Don't buy these if you want to move your head in any way when using them
I have the sony over ear headphones that are great. These are not. They don't stay in your ear, stay connected (Iphone 8+) or provide the promised sound or noise cancellation. I have bought aftermarket earbud tips that help a little but I now have an expensive set of earbuds that I can't use if I am not sitting or lying down. very disappointed that sony actually makes these and I will now always consider their competitors' products
Purchased in March 2021 for $230.00.
Great sound - can't use them
I bought these new from JB Hi-Fi.
The pairing, sound quality and functionality are all good.
But they will not stay in my ears. They start falling out within less than a minute of putting them in. I have used all 7 pairs of the supplied earbud rubber pieces, but they still fall out. I have had to take over my wife's old airpods -which are actually less functional, but they don't fall out. Unfortunately JB Hi-Fi couldn't help. So although they work in terms o sound and connectivity, they are in practice nearly useless.
Purchased in October 2020 at JB Hi-Fi Online Store for $279.00.
Great sound, poor fitment, diabolically bad for phone calls.
My partner bought these for 50% usage with phone calls. In this regard they are almost useless where there is background noise. In most circumstances background noises are amplified and seem to muddle the voice of the wearer for the person on the other end of the call. The noises (like wind, passing cars and people chatting or especially birds) become louder and sharper than the users' voice, forcing the other party to ask for repeating of what was said.
Utterly frustrating. Sony replaced the earbuds after much back and forth. No Change.
Purchased in November 2019 at JB Hi-Fi Retail Stores.
Disappointing for a premium product
Sound acceptable, although nothing to rave about, noise-cancelling partial and weak with treble input, earbuds fall out easily, charging points broke after a few uses and unit was not replaced by Sony even though under warranty.
Purchased in October 2019 at Kogan for $369.00.
Disappointment for a Sony fan
After some difficulty I managed to pair with my Samsung Galaxy A3O but found it impossible to pair with the iPad. After an hour just gave up. Otherwise sound is good and its reasonably comfortable. Don't wear them bush walking or running because one WILL fall out and you will not find it. Of you want noise cancelling buy an over ear headset, ear buds can't do noise cancelling well. This was a major disappointment for a serious Sony fan.
Purchased in March 2020.
Amazing small noise cancelling earbuds
First, i don't expect it to be working like over the ear ones in term of noise cancelling.
As earbuds, I believe it has been best experience for myself and have reasonable but not full noise cancelling.
Purchased in September 2019.
Good quality earphones some issues
I own both these and the over ear wh 1000s straight up if you want quality get the over ears , if you want portability then these work well .
Problems I ride motorbikes and these protrude just a bit you much physically to wear a helmet over top , granted these are not made for that Application and There’s a lot of tech jammed in there but being that little bit shallower would be so much better
Great range of silicone ear tips to find a good fit , however the little bit of bulk and weight makes them susceptible to falling out .
Biggest is...sue not sure if software or hardware but with phone in pocket will drop out audio streaming/playback constantly, I have the over ear wh1000s and had no issues at so I wonder if it’s a hardware issue with the limited size of a receiver . Next issue is the battery life , I’m not going to beat this up too much due to size but only get about 4 -6 hours before Needing charging as opposed to 20+ hours on over headphones
Purchased in May 2020.
I have tried many wireless earbuds including apple, Bose, sennheiser and nuraloop. These are definitely the best (nuraloop honourable second). Looks, sound quality, functionality, battery, charging case are all amazing. Not recommended for exercise though - nuraloop is great for that! I use for music, calls and travelling. Also a shame can’t have both volume and play/pause on same earpiece. Need to choose.
Purchased in July 2020 at Toby Deals for $236.00.
Bit of a let down
Hopped on this product after seeing some rave reviews online but have been quite disappointed with the quality of the product. In particular, I get intermittent audio issues and microphone issues where I can't hear people on the other side of the call and they hear fuzzy noises from my side. Other than that though, for pure music listening, this is a decent product with good noise cancelling.
Keep falling out of ears
These are by far the best sounding earbuds but they are not practical at all.
No matter which eartips I try but they keep falling out of ears.
Secondly, the call quality , even after the updates has been terrible while commuting with no wind.
Returned them and would be buying something else that suits android.
Purchased in June 2020 at Sony Online store for $287.99.
Superb sound, superb battery life, excellent all around
I use these daily to listen a broad range of genres of music and I absolutely love them. This review is based on 5 months use.
They are extremely comfortable, noise cancelling is effective, ambient sound mode is highly useful also.
They offer a clean, crisp sound with ample bass and soaring mids.
I've previously had other high end manufacturers wireless earbuds and these Sony's just leave them for dead in both sound quality, bass response, clarity and battery life.
Excellent phone call quality (at both ends) and you can even just wear one for...
