Sony WH-1000XM5 Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones – 30 hours battery life – Over-ear style – Optimised for Alexa and the Google Assistant – with built-in mic for phone calls – Black

REGULAR PRICE: £379.00

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  • The new Integrated Processor V1 unlocks the full potential of our HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1 to deliver our biggest step forward in our (already!) industry-leading noise cancellation technology.
  • Precision-engineered to deliver exceptional High-Resolution Audio quality. Our Precise Voice Pickup Technology with newly developed wind noise reduction will also ensure you can hear and be heard clearly when taking calls on these noise cancelling headphones.
  • Smart, intuitive, and intelligent. Adaptive Sound Control automatically adjusts the sound settings based on your environment and activity, and Speak-to-Chat automatically pauses the music when you want to have a conversation, without you having to remove the over ear headphones!
  • For total convenience, these Bluetooth headphones can be paired with two devices at the same time. Fast Pair will help you locate the WH-1000XM5 if you can’t find them and Swift Pair makes pairing with your PC or tablet simple.
  • With up to a huge 30 hours of battery life, you’ll have enough power, even for long trips! A collapsible case is included with these Sony headphones for easy storage and travel.
SKU: B09Y2MYL5C
Weight: 250 g
Size: One Size
Dimensions: 27.62 x 21.67 x 7.59 cm; 250 Grams
Model: WH1000XM5B.CE7
Colour: Black
Batteries Included: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
Colour: Black
Size: One Size

From the manufacturer

1000xm5
WH-1000XM5 headphones

Industry-leading noise cancellation* and high-res sound

Looking for headphones that do not compromise? The WH-1000XM5 headphones rewrite the rules for distraction-free listening. Made up of two processors, eight microphones and a specially designed driver unit, it's no wonder the 1000X series won the What Hi-Fi Awards two years in a row.

  1. Advanced noise cancelling

    Distraction-free listening

    The WH-1000XM5 wireless headphones keep out all sounds, from airplane noise to peoples' voices.

  2. High-resolution audio

    Superior sound, engineered to perfection

    Our unique technologies and materials ensure clear, consistent, natural sound.

  3. Precise Voice Pickup

    Industry-leading call quality*

    With 4 microphones and AI-based noise reduction algorithms, you’ll always hear and be heard clearly.

  4. Adaptive Sound Control

    All-day comfort with a noiseless design

    These lightweight headphones fit snugly with less pressure while keeping out external sounds.

  1. Adaptive Sound Control

    Adjusts to your lifestyle

    When activated, it learns to recognise locations and tailors sound to suit the situation.

  2. Speak-to-Chat

    For everyday convenience, just Speak-to-Chat

    Start a conversation. Speak-to-Chat automatically stops your music and lets in ambient sound.

  3. Multipoint connection

    Connect easily to multiple devices

    Pair with two Bluetooth devices at the same time. Switch with the touch of a button.

  4. Made to be remade

    Better for the environment

    Our commitment: headphones made from plastic-free packaging, recycled or sustainable materials.

1 Adaptive Sound Control 2 Speak-to-Chat 3 Multipoint connection 4 Made to be remade

Control with your voice or your fingertips

Control with a tap

Control with a tap

With intuitive touch control settings, just touch to switch the mode (NC or ambient sound), play music, skip tracks, turn up the volume and more.

Control with your voice

Control with your voice

Just say “Hey Google” or “Alexa” to activate your preferred voice assistant. Listen to music, connect, get notifications, set reminders and more.

Quick access to your tracks

Quick access to your tracks

With Quick Access, you can configure these headphones to resume Spotify music playback with two or three taps—no need to touch your smartphone.

Safe listening

Safe listening

Check how safely you’re listening to music by comparing sound pressure data. Receive OS notifications when audio levels are too high.

More compact, longer lasting, easier pairing

Collapsible case saves space

Collapsible case saves space

Carry your headphones effortlessly in the soft matching case. Take them out, and the collapsible case can be made up to 40% thinner for easy storage.

All-day power & quick charging

All-day power & quick charging

30 hours of battery life and extremely fast charging: 3 hours' worth of charge after just 3 minutes with an optional USB-PD compatible AC adapter.

Fast Pair feature available

Fast Pair feature available

Easily locate your headphones by tone sound, or by checking their last known location on your smartphone or computer.

Easy pairing to your computer

Easy pairing to your computer

Swift Pair makes it quick and easy to pair your headphones with your Windows 10 or 11 PC or tablet. Just follow the instructions that pop-up.

How they compare with other Sony noise-cancelling headphones

WH-1000XM5

WH-1000XM5

WH-1000XM4

WH-1000XM4

WH-XB910N

WH-XB910N

WH-CH710N

WH-CH710N

Noise cancelling
Industry-leading NC Digital Noise Cancellation Digital Noise Cancellation Digital Noise Cancellation
Battery life (NC ON)
30 hours 30 hours 30 hours 35 hours
Quick charging
3 mins = 3 hours (with USB PD) 10 minutes = 5 hours 10 minutes = 4.5 hours 10 minutes = 1 hour
Hi-Res Audio
Yes Yes No No
Touch control
Yes Yes Yes No
Speak-to-Chat
Yes Yes No No
Wearing detection
Yes Yes No No
Built-in voice assistant
Yes (Wake words available) Yes Yes No
Hands-free calling
Yes (4 beamforming mics) Yes (2 beamforming mics) Yes Yes
Carrying case
Yes (Collapsible) Yes Yes No