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Sony releases WH line-up of noise-cancelling headphones

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Published : Nov 24, 2017, 6:27 pm IST
Updated : Nov 24, 2017, 6:29 pm IST

The WH-1000XM2, WF-1000X, WI-1000X and WH-H900N will be available across all Sony centres and major electronic stores in India.

Sony's range of headphones WH-1000XM2, WF-1000X, WI-1000X and WH-H900N
 Sony's range of headphones WH-1000XM2, WF-1000X, WI-1000X and WH-H900N

Sony, The Walkman maker on Friday expanded its noise cancellation line-up with the launch of four new wireless headphones — The line-up includes WI-1000X, WH-1000XM2, WF-1000X and WH-H900N at Rs 21,990, Rs 29,990, Rs 14,990 and Rs 18,990 respectively.

The key features of new headphones include — Active noise cancellation, and support for smartphone application to control and fine tuning the sound preferences.

The premium models; WH-1000XM2, WF-1000X and WI-1000X have unique features such as atmospheric pressure optimisation, adaptive sound controls, NFC, inbuilt microphone, Bluetooth and quick attention mode.

Sony claims that they have made number of advancements make the headphones industry leading in noise cancellation technology. Users can adjusts to their individual listening style with atmospheric pressure optimising sound based on one’s altitude.

There is also a mobile app ‘Sony Headphones Connect App’ which utilises mobile device’s accelerometer sensor to detect the users activity and adjust music and sound settings to best suit the environment. Using the app the new 1000X headphone series allows for more flexibility in customising how users want the headphones to adjust to their surroundings. The sound effects offers to choose from Arena, Club, Concert Hall or Outdoor Stage.

"WH-1000XM2, "WF-1000X" and WI-1000X" come with Sony's integrated technology called "SENSE ENGINE" that will offer a personalised experience for every sound, including music and ambient sound, has been customised for individual needs.

Taking about battery life, "WH-1000XM2" is said to last 40 hours with an wired audio cable or 30 hours wirelessly. On the other hand the WI-1000X, has up to 14 hours of battery on wired connection and  10 hours of battery life wirelessly. The "Quick Charge" function pumps in 70 minutes of battery life in 10 minutes of charging.

The WH-1000XM2, WF-1000X, WI-1000X and WH-H900N will be available across all Sony centres and major electronic stores in India.

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