There is a separate fan base for Sony WH-1000XM5. This is the best alternative for AirPods Max. It came late to India, while it has been available in the global markets since May 2022. Let’s take a detailed look at this piece of tech.
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Since the launch of the Sony WH-1000XM5 in other markets, most tech enthusiasts in India have been waiting for this moment.
The device comes with the best of the best noise cancellation feature available on the market. And this is achieved with the help of eight microphones in the headphone. The Sony WH-1000XM5 comes with significant 30mm dynamic drivers. Sound profiles like SBC, AAC, and LDAC audio formats, and A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, and HSP all are supported. Also, it has Bluetooth 5.2 wireless connectivity. The device can be charged with a type C charging cable.
XM5 is already famous for its best quality audio in the market. Compared to their previous model, there is a design improvement primarily focusing on user comfort. Just another reason to like Sony! The device comes in 2 color options: Black and Silver. The Sony WH-1000XM5 comes with a massive battery backup. It will provide 30 hours of playback time with ANC and can play continuously for 40 hours without ANC. Moreover, the device can get charged from 0 to 100 in 3.5 hours, which is pretty decent.
There is also an AI-based DSEE Extreme technology that will scale the quality of the compressed audio files. Here we can rotate the earcups of the Sony WH-1000XM5 sideways but cannot fold inwards like their previous model. Also, the device comes with Alexa Voice Control.
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Price and Availability
The Sony WH-1000XM5 costs around Rs 26,999. Preorder on Amazon for the gadget has started. The current price of the device will be the lowest one. After the pre-order sale, the price of the device will definitely increase. You can also purchase the device from Sony’s official website.
If you are looking for headphones in this price range, this is the most recommendable one.