speak-to-Chat feature included with the package will pause the audio whenever the user begins to talk something. It also allows integration with voice-based digital assistants like Google Assistant and Alexa. Parallel to its forerunner, this model is compatible with Sony’s Headphone Connect App.
Furthermore, gestures are also a part of the headphones. With these touch-sensitive earcups, you can pause and play music and any other audio just by tapping on the headphones.
Details about ANC
In contrast to the Sony WH-1000XM3, this new and latest model is expected to be much better. It is reported that the Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) will definitely be an improvement over the predecessor. The headphones are inculcated with such amazing features that it is said to enrich the whole user experience. Just like the WH-1000XM3, Sony used the QN1 HD Noise Cancelling Processor.
The smart AI-powered tech aids with audio upscaling along with the latest DSEE Extreme Algorithm.
Regarding connectivity, different types of Bluetooth codecs like SBC, LDAC, and AAC are also supported. Nearly three times more data, at a rate of 990 kbps is transmitted than the normal Bluetooth connectivity with the LDAC. This lets you relish high-quality audio content.
A look at the smart aspects
Plus, the Sony WH-1000XM4 comes along with remarkable aspects like Quick Attention mode and Wear Detection. The latter will pause the audio whenever you remove your headphones. Plus, it helps save battery power by adapting playback suitably.
You can even alter the ambient sound with the Smart Listening and also, with the Adaptive Sound Control feature it automatically adjusts the sound settings for an ultimate experience. The latter also recognizes the favorite places that you visit and customizes the sounds according to the situation.
The 40 mm drivers together with Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) diaphragms allow the headphones to produce frequencies up to 40 kHz. This is also perfect to tolerate heavy beat sounds.
Launch date and pricing
The headphones will be official on September 18th.
Coming to the price, it is reported to be in the range of above Rs. 25,000/- and under Rs. 30,000/-. We are still not sure about this. It will be available for sale both offline alongside online platforms. The Sony WH-1000XM3 is around Rs. 26,000 right now. The rate of its successor the WH-1000XM4 is also expected to be around the same ballpark.