Sony WF-1000XM5 Noise Canceling Truly Wireless Earbuds announced

Sony Electronics has introduced the WF-1000XM5 earbuds, the latest addition to the 1000X series. These truly wireless earbuds boast a more luxurious and comfortable design, reducing their size and weight by approximately 25% compared to their predecessor, the WF-1000XM4. The charging case has also been slimmed down for easy portability.

The WF-1000XM5 earbuds feature unique Noise-Isolation Earbud Tips, reducing external high-frequency noise. Their ergonomic design ensures a secure fit for everyone, using recycled plastic and Sony’s proprietary Original Blended Material.

With two proprietary processors, dual feedback microphones, and advanced Noise-Isolation Earbud Tips, the WF-1000XM5 excels in noise cancellation across various frequencies. The Dynamic Driver X delivers rich vocals and precise cancellation in lower frequencies.

Enjoy High-Resolution Audio Wireless with LDAC technology and real-time audio enhancement through Edge-AI. Head tracking provides an immersive listening experience.

The WF-1000XM5 offers a range of features for an enhanced audio experience, including Precise Voice Pickup Technology and bone conduction sensors for clear voice calls, Auto Play for seamless music and audio notifications, and Adaptive Sound Control, Speak-to-Chat, and Multipoint Connect.

The device also lets you activate voice assistants such as Google or Alexa. With up to 8 hours of battery life (16 hours with the charging case), the WF-1000XM5 offers extended listening. Quick charging provides 60 minutes of play in just 3 minutes. Additionally, the earbuds are water-resistant with an IPX4 rating.

Quick specifications: Sony WF-1000XM5 Noise Canceling TWS Earbuds
  • Glossy texture, compact design
  • Type: Closed, dynamic
  • Multi Noise Sensor technology
  • Driver Size: Dynamic Driver X; 8.4 mm
  • Sony Integrated Processor V2, HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN2e
  • Bluetooth v5.3
  • Supported Audio Formats: SBC, AAC, LDAC, LC3
  • Supports High-Resolution Audio Wireless
  • Content Protection: SCMS-T
  • Noise Canceling
  • Ambient Sound Mode, Quick Attention, DSEE
  • Battery Life (Calls): Max. 6 hrs (NC ON) | Max. 7 hrs (NC OFF)
  • Battery Life (Music): Max. 8 hrs (NC ON) | Max. 12 hrs (NC OFF)
  • Charging: USB charger | Wireless charger (with case)
  • Sony | Headphones Connect app
  • IPX4 Water resistant
  • Voice assistant support: Google and Alexa
  • Supports Google Fast Pair, Multipoint Connection, Head-tracking function, Auto Play, 360 Reality Audio
  • Dimension Case: Approx. 64.6 x 40.0 x 26.5 mm
  • Weight: 39g (case); 5.9 g x 2 (earbuds)
Pricing and availability

The Sony WF-1000XM5 Truly Wireless Noise Canceling Earbuds are available for pre-order at a price of USD 299.99 (Rs. 24,525 approx.) and the earbuds come in two colors: Black and Silver.

Pre-orders can be placed on, as well as through authorized dealers such as Best Buy and Amazon in the U.S and Canada starting today.