German-Austrian website TechnikNews has shared some renders and some alleged specifications of the WH-1000XM5. The new headphones in the popular Sony product line have a significantly updated design compared to the previous ones.
The new design that by location It will be available in black and silver which is the most eye-catching. The whole look feels smoother and more minimalistic and the hinges above the ear cups, which made the headphones more “foldable”, are no longer there. TechnikNews also states that shows “indicate” that the power button has become a slider.
Sony hasn’t made many changes to the design that it has been using with the WH-1000XM4 for a long time: MDR-100AAP From 2015, it has been slightly modified for MDR-1000X In 2016 and onwards WH-1000XM2† XM3 And XM4 It received a few modifications. So this will be the biggest style change in the series since 2015.
In addition to the new design, the site’s sources claim that the headphones have a battery life of up to 40 hours with active noise cancellation and can be charged in 3.5 hours. Compared to its predecessor WH-1000XM4, the battery life has been extended by ten hours, but a full charge also takes half an hour longer.
TechnikNews further notes that Active Noise Cancellation It is powered by two processors, as the previous two processors likely had one. Noise cancellation is also done with the help of three microphones. Drivers have also been replaced, but there is no other information on this topic. The Bluetooth version has been increased to 5.2 and the 3.5mm input and USB-c port are still present. There are no details on more comprehensive support for the codec.
According to a retail source to TechnikNews, the launch of the new headphones is imminent. The price of the WH-1000XM5 is unknown. At the time of release, the cost of the WH-1000XM4 was about 380 euros.
More pictures can be found in a file Article from TechnikNews
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