Noise canceling beyond compare
Never before have Sony headphones so effectively controlled noise. Latest features and techniques enable the MDR-1000X to provide industry-leading noise cancelation . Low frequency vehicle noise and mid to high frequency sound including voices have been reduced with the MDR-1000X compared to our previous Sony noise canceling model.
Noise, tackled and tamed
New high sensitivity drivers efficiently filter out unwanted noise while Dual Noise Sensor technology uses internal and external microphones to detect and offset ambient sound. Close-fitting urethane foam earpads surround your ear and lock out distractions.
World in. World out.
Take control of sound with SENSE ENGINE . Hear only what you want to hear and nothing else. SENSE ENGINE gives you the freedom to tune in and out of your music at a touch.
Optimizes and adjusts to you
These headphones analyze your personal characteristics and wearing style, then optimize sound for you.
Turn down the music for a conversation
Talk without taking your headphones off. Place one hand over the housing to instantly decrease music volume.
Stay immersed and catch every word
Listen to your music without distraction while still catching important messages and announcements.
Stay immersed, yet aware
Hear essential everyday sounds such as traffic while listening to your music in the background.
Truly authentic sound
Hear music that stays true to the original recording with High-Resolution Audio. Optimized for High-Resolution Audio, S-Master HX reduces distortion and allows you to enjoy all the subtleties of your music. These headphones also include a powerful 1.57" driver with Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) diaphragm for handling heavy beats, and can reproduce a full range of frequencies up to 40 kHz.
Restore all your compressed files
The Digital Sound Enhancement Engine HX (DSEE HX) upscales compressed digital music files (MP3, ACC, ATRAC and WMA) and takes them closer to the quality of High-Resolution Audio. By restoring the high-range sound lost in compression, DSEE HX produces your digital music files in rich, natural sound.
High quality wireless listening with LDAC
LDAC transmits approximately three times more data (at the maximum transfer rate: 990 kbps) than conventional BLUETOOTH® Wireless Audio, which allows you to enjoy High-Resolution Audio content in exceptional sound quality close to High-Resolution Audio .
Soft synthetic leather on the housing and earpads give a luxurious look and feel. Designed to fit securely over your ears for hours of comfortable listening.
Ready to travel
Swivel folding earcups make it easy to store your headphones in a suitcase, bag or the supplied carrying case while traveling.
Swipe and tap
Simply touch the gesture panel on the earpads to stop, play, skip through tracks, change volume or activate the smartphone's voice assistant features.
Clear hands-free calling
A built-in microphone and HD voice support enables you to conduct crisp, clear hands-free calls.