WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones
estExperience the next level of silence
See what happens when it's just you and your music, with noise cancelling that cuts more outside sound than ever before. And experience how smart headphones can be with advanced noise-cancelling technology such as Adaptive Sound Control, and the convenience of smart features including Quick Attention, Voice Assistant compatibility and touch control.
Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones
Lose yourself in silence
Escape the sounds of the city with industry-leading noise cancellation. The noise cancelling technology in the WH-1000XM3 headphones is our most advanced ever with close fitting ear pads and our HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1.
More power = even less noise
With our new HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1, noise cancelling power is greatly enhanced. Having a dedicated NC processor also ensures the reproduction of your music is never compromised due to processor performance.
Block out more
Most noise-cancelling headphones are designed to block out vehicle noise when travelling. The WH-1000XM3 headphones are no exception, but are also highly effective at blocking out daily noise like voices and the background sounds you might hear walking through a city.
Noise cancelling made to fly
Unique Atmospheric Pressure Optimising delivers optimal sound at high altitude.
Wireless freedom, Great Sound in silence
LDAC transmits approximately three times more data (at the maximum transfer rate of 990 kbps) than conventional BLUETOOTH® wireless audio, allowing you to enjoy High-Resolution Audio content in exceptional quality, as close as possible to that of a dedicated wired connection.
Sound you can believe in
A built-in amplifier integrated in HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1 realises the best-in-class signal-to-noise ratio and low distortion for portable devices and delivers exceptional sound quality. Powerful 40-mm drivers with Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) diaphragms make the headphones perfect for handling heavy beats and can reproduce a full range of frequencies up to 40 kHz.
Smart listening by SENSE ENGINE — automatically adjusts to your situation
See how Adaptive Sound Control automatically detects your activity such as travelling, walking and waiting, then adjusts ambient sound settings to you. And with Quick Attention, you can communicate without removing your headphones – simply place your hand over the housing to turn the volume down for instant conversation.
Automatically adjusts to whatever you do
Take trips without interruption and lose yourself in the music with no background noise.
Be aware of everything around you, from street to office, while still enjoying music.
Hear important announcements while you wait with reduced background noise.
Tailor sound to you
SENSE ENGINE™ gives you the power to tune in and out of your music at a touch.
Sony I Headphones Connect App
Download the Sony I Headphones Connect app to use Smart Listening by Adaptive Sound Control, control your ambient sound settings and adjust the sound levels with the equaliser.
Talk at a touch with Quick Attention
Communicate without taking your headphones off. Place your hand over the housing to turn the volume down for instant conversation.
Hear what's important with Ambient Sound Control
Adjust ambient sound with the Sony | Headphones Connect APP to hear essential sounds when you're listening on the move.
Find your perfect sound tone for every song from the presets, also easily customisable to your preference with Sony | Headphones Connect APP.
Virtual surround sound
Feel immersed in sound wherever you are. Experience audio optimised for different listening environments including outdoor stages, clubs, halls and arenas.
Sound Position Control
Choose the direction you want the sound to come from, just as you can with a wireless speaker.
Wear all day in total comfort
Super soft, pressure-relieving ear pads in foamed urethane evenly distribute pressure and increase ear pad contact for a stable fit. Comfort is further enhanced by a larger and deeper ergonomic ear space structure. And with a lighter weight design, your music is the only thing you'll notice all day.
Smarter than your average headphones
Everything is at your fingertips. Answer hands-free phone calls with a double tap, or change tracks, adjust the volume and make calls by touching or swiping the panel. And help from your phone's voice assistant is just one long press away.
Be smarter with Voice Assistant
Ask it questions. Tell it to do things. It’s your own personal assistant, always ready to help. Simply press-and-hold the noise cancelling button and ask your phone’s assistant something while pressing.
- Voice Assistant
- Hands-free calling
- Control at your fingertip
All day power and quick charging
With a huge 30 hours of battery life, you'll have enough power for even long trips away. And if you need to charge in a hurry, you can get five hours' worth of charge after just ten minutes with the optional AC adapter.
Swivel foldable structure
The ear cups swivel inwards so they pack up neatly in a compact case.
Carry case with cable
The supplied carry case is durable and includes a cable for wired listening.
- HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1 lets you listen without distractions
- Unique automatic personal NC and Atmospheric Pressure optimisation
- Wireless freedom with BLUETOOTH® technology and NFC
- Smart Listening by Adaptive Sound Control automatically adjusts ambient sound to your activity
- High-quality audio with DSEE HX™ and LDAC
DRIVER UNIT: 40 mm, dome type (CCAW Voice coil)
DSEE HX: Yes
INPUT(S): Stereo Mini Jack
FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 4 Hz-40,000 Hz
FREQUENCY RESPONSE (BLUETOOTH® COMMUNICATION): 20 Hz–20,000 Hz (44.1 kHz Sampling)/20 Hz–40,000 Hz (LDAC 96 kHz Sampling, 990 kbps)
FREQUENCY RESPONSE (ACTIVE OPERATION): 4 Hz-40,000 Hz
PASSIVE OPERATION: Yes
CORD LENGTH: Headphone cable (approx. 1.2 m, OFC strands, gold-plated stereo mini plug)
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