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Sony WI-1000X

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews of Sony WI-1000X. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Views about the durability and usability are overall positive. The comfort and noise isolation are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony WI-1000X is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Pocket-lint Recommended 2018

Expert review by : Cam Bunton (pocket-lint.com)

Sony WI-1000X review: Jaw-droppingly accomplished neckband earphones

 

Sony's earphone game is getting stronger by the year, with its latest wireless earphones being testimony to that improvement. The WI-1000X are,

Brilliant customisable sound ; Well-made and premium looks ; Solid wireless connectivity ; Versatile noise-cancelling and ambient sound control

Could be more comfortable to wear in-ear ; Battery improvements would be welcome ; Micro-USB rather than USB-C recharging

Sony's earphone game is getting stronger by the year, with its latest wireless earphones being testimony to that improvement. The WI-1000X are, without doubt, among the best in-ears we've tested in a while.

Jan, 2018

Expert review by : Lewis Leong (techradar.com)

Sony WI-1000X review

 

Audiophile wireless earbuds for commuters

Audiophile wireless sound ; Good noise cancellation ; Unique features

Average battery life ; Adaptive Sound Control is slow ; No multi-point connection

If you can’t stand over-ear headphones, the Sony WI-1000X are a great in-ear alternative. The inclusion of aptX HD support makes the Sonys one of the best wireless headphones we’ve heard. While battery life may just be average, the WI-1000X are a great...

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Sony WI-1000X preview: Killing sound with Sony's new noise-cancelling headphones

 

Let's not beat around the bush: the Sony MDR-1000X are an exceptional pair of wireless noise-cancelling headphones. So successful in fact that Sony is

Sep, 2017

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

​Sony WI-1000X neckband headphones review

 

A noble noise-cancelling neckband with sublime sound

Great sound balance ; Excellent, versatile noise cancelling ; Long battery life

Neckband is a bit too rigid

Fantastic sound and a comfy fit, without constantly worrying you’re going to lose them. A great traveller’s choice.

Jan, 2018

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Sony WI-1000X review

 

Decent sound and noise-cancelling makes these neckbuds a smart choice.

Punchy bass ; Insightful midrange ; Well balanced ; Range of noise-cancelling modes

Neckband could be more flexible

The best of both worlds - great sound and noise-cancelling capabilities - make these a smart choice

Nov, 2017

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Sony WI-1000X review

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The Sony WI-1000X are a pair of wireless in-ear headphones, but unlike most they also include active noise-cancelling - technology that is usually reserved for large, over-ear pairs. Can Sony pack all the benefits into this smaller, portable package?...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by (stuff.tv_in)

​Sony WI-1000X neckband headphones review

 

A noble noise-cancelling neckband with sublime sound

Great sound balance ; Excellent, versatile noise cancelling ; Long battery life

Neckband is a bit too rigid

Fantastic sound and a comfy fit, without constantly worrying you’re going to lose them. A great traveller’s choice.

Jan, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Fantastic bluetooth headphones

 

These were for using at work and I wanted wireless to avoid cable getting in the way on my desk. So glad I got these as a gift as they are stunningly good. Sound quality is great as I listen to a lot of lossless and hi-res music. Don't notice the band...

Mar, 2018

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Fantastic bluetooth headphones

 

These were for using at work and I wanted wireless to avoid cable getting in the way on my desk. So glad I got these as a gift as they are stunningly good. Sound quality is great as I listen to a lot of lossless and hi-res music. Don't notice the band...

Mar, 2018

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Bluetooth not always working

 

I am not able to connect the 1000X with a new Sony TV 43X8305C. Strange.

Feb, 2018

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery life (max):13
Battery recharge time:3.5
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:Built-In
Battery voltage:3.7
Standby Time:100

Design

Color of product:Black / Gold
Headset type:Binaural
On/Off switch:Y
Volume Control:Digital
Wearing style:In-ear, Neck-band

Ergonomics

Detachable cable:Y

Headphones

Acoustic system:Closed
Driver type:Hybrid
Ear coupling:Intraaural
Headphone frequency:3 - 40000
Headphone sensitivity:101
Noise-canceling:Y
Wearing style:In-ear, Neck-band

Indication

LED Indicators:Y
Recharge indicator:Y

Microphone

Microphone frequency:50 - 8000
Noise-canceling:Y

Music player

Audio formats supported:AAC,LPCM,SBC,apt-X

Packaging Content

Extra earbuds:Y

Packaging Data

Cables included:USB
Carrying case:Y
Number of products included:1
User guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

Plug and Play:Y

Ports & interfaces

1/4" connector:N
1/8" connector:N
2/32" connector:N
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP,AVRCP,HFP,HSP
Bluetooth version:4.1
Cable color:Black
Cable Length:39.4
Connectivity Technology:Wired/Wireless
Connector contacts plating:Gold
Detachable cable:Y
Extension cable length:39.4
Frequency band:2.4
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
USB connectivity:N
USB connector:Micro-USB
Wireless range:393.7

Power

Battery life (max):13
Battery recharge time:3.5
Charging source:USB
Rechargeable:Y
Standby Time:100

System Requirements

Mobile operating systems supported:Android, iOS

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:2.47 / 2.5