Featuring Sony’s industry-leading Noise Cancelling technology, the pushes the boundaries of wireless headphone technology, to deliver an exceptional audio experience. A refined design promises even better wearing comfort, whilst premium sound is assured, thanks to the combined power of both the HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1 and the Integrated Processor V1. When only the best will do, the WH-1000XM5 will meet and exceed all expectations.
Industry-leading noise cancellation
From airplane noise to people’s voices, our 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 optimized based on your wearing conditions and environment.
Superlative sound, engineered to perfection
The specially designed 30mm (precision-engineered) driver unit with light and rigid dome using carbon fibre composite material 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.
1000X series best call quality ever
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 minimizes wind noise during calls. Wherever you are, you’ll always hear and be heard clearly.
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 – 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 recognize and react to your voice. Once your chat is over, your music starts playing again automatically.
All day power and quick charging
With a huge 30 hours of battery life you’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.
Listen safely with Sony | Headphones Connect app
Check how safely you’re listening to music by comparing sound pressure data recorded by your headphones with guidance of the World Health Organization (WHO). Receive OS notifications when listening levels are too high.
Control with your voice
Get hands-free help – Just say “Hey Google” or “Alexa” to activate your preferred voice assistant. Listen to music, connect with friends, get noti? 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.
All day comfort with a noiseless design
These lightweight headphones are beautifully finished in newly developed soft fit leather. This material fits snugly around the head with less pressure on the ears while keeping out external sounds. Our noiseless design with steeples slider, seamless swivel and hanger, and silent joints, makes WH-1000XM5 a pleasure to wear.
Wireless headphones with Industry-Leading Noise Cancellation*
HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1 + Integrated Processor V1, for premium sound
New lighter design with improved fit and comfort, including soft-fit earpads
Clear calls, with precise voice pickup technologies and multipoint connectivity
‘Speak-to-Chat’ and Quick Attention Mode – let’s you easily connect with others
DSEE-HX Extreme, advanced music upscaling using Edge-AI for better sound
Adjustable Ambient Sound modes, including Voice Mode
Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa built-in with easy wake-word operation
Wearing sensor, music pauses when headphones are removed
30 Hour battery-life NC on, with USB Type-C™ & Quick-charging (3min = 3hr playback)¹
Up to 40 Hour battery-life NC off