WH-1000XM5 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones
See how these Sony noise-canceling headphones combine our best-ever noise-canceling technology with superlative sound for a truly remarkable listening experience.
Industry-leading noise cancelation
Exceptional sound and calls
Easy device connection
Smart, intuitive and intelligent
With four microphones on each earcup, this is our biggest ever step forward in noise canceling. Ambient sound is captured even more accurately for a dramatic reduction in high-frequency noise. Thanks to Auto NC Optimizer, noise canceling performance is always and automatically optimized based on wearing conditions and external environmental factors such as atmospheric pressure.
Specially developed by Sony, the new Integrated Processor V1 unlocks the full potential of our HD Noise Canceling Processor QN1. This unique combination of technology controls eight microphones to deliver unprecedented noise canceling quality.
The specially designed 30-mm driver unit featuring a soft edge enhances noise canceling, especially in low frequency ranges, helping you enjoy your music precisely without ambient noise. The carbon fiber composite material realizes light weight and high rigidity dome and improves sound clarity, especially in high frequency ranges.
The WH-1000XM5 supports High-Resolution Audio and High-Resolution Audio Wireless, thanks to LDAC, our industry-adopted audio coding technology. LDAC transmits approximately three times more datathan conventional Bluetooth® audio for exceptional High-Resolution Audio quality.
Equipped with four beamforming microphones, these headphones are calibrated to only pick up your voice. An improved signal-to-noise ratio enables them to catch every single word, even when there's a lot of noise around.
With Precise Voice Pickup Technology and advanced audio signal processing, the person on the other end of the call will hear your voice clearly, even when you are in noisy situations. Our noise-reduction algorithm was developed with AI machine learning using more than 500 million voice samples to suppress ambient noise and extract your voice clearly in a wide range of environments.
1 = With noise
2 = Without noise
As soon as you start a conversation, Speak-to-Chat automatically stops your music and lets in ambient sound—handy if you want to keep your headphones on or talk hands-free. This smart feature uses microphones built into your headphones and advanced audio signal processing to recognize and react to your voice. Once your chat is over, your music starts playing again automatically.
With Quick Access, you can configure these headphones to resume Spotify music playback with two or three taps—no need to touch your smartphone.
Get hands-free help—Just say "Hey Google" or "Alexa" to activate your preferred voice assistant.Listen to music, connect with friends, get notiﬁcations, set reminders, and more. You can even control your headphones features like noise cancelation with your voice, listen to and interact with emails in Microsoft Outlook, and join Microsoft Teams meetings using Google Assistant or Siri.
Check how safely you're listening to music by comparing sound pressure data recorded by your headphones with guidance of the World Health Organization (WHO). Receive OS notifications when listening levels are too high.
The WH-1000XM5 supports Google's helpful new Fast Pair feature. It lets you easily locate where you left your headphones by tone sound, or checking their last known location in Google's Find My Device app on your smartphone.
With a huge 30 hours of battery life, you'll have enough power even for long trips. If you need to top up in a hurry, you can get 3 hours' worth of charge after just 3 minutes with an optional USB-PD-compatible AC adapter.
The WH-1000XM5 headphones feature intuitive touch control settings—for example, push the button on the left side to switch from Noise Canceling to Ambient Sound, or use the touch panel on the right side to play or pause music, skip tracks, change volume, and much more.
Carry your headphones effortlessly in the soft matching case. Take them out and the collapsible case can be made up to 40% thinner for easy storage in a bag.
Open up the packaging of your WH-1000XM5 headphones and you'll find a carrying case, headphone cable (approx. 1.2 m) and USB charging cable.
There's no plastic in the WH-1000XM5 packaging, which is designed based on low-toxicity design principles and a "Made to be Remade" philosophy that's more socially responsible. The product box is produced using recycled and sustainable materials developed specially for Sony. WH-1000XM5 also uses recycled plastic materials from automobile parts.
With BRAVIA XR™ and Wireless Transmitter WLA-NS7.
Enjoy a thrilling Dolby Atmos® experience and 360 Spatial Sound that adapts to your ears with BRAVIA XR and these headphones using the WLA-NS7 wireless transmitter.
With the Sony | 360 Spatial Sound Personalizer app, you'll enjoy a sound experience that's optimized for you. The app captures and analyzes your ear shape, allowing these headphones to create your own personal spatial sound field when paired with BRAVIA XR TVs.
With a Sony WLA-NS7 wireless transmitter connected to a BRAVIA XR TV, your headphones create the ideal arrangement of phantom speakers all around you so you can enjoy a Dolby Atmos experience. Be immersed in the scene and feel right at the heart of the action.