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Sony WH-1000XM5 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1, Integrated Processor V1 and multiple microphones for distraction-free listening

Fully automatic Personal Noise Cancelling Optimiser and Atmospheric Pressure Optimising

30mm specially designed driver unit for exceptional sound

Superior noise-free calls with 2x2 beamforming microphones and noise reduction system (using AI)

Sony WH-1000XM5 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

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Product Highlights

  • Industry-leading noise cancellation1 : From airplane noise to people’s voices, our WH-1000XM5 wireless headphones with multiple microphone noise cancelling keep out more high and mid frequency sounds than ever. And with Auto NC Optimizer, noise cancelling is automatically optimised based on your wearing conditions and environment.
  • Multi Noise Sensor technology : With four microphones on each earcup, this is our biggest ever step forward in noise cancelling. Ambient sound is captured even more accurately for a dramatic reduction in high frequency noise. Thanks to Auto NC Optimizer, noise cancelling performance is always and automatically optimised based on wearing conditions and external environmental factors such as atmospheric pressure.
  • Incomparable noise cancelling: Specially developed by Sony, the Integrated Processor V1 unlocks the full potential of our HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1. This unique combination of technology controls eight microphones to deliver unprecedented noise cancelling quality.
  • Superlative sound, engineered to perfection : The specially designed 30mm driver unit with light and rigid dome using carbon fiber composite material improves high frequency sensitivity for more natural sound quality. Sony unique technologies include a premium lead-free solder containing gold for excellent conductivity, Fine Sound Resistor for even power distribution, and optimised circuitry for an improved signal-to-noise ratio to ensure clear, consistent sound.


WEIGHT Approx. 250g
HEADPHONE TYPE Closed, dynamic
CORD LENGTH approx. 1.2m

Customer Reviews

Based on 48 reviews
Excellent sound but wear sensor is not reliable

Excellent sound and NC, but wear sensor is broken by the latest firmware update (1.1.3). I've found lots of such cases on reddit. Tried reset and factory reset, but no luck. Will have to return my unit if no fix coming soon.

Excellent noise cancellation and sound quality

I bought these headphones about a month ago and have used them every day for work calls via Teams, listening to music while out walking my dogs and for a couple of flights. The sound quality is excellent, as is the noise cancellation. The app has a lot of features but the fact there are 2 separate apps is a bit confusing and also the main app for controlling the speakers is a little fiddly, although this is due to the number of features it has. Firmware updates have been provided regularly and they do take quite a while to complete, I imagine this is due to them being brand new and so will be less frequent as the app and headphone firmware has been around for a bit longer.

They're comfortable to wear for long periods due to the soft cushioning on the earpieces and the fact that they are quite lite. They are quite large, so not the best for running but jogging, walking and most exercise they seem to be ok. I just found that fast movement (eg running) they will slip a little / you can feel them.

Microphone quality is really good and doesn't seem to pick up any background noise which is useful as I use them for work calls all day.

They charge quickly and the charge lasts a long time, I use them at least a couple of hours a day, usually a lot more, and only charge them once a week.

Fantastic headphones

I bought this a couple of months ago and I am very pleased with the quality of the sound and comfort of the headphones.

Amazing sound in

Even better sound and noise cancellation than the previous model and the xm4s were already amazing.

Simply exceptional

Exceptional noise cancelling, beautiful rich sound. Don't change a thing Sony! Xm5 over ear headphones