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The best noise cancelling

The best noise cancelling

From airplane noise to peopleโ€™s voices, our WH-1000XM5 wireless headphones with multiple microphone noise cancelling keep out more high and mid frequency sounds than ever. And with Auto NC Optimizer, noise cancelling is automatically optimised based on your wearing conditions and environment.

Multi Noise Sensor technologyย 

Multi Noise Sensor technologyย 

With four microphones on each earcup, this is our biggest ever step forward in noise cancelling. Ambient sound is captured even more accurately for a dramatic reduction in high frequency noise. Thanks to Auto NC Optimizer, noise cancelling performance is always and automatically optimised based on wearing conditions and external environmental factors such as atmospheric pressure.

Incomparable noise cancelling

Incomparable noise cancelling

Specially developed by Sony, the Integrated Processor V1 unlocks the full potential of our HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1. This unique combination of technology controls eight microphones to deliver unprecedented noise cancelling quality.

Specially designed 30mm driver unit

Specially designed 30mm driver unit

The specially designed 30mm driver unit featuring a soft edge enhances noise cancelling helping you enjoy your music precisely without ambient noise.The carbon fiber composite material realizes light weight and high rigidity dome and improves sound clarity, especially in high frequency ranges.

Superlative sound, engineered to perfection

Superlative sound, engineered to perfection

Theย specially designed 30mm driver unitย withย light and rigid dome usingย carbon fiber composite materialย improves high frequency sensitivity for more natural sound quality. Sony unique technologies include a premium lead-free solder containing gold for excellent conductivity, Fine Sound Resistor for even power distribution, and optimised circuitry for an improved signal-to-noise ratio to ensure clear, consistent sound.

Enjoy High-Resolution Audio with and without wiresย 

Enjoy High-Resolution Audio with and without wiresย 

The WH-1000XM5 supports High-Resolution Audio and High-Resolution Audio Wireless, thanks to LDAC, our industry-adopted audio coding technology. LDAC transmits approximately three times more dataย than conventional Bluetoothยฎ audio for exceptional High-Resolution Audio quality.

Real-time restoration of all your compressed filesย 

Real-time restoration of all your compressed filesย 

Using Edge-AI (Artificial Intelligence), DSEE Extremeโ„ข upscales compressed digital music files in real time. Dynamically recognising instrumentation, musical genres and individual elements of each song, it restores high range sound lost in compression.

Industry-leading call quality

Industry-leading call quality

Our Precise Voice Pickup Technology uses four beamforming microphones and an AI-based noise reduction algorithm to isolate your voice precisely. A newly developed wind noise reduction structure minimises wind noise during calls. Wherever you are, youโ€™ll always hear and be heard clearly.

Multiple microphones, focused on your voice

Multiple microphones, focused on your voice

Equipped with four beamforming microphones, these headphones are calibrated to only pick up your voice. An improved signal-to-noise ratio enables them to catch every single word, even when thereโ€™s a lot of noise around.

Ultra clear, noise-free calls

Ultra clear, noise-free calls

With Precise Voice Pickup Technology and advanced audio signal processing, the person on the other end of the call will hear your voice clearly, even when you are in noisy situations. Our noise reduction algorithm was developed with AI machine learning using more than 500 million voice samples to suppress ambient noise and extract your voice clearly in a wide range of environments. [1 = With noise, 2 = Without noise].

All day comfort with a noiseless design

All day comfort with a noiseless design

These lightweight headphones are beautifully finished in newly developed โ€œSoft fit leatherโ€. This material fits snugly around the head with less pressure on the ears while keeping out external sounds. Our noiseless design with stepless slider, seamless swivel and hanger makes WH-1000XM5 a pleasure to wear.

Adaptive Sound Control automatically adjusts to whatever you do

Adaptive Sound Control automatically adjusts to whatever you do

Adaptive Sound Control is a smart function that senses where you are and what youโ€™re doing, then adjusts ambient sound settings for the ideal listening experience. When activated, it learns your behaviour and recognises locations that you frequently visit, such as your workplace or a favourite cafรฉ, and tailors sound to suit the situation.

For everyday convenience, just Speak-to-Chat

For everyday convenience, just Speak-to-Chat

As soon as you start a conversation, Speak-to-Chat automatically stops your music and lets in ambient sound โ€“ handy if you want to keep your headphones on or talk hands-free. This smart feature uses microphones built into your headphones and advanced audio signal processing to recognise and react to your voice. Once your chat is over, your music starts playing again automatically.

