Immerse yourself in music
Enjoy noise cancelling beyond compare, whenever and wherever life takes you and whatever you're doing.
Noise cancelling beyond compare
The MDR-1000X provides industry-leading noise cancellation. See how low frequency vehicle noise and mid to high
frequency voices are reduced with the MDR-1000X compared to our previous noise cancelling model.
Noise, tackled and tamed
New high sensitivity drivers efficiently filter out unwanted noise while Dual Noise Sensor technology uses internal and
external micro phones to detect and offset ambient sound. Close-fitting urethane foarm earpads surround your ear and
lock out distractions.
Take control of sound with SENSE ENGINE
Hear only what you want to hear and nothing else. SENSE ENGINE gives you the freedom to tune in and out of your music
at a touch.
Personal NC Optimiser
These headphones analyse your personal characteristics and wearing style, then optimise sound for you.
Talk without taking your headphones off. Place one hand over the housing to instantly decrease music volume.
Ambient Sound mode (Voice mode)
Listen to your music without distraction while still catching important announcements.
Ambient Sound mode (Normal mode)
Hear essential everyday sounds such as traffic while listening to your music in the background.
Truly authentic sound
Hear music that stays true to the original recording with High-Resolution Audio. Optimised for High-Resolution Audio,
S-Master HXTM reduces distortion and allows you to enjoy all the subtleties in your music.
These headphones also include a powerful 40 mm driver with Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) diaphragm for handling heavy
beats, and can reproduce a full range of frequencies up to 40 kHz.
Restore all your compressed files
The Digital Sound Enhancement Engine HX (DSEE HX) upscales compressed digital music files (MP3, ACC, ATRAC and WMA) and
takes them closer to the quality of High-Resolution Audio. By restoring the high-range sound lost in compression, DSEE
HX produces your digital music files in rich, natural sound.
High quality wireless listening with LDAC
LDAC transmits approximately three times more data (at the maximum transfer rate: 990 kbps) than conventional Bluetooth
Audio, which allows you to enjoy High-Resolution Audio content in exceptional sound quality close to High-Resolution
Soft synthetic leather on the housing and earpads give a luxurious look and feel. Designed to fit securely over your
ears for hours of comfortable listening.
Ready to travel
Swivel folding earcups make it easy to store your headphones in a suitcase, bag or the supplied carrying case while
Swipe and tap
Simply touch the gesture panel on the earpads to stop, play, skip through tracks, change volume or activate the
smartphone's voice assistant features.
Phone APP-based Controls