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Discover a world of uncompromising silence where you can enjoy music without noise or distraction in all-day comfort. Industry-leading noise cancellation, superior sound quality and the comfort of an angled earphone design take listening to a whole new level.


WI-1000XM2 Wireless Noise cancelling In-ear Headphones

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Industry-leading noise cancellation 
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Exceptional sound quality
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Secure and comfortable
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Smarter listening
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Easy and practical
Industry-leading noise cancellation 

The noise cancelling technology in the WI-1000XM2 is the most advanced ever in wireless neckband headphones, thanks to the power of our HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1. So you can lose yourself completely in your music.

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More noise captured

Dual Noise Sensor Technology

Dual microphones—one feed-forward and one feed-back—on the surface of the headphones catch more of the ambient sounds of your surroundings, whether it's in-flight noise, city traffic or office chatter.

More noise cancelled

HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1

Having caught the ambient sound, the dedicated HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1 gets to work. It not only cancels significantly more noise across almost all frequencies, but it also uses less power.

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Perfecting sound in the air

Atmospheric Pressure Optimizing

Our noise cancelling is made to fly with Atmospheric Pressure Optimizing. Enjoy in-flight entertainment with noise cancelling optimized for high altitude.

Exceptional sound quality

Packed with advanced audio technology, the WI-1000XM2 wireless noise cancelling headphones not only deliver noise-free listening but breathtaking sound quality.

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Supreme sound in miniature

HD Hybrid Driver System

Sound is optimized across the frequencies with the HD Hybrid Driver System. The 9-mm dynamic driver, custom-designed for the WI-1000XM2, provides deep bass and clear mids, while the matched Balanced Armature driver reproduces delicate, natural high tones.

The power your music deserves

HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1

The multi-talented HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1 combines Digital Noise Cancelling, 32-bit Audio Signal Processing, and a Digital-to-Analog converter with headphone amplifier. The result? Stunningly clear sound.

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Truly authentic sound

High-Resolution Audio

The WI-1000XM2 supports High-Resolution Audio and High-Resolution Audio Wireless, thanks to LDAC™, our industry-adopted audio coding technology. LDAC transmits approximately three times more data than conventional Bluetooth® audio for exceptional High-Resolution Audio quality.

For everyday listening, the Digital Sound Enhancement Engine HX (DSEE HX™) upscales compressed digital music files, bringing them closer to the quality of High-Resolution Audio.

Secure and comfortable

Designed to fit securely in the ear and stay there comfortably, these lightweight headphones with flexible silicone neckband are made for all-day wearing, wherever you go, whatever you do. Easily store them in a bag or case when travelling.

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A snug, stable fit

Angled earphone design

With an angled shape, the earphones sit deeper and more securely in the ear for a stable, comfortable fit. Even when walking around, they won’t slip out unexpectedly.

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Up to 10 hours of listening

No need to worry about battery life on the go. With up to 10 hours of battery life, the music just keeps on playing.

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Up to 80 minutes on quick charge

If your headphones are running low on power, a 10-minute quick charge gives you up to 80 minutes of play time. 

Smarter listening

Powered by intelligent technology, WI-1000XM2 neckband noise cancelling headphones enhance your listening experience with a range of smart features.

Automatically adjusts to whatever you do

The Sony | Headphones Connect app offers Adaptive Sound Control, a smart function that automatically detects what you're up to—such as travelling, walking or waiting—then adjusts ambient sound settings to suit the situation. You can also customize the settings to your preferences.

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Take trips without interruption and lose yourself in music with no background noise.

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Be aware of everything around you, from street to office, while still enjoying music.

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Hear important announcements while you wait, while reducing other background noise.

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Be in control of your listening

Sony | Headphones Connect app 

With the Sony | Headphones Connect app, Ambient Sound Control lets you adjust the volume of background sound and gives you the option to allow voices alone to be heard. Meanwhile the Equalizer lets you customize sound levels to suit your music.

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Go smarter with your favourite voice assistant

Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa and Siri

Manage your day, just by asking your favourite voice assistant. Enjoy entertainment, connect with friends, get information, listen to music and notifications, set reminders and more.

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The WI-1000XM2 supports Google’s helpful new Fast Pair feature. It lets you easily locate where you left your WI-1000XM2 headphones by tone sound, or checking their last known location in Google’s Find My Device app on your smartphone.

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Clearer hands-free calling

Microphone built in

Conversation flows freely with clearer calling. These hands-free headphones include a microphone built into the in-line controls for taking calls or talking to your voice assistant.

Easy and practical 

With thoughtful features such as in-line controls, magnetic earbuds and a foldable design, WI-1000XM2 headphones are easy to use, store and carry around.

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Everything at your fingertips

Intuitive controls

Operate essential functions at a touch using the handy in-line controls including volume up/down, play/call for music and phone conversations, and a custom button for your favourite function.

Stay tangle-free

Magnetic earbuds

When you’re finished with your headphones, snap the magnetic earbuds together to stow them away neatly without getting wires tangled.

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Be travel-ready

Handy Carry Case

These headphones are designed to pack and go with a foldable design that fits neatly in a premium fabric carry case, alongside cables and an airplane plug adapter.

Certified headphones for a personalized experience

With 360 Reality Audio certified headphones and the Sony | Headphones Connect app, optimize your experience by analyzing your individual ear shape, and enjoy the ultimate immersive music experience.

A personal cinematic experience

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 wireless transmitter WLA-NS7.

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360 Spatial Sound Personalizer

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.

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Dolby Atmos Experience

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.

Try sample music on the demo player by downloading the Artist Connection App

Specifications and Features

Discover a world of uncompromising silence. These neckband-style in-ear headphones with HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1 and a new flexible neckband design take music-listening and comfort to a whole new level.
  • Digital Noise Cancelling with HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1 and Dual Noise Sensor Technology

  • Wireless freedom with Bluetooth® technology and NFC

  • Smart listening by Adaptive Sound Control automatically adjusts ambient sound to your activity

  • High-Resolution Audio Wireless with DSEE HX™ and LDAC

  • Up to 10 hours of wireless battery life

Stereo Mini
3–40,000 Hz
20–20,000 Hz (44.1 kHz sampling)/20–40,000 Hz (LDAC 96 kHz sampling, 990 kbps)
approx. 1 m
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