Sony today launched a new set of wireless headphones – MDR 1000X which the company claims is industry-leading noise cancelling headphones. Further, the new MDR-1000X provides the most responsive cancellation of ambient sound frequency range on the market, claims Sony.
The new wireless noise cancellation headphones from Sony comes with a unique ‘Personal NC Optimiser’ function which furthers enhances the listening experience by tailoring noise cancelling features. To be precise, Personal NC Optimiser analyses the shape of your head and how you wear the headphones to enhance the listening experience.
The ‘Quick Attention’ mode lets you talk to someone, by just keeping the palm of your hand on the outside of ear cup which activates this feature and allows natural sound to flow straight through it. The new MDR-1000X also comes with newly developed SENSE ENGINE feature built-in which actually makes possible talking to someone without even taking off the headphones.
To upscale compressed music from any source to high resolution audio, these headphones have built-in DSEE HX technology. To further work on the noise cancellation, the headphones have signal processing to pursue the best noise cancelling performance with upgraded filtering process, optimised dual noise sensor technology, and newly developed ear pads. In fact, Hi-Resolution Audio is the default file format.
The MDR-1000X also comes with an Ambient Sound Mode which the sound condition according to the ambience outside and lets you listen to both music and ambient sound surrounding you which makes you more aware and attentive without compromising on music experience.
These set of headphones use Bluetooth technology to quickly connect to a mobile device or a music player. It also features technologies like LDACâ„¢ and the S-Master HX.
Regarding the battery life, the company claims it to last for about 20 hours in a single charge cycle. Also, commenting on the portability, Sony claimed that the 1000X can be stowed away in your bag in an instant.
As of now, the headphones sells at Rs 30,990 in Black colour and is available at select Sony stores and other electronics stores across the country.