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Sony WH-1000XM2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Sony WH-1000XM2. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People really like the design and bass quality. The noise isolation and durability are also appreciated.

sound, durability, noise isolation, bass quality, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony WH-1000XM2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Ced Yuen (

Sony WH-1000XM2 hands-on


Sony WH-1000XM2 hands-on from IFA 2017: the successor to the excellent MDR-1000X looks to be better in nearly every way.

Sep, 2017

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (

Sony WH-1000XM2 review


Sony is flying high with this superb pair of noise-cancelling headphones...

Excellent timing ; Loads of detail ; Refined, smooth highs ; Punchy, confident lows ; Impressive noise-cancelling

Touchpad controls take a little bit of getting used to

Sony’s on a roll with its premium noise-cancelling headphones. This is another pair that’s going to be tough to beat

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: Dodge0266 (

Excellent set of wireless headphones.


The build quality is exceptional and I have not heard another set of wireless headphones with the same noise cancelling attributes or audio quality as these.

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Jackattacx (

Great sound and features


Very happy with the sound quality, great highs, mids and good bass but unbelievable sub bass. Full of features that are very useful too. Also they're very comfy for over ear headphones, I highly recommend the 1000XM2's (especially if you have an LDAC...

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: Stackrish (

Nice all round musical headphone


Having tried bluetooth for streaming to car and home audio systems in the past, I have had reservations against bluetooth headphones due to loss in audio quality. I didn't want to buy one until I trialled the previous version of Sony (MDR-1000x) which...

Sep, 2017

Product Specifications


Colour of product:Black / Gold
Volume Control:Touch


Detachable cable:Y


Acoustic system:Closed
Driver unit:4
Ear coupling:Circumaural
Headphone frequency:4 - 40000
Headphone sensitivity:103
Magnet type:neodymium
Wearing style:Head-band

Packaging Data

Cables included:USB
Carrying case:Y

Ports & interfaces

2.5 mm connector:N
3.5 mm connector:Y
6.35 mm connector:N
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP,AVRCP,HFP,HSP
Bluetooth version:4.1
Cable Length:1.5
Connectivity Technology:Wired/Wireless
Connector contacts plating:Gold
Frequency band:2.4
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
RF connectivity:N
USB Connectivity:N


Battery life (max):30
Battery recharge time:4
Charging source:USB
Standby time:40

Weight & Dimensions