Japanese electronics giant Sony has expanded its noise cancellation headphones lineup in India with the launch of four new models: WI-1000X, WH-1000XM2, WF-1000X and WH-H900N.
The WH-1000XM2 and WH-H900N will be available at Rs 18,990 and Rs 29,990, respectively starting December 14. Whereas, the WF-1000X and WI-1000X are priced at Rs 14,990 and Rs 21,990 and will be available starting today. All the headphones will be available across all Sony Centers and major electronic stores in India.
The WH-1000XM2, WF-1000X and WI-1000X boast of the Adaptive Sound Control feature with integrated Sense Engine, which the company claims is the world’s first activity recognition feature that provides a personalized experience and alters the noise according to the environment.
The WH-1000XM2 and WI-1000X headphones are also the world’s first to feature Atmospheric Pressure Optimizing that analyses the atmospheric pressure of the surroundings and claims to optimize the headphones noise cancelling performance. Also, the WH-1000XM2 and WH-H900N also come with a Quick Attention Mode.
In terms of specs, the WF-1000X have a frequency response of 20Hz – 20,000Hz (A2DP) and offer Bluetooth version 4.1 (A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP) with supported codecs SBC, AAC. The battery charging time is approximately 1.5 hours and lasts for three hours. It weighs approximately 6.8g.
The WH-1000XM2 has a battery life of 40 hours with an audio cable, and of 30 hours wirelessly. It boasts of Quick Charge function that gains 70 mins of battery life with 10 minutes of charging. Weighing 275g, it has a frequency response of 4Hz-40,000Hz and an Impendence of 46 ohms with 103dB/mW sensitivity (Power On) and 14 ohms with 98dB/mW sensitivity (Power Off). It takes approximately four hours to fully charge it and lasts for up to 40 hours.
Lastly, the WI-1000X has a frequency range of 3 Hz-40,000 Hz and an Impedance of 22 ohms with 101dB/mW (power on) and 24 ohms with 98dB/mW (power off). Weighing about 71g, it takes approximately three-and-a-half hours to fully charge it and lasts for maximum up to 14 hours.