Sony WF-1000XM4 true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds officially launch in India. The brand-new flagship earbuds from Sony are among the first to have a TWS form factor. These Sony earbuds come with support for LDAC advanced Bluetooth codec. Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) is one of the key highlights of the Sony WF-1000XM4 wireless earbuds.
Sony WF-1000XM4 – True Wireless Stereo (TWS) earbuds
Sony claims that these WF-1000XM4 offers the industry-leading noise cancellation feature. To recall, the Sony WF-1000XM4 true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds globally launched last year in the month of June. The Sony WF-1000XM4 will succeed the Sony WF-1000XM3. Sony India is offering these new true wireless earphones to compete against the premium offerings. These TWS earbuds will come from the house of Apple, Samsung, Jabra and many others.
Sony WF-1000XM4: Price in India and Availability
The all-new Sony WF-1000XM4 price in India starts at Rs 19990. These TWS earphones are already available on various Sony’s online and offline retail channels. These includes the Sony Center and Sony Exclusive Stores. Furthermore, the Sony WF-1000XM4 earbuds are also available on major electronic stores, ShopatSC online portal and other e-commerce platforms.
Sony WF-1000XM4 true wireless earphones will compete against the likes of Apple AirPods Pro and Samsung Buds Pro. The latest Sony WF-1000XM4 earphones comes in two colour options including Silve and Black colours. As mentioned above, the all-new Sony WF-1000XM4 TWS earbuds will succeed the Sony WF-1000XM3. These Sony WF-1000XM3 comes with a price tag of Rs 15000 in India.
Sony WF-1000XM4 earbuds: Features
The new Sony WF-1000XM4 comes with a set of features that make them stand apart from the rest of the competition. The key highlighting features of the Sony WF-1000XM4 earphones includes the support for LDAC Bluetooth codec. This LDAC Bluetooth codec is uncommon in TWS earphones in this price range. Also Read – Sony PlayStation 5 shortage could continue further till 2022
LDAC Bluetooth Codec:
With the addition of LDAC Bluetooth Codec, Sony WF-1000XM4 promises to offer better sound quality. This is possible through LDAC’s improved data transfer rates. Furthermore, this feature can take better advantage of high-resolution audio. The high-resolution audio tracks can also be streamed directly from streaming services like Apple Music, Tidal, Spotify and many more.
Active Noise Cancellation:
Beside LDAC support, Sony WF-1000XM4 true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds also gets Active Noise Cancelling feature. This Active Noise Cancellation feature also comes with adaptive sound control. Furthermore, these Sony earphones gets USB Type-C port for charging. Additionally, it also supports Qi charging technology.
Precise Voice Pickup Technology:
Precise Voice Pickup Technology on Sony WF1000XM4 employs microphones and a bone-conduction sensor to pick up voice more clearly. Additionally, the new bone-conduction sensor only picks up vibrations from voice. The all-new Sony WF-1000XM4 earbuds can be controlled using the Sony Headphones Connect app. Furthermore, other features like Speak-to-Chat and Quick Attention mode are available on Sony WF-1000XM4. To recall, the same features are also available on Sony WF-1000XM4 headphones.
Sony WF-1000XM4 earbuds: Specifications
Under the hood, these Sony earphones are powered by the company’s integrated Processor V1. This CPU enables the Active Noise Cancellation and LDAC Bluetooth Codec processing. The all-new Sony WF-1000XM4 also gets the company’s 360 Reality Audio sound format. Keep in mind, it will only work when the earbuds are combined with an Android smartphone/ iPhone. The smartphone must support streaming service.
Each earbud gets a new 6mm driver unit with a 20% increase in magnet volume. Sony claims that the Low-frequency performance is improved because to the increased magnet volume and high compliance diaphragm. The WF-1000XM4 supports High-Resolution Audio Wireless. Also Read – Google Pixel 6a with Tensor SoC, 12.2-megapixel Sony IMX363 Primary sensor tipped online
Edge-AI, DSEE Extreme 2 is present in these Sony earbuds. It tries to upscale compressed digital audio files in real-time. Furthermore, this allows the earphones to recognize instruments, musical genres, and particular song parts like vocals and interludes.
For battery life, Sony WF-1000XM4 earbuds can offer a total battery life of 32 hours with active noise cancellation on. Furthermore, with five minutes of fast charging, these Sony WF-1000XM4 earphones can promise up to 60 minutes of playback time.
These Sony earbuds also comes with IPX4 rating for water resistance. It also features dual noise sensor microphones. Moreover; this Google Fast Pair is also getting support from all the Android devices. Sony WF-1000XM4 earphones also comes with voice assistant support. Also Read – Noise Air Buds Pro TWD with Active Noise Cancellation, 20-Hours Playtime launched; Price in India