Sony has launched MDR-1000X headphones in India at Rs 30,990. Sony MDR-1000X is the latest addition to company’s line-up of wireless and noise cancelling headphones. The headphones tailor noise cancellation using ‘Personal NC Optimiser’ function. The 1000X packs ‘Quick Attention’ mode that lets users put their palm on the headphone ear cup to start a conversation.
Sony MDR-1000X has features like signal processing for better noise cancellation, upgraded filtering process, and optimised dual noise sensor technology. The ‘Personal NC Optimiser’ feature analyses the shape of your head for a tailor made experience. It comes with Hi-Resolution Audio as the chosen file format. The ambient sound mode changes the sound condition so that users can listen to music alongwith the sound outside.
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Sony MDR-1000X comes with Bluetooth technology that lets users connect to smartphone or music player. The earphones sports a swivel and folding structure.
Sony MDR-1000X is available in black colour variant. It features a closed, dynamic driver unit of 40mm. The frequency response is 4Hz-40,000Hz. The headphone comes with a micro USB cable of 0.5m and headphone cable of 1.5m. It supports Bluetooth v4.1, NFC, Micro USB port and stereo mini jack. The device weighs 275 grams and a continuous playback time of up to 20 hours.
Sony recently unveiled MDR-XB650BT headphones at Rs 7,990. In our review we said, this is one of the best headphones in the market at the moment. The extra bass is great, but not overpowering for those who don’t really need all that boom in their ears.