If you were going to buy the Sony WH-1000XM3 because it is cheaper than the XM4, this promotion will change your mind. Sony’s latest wireless headphones are currently available for 259 euros on Rakuten.
The Sony WH-1000XM3 wireless headphones are now sold for 249 euros since the arrival of its replacement, the XM4. The latter is therefore normally displayed at full price, but not on Rakuten. It is now available with a reduction of 120 euros to finally appear with only 10 euros more than its predecessor.
- Multipoint Bluetooth
- Autonomy of about 30 hours
- Sound improvements and noise reduction
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The Sony WH-1000XM4 looks a lot like the old model. The only aesthetic difference comes from the NFC logo which is no longer printed, but now engraved in the plastic. However, this is not a bad thing, because the helmet of the Japanese manufacturer remains comfortable for everyday wear. The format circum-aural is also always present to ensure good passive isolation by default.
Already excellent on the XM3, active noise reduction has obviously been improved with this new model. There are now 20 management levels of the ANC (Active Noise Cancellation) which are available via the Sony Headphones Connect app, including one for the wind. It is also possible to activate a focus option on the voice, so that the headset lets conversations pass. That’s not all, an adaptive sound control allows you to configure the headphones so that they automatically activate more or less effective noise reduction depending on the context.
Other new features are also in the game, such as ” Speak-to-Chat »To cut noise reduction as soon as you start talking with the other party, or even multipoint Bluetooth. Very practical, this feature simply allows you to connect up to two devices simultaneously, to easily switch from one to another, for example from your smartphone to your computer. The XM4 is also still compatible with Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and Siri.
Regarding autonomy, it is rather comfortable since the manufacturer announces up to 38 hours without noise reduction, and 30 hours with. In fact, we were able to use the XM4 for 28:30 hours with noise reduction on all the time. Charging is done quickly via USB-C, depending on the charger you use.
To find out even more, do not hesitate to read our review of the Sony WH-1000XM4.
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In order to discover the competition of the Sony WH-1000XM4, we invite you now to consult our guide to the best Bluetooth (wireless) headsets in 2021.