Sony WF-1000X headphone

Portable Bluetooth wireless noise-canceling ear-insert earphones that come with seven pairs of ear pieces in various types and sizes, two pairs of removable ear bowl supports, a USB charging cable, and a charging cradle/carrying case with built-in battery.

About

The Sony WF-1000X portable Bluetooth wireless noise-canceling earphones have an isolating ear-insert design. These earphones are intended for use with Bluetooth enabled audio devices including cell phones and have a claimed wireless reception range of around 30 feet. They can be used with the noise canceling feature turned on or off and have a built-in microphone and integrated Bluetooth call connect/disconnect controls. Additional features include an ambient sound monitoring mode and various optimizable noise cancellation modes and optional NFC Bluetooth pairing. The free Sony Headphones Connect app download for Apple and Android mobile devices can act as a audio program player, can provide tonal balance equalization, and is used for the operation of the headphones noise cancellation optimization features. The WF-1000X comes with seven pairs of ear pieces in various types and sizes, two pairs of removable ear bowl supports, a USB charging cable, and a charging cradle/carrying case with built-in battery. It is covered by a 12-month warranty.

Connections

Plug type Plug type The type of connection at the end of the audio cord, which will be plugged into the source component. Most have 1/8-inch standard (3-contact) "mini" jacks that fit portable devices. Models intended for use with newer iPod, iPhone, and some Blackberry smartphones, that have integrated microphones, audio player controls, and call connect/disconnect controls use a 1/8-inch 4-conductor mini jack. The audio function of models with 4-conductor mini jacks may not work properly or consistently with non-iPod/iPhone devices.
None

Features

Works with noise reduction off Works with noise reduction off Will operate without the noise-canceling circuitry activated; allows the model to be used as standard headphones if the batteries die.
Yes
Integrated microphone Integrated microphone Has an integrated microphone for use with some cell phones or audio players with a recorder function.
Yes
Call connect/disconnect control Call connect/disconnect control This allows you to answer or disconnect from a phone call with some cell phones.
Yes
Integrated volume control Integrated volume control This allows you to adjust the volume without having to dig into your pocket or purse for a player.
No
Integrated player control Integrated player control This allows you to control some player functions (for example: play, pause, track skip) via a control without having to dig into a pocket or purse for a player.
Yes
Detachable cable Detachable cable A detachable cable allows the headphones to be used for noise canceling without the cord being connected to a music or video player, or dangling from the headset.
N/A
Monitor function (mute) Monitor function Has a control that turns off the audio, and in the case of noise canceling models turns off the noise canceling function, so that ambient sounds can be heard. Useful for hearing ambience like travel announcements without turning off the audio player or removing the headphones.
Yes
Noise canceling unit in earpiece Noise canceling unit in earpiece The electronic circuitry for the noise cancelation function is integrated into headphones earpiece rather than incorporated as a separate module that is integrated into the audio cord.
Yes
Battery life (hrs.) Battery life As claimed by the manufacturer.
3 (NC on or off, audio playback) / 8 (NC on, no audio playback)
Battery recharge time (hrs.) Battery recharge time As claimed by the manufacturer.
1.5
Low battery indicator Low battery indicator An indicator to show that the headphone battery power is low and will need to be replaced or recharged.
No
Warranty (mos.): parts/labor Warranty (mos.): parts/labor Warranty is for parts and labor, in months.
12/12
Additional features Additional features Additional features for this model.
2.4 GHz transmission frequency, Bluetooth wireless, around 30 ft. operating range. Charging case has built-in rechargeable battery that the manufacture claims can be used to recharge the earphone batteries up to 2 times between its own charges. NFC Bluetooth pairing. Free Sony Headphones Connect app download for Apple and Android mobile devices has function claimed to optimize noise cancelling characteristics based on the user's activity, adds an additional ambient sound monitoring mode, can act as a audio program player, and can provide tonal balance equalization. Bluetooth connected Apple mobile devices using iOS Version 5 and above will show the battery level.
Included accessories Included accessories Indicates what accessories are included.
Seven pairs of ear pieces in various types and sizes, two pairs of removeable ear bowl suports, USB charging cable, charging cradle/carrying case with built-in battery. Free Sony Headphones Connect app download for Apple and Android mobile devices.

Specs

Weight (oz.) Weight Reflects the weight, in ounces, of the headphones including the audio cable and batteries, if any.
0.48
Cable length (in.) Cable length Cable length indicates the approximate length of the cable from the headset or earpiece to the plug, measured in inches.
N/A
Battery type Battery type The number and type of batteries used.
Rechargeable lithium Ion