(Cybertech) – Sony is introducing a new blue colour to its WH-1000XM4 headphones range.
Available from mid-June, the midnight blue edition over-ears feature the same specifications as the black, silver and special edition “silent white” models. They will also be available at the same price – £350 in the UK, €380 in Europe.
The Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones come with adaptive noise cancelling tech and Sony’s proprietary Q1 audio processing.
There is a 40mm driver in each ear, with the headphones supporting Hi-Res Audio (via Sony’s own LDAC) and 360 Reality Audio. If you don’t have access to lossless music, DSEE Extreme tech enhances standard digital files, upscaling them to higher bitrates.
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Wireless connectivity comes through Bluetooth 5.0, which also supports multipoint. This enables connection to two devices at once, which you can switch between without needing to power down or re-pair.
The 1000XM4 pair offer up to 30 hours of battery life, with five hours available from just 10 minutes of charging.
Speak to chat and voice assistants are supported – both Alexa and Google Assistant.
You can read our full review of the Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones right here.
Writing by Rik Henderson.