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Sony WH-1000XM4

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Sony WH-1000XM4 review: specs and price

Sony WH-1000XM4

Why is Sony WH-1000XM4 better than the average?

  • Lowest frequency
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    4Hzvs14.25Hz
  • Highest frequency
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    40000Hzvs24978.06Hz
  • Battery life
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    30hvs24.71h
  • Impedance
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    16 Ohmsvs33.22 Ohms
  • Driver unit size
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    40mmvs35.26mm
  • Bluetooth version
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    5vs4.37
  • Number of microphones
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    5vs1.16
  • Battery power
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    1100mAhvs594.49mAh

Price comparison

Buy used:

$70

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User reviews

Overall Rating

Sony WH-1000XM4
9.5
17 User reviews
Sony WH-1000XM4
9.5/10
17 User reviews

Features

Build quality

9.3/10
16 votes

Sound quality

9.4/10
16 votes

Value for money

8.8/10
16 votes

Comfort

9.4/10
16 votes

Noise isolation

9.6/10
16 votes

Comments

Manuel

Manuel

8 months ago

10 / 10

Son grandiosos para el precio que tienen.

Manuel

Manuel

8 months ago

10 / 10

La escena sonora es impresionante, con cable o sin el se escuchan fenomenal. En formato mp3 o en Flac. Son para los amantes de la musica y de los detalles.

Pros

  • Ligeros
  • Alto rango de frecuencias
  • Se pueden usar con cable
  • Cancelación de ruido adaptativa automática

Cons

    1 users found this helpful
    Mario

    Mario

    6 months ago

    10 / 10

    Sonido, acabados, comodidad y tecnología 10/10

    Mario

    Mario

    6 months ago

    10 / 10

    Realmente se sienten audífonos premium. Excelentes acabados, cómodos y un excelente sonido. Ademas cuenta con aplicación móvil para ecualizar y configurarlos.

    1 users found this helpful
    Jesús

    Jesús

    6 months ago

    10 / 10

    Excelente calidad de sonido bajos intensos

    Jesús

    Jesús

    6 months ago

    10 / 10

    Me parecen sumamente cómodos tienen una calidad espectacular ,pero creo que Sony pudo haber puesto mejor calidad de materiales.

    Pros

    • Son cómodos para largos períodos de uso
    • Excelente para viajes en avión

    Cons

    • Calidad de construcción
    • Mala calidad de micrófono para llamadas
    1 users found this helpful

    Design

    We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
    2.has a detachable cable
    Sony WH-1000XM4
    With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
    3.can be folded
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    Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
    4.has a tangle free cable
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    The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
    5.travel bag is included
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    The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
    6.has an open-back design
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    The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
    The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
    8.sweat resistance
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    Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
    A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

    Sound quality

    This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
    The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
    The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
    The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
    Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.
    Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
    7.has a neodymium magnet
    Sony WH-1000XM4
    Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
    The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

    Power

    The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
    The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
    3.Has USB Type-C
    Sony WH-1000XM4
    The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
    5.has wireless charging
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    It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
    Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
    The battery can be recharged and used over again.
    8.has a removable battery
    Sony WH-1000XM4
    The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    Sony WH-1000XM4
    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
    Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
    3.has aptX Adaptive
    Sony WH-1000XM4
    aptx Adaptive is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps), which means it can adjust the bit rate for different scenarios, such as listening to HD audio or reducing interference from other devices.
    4.Has Bluetooth aptX
    Sony WH-1000XM4
    aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.
    5.has LDAC
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    LDAC is a codec developed by Sony for Bluetooth audio. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high resolution audio. It can also automatically adjust to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps to increase stability.
    6.has aptX Low Latency
    Sony WH-1000XM4
    aptX Low Latency is a codec developed by Qualcomm. It uses Bluetooth 5.0 technology to provide low latency audio (around 40ms), which is useful when you want to avoid audio lag (e.g. when playing games).
    7.has aptX HD
    Sony WH-1000XM4
    aptX HD is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It supports high quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
    8.has AAC
    Sony WH-1000XM4
    AAC is a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
    A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

    Features

    These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
    2.has ambient sound mode
    Sony WH-1000XM4
    Ambient sound mode uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard. It’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re jogging but still want to be able to hear traffic.
    3.has in/on-ear detection
    Sony WH-1000XM4
    Sensors can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused, saving battery life.
    More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
    5.has a mute function
    Sony WH-1000XM4
    The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
    Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
    There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
    8.can be used as a headset
    Sony WH-1000XM4
    A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
    There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

    Miscellaneous

    1.Price (global median value)

    279.44 €

    Updated on Mon Jun 27 2022
    The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

    Price comparison

    Buy used:

    $70

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    Sony WH-1000XM4 amazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Premium Noise C...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Premium Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Black
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    $348
    Sony WH-1000XM4 amazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Premium Noise C...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Premium Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Silver
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    $348
    Sony WH-1000XM4 walmartSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Noise Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones with Google Assistant - Black
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    $280
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    $343
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