Best noise canceling headphones
Sony WH1000XM3

Sony WH-1000XM3 (review) is credited as one of the, if not the best headphones money can buy right now. So, when its much-awaited successor hits the web, one ought to feel the thrill. Yes, the Sony WH-1000XM4 has surfaced in an early Walmart product page.

Before we jump to the upgrades, do note that the 1000XM4 is purported to carry over many of the specs & features of its predecessor. After all, why fix something that ain’t broken, eh?

Sony WH-1000XM4 vs WH-1000XM3: What’s new?

Sony WH1000XM3

Some of the listed key upgrades include –

  • Simultaneous connections between two devices with quick, smart switching. This is called Bluetooth Multipoint and is a must-have feature in a premium headset like this.
  • Clear, convenient hands-free calling backed by “Precise Voice Pickup” which leverages the headphones’ five microphones and advanced audio signal processing to enhance call quality.
  • Edge-AI that claims to restore details lost in compression
  • Improved digital noise cancellation
  • Bluetooth 5.0 stability and optimizations

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Rest, it’s said to pack 40mm drivers with Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) diaphragms, hi-res audio thanks to LDAC codec, and frequency coverage of up to 40kHz, just like the 1000XM3.

Sony WH-1000XM3

The similarities continue with its advertised 30hr battery life, quick charge for 10min charge for 5 hours playback, touch controls, and adaptive sound which auto-adjusts to your location and behavior.

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The listed price on the website is $348 (~Rs. 26,254), which is near to what the WH-1000XM3 is currently available for.


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