Wireless earbuds have come a long way since their inception, and Sony’s WF-1000XM4 has been among the leading performers in recent years. As the market evolves and competition heats up, Sony is gearing up to launch their latest edition – the Sony WF-1000XM5. While they have been teasing this release for a while now, a recent leak has shed more light on the upcoming earbuds.
According to reports, the Sony WF-1000XM5 will feature bigger drivers, promising an even more immersive and high-quality audio experience. With Sony’s track record of innovation and consistent improvement, the hype for these earbuds is well-deserved.
So let’s take a closer look at what these earbuds have in store!
Compact Design, Bigger Drivers
The leaked renders suggest that Sony has made the WF-1000XM5 even more compact than previous models. Despite the reduced size, each XM5 earbud weighs around 5.9g, making them 1.4g lighter than the XM4s. They will also maintain an IPX4 rating, ensuring they remain splash-resistant.
The most exciting feature of the WF-1000XM5 is the new 8.4mm Dynamic Driver X. A significant upgrade from the 6mm drivers found in the WF-1000XM4. These larger drivers promise to deliver better sound quality, with leaked marketing materials touting “richer vocals.”
Advanced Noise Cancellation and Voice Pickup
Sony’s upcoming earbuds are said to feature two proprietary chip along with dual-feedback microphones, optimizing noise reduction in real-time based on ambient noise levels for optimal performance.
As per the WinFuture report, the WF-1000XM5 is set to feature three microphones, Bone Conduction sensors, and advanced Precise Voice Pickup technology.
This combination will enable the earbuds to pick up your voice clearly, regardless of how noisy the surrounding environment may be.
Battery Life and Connectivity
While the battery capacity of each earbud remains unknown, the charging case will house a 500mAh cell, allowing for a total runtime of up to 24 hours.
Additionally, the XM5s will support lightning-fast charging, providing an hour of music playback with just 3 minutes of charge. Other leaked specs include Bluetooth 5.3 and multi-point support.
Launch and Pricing
There’s no word yet on the pricing of the Sony WF-1000XM5. But according to WinFuture, they should launch within the next few days.
Keep an eye out for more information on Sony’s upcoming flagship earbuds and get ready to experience their impressive features for yourself.