Sony WH-1000XM5: what to Await From Upcoming Headphones

The WH-1000XM5 is Sony’s upcoming ANC headphones which have been speculated for a while now. According to spec leaks and official-looking images  from Technik News , The WH headphones could be worth awaiting.

The WH-1000XM5 will be able to deliver up to 40 hours of non-stop playback with ANC (Active Noise Cancellation) turned on, which is a major upgrade from the previous model (WH-1000XM4).


For the Sony headset to achieve this, it will have to come with a bigger battery than its predecessor, so it will have an increase in charging time; 3.5 hours to a full charge to be precise.

For the design, (according to the images above) the changes are kept at its minimum but still noticeable.They have bigger earpads and more padding has been added to the headband.

The power button has been changed to a slider type (no more push buttons) while the custom button has been renamed with an NC/Ambient button(still sits at the exact same position) .

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