Instant pause. Instant play.ย 

Instant pause. Instant play.ย 

Just take the headphones off and the music stops โ€“ a capacitive sensor knows when you are wearing them. It also helps improve detection accuracy and design. Put the headphones back on and the music starts again.

Quick access to your favourite music

Quick access to your favourite music

With Quick Access, you can configure these headphones to resume Spotify music playback with two or three taps โ€“ no need to touch your smartphone.

Control with your voice

Control with your voice

Get hands-free help โ€“ Just say "Hey Google" or "Alexa" to activate your preferred voice assistant. Listen to music, connect with friends, get noti๏ฌcations, set reminders, and more. You can even control your headphones features like noise cancellation with your voice, listen to and interact with emails in Microsoft Outlook, and join Microsoft Teams meetings using Google Assistant or Siri.

Listen safely with Sony | Headphones Connect app

Listen safely with Sony | Headphones Connect app

Check how safely youโ€™re listening to music by comparing sound pressure data recorded by your headphones with guidance of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Receive OS notifications when listening levels are too high.

Multipoint connectionย 

Multipoint connectionย 

For total convenience, these Bluetoothยฎ headphones can be paired with two Bluetooth devices at the same time. So when a call comes in, your headphones know which device is ringing and connects to the right one automatically. Youโ€™ll also be able to quickly switch your headphones to either of the two devices at the touch of a button.

Find your headphones with Fast Pair

Find your headphones with Fast Pair

The WH-1000XM5 supports Googleโ€™s helpful new Fast Pair feature. It lets you easily locate where you left your headphones by tone sound, or checking their last known location in Googleโ€™s Find My Device app on your smartphone.

Easy pairing with your computer

Easy pairing with your computer

Swift Pair makes it quick and easy to pair your headphones with your Windows 11 or Windows 10 laptop, desktop PC or tablet. Pop-up pairing guidance appears on nearby Windows 11 or Windows 10 devices when pairing mode is selected.

All day power and quick charging

All day power and quick charging

With a huge 30 hours of battery life youโ€™ll have enough power even for long trips. If you need to top up in a hurry, you can get 3 hours' worth of charge after just 3 minutes with an optional USB-PD compatible AC adapter.

Everythingโ€™s at your fingertips

Everythingโ€™s at your fingertips

The WH-1000XM5 headphones feature intuitive touch control settings โ€“ for example, push the button on the left side to switch from Noise Cancelling to Ambient Sound or use the touch panel on the right side to play or pause music, skip tracks, change volume and much more.ย 

Collapsible case, saves space

Collapsible case, saves space

Carry your headphones effortlessly in the soft matching case. Take them out and the collapsible for easy storage in a bag.

Whatโ€™s in the box

Whatโ€™s in the box

Open up the packaging of your WH-1000XM5 headphones and youโ€™ll find a carrying case, headphone cable (approx. 1.2m) and USB charging cable.

Better for the environment

Better for the environment

Thereโ€™s no plastic in the WH-1000XM5 packaging, which is designed based on low toxicity design principles and a โ€˜Made to be Remadeโ€™ philosophy thatโ€™s more socially responsible. The product box is produced using recycled and sustainable materials developed specially for Sony. WH-1000XM5 also uses recycled plastic materials from automobile parts.

So immersive. So real.

So immersive. So real.

Immerse yourself in sound all around you. As real as if you are there at a live concert or with the artist recording in a studio. With 360 Reality Audio, music has never been so immersive and so real. These headphones let you enjoy 360 Reality Audio.

360 Spatial Sound Personalizer

360 Spatial Sound Personalizer

With the Sony | 360 Spatial Sound Personalizer app, youโ€™ll enjoy a sound experience thatโ€™s optimised for you. The app captures and analyses your ear shape, allowing these headphones to create your own personal spatial sound field when using WLA-NS7 to connect to BRAVIA XR TVs.

Dolby Atmos Experience

Dolby Atmos Experience

With a Sony WLA-NS7 wireless transmitter connected to a BRAVIA XR TV your headphones create the ideal arrangement of phantom speakers all around you so you can enjoy a Dolby Atmos experience. Be immersed in the scene and feel right at the heart of the action.ย