WI-1000XM2

Only music. Nothing else.

Discover a world of uncompromising silence where you can enjoy music without noise or distraction in all-day comfort. Industry-leading noise cancelation, superior sound quality and the comfort of an angled earphone design take listening to a whole new level.

HEADPHONES

WI-1000XM2 Wireless Noise-canceling In-ear Headphones

WI-1000XM2

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Industry-leading noise cancelation 

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Exceptional sound quality

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Secure and comfortable

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Smarter listening

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Easy and practical

Industry-leading noise cancelation 

The noise-canceling technology in the WI-1000XM2 is the most advanced ever in wireless neckband headphones, thanks to the power of our HD Noise Canceling Processor QN1. So you can lose yourself completely in your music.

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More noise captured

Dual Noise Sensor Technology

Dual microphones—one feed-forward and one feed-back—on the surface of the headphones catch more of the ambient sounds from your surroundings, whether it's in-flight noise, city traffic, or office chatter.

More noise canceled

HD Noise Canceling Processor QN1

Having caught the ambient sound, the dedicated HD Noise Canceling Processor QN1 gets to work. It not only cancels significantly more noise across almost all frequencies, but it also uses less power.

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Perfecting sound in the air

Atmospheric Pressure Optimizing

Our noise-canceling is made to fly with Atmospheric Pressure Optimizing. Enjoy in-flight entertainment with noise-canceling optimized for high altitude.

Exceptional sound quality

Packed with advanced audio technology, the WI-1000XM2 wireless noise-canceling headphones not only deliver noise-free listening, but breathtaking sound quality.

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Supreme sound in miniature

HD Hybrid Driver System

Sound is optimized across the frequencies with the HD Hybrid Driver System. The 0.35 " dynamic driver, custom-designed for the WI-1000XM2, provides deep bass and clear mids, while the matched Balanced Armature driver reproduces delicate, natural high tones.

The power your music deserves

HD Noise Canceling Processor QN1

The multi-talented HD Noise Canceling Processor QN1 combines Digital Noise Cancelation, 32-bit Audio Signal Processing and a Digital-to-Analog converter with headphone amplifier. The results? Stunningly clear sound.

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Truly authentic sound

High Resolution Audio

Hear music that stays true to the original recording with High-Resolution Audio. For everyday listening, the Digital Sound Enhancement Engine HX (DSEE HX™) upscales compressed digital music files, bringing them closer to the quality of High-Resolution Audio.

Secure and comfortable

Designed to fit securely in the ear and stay there comfortably, these lightweight headphones with flexible silicone neckband are made for all-day wearing, wherever you go, whatever you do. Easily store them in a bag or case while traveling.

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A snug, stable fit

Angled earphone design

With an angled shape, the earphones sit deeper and more securely in the ear for a stable, comfortable fit. Even when walking around, they won’t slip out unexpectedly.

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Up to 10 hours of listening

No need to worry about battery life on the go. With up to 10 hours of battery life, the music just keeps on playing.

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Up to 80 minutes on quick charge

If your headphones are running low on power, a 10-minute quick charge gives you up to 80 minutes of play time. 

Smarter listening

Powered by intelligent technology, WI-1000XM2 neckband noise-canceling headphones enhance your listening experience with a range of smart features.

Automatically adjusts to whatever you do

The Sony | Headphones Connect app offers Adaptive Sound Control, a smart function that automatically detects what you're up to—such as traveling, walking, or waiting—then adjusts ambient sound settings to suit the situation. You can also customize the settings to your preferences.

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Traveling 

Take trips without interruption and lose yourself in music with no background noise.

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Walking

Be aware of everything around you, from street to office, while still enjoying music.

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Waiting

Hear important announcements while you wait, while reducing other background noise.

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Be in control of your listening

Sony | Headphones Connect app 

With the Sony | Headphones Connect app, Ambient Sound Control lets you adjust the volume of background sound and gives you the option to allow voices alone to be heard. Meanwhile the Equalizer lets you customize sound levels to suit your music.

Go smarter with your favorite voice assistant

Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa

Manage your day, just by asking your favorite voice assistant. Enjoy entertainment, connect with friends, get information, listen to music and notifications, set reminders and more.

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Clearer hands-free calling

Microphone built in

Conversation flows freely with clearer calling. These hands-free headphones include a microphone built into the in-line controls for taking calls or talking to your voice assistant.

Easy and practical 

With thoughtful features such as in-line controls, magnetic earbuds and a foldable design, WI-1000XM2 headphones are easy to use, store and carry around.

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Everything at your fingertips

Intuitive controls

Operate essential functions at a touch using the handy in-line controls including volume up/down, play/call for music and phone conversations, and a custom button for your favorite function.

Stay tangle-free

Magnetic earbuds

When you’re finished with your headphones, snap the magnetic earbuds together to stow them away neatly without getting wires tangled.

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Be travel-ready

Handy Carrying Case

These headphones are designed to pack and go, with a foldable design that fits neatly in a premium fabric carrying case alongside cables and an airplane plug adapter.

So immersive. So real.

Immerse yourself in sound all around you. As real as if you are there at a live concert or with the artist recording in a studio. With 360 Reality Audio, music has never been so immersive and so real.

These headphones let you enjoy 360 Reality Audio.

Specifications and Features
Discover a world of uncompromising silence. These neckband-style in-ear headphones with HD Noise Canceling Processor QN1 and a new flexible neckband design take music-listening and comfort to a whole new level.
  • Digital Noise Cancelation with HD Noise Canceling Processor QN1 and Dual Noise Sensor Technology

  • Wireless freedom with BLUETOOTH® technology and NFC

  • Smart listening by Adaptive Sound Control automatically adjusts ambient sound to your activity

  • High-Resolution Audio Wireless with DSEE HX™ and LDAC

  • Up to 10 hours of wireless battery life

Driver Unit
Hybrid
DSEE HX
Yes
Input(s)
Stereo Mini
Frequency Response
3 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)
NFC
Yes
Cord Length
approx. 3.28 ft
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