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Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones

Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones


The Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones adds nothing else but quality sound to your ears, as it takes you deeper into silence with further advance enhancements. Music lovers will enjoy the Sony WH-1000XM3 Headphones as its perfect for long-haul flights, daily commute or even when in the office.

The design of the Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones is extremely comfortable, lightweight making it possible to wear for an entire day, especially while travelling. Improved Noise-Cancelling is all thanks to its dedicated HD Noise-Cancelling QN1 processor and Sense Engine, ensuring that it blocks out daily noises like voices, as well as background sounds.

Other exciting and new features allows you to simply place your hand over the housing to either turn the volume down for instant communication, to skip music tracks and to control the volume without having to remove your headphones; adjust ambient sound via the Sony Headphones Connect App to hear essential sounds when youre on the move; manage your day with your devices assistant simply allowing you to communicate with your assistant, and also enjoying entertainment, connect with friends, get information as well as notifications straight through to your headphones, and more. Additionally, with LDAC technology it transmits approximately three times the amount of data (at the maximum transfer rate of 990 kbps) than your standard Bluetooth wireless audio. This will ensure that you achieve High-Resolution Audio content in exceptional quality throughout your entire travel.

  • 40mm Drivers
  • Wireless Bluetooth & NFC Tap Technology
  • Built-In Rechargeable Battery
  • Up to 30 Hours of Playback with BT+ANC
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Brand Sony

Next Level of Silence

Enjoy absolute silence, with just your music to your ears. This is all thanks to advanced Noise-Cancellation that cuts more outside sound than ever before. The Noise-Cancelling technology provides Adaptive Sound Control, Quick Attention letting you quickly hear your environment with a simple touch over the housing of the right earcup to quiet things down, Voice Assistant compatibility and Touch Control.

Swivel & Foldable Design

The Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones features an extremely lightweight design with ear cups that be folded inwards, making it suitable for storing and travelling.

Long Battery Life

Get up to 30 hours of pure, powerful audio pounding through your ears while having the Noise-Cancelling mode on. Additionally, with a quick charge of 10 minutes youll get 5 hours of playback from your playlist.

HD Noise Cancelling QN1 Processor

With advanced HD Noise Cancelling, the Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones delivers more power with barely any noise, except for quality sound. The dedicated NC processor also guarantees the reproduction of your music files is never compromised, all thanks to its QN1 processor performance.

Personalised Noise Cancellation

With the Unique Noise Cancellation, it will automatically analyse the sonic characteristics caused by your head size, hair, and glasses; and then optimises quality sound to your ears.

Atmospheric Pressure Optimising

The Atmospheric Pressure Optimising ensures that no matter at what altitude you are in the sky, it will still deliver optimal, high-quality sound.

Wireless Freedom

Wireless freedom allows you to enjoy great sound in silence with your Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Headphones, where LDAC transmits approximately three times the amount of data (at a maximum transfer rate of 990kbps) than your ordinary Bluetooth wireless audio leaving you with exceptional sound quality.

Smart Listening by Sense Engine

The Sense Engine permits music lovers with ambient sound, where the Adaptive Sound Control automatically analyses your activity such as walking, travelling, or even waiting; for it to adjust ambient sound settings to you. And with Quick Attention features, youll quickly be able to hear your environment, and communicate without having to remove your Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Headphones as you can simply place your hand over the right earcup to adjust the volume for direct conversation.

Sony Headphones Connect App

Have full control over your sound when downloading the Sony | Headphones Connect App on your Android or iOS device. Full control gives you access to adjust either the equaliser, and noise-cancellation settings to suit your liking.

Voice Assistant

Easily pair your Sony WH-1000XM3 Headphones to your device, and then gain access to your mobile devices assistant, such as Google Assistant or connect to any Alexa Built-in device where youll be able to manage them. Access your entertainment, get information, connect with friends, listen to music, listen to notifications, and more.

In the box
  • Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
  • Audio Connection Cable (1.2m)
  • USB Cable
  • Plug Adapter for In-Flight Use
  • Compact Carry Case
Driver Size 39.88 mm
Magnet Type Neodymium
Diaphragm Aluminum-Coated
Active Noise Cancellation Yes
Design Over-Ear (Circumaural), Over-the-Head
Frequency Response 4 Hz to 40 kHz (Wireless)
Sensitivity 101 dB at 1 kHz (Passive)
105 dB at 1 kHz (Active)
Impedance 16 Ohms (Passive)
47 Ohms (Active)
Noise Attenuation None
Controls/Microphone Location Earpiece (Side Unspecified)
Foldable Yes
Storage Capacity None
Wireless Connectivity
Supported Audio Codecs AAC, LDAC, SBC, aptX, aptX HD
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth 4.2
Wireless Range 9.1 m
Frequency 2.4 GHz (24,000 to 24,835 MHz)
Wired Connectivity
Audio Connector 3.5 mm
Cable Length 1.2 m
Charging Port USB Type-C
Runtime 30 Hours (BT+ANC)
38 Hours (Music)
200 Hours (Standby)
Quick Charging Times 10 Minutes for 5 Hours
Recharge Time 3 Hours
LED Indicator Yes
Weight 255.15 g

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