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Sony WH-1000XM2

We have collected and analyzed 10 expert reviews and 124 user reviews from international sources. experts rate this product 93/100 and users rate it 93/100. The average review date is Nov 6, 2017. We have compared these reviews to 1785691 reviews from other Headphones & Headsets. The alaSCORE™ for this product is 100/100 = Excellent. Last update: Dec 17, 2017.

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Expert review by: Abbas Jaffar Ali Nick Pino (techradar.com)

Sony WH-1000XM2 Wireless Headphones review

 

Crystal clear noise-cancelling headphones that are better than Bose

Superb noise-cancelling ; Great-sounding audio ; 30-hour battery life

Hinges are fragile ; Touch controls

The Sony WH-1000XM2 improves upon the original flagship headphones. They sound great, deftly wield noise cancellation technology and cost just as much as a pair of Bose QC35s. They might have a slightly shorter battery life than the QC35, but the...

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: David Carnoy (cnet.co.uk)

Sony WH-1000XM2 review

 

Sony's MDR-1000X was one of our favorite noise-cancelling wireless headphones of 2016. This is the new enhanced version, the WH-1000XM2. Priced at $350, £330 or AU$499, it looks very similar to the original and also comes in beige or black, but the...

The Sony WH-1000XM2 is an excellent-sounding, comfortable wireless headphone with effective noise canceling that measures up to Bose's for muffling ambient noise. Its battery life has been improved and it has some nifty extra features geared toward...

It should perform a little better as a headset. Battery isn't replaceable.

Sony's WH-1000XM2 may not be quite as comfortable as Bose's QuietComfort 35 II, but in some respects it's a superior headphone.

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: David Carnoy (cnet.com)

Sony WH-1000XM2 review

 

Sony's MDR-1000X was one of our favorite noise-cancelling wireless headphones of 2016. This is the new enhanced version, the WH-1000XM2. Priced at $350, £330 or AU$499, it looks very similar to the original and also comes in beige or black, but the...

The Sony WH-1000XM2 is an excellent-sounding, comfortable wireless headphone with effective noise canceling that measures up to Bose's for muffling ambient noise. Its battery life has been improved and it has some nifty extra features geared toward...

It should perform a little better as a headset. Battery isn't replaceable.

Sony's WH-1000XM2 may not be quite as comfortable as Bose's QuietComfort 35 II, but in some respects it's a superior headphone.

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Tim Gideon (pcmag.com)

Sony WH-1000XM2

 

The wireless, noise cancelling Sony WH-1000XM2 delivers strong audio performance that can be sculpted to taste using the free app.

Powerful audio performance with fine-tunable EQ (in app). Solid noise cancellation with adjustable parameters (in app). Comfortable.

Expensive. Noise cancellation has subtle effect on audio.

The WH-1000XM2 sounds great and can be tweaked in the EQ department according to taste. It's easy to operate, and the app gives you extra levels of control over the high quality noise cancellation circuitry. The Bose QuietComfort 35 II is still king of...

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Ced Yuen (trustedreviews.com)

Sony WH-1000XM2

 

Sony WH-1000XM2 review: the successor to the excellent MDR-1000X wireless and noise-cancelling headphones are better in almost every way

Excellent sound ; Touch controls work well ; Effective and adaptive noise cancellation ; aptX HD support

B&W PX has slightly better audio quality ; Bose QC35 II has slightly more effective NC

The best just got better.

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: Theo Nicolakis (techhive.com)

Sony WH-1000XM2 noise-cancelling headphone review: These high-tech cans put Bose on notice

 

Has Bose been dethroned? Sony's latest active noise-cancelling headphones are fantastic.

Outstanding active noise-cancelling performance that rivals Bose QC35. ; Adaptive sound control technology senses your activity to block out sound yet let it in when you need it. ; Feature-rich mobile app and highly intuitive gesture-control pad.

Don’t sound nearly as good when used as a passive, wired pair of headphones. ; Abrupt motions can break ANC performance. ; Adaptive sound control technology isn't perfect.

Sony’s WH-1000XM2 wireless ANC headphones are nothing short of exceptional. Sony’s ANC technology remains among the best I’ve tested and can toe-to-toe with the Bose QC35. However, it’s Sony’s rich, on-board technology features that really set this...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Sony WH-1000XM2 review

 

Sony is flying high with this superb pair of noise-cancelling headphones...

Excellent timing ; Loads of detail ; Refined, smooth highs ; Punchy, confident lows ; Impressive noise-cancelling

Touchpad controls take a little bit of getting used to

Sony’s on a roll with its premium noise-cancelling headphones. This is another pair that’s going to be tough to beat

Aug, 2017

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Expert review by: Elias Nordling (mobil.se)

Test: Sony WH-1000XM2

 

Sony har gjort de bästa bluetoothlurarna på marknaden ytterligare lite bättre.

Jämfört med MDR-1000X har nya WH-1000XM2 fått tio timmars extra batteritid, vilket gör headsetet bäst i klassen även på denna punkt. Faktum är att detta är den mest konkreta förbättringen jämfört med föregångaren. WH-1000XM2 har fantastisk...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: Geir Gråbein Nordby (lydogbilde.no)

Sony WH-1000XM2

 

Med WH-1000XM2 har Sony fikset forgjengerens problemer og er dermed den beste hodetelefonmodellen med støydemping vi har testet.

Sep, 2017

Ljud & Bild Särskilt rekommenderad

Expert review by: Geir Gråbein Nordby (ljudochbild.se)

Fulländad brusreducering

 

Sony har fixat problemen med föregångaren, WH-1000XM2 är den bästa hörluren med brusreducering vi har testat.

Ljuset är briljant, brusreduceringen är marknadens bästa och batteritiden likaså.

Öronen kan kännas lite svettiga om man lyssnar länge.

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications

Design

Colour of product:Black / Gold
Volume Control:Touch

Ergonomics

Detachable cable:Y
Foldable:Y

Headphones

Acoustic system:Closed
Driver unit:4
Ear coupling:Circumaural
Headphone frequency:4 - 40000
Headphone sensitivity:103
Impedance:46
Magnet type:neodymium
Noise-canceling:Y
Wearing style:Head-band

Packaging Data

Cables included:USB
Carrying case:Y

Ports & interfaces

2.5 mm connector:N
3.5 mm connector:Y
6.35 mm connector:N
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP,AVRCP,HFP,HSP
Bluetooth version:4.1
Cable Length:1.5
Connectivity Technology:Wired/Wireless
Connector contacts plating:Gold
Frequency band:2.4
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
RF connectivity:N
USB Connectivity:N

Power

Battery life (max):30
Battery recharge time:4
Charging source:USB
Rechargeable:Y
Standby time:40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:275