Tag: Sony

  • Shure unleashes Aonic 50 Gen 2 over-ears to challenge Sony and Bose

    Shure has revealed the second generation of the Aonic 50 headphones, and they arrive on the scene boasting improved noise-cancellation and support for spatial audio. And this isn’t spatial audio in the form of Dolby Atmos or Sony’s 360 Reality Audio, but Shure’s own take with its new spatialised audio technology that’s powered by a…

  • Save over 20% on the 5-star Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones

    If you’ve had your eye on the Sony WH-1000XM5 for a while, you’re in luck. The five-star headphones have plummeted to just £302 on Amazon. That’s a 21% saving compared to their usual price.  Run to Amazon today to get the WH-1000XM5 for just £302 instead of £380 and save a grand total of £78…

  • Sony WF-1000XM5 vs LinkBuds S: Which should you get?

    With the WF-1000XM5 wireless earbuds available, Sony’s true wireless line-up has a range of options from budget to premium prices. How do they fare when pitted against Sony’s own LinkBuds S? The WF-1000XM5 are aimed at the audiophile listener, while the LinkBuds S target the more casual, lifestyle user. Both are true wireless buds that…

  • Sony WF-1000XM5 vs Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II: Which is better?

    Sony’s WF-1000XM5 are the successor to the WF-1000XM4, and in many ways we feel they’ve surpassed its predecessor. But how do they fare against the rival Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II? The battle between Sony and Bose has moved across over-ears and true wireless earphones. Both the WF-1000XM5 and QuietComfort Earbuds II received five stars in…

  • How to pair Sony WF-1000XM5 to an Android smartphone

    The Sony WF-1000XM5 have been revealed, and we rated them five-stars in our review, describing them as another excellent headphone from Sony. They’re an improvement in a number of areas, whether it’s in terms of how they sound, the precision of their noise-cancellation and the breadth of their feature set, which is even larger than…

  • Sony WH-1000XM5 get one of the WF-1000XM5's best features

    Hot on the heels of the new, flagship in-ear wireless buds the WF-1000XM5, Sony has gifted users of its over-ear counterpart WH-1000XM5 some new features. The flagship Sony WH-1000XM5 noise cancelling headphones now have access to the en vogue head-tracked spatial audio technology. Get the LG Tone Free UFP8 for less than half-price The excellent…

  • Sony WH-1000XM6: What to expect

    2024 will mark two years since the five-star Sony WH-1000XM5 ANC headphones went on sale. And for those in the know (which now includes you, dear reader), that means that the WH-1000XM6 successor is likely to appear on the scene. We can’t say for sure that it will, but given Sony’s release schedule for its…

  • Sony WF-1000XM6: Our wishlist for Sony's next flagship true wireless

    Having only released the WF-1000XM5 in August 2023, the WF-1000XM6 are a long, long way ahead in the future. However, there are ways in which they’re not perfect, so here’s our wishlist for areas where we think they could use some improvement. Perhaps Sony might even read this article and get some inspiration (as if…

  • Sound & Vision: Sony looks to Mini LED for brighter, smarter HDR in 2024

    OPINION: I travelled to Sony HQ in Japan for an insight into its 2024 TV plans, and hands-on with the brightest professional mastering monitor yet. Sony wants to make TV picture presets smarter, able to offer bespoke image adjustments on a movie-by-movie basis and make HDR much brighter. If you thought 4K TVs couldn’t look…

  • These 5-star Sony headphones still have their Black Friday price tag

    The class-leading Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones are still selling at their Black Friday price over on Amazon. We might be a couple of weeks past 2023’s biggest sales event, but there are still a few lingering Black Friday bargains to be had. Head over to Amazon, and you’ll find the multi-award-winning Sony WH-1000XM5 still selling for…