Product Review: SONY MDR-1000X

Meet The New Sony MDR-1000X

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Sony has unveiled its new noise-cancelling headphones called MDR-1000X. These wireless over-ear headphones with active noise cancellation connect to smartphones and other devices to offer a hassle-free listening experience. The new MDR-1000X are not just Sony’s best ever noise-cancelling headphone, the headphones also look great and are comfortable to wear for a long period of time.





Priced at SGD599 (inclusive of GST)

    1. Box Contents
    2. Sony MDR-1000X Pros
    3. Sony MDR-1000X Cons
    4. Design & Feature
    5. Verdict for Sony MDR-1000X



Box Contents

You’ll find the following contents inside the box of the Sony MDR-1000x:

  • The headphones
  • A micro USB cable approx. 50cm
  • Quick start guide
  • Carry case
  • Plug adaptor for inflight usage
  • Warranty Information


Sony MDR-1000X Pros

  • Excellent sound quality
  • Highly effective noise cancellation
  • Comfortable and solid design with touch controls
  • Good battery life of up to 20 hours


Sony MDR-1000X Cons

  • Very Pricey




Design & Feature

The Sony MDR-1000X are available in two colours: Black and Grey-Beige. The headphones are wonderful to wear over long listening periods with the faux leather of each ear cup that pushes against your ear comfortably. With incredibly effective noise cancellation, these headphones let you enjoy your favourite music free of distractions.


One of the highlighted features of Sony MDR-1000X is that the right eat cup comes embedded with touch control for volume adjustments and changing soundtracks. For instance, swiping up and down the right eat cup is for volume adjustments. Changing of tracks is swiping forwards and backwards. Double-tap is for the command of pause/play. The left ear cup has an NFC chip for speedy Bluetooth pairing and buttons for noise cancellation, Ambient Sound Model and power on the left side.


Another special feature is the ability to muffle your music, you can talk and listen to someone without taking your headphones off, simply by holding your hand over the right ear cup. Once you finish talking to someone, you remove your hand and the music resumes playing.


Verdict for Sony MDX-1000X


Though the Sony MDR-1000x comes with a hefty tag of SGD599, it’s certainly got lots of features to make up for the price. If you’re a music lover who loves high-quality sound options built with comfortable and sleek design, the Sony MDR-1000X headphones are the perfect headphones for you. With Sony MDR-1000X, you can immerse yourself in music whenever and wherever life takes you and whatever you’re doing.

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