Latest Sony headphone news

Sony's next major ANC headphones appear in FCC listing, IFA launch likely
Sony's next major ANC headphones appear in FCC listing, IFA launch likely By Rik Henderson

IFA 2018 will play host to some of the biggest consumer electronic launches at the end of next month and a new pair of active noise cancelling headphones from Sony are expected to be among them.The firm replaced its award-winning MDR-!000X headphones... Read more

Sony will bring Google Assistant to all these old headphones and earbuds
Sony will bring Google Assistant to all these old headphones and earbuds By Elyse Betters

Sony's latest news might please those of you who own older Sony headphones and earbuds.Sony announced a bunch of new headphones at CES 2018, including a pair of truly wireless in-ears that will eventually get support for Google Assistant. But, it also... Read more

Sony’s new wireless earbuds offer Google Assistant, noise cancellation, and splash-proof design
Sony’s new wireless earbuds offer Google Assistant, noise cancellation, and splash-proof design By Elyse Betters

Sony has announced new wireless headphones at CES 2018.Headphone makers are quickly going wire-free, probably because smartphone makers have been increasingly ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack. Sony offers wireless over-the-ear headphones, but now, it's... Read more

Sony headphones at rock bottom prices in US for Black Friday, MDR-1000X just $228 and more
Sony headphones at rock bottom prices in US for Black Friday, MDR-1000X just $228 and more By Rik Henderson

Headphones are always popular each Black Friday, with some incredible deals on the best cans around. And this Black Friday plays host to some amazing discounts on Sony 'phones, including the Pocket-lint Award-winning Sony MDR1000X active noise cancelling... Read more

Sony MDR-1000X Black Friday deal wipes £170 off these legendary noise-cancelling headphones
Sony MDR-1000X Black Friday deal wipes £170 off these legendary noise-cancelling headphones By Chris Hall

Black Friday is getting serious about its discounts and slashing the price of the Sony MDR-1000X saves you serious money.These headphones normally retail at about £320 (the official RRP is £360), which is a little rich, even if they are the best noise-cancelling... Read more

Sony WH-1000XM2 improves on our favourite noise cancelling headphones
Sony WH-1000XM2 improves on our favourite noise cancelling headphones By Rik Henderson

After winning the Best Headphones category at the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards in 2016, the MDR-1000X cans with active noise cancelling have become rather popular indeed - especially in the office here.Sony isn't resting on its laurels, however. It has... Read more

Sony Xperia Ear could make Bluetooth earpieces cool again
Sony Xperia Ear could make Bluetooth earpieces cool again By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced a return for a gadget we thought had mostly phased out a while back; a Bluetooth earpiece. However, it comes with a twist.The Sony Xperia Ear is a next-generation wireless earpiece that does far more than enable you to make and take... Read more

Sony makes high-res fashionable with h.ear headphones and colour-matched Walkman
Sony makes high-res fashionable with h.ear headphones and colour-matched Walkman By Britta O'Boyle

Sony announced a range of devices designed to deliver high-res audio in style during its press conference at IFA 2015. There are two headphones within the h.ear range, an on-ear model and an in-ear model, as well as a new Walkman.The range has fashion... Read more

Sony claims MDR-HW700DS 9.1 channel wireless headphones are world's first
Sony claims MDR-HW700DS 9.1 channel wireless headphones are world's first By Luke Edwards

Sony is offering a cinematic surround sound experience with its new MDR-HW700DS 9.1 channel digital surround sound headphones. It claims, as of today, this is a world first.While the name might not sound so great the headphones themselves promise impressive... Read more

Sony aims at the Beats generation with its bass booming MDR-XB910 headphones
Sony aims at the Beats generation with its bass booming MDR-XB910 headphones By Rik Henderson

Over-the-ear headphones are big business these days, especially those that both look cool and provide so much bass level response that the fillings in your teeth could be loosened. And to take on Beats in the power presentation stakes, Sony has unleashed... Read more

Sony MDR-X05 headphones get a yes from Simon Cowell
Sony MDR-X05 headphones get a yes from Simon Cowell By Hunter Skipworth

Sony and Simon Cowell have collaborated over a new set of headphones - the MDR-X05 - in bringing what they think will be the best portable pop music listening experience yet."When Sony teamed up with Simon Cowell, our goal was to create the best-sounding... Read more

WIN! Sony MDR-1 headphones and Warehouse Project tickets to see Jamie Jones and Carl Craig
WIN! Sony MDR-1 headphones and Warehouse Project tickets to see Jamie Jones and Carl Craig By Pocket-lint Promotion

Sony has collaborated with the guys at The Warehouse Project to launch its new Sony MDR-1 headphones and have tickets for two lucky winners and four of each of their friends to go and see electronic legends Jamie Jones and Detroit’s Carl Craig in the... Read more

Sony Extra Bass charge lead by MDR-XB800, fat beats abound
Sony Extra Bass charge lead by MDR-XB800, fat beats abound By Chris Hall

Sony has updated its MDR-XB, or extra bass, line of headphones. These headphones are designed to deliver powerful bass without compromise, with a range of styles and models to suit your budget.The MDR-XB800 (pictured above) are the classic XB big fat... Read more

Sony MDR-V55 and ZX600 look cool, sound cool
Sony MDR-V55 and ZX600 look cool, sound cool By Chris Hall

