Sony Over-Ear Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones (WH1000XM2) - Black

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Model Number: WH1000XM2/B
Web Code: 11429681


Enjoy epic studio-calibre sound while you're on the go with this pair of wireless Sony over-ear noise cancelling Bluetooth headphones. Powerful 40mm drivers propel rich sound that can be customized and adjusted to your heart's content with a compatible app on your smart device. Touch sensor controls let you skip tracks and adjust the volume with a tap of your finger.


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  • Over-ear headphones with 40mm drivers and neodymium magnets deliver powerful audio and a full dynamic range of frequencies up to 40kHz
  • Bluetooth 4.1 connectivity gives you the freedom to stream music wirelessly from your smartphone or tablet so you don't have to worry about cables
  • Digital noise-cancelling technology drastically reduces low frequency (e.g., vehicle noise) and mid to high frequency (e.g., voices) noise to eliminate distractions and let you immerse yourself in the music
  • Noise cancelling optimizer takes into account your personal characteristics and wearing style to optimize your audio experience
  • SENSE ENGINE function allows you to conveniently tune in and out of your music with the touch of a button
  • Quick Attention mode lets you talk without having to take off your headphones; simply put one hand over the housing and the volume will lower immediately
  • Ambient Sound mode allows you to hear essential every day sounds while your music plays in the background
  • Touch sensor on one of the ear cups lets you change tracks, adjust the volume, and take or make calls with a tap of your fingertip
  • Compatible with Sony Headphones Connect APP.3 (available for iOS and Android); use the app to control ambient sound settings and adjust sound levels with the equalizer
  • Choose the direction you want sound to come from, just as you can with a wireless speaker, using the Connect APP.3
  • Smart Listening by Adaptive Sound Control automatically detects your activity, whether you’re travelling in an airport, walking on a crowded street, or sitting in a quiet area, then balances the noise cancelling levels accordingly
  • Enjoy virtual surround sound with audio optimized for different listening environments, such as outdoor stages, clubs, halls, and arenas
  • Optimized for High-Resolution Audio, S-Master HX minimizes distortion to deliver truly authentic sound so you can enjoy every subtle nuance
  • Built-in battery offers up to 30 hours of battery life per charge, while quick charging technology offers up to 70 minutes of playback after only 10 minutes of charging
  • Swivel ear cups fold neatly into the included carry case for safe and secure easy storage while you're travelling
  • Also comes with an airplane adapter plug so you can enjoy in-flight media with enhanced audio
Headphone Style
Primary Headset Usage
Music Playing
Band Style
Noise Cancelling
RF Wireless
NFC Ready
Wireless Talk Time
30 h (NC ON); 38 h (NC OFF)
Wireless Standby Time
40 h (NC ON); 200 h (NC OFF)
Charge Time
4 h
Effective Wireless Range
10 m
Designed for Kids
Inline Volume Control
iPod/iPhone Control
Built-in Mic
Android Control
Cord Length
1.5 m
Plug Size
Gold-Plated L-Shaped Stereo Mini Plug
Plug Shape
Right Angled
Driver Unit Size
40 mm
Power Source
DC3.7V : Built-in Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery
Frequency Response
4 Hz - 40 kHz
46 Ohm
Magnet Type
103 dBm
Colour Family
  • Carrying Case
  • Plug Adaptor
  • Connection Cable
  • USB Cable
  • Warranty Card
  • Operating Instructions
  • Reference Guide

  • Good, but pressure cooker sound

    from Toronto, ON on January 10, 2019

    The sound is great with no bass. I bought it during the end of November 2018, but now when I turn it into ambient sound mode it starts to make some weird pressure cooker sound. Also the end of wire which should be connected with the phone is broken. And it destroys the whole music. But there were no any accident involved, it’s just broken, maybe it’s fragile

  • Great ANC headphones IMO

    from Toronto, ON on November 2, 2018

    I bought this in August 2018 just before my trip to Asia. Used it on the plane for 5 straight hours watching movie on ipad as well as onboard airplane movie. I tell you the ANC was just amazing and the battery life is superb, had my ANC on all the time and never had any problem with the battery running low. it blocks out 95% of the engine sound and people around you. ANC works also with the cable plugged on to the airplane jack but you must turn the ANC on or it's just a normal headphones sound. It does get warm after 2-3 hours of continuous use comfort level is good, no fatigue but wished I had waited a month later and bought the new 1000 MX3 version which is lighter than the MX2. Overall, no regrets buying this version, there's absolutely no reason that you will regret.

  • No buttons and poor software kill otherwise great device

    from Kitchener, ON on September 30, 2018

    I've owned both these and the Bose Quiet Comfort 35. I bought these after my Bose were stolen and heard this had slightly better noise cancelling. It does but everything else about these is so much worse than the Bose. The touch buttons are horrible. I always end up changing tracks when I want to change the volume. All the reviews I read really underplayed the lack of buttons but to anyone who's on the move or uses these at the gym will miss buttons. My other gripe is the poor software. It's like all they focused on was noise cancelling (which they nailed). It can't handle being connected to two devices at the same time. It's a pain to switch it from Laptop to iPhone. The Bose allowed you to have two devices connected to it at the same time. Also, these don't have an auto OFF function. If you forget to turn these off, you come back to a device with a dead battery. It seems to charge slower than the Bose too. If I could, I'd go back, I'd get download the Quiet Comfort 35s. It's a much better executed product.

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