- Sony WF-1000XM5 TWS earbuds launched in India as the latest 1000X series offering.
- According to the brand, the latest launch is the best noise-cancelling headphones in the market.
- The Sony WF-1000XM5 comes with Dynamic Driver X, dual processors, and 360 Reality Audio, among others.
The Sony WF-1000XM5 has officially launched in India as the latest TWS offering from the Japanese brand. The latest launch is a premium offering from the company with innovative features. Sony claims that the WF-1000XM5 is designed to offer premium sound experience to users. Additionally, the company also claims that the new launch is the best noise-cancelling headphones in the market. Priced under Rs 25,000, the Sony WF-1000XM5 will be available at a special introductory price for a limited duration. Let’s take a look at the Sony WF-1000XM5 price in India, availability, and specifications.
Sony WF-1000XM5 Price in India, Launch Offers, Availability
Sony is offering the latest WF-100XM5 in Black and Platinum Silver colours in India. It can be purchased from Sony Center, Amazon India, and leading retail outlets in the country. The latest TWS earbuds from Sony is priced at Rs 24,990.
However, those who pre-book the device from September 27 to October 15 will get a cashback of Rs 3,000, bringing the price down to Rs 21,990. Additionally, Sony is also offering a complimentary SRS-XB100 portable speaker worth Rs 4,990 with all pre-booking orders.
Sony WF-1000XM5 Specifications, Features
The Sony WF-1000XM5 is being touted as the best noise-cancelling headphones by the brand. It comes with an in-ear design, which Sony claims to be 25% more compact and 20% lighter compared to its predecessor, the Sony WF-1000XM4. The latest launch is IPX4 rate, which means it comes with a water and sweat-resistant design ideal for daily wear.
The new Sony WF-1000XM5 is equipped with two processors – Sony Integrated Processor V2 and HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN2e. These two chipsets are intended to control three HD mics on each earbud to capture more ambient sound and deliver unmatched noise-cancelling performance. Additionally, the new polyurethane ear tips help in effective noise isolation to further enhance noise cancellation.
Coming to the audio output, the Sony WF-1000XM5 has Dynamic Driver X with a new diaphragm structure for a fuller and richer sound quality. The audio quality is further enhanced by Hi-Res Audio support with LDAC on Android. The earbuds also feature DSEE Extreme technology, which upscales low-quality audio in real time. Other audio features include 360 Reality Audio and Head Tracking for surround experience.
As for the call quality, the Sony WF-1000XM5 has an AI noise reduction algorithm and bone conduction sensors for exceptional voice clarity. There’s a proximity sensor to enable wear detection and head gestures. Users can receive/decline calls or operate music with a simple nod or shake of their heads. It also comes with a multipoint connection for switching between devices seamlessly, automatic ambient sound adjustment, Speak-to-Chat to pause music automatically when you are talking, etc.
Sony claims that the new WF-1000XM5 offers up to 8 hours of music playback on a single charge. With the charging case, these earbuds last up to 24 hours. They come with fast wired charging over a USB Type-C port and Qi wireless charging. According to Sony, a quick three-minute charging offers an hour of music playback. Moreover, the Sony Connect app will notify users when the charging case battery drops below 30%.
Other features of the new WF-1000XM5 include Bluetooth 5.3, Google Assistant and Alexa support, Auto Play, and Google Fast Pair.