New Sony WF-1000XM4, the direct rival of the AirPods Pro

Sony has just renewed one of the flagships of its catalog. The Sony WF-1000XM4 they are already a reality and come with news in almost every section. It is years of development that have served Sony to offer a complete renewal of the WF-1000XM3, some in-ear devices labeled by many (we include ourselves) as the best on the market. Now the wireless headsets The most popular noise canceling devices get an incredible update both outside and inside.

New design for the Sony WF-1000XM4: more compact and smaller body

Sony WF-1000XM4

The first thing we notice with Sony WF-1000XM4 is that completely change their design. The headphones change shape and reduce their size, one of the problems of the previous ones. They are now rounder and it looks like this will help a better fit to the ear.

Headphones always have a touch zone for the controls, several microphones and a rather particular design which makes them recognizable. They are available in color black or white and the freight and transport box is brand new.

Sony WF-1000XM4

One of the most valid complaints about the WF-1000XM3 was the size of the cargo box. Sony got it and reduced its size by 40%. Of course, don’t think that this affects the battery, because this feature is still one of the keys to the headset.

Sony WF-1000XM4 has new audio processor and new diaphragm

The WF-1000XM4 not only has some significant design updates, but there are significant improvements to the interior as well. Sony has developed a new audio chip in charge of processing bluetooth input and converting information to real sound. This processor now offers a substantial improvement in Noise suppression and also in the stability of the connection.

Sony WF-1000XM4

Headphones now they detect the wind to remove it in real time and not affect the music. It also has a mode that pauses music and activates microphones if someone is talking to you.

Not only is the audio processor updated, but the driver in charge of reproducing the real sound. This now has a new diaphragm capable of improving all frequencies. Also, smartly headphones adapt the sound depending on location conditions and user behavior.

Finally, the battery section is considerably improved. Those The Sony WF-1000XM4 now offers 8 hours of playback in noise canceling mode (XM3 offers 6 hours). The charging case has been reduced in size, but still offers 24 hours of use with the refills it stores.

Sony WF-1000XM4

In addition, this box is now compatible with fast charging and wireless charging. According to Sony, 5 minutes of charging will give you a full hour of music. All this with a considerable reduction in the size of the box.

Sony WF-1000XM4 price and availability

These new headphones have just been announced in the West and will be available throughout the month of June. They don’t profile themselves as one of the best wireless earbuds out there, they’re top-notch in terms of price as well. They come out with a fixed price of 280 euros, about $ 340.

They are expensive, but they also offer the best possible technology. If you are someone who likes to take care of audio and travel, this is one of the best options you can buy in the years to come.