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Sony Company’s next-generation headphones, the WH-1000XM5, were leaked. It features a new design and better specifications than the current premium offering. In addition, the most important thing you might observe is a sleek new design, especially the thinner headband. Although the 1000XM3s were nearly identical to the 1000XM4s, Sony could make things more interesting with the new 1000XM5s
Instead of a shrouded arm, which swivels around, the arm is exposed with a single contact point replacing the 1000XM4 larger folding hinge above the ear cups. This alters the design of the ear cups, but it also means that there is more space for the stuff that can affect your hearing.
In addition, this arm appears to be slimmer than the previous design, which could lead to a lighter weight without sacrificing durability and strength. According to the recent information, the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) and other regulators that outlined the latest model were spotted in February. One important item revealed is that the FCC labeling has shifted from the headband itself to below the earpad, indicating that the band is now made of metal rather than plastic.
The leaked photo shows the latest headphones model with their case. This design eliminates the collapsible folding mechanism of the 1000XM4, which tucked one cup into the other. These pictures show them taking up much less space than they would on a desk, stand, or in your bag.
According to reports, the WH-1000XM5 will feature up to 40 hours of battery life when the ANC (active noise cancellation) is on; this is around 10 hours longer than the 1000XM4’s. The total charging time of approximately 3.5 hours is required via USB–C connector, which is nearly 30 minutes more than the current generation headphones.
Moreover, the microphones were repositioned, and NC/AMBIENT replaced the XM4’s “Custom” button, though the button is likely to remain reprogrammable to activate voice assistants and other similar functions. These headphones are also supposed to contain a new sound driver and an additional ANC processor, implying greater noise-canceling and sonics; however, there is not much information available.
The release date of the WH-1000XM5 headphones is still unknown; they were mentioned in FCC documents a few months ago. This indicates that WH-1000XM5 headphones are likely to be available sometime this year. The $349 WH-1000XM4s will continue to be very popular among Apple users, who are not happy with the high price and relative weight of the $549 AirPods max.
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