WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones
See what happens when it's just you and your music, with noise canceling that cuts more outside sound than ever before. And experience how smart headphones can be with advanced noise cancelling technology such as Adaptive Sound Control, and the convenience of smart features including Quick Attention, Voice Assistant compatibility and touch control.
Escape the sounds of the city with advanced noise cancellation. The noise-canceling technology in the WH-1000XM3 headphones is our most advanced ever with close fitting ear pads and our HD Noise Canceling Processor QN1.
With our new HD Noise Canceling Processor QN1, noise canceling power is greatly enhanced. Having a dedicated NC processor also ensures the reproduction of your music is never compromised due to processor performance.
Most noise cancelling headphones are designed to block out vehicle noise when travelling. The WH-1000XM3 headphones are no exception, but are also highly effective at blocking out daily noise—like voices and the background sounds you might hear walking through a city.
LDAC transmits approximately three times more data (at the maximum transfer rate of 990 kbps) than conventional BLUETOOTH® wireless audio, allowing you to enjoy High-Resolution Audio content in exceptional quality, as close as possible to that of a dedicated wired connection.
A built-in amplifier integrated in HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1 realizes the best-in-class signal-to-noise ratio and low distortion for portable devices, delivering exceptional sound quality. Powerful 40-mm drivers, with Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) diaphragms, make the headphones perfect for handling heavy beats and can reproduce a full range of frequencies up to 40 kHz.
Digital Sound Enhancement Engine HX (DSEE HX™) upscales compressed digital music files, bringing them closer to the quality of High-Resolution Audio. By restoring the high-range sound lost in compression, DSEE HX™ produces your digital music files in rich, clear sound.
See how Adaptive Sound Control automatically detects your activity such as traveling, walking and waiting, then adjusts ambient sound settings to you. And with Quick Attention, you can communicate without removing your headphones—simply place your hand over the housing to turn the volume down for instant conversation.
Communicate without taking your headphones off. Place your hand over the housing to turn the volume down for instant conversation.
Adjust ambient sound with the Sony | Headphones Connect app to hear essential sounds when you're listening on the move.
Everything is at your fingertips. Answer hands-free phone calls with a double tap, or change tracks, adjust the volume and make calls by touching or swiping the panel. And help from your phone’s voice assistant is just one long press away.
The ear cups swivel inwards so they pack up neatly in a compact case.
The supplied carrying case is durable and includes a cable for wired listening.
Immerse yourself in sound all around you. As real as if you are there at a live concert or with the artist recording in a studio. With 360 Reality Audio, music has never been so immersive and so real.
These headphones let you enjoy 360 Reality Audio.
Specifications and Features
- Driver Unit
- 40 mm, dome type (CCAW Voice coil)
- DSEE HX
- Stereo Mini Jack
- Frequency Response
- 4 Hz-40,000 Hz
- Frequency Response (Bluetooth® Communication)
- 20 Hz–20,000 Hz (44.1 kHz Sampling)/20 Hz–40,000 Hz (LDAC 96 kHz Sampling, 990 kbps)
- Frequency Response (Active Operation)
- 4 Hz-40,000 Hz
- Passive Operation
- Cord Length
- Headphone cable (approx. 1.2 m, OFC strands, gold-plated stereo mini plug)
What's in the Box
Carrying Case, Plug Adaptor for In-flight Use, Headphone cable (approx. 1.2 m), USB cable: Type-C™ (approx. 20 cm)