Sony has announced two new updates to its headphones range with the MDR-V55 and the MDR-XZ600 and we've had the chance for a quick listen to both. The MDR-V55 have spun out of Sony's DJ range of headphone and is a folding design with large, comfortable... Read more

Sony announces 11 new sets of headphones
Sony announces 11 new sets of headphones By Ian Morris

CES might be in full swing now, but that hasn't stopped Sony from suddenly announcing a bunch of new in-ear headphones.The range features four sets of high-quality earphones, designed with quality in mind. There are four pairs with iPhone and iPod in-line... Read more

Sony goes on and in-ear with new noise cancelling headphones
Sony goes on and in-ear with new noise cancelling headphones By Paul Lamkin

It's been a busy day for Sony over in Germany at IFA with tablets, Blu-ray players, speakers and 3D goggles all getting official releases but the Japanese giant hasn't forgotten its personal audio arm.And whilst there were no new Walkman devices announced,... Read more

Sony designer creates headphone brand with a dash of panache
Sony designer creates headphone brand with a dash of panache By Rik Henderson

Sony designer, skater and DJ, Rui Morisawa, has crafted a new brand of headphones for the company that is inspired by Tokyo street culture. Coming in a range of wacky colour schemes, the PQ headphones are not only interesting to look at, but feature... Read more

Sony goes wireless with its MDR-RF865RK headphones
Sony goes wireless with its MDR-RF865RK headphones By Paul Lamkin

Sony has detailed two new personal audio options - the MDR-RF865RK wireless headphone system and MDR-NC13 noise cancelling in-ear headphones.Starting with the wireless option, this is a big can option, which will let you listen to your tunes, play games... Read more

Sony turns up its headphone range
Sony turns up its headphone range By Paul Lamkin

Sony has announced a number of new headphones and earphones, ranging from professional quality cans down to mobile friendly buds.Starting with the big boy of the launch bunch, the MDR-Z1000 is designed for the studio and packs ultra-wide range HD driver... Read more

Sony iPhone headsets let you control the music
Sony iPhone headsets let you control the music By Stuart Miles

Sony has launched two new iPhone/iPod ready headsets with in-line remote control and built-in microphone.Joining the MDR-EX38iP, already on the market, the new MDR-EX300iP and MDR-E10iP models promise to blow your socks off with a much better sound than... Read more

Sony announces RF4000K, RF810RK headphones
Sony announces RF4000K, RF810RK headphones By Duncan Geere

Sony has dropped us word of two pairs of wireless headphones that it'll be releasing in April. There's the MDR-RF4000K, and the MDR-RF810RK, but for some reason the company seems far more excited about the RF4000K, so let's look at those first.The styling... Read more

Sony launches MDR-NC300D earbuds
Sony launches MDR-NC300D earbuds By Duncan Geere

Sony has launched what it claims is the first pair of in-ear headphones that feature digital noise cancellation. The in-ear nature means that you're also getting passive noise cancellation, so these should deliver something approaching absolute silence.... Read more

Sony launches DR-BT100CX and DR-BT101 Bluetooth headphones
Sony launches DR-BT100CX and DR-BT101 Bluetooth headphones By Amy-Mae Elliott

Sony has launched a new Bluetooth 2.1 headphone range for cable-free audio. With Sony's echo and noise cancelling tech, "exceptional" sound quality is promised. There are two new models, the DR-BT100CX and DR-BT101. Both claim to feature simple, easy... Read more

Sony launches new range of in-ear headphones
Sony launches new range of in-ear headphones By Amy-Mae Elliott

Sony has announced new ranges of in-ear headphones for the UK market. The MDR-EX500LP and MDR-EX300SL in-ear headphones are described as "premium" closed-type in-ear headphones with the claim that they deliver studio quality audio. These models offer... Read more

Sony launches digital noise-cancelling headphones
Sony launches digital noise-cancelling headphones By Amy-Mae Elliott

Sony is introducing what it's claiming are the world's first digital noise-cancelling headphones, the MDR-NC500D. The bold boast from Sony is that the new MDR-NC500D cuts out an amazing 99% of ambient noise - although this claim is asterisked and the... Read more

Sony launches high-end headphones
Sony launches high-end headphones By Amy-Mae Elliott

Sony has launched what it describes as its "most technically advanced, audaciously styled headphones" yet. Aimed at audio purists who demand ultimate performance from a compact in-ear design, the MDR-EX700LP claims to fuse advanced materials and innovative... Read more

Sony introduces the S2 Sport DAP for gym rats and fitness fanatics
Sony introduces the S2 Sport DAP for gym rats and fitness fanatics By Amber Maitland

Sony keeps cranking out the audio devices for its Walkman range. The latest is the S2 Sports Walkman devices, which come in 1 and 2GB models. The cylindrical devices feature a spare interface but still packs in plenty of functions designed for athletic... Read more

Sony add new noise cancelling headphones to its headphones offering
Sony add new noise cancelling headphones to its headphones offering By Stuart Miles

Sony has launched a new range of noise cancelling headphones in an attempt to offer something different to Bose. The flagship model of the range is the MDR-NC50 headphones are Sony's top of the range offering reducing ambient sound by around 14dB and... Read more