Sony’s latest TWS earbuds in the critically acclaimed 1000X series is now official. The Sony WF-1000XM4 is powered by a more capable Sony V1 chip, which improves the active cancellation of high frequencies and achieves 40% lower noise levels overall compared to the QN1e chip found in the WF-1000XM3.
The buds also come with dual noise sensor microphones: two noise sensing microphones per ear, one feed-forward, and one feed-back. With this feature, ambient noise is heard and analyzed, resulting in highly accurate noise cancellation.
According to Sony, the WF-1000XM4 is the first TWS buds in the world to support Hi-Res audio over the LDAC codec, which carries up to three time the amount of data compared to typical Bluetooth audio.
These buds are equipped with specially designed 6mm drivers and a high compliance diaphragm.
It also comes with IPX4 water resistance, the first of Sony’s WF-1000 series earbuds to do so. Meanwhile, the charging case is smaller than its predecessor and now features wireless charging.
Other features include Speak-to-Chat so you can have conversations without taking out your earbuds, and Quick Attention mode so you can listen to something briefly by placing your finger over the left earbud.
TheSony WF-1000XM4 comes in black and silver variants and is priced at $279.99. It will make its way to the Philippines soon.