Sony is about to launch a new generation of WH-1000XM5 headphones, which will have better noise reduction than the previous generation WH-1000XM4. In appearance, the WH-1000XM5 is not much different from the previous generation, but it looks more concise and clean. The earpads are thicker and more comfortable to wear.
Sony WH-1000XM5 vs WH-1000XM4 – The headphone switch has been replaced with a slider, and the Custom button has been renamed NC/Ambient. There will be black and silver color options.
In terms of battery life, the Sony WH-1000XM5 can provide up to 40 hours of battery life when noise reduction is turned on , 10 hours more than the previous generation, but the charging time is also increased by 3.5 hours.
In addition, the ANC noise reduction function of this headset will be significantly improved , and there will be two dedicated chips and three microphones inside the headset to achieve the ideal noise reduction effect. And the headset will also support Bluetooth 5.2, retain a 3.5mm audio interface, and a USB-C interface.
At present, the launch date of the Sony WH-1000XM5 has not yet been determined, and more detailed information needs to be waited for the official announcement.