The all new Sony WH-1000XM4 headphone was officially announced in Q2 of 2020. It is the succesor to to one of the world’s best noise-canceling headphone Sony WH-1000XM3 from 2018. The all new noise-cancelling headphone is now available in Nepal. So, let’s check out the specs, features, followed by the price of Sony WH-1000XM4 in Nepal and its availability too.
Sony WH-1000XM4 Headphone Overview
Similarly, like its predecessor, Sony WH-1000XM4 also comes with QN1 HD Noise Cancelling Processor. Each earcup has dual microphones which capture the noise and proceed to the processor. Then there is the new Bluetooth Audio System integrated on Chip which detects noise and music at over 700 times per second. After, the QN1 uses all the information to react with real-time noise cancellation.
The WH-1000XM4 has the DSEE Extreme technology which uses Edge AI. This will emulate the audio for upscaling the compressed sound source. Edge AI is capable of observing the different sounds of instruments, music genres, and other components of sound in real-time. Then it builds up the lost sounds for the entire devotion action.
The headphone comes with Adaptive Sound Control which regulates the ambient settings, totally based on the user’s surroundings. Also, it can remember the locations that are visited often. This results in the auto adjust of the settings accordingly to place. Users can also set their own favored locations and corresponding settings using the Sony Headphones Connect App.
Sony has also announced a new feature called “Speak to Chat”. This will allow users to have normal conversations without even taking the headphones off. This feature will recognize the user’s voice and as they start speaking, the music will stop automatically. Later the music will only be continued 30 seconds after the user stops talking. Another new feature is called “Quick Attention” where users can put their hand on the right earcup just to reduce the volume. These new features will be helpful when having small random conversations and making an announcement.
Sony WH-1000XM4 Headphones also features Precise Voice Pickup technology which controls the five microphones built in the headphone. This uses advanced audio signal processing which helps in delivering clear voice quality while on hands-free calls. Headphones also come with Google Voice Assistant support and Amazon Alexa support. Sony WH-1000XM4 now also supports 360 Reality Audio, wear detection and capable of pairing with two devices at the same mean time. The headphones assure to provide a battery backup of up to 30 hours. Similarly, it comes with 10 minutes of quick charge which brings additions of 5 hours of playback time.
Sony WH-1000XM4 Headphone Specifications:
|Driver||1.57″, Dome type|
|Frequency||4Hz – 40,000Hz [Response]|
20Hz – 20,000Hz (44.1 kHz), 20Hz – 40,000Hz (LDAC 96 kHz, 990kbps) [Bluetooth Communications]
2.4GHz band [Range]
|Active Noise Cancelling||Yes, QN1 processor|
|Battery Backup||30 hrs (NC on), 38 hrs (NC off) – continuous music playback|
30 hrs (NC on), 200 hrs (NC off) – waiting time
|Features||NFC, Edge AI, DSEE Extreme, 360 Reality Audio, Precise Voice Pickup, Speak to Chat|
|Impedance||47Ω (when connected via cable with the unit turned on)|
16Ω (when connected via cable with the unit turned off)
Sony WH-1000XM4 Headphone Price in Nepal and Availability
Sony launched the WH-1000XM4 internationally in August 2020 with the price tag of $349.99. Whereas you can purchase the Sony WH-1000XM4 for Rs 54,000 in Nepal. It comes with one year warranty and a 10% discount this festive season.
|Headphone Model||Price in Nepal|
|Sony WH-1000XM4||NPR 54,000|