We judge all headphones and earbuds on a scale of 10, analyzing the categories we think are most important: sound, comfort, design, battery performance, and, if applicable, special features.
Here’s how the Sony WH-1000XM4 wireless noise-canceling headphones stack up.
A follow-up to our favorite wireless cans, the Sony’s WH-1000XM4 wireless noise-canceling headphones bring subtle but meaningful tech improvements, while retaining the same design and uncompromisingly awesome sound. The noteworthy new features include an upgraded microphone setup and clever ergonomic enhancements, among others. They make the high-end cans even more convenient for daily use.
• Sound: 10/10
• Comfort: 8/10
• Design: 8/10
• Battery Performance: 9/10
• Overall Score: 9/10
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE SONY WH-1000XM4:
The cans look just like their predecessors
They deliver crisp yet powerful sound with industry-leading noise-canceling
The touch controls are a bit underwhelming