Up to 30-hour battery life with quick charging (10 min charge for 5 hours of playback)
Quick Attention Mode for effortless conversations without taking your headphones off
Touch Sensor controls to pause/play/skip tracks, control volume, activate your voice assistant, and answer phone calls
In the box: WH1000XM3 / Carry Case / Charging Cable USB-C / Audio Cable for Wired Connection
Smart Listening by Adaptive Sound Control automatically adjusts ambient sound to your activity
Smart listening by SENSE ENGINE
See how Adaptive Sound Control automatically detects your activity such as traveling, walking, and waiting, then adjusts ambient sound settings to you.
Activate your Google Assistant with a simple touch
Ask it questions. Tell it to do things. It's your own personal assistant, always ready to help. Simply press and hold the noise-canceling button and ask your phone's assistant something while pressing.*
Wireless freedom with Bluetooth technology and NFC
LDAC transmits approximately three times more data than conventional Bluetooth wireless audio, allowing you to enjoy High-Res Audio content in exceptional quality, as close as possible to that of a dedicated wired connection.
With a huge 30 hours of battery life, you'll have enough power even for long trips away.
HD noise-canceling processor QN1
See what happens when it's just you and your music, with noise canceling that cuts more outside sound than ever before.
Premium sound quality
Powerful 1.57" 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.
Wear all day in total comfort
Soft, pressure-relieving earpads in foamed urethane evenly distribute pressure and increase ear pad contact for a stable fit. And with a lighter weight design, your music is the only thing you'll notice all day.
Clear hands-free calling
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.
Quick Attention mode
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.
* Update of firmware and Sony Headphones Connect app is needed. Available from September 2018 onward. Google Assistant app needs to be installed on your device. The Google Assistant is not available in all countries and languages. Requires pairing with eligible phone and Internet connection.
Full Specifications & Features
Size & Weight
WEIGHT: Approx. 8.99 oz
HEADPHONE TYPE: Closed Dynamic
DRIVER UNIT: 1.57 ", dome type (CCAW Voice coil)
IMPEDANCE (OHM): 47 ohm (1 kHz) (when connecting via the headphone cable with the unit turned on), 16 ohm (1 kHz) (when connecting via the headphone cable with the unit turned off)
DIAPHRAGM: Aluminum coated LCP
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)
SENSITIVITIES (DB/MW): 104.5 dB / mW (1 kHz) (when connecting via the headphone cable with the unit turned on), 101 dB / mW (1 kHz) (when connecting via the headphone cable with the unit turned off)
VOLUME CONTROL: Touch Sensor
CORD TYPE: Single-sided (detachable)
CORD LENGTH: Headphone cable (approx. 3.94 ft, OFC strands, gold-plated stereo mini plug)
PLUG: Gold-plated L-shaped stereo mini plug
INPUT(S): Stereo Mini Jack
WEARING STYLE: Circumaural
DSEE HX: Yes
PASSIVE OPERATION: Yes
BATTERY CHARGE TIME: Approx. 3 Hours (Full charge)
BATTERY CHARGE METHOD: USB
BATTERY LIFE (CONTINUOUS MUSIC PLAYBACK TIME): Max. 30 hours (NC ON), Max. 38 hours (NC OFF)
BATTERY LIFE (WAITING TIME): Max. 30 hours (NC ON), Max. 200 hours (NC OFF)
BLUETOOTH® VERSION: Version 4.2
EFFECTIVE RANGE: Line of sight approx. 30 ft (10 m)
FREQUENCY RANGE: 2.4 GHz band (2.4000–2.4835 GHz)
PROFILE: A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP
SUPPORTED AUDIO FORMAT(S): SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX HD, LDAC
SUPPORTED CONTENT PROTECTION: SCMS-T
NOISE CANCELING ON/OFF SWITCH: Yes
PERSONAL NC OPTIMIZER: Yes
ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE OPTIMIZING: Yes