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Sony WH-1000XM2

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User ratings:
37
4.4 out of 5
37 user ratings
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4 stars
27 %
3 stars
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2 stars
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Consumer ratings:
4.5 / 5
Editorial reviews:
48
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4.5 out of 5
26 user ratings
5 stars
61 %
4 stars
34 %
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2 stars
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Pros

  • good-quality faux leather for the most part
  • comfortable design; effective and superior noise
  • sonic signature is clean and gentle enough to not cause significant listening fatigue

Cons

  • the hinges on the headphones are a bit fragile
  • eliminating exterior noise entirely
  • does have sticks out like a sore thumb

Key specs

  • 46 Ω
  • 4, 40000 Hz
  • Closed
  • Stereo
  • Over-Ear
  • Wired & Wireless

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Sony WH-1000XM2 - Pros & Cons

Sony WH-1000XM2

Pros

  • good-quality faux leather for the most part
  • comfortable design; effective and superior noise
  • sonic signature is clean and gentle enough to not cause significant listening fatigue
  • The system works well
  • that the headset can go for about 20 hours between charges
  • solid audio quality and a sturdy; comfortable build
  • robust; transparent sound signature
  • feature works flawlessly and proves to be useful
  • uncluttered menus and straightforward graphics
  • delivers a full; rich; crisp orchestral presence
  • the headphones are comfortable over long listening periods

Cons

  • the hinges on the headphones are a bit fragile
  • eliminating exterior noise entirely
  • does have sticks out like a sore thumb
  • 1000XM2 is just too expensive for everyday listening
  • are cozy and can be worn through extended usage
  • loves playing retro video games
  • not as smart or as good at noise-cancelling
  • wireless signal interferes
  • features sap battery life
  • No part of the frequency range feels exaggerated
  • the headband has a relatively weak clamping force

Sony WH-1000XM2 - Technical Overview

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IconDriver size
40 mm
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Driver size: 400 mm
IconImpedance
46 Ω
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Impedance: 145000 Ω
IconWeight
275 g
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Sony WH-1000XM2 Full Specifications

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Technical details
Sound outputStereo
StyleOver-Ear
Connectivity technologyWired & Wireless
Headset (integrated/enclosed microphone)yes
Magnet materialNeodymium
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Dimensions
Weight9.7 oz
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Connectivity
Cable length1.5
3.5 mm/6.3 mm adapter includedno
Audio streaming via bluetooth
  • A2DP aptX HD
  • A2DP aptX
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • HFP
  • HSP
  • LDAC
Bluetooth version4.1
Bluetooth profile
  • AVRCP
  • HSP
  • HFP
  • A2DP
Bluetooth codec
  • AAC
  • aptX
  • aptX HD
  • LDAC
  • SBC
Wireless connectionBluetooth
Wireless range10
Type of connector3.5mm
USBno
Type of USB connectorMicro-USB
Detachable cableyes
Multi Point connectionno
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Power
Battery operatedyes
Battery recharge time4.0 h
Battery life30.0 h
Standby time40.0 h
Charging via USByes
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Design
Colour of product
  • Black
  • Silver
Acoustic designClosed
Attachment typeHeadband
Foldableyes
Connector contacts platingGold
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Sound
Impedance46.0 Ω
Frequency range4 - 40000
Driver technologyDynamic
Driver size1.57 in
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Features
Noise-cancelingyes
Buttons
  • Answer button
  • Keyguard
  • Next song
  • Play/Pause
  • Previous song
  • Volume
NFCyes
Carrying caseyes

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Sony WH-1000XM2 Editorial Reviews (48)

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Based on 48 reviews
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Sony WH-1000XM2 ST Digital's holiday gadget gift guide: For Audiophiles
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The Straits Times
Published: 06.12.2017
ST Digital's holiday gadget gift guide: For Audiophiles

Sony's WH-1000XM2 headphones pack incredible active noise-cancellation - they are among the best in themarket - allowing you to soak in a bubble of silence.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Sony WH-1000XM2 Sony WH-1000XM2 brusreducerande hörlurar – recension
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techradar.com
Published: 18.01.2019
Sony WH-1000XM2 brusreducerande hörlurar – recension
5.0

Brusreducerande hörlurar med kristallklart ljud som är bättre än Bose

Sony WH-1000XM2 Sony WH-1000X M2 review: Oustanding over-ear headphones that bring nuance to noise-cancellation
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Good Gear Guide
Sony WH-1000X M2 review: Oustanding over-ear headphones that bring nuance to noise-cancellation
4.0

Sony WH-1000XM2 Sony WH-1000XM2 Review
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PCMAG
Published: 10.11.2017
Sony WH-1000XM2 Review
4.0

The wireless, noise cancelling Sony WH-1000XM2 delivers strong audio performance that can be sculpted to taste using the free app.

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Trusted Reviews
Published: 21.08.2018
Sony WH-1000XM2
5.0

Sony WH-1000XM2 review: the successor to the excellent MDR-1000X wireless and noise-cancelling headphones are better in almost every way

Sony WH-1000XM2 Sony WH-1000XM2 Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones Reviewed
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HomeTheaterReview
Published: 13.06.2018
Sony WH-1000XM2 Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones Reviewed
4.5

Way back in the day, Sony practically invented the smiley face EQ (accentuated highs and lows with little detail left for the mids) which I simply assumed was their way of overcoming early knock...

Sony WH-1000XM2 Sony WH-1000XM2 Review
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TOP NEW Review
Published: 25.12.2017
Sony WH-1000XM2 Review
5.0

Sony wh-1000xm2 review – ITS NAME MIGHT SOUND LIKE THE BOTTOM END OF A BARCODE, BUT SONY’S LATEST WIRELESS HEADPHONES ARE TAKING NOISE-CANCELLING TO NEW HEIGHTS. THE ADDITION OF A BAROMETRIC PRESSURE SENSOR THAT CAN DETERMINE THE SURROUNDING AIR DENSITY IN ORDER TO OPTIMIZE ACTIVE NOISE CANCELLING IN AN AEROPLANE CABIN OR AT HIGH ALTITUDES IS […]

Sony WH-1000XM2 Sony WH-1000XM2 wireless noise cancelling headphones review
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Tech Guide
Published: 06.12.2017
Sony WH-1000XM2 wireless noise cancelling headphones review

When it comes to headphones, Sony certainly knows what it’s doing. And that is evident with the new Sony WH-1000XM2 wireless headphones that offer both superb sound quality and excellent noise cancellation. The headphones have swivel earcups so they fit really comfortably and are easy to pack into the included hard case when you’re done […]

Sony WH-1000XM2 Sony WH-1000XM2 Noise Cancelling  Headphones Review
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fonearena.com
Sony WH-1000XM2 Noise Cancelling Headphones Review
Sony WH-1000XM2 Sony WH-1000XM2 review
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SoundGuys
Published: 02.08.2020
Sony WH-1000XM2 review
4.4

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