Purchased at Harvey Norman for $329.00.
Bit of let down
Sound quality & noise cancelling, average to good. Despite changing between all the provided ear buds. I could not find a pair that felt both fully secure in the ear canal, and comfortable, at the same time. As a result I would not recommend wearing them for an extended period.
Purchased in March 2020 at eBay for $299.09.
Useless for phone calls - expensive
Fantastic for music streaming, really good sound, but devastated that $400 headphones are absolutely useless for making phone calls with an apple iPhone (11Pro), people can't hear you and it constantly crackles and drops in and out, I have tried pairing and unpairing 20+ times and all different ways possible, makes no difference, should've bought airpods but I fell for their marketing on this one.
Purchased in January 2020 at JB Hi-Fi for $399.00.
worst sony product I've ever bought
>sound keeps breaking and i have to keep the phone close to my head to have a stable connection.
>can't make phone calls with it
>connection lost every few seconds
P.S. tried it with 2 different mobile barnds and using the sony recommended app.
a total waste of money (which is a lot! very expensive but I thought it worth it, I was wrong)
Purchased in December 2019 for $400.00.
Sony WF-1000XM3 review
Good Audio quality for listening Songs
Difficult to pair with Windows 10
Not a great microphones
Bit heavy to your ears
I m not satisfied with the purchase , There are many flaws in the product, i found only ANC is very good
Purchased in March 2020 at eBay for $299.00.
Fantastic Sound and excellent battery life
I purchased these to replace another manufacturers earbuds (also starting with S) and have found them to be fantastic.
They are extremely comfortable even over long periods and you just pop them into the ear and have instant, high quality sound.
These are both a pleasure to use and a pleasure to wear.
They have a nice stable and secure fit and don't in anyway feel that they may fall out. (In my ear anyway)
They have a fantastic battery life that does not drain away senselessly whenever they are not in use unlike some others at a similar price ...
Purchased in March 2020 at Harvey Norman for $319.00.
Left earbud died after 6 months...
These have been awesome up until the last 2 days when the left earbud stopped working or charging altogether.
The sensor is extremely sensitive (maybe too much) on the side and activates if lightly brushed which can be annoying whne touched by accident.
Teh sound is perfect and as drum and bass head I've really enjoyed the suprisingly crisp bass on an in ear earbud.
Purchased in August 2019 at eBay for $319.00.
Absolutely great - BUT ...
These are a marvel of technology. I love just about everything about them. The fit is amazingly good, the noise cancellation (in my ears) is stunning and beats my other high end full cover noise cancelling headphones that are 5 years old hands down.
I am not going to comment on the sound quality, I am happy with what comes out of $10 headphones, so I refrain.
The accompanying app is ok, fun to play with for sure and some of the setting in there are really useful. Some are not and I really don't like that the app constantly pushes some elusiv...e (chargeable) 3D music streaming services. This is my first pair of Bluetooth headphones (actually, my first Bluetooth device full stop) that properly connects and stays connected and does not require constant fiddling and re-booting and re-pairing or whatever. Pair them (really simple) and that's it. They turn on automatically when you put them in your ear. Whatever you play pauses automatically when you take one of them out and if they stay idle a bit they turn themselves off. The functionality of what happens when you touch the sides of them is customisaable and that too works. well.
Purchased in August 2019 at Wireless1 Online Store for $339.96.
These things are awesome!
Honestly couldnt believe how good these are. The sound quality is amazing the noise cancelling works perfectly & they are extremely comfortable. Im really happy with this product so much that the next headphones I will be purchasing will be from sony as well.
Purchased in October 2019 at Catch for $334.00.
Bad product, Bad service, Zero Star!
The firmware update 1.3.0 forever abort itself. Call the support centre, just tell me to initialise. Reset, Initalise, delete the app, reinstall , never work. One of the technical staff ( heavy Indian accent ) tell me to wait and disconnect. Ask for return , he told me to wait for another 24 hours. I know AirPods is bad but I truly regret to buy this.
Iphone user, keep away with this product!
Purchased in July 2019 at Sony Online store for $399.00.
|Features||Charging Case, Microphone Included, Noise Cancelling and True Wireless (Earbuds Only)|
|Colour / Finish||Black or Platinum Silver|
|Battery Life||6 hours|
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 year(s)|
|Release date||July 2019|
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- GTIN13: 4548736070189, 4548736088825 and 4548736088887
- MPN: ITZPHSTSNYQKSK, ITZPHSTSNYYAJC, KHWF1000XM3BLK, KHWF1000XM3SIL, SNY-WF1000XM3-BK, SNY-WF1000XM3-SV, SON00098, SON00099, SY-WF1000XM3-BK, SY-WF1000XM3-SV, WF-1000XM3B, WF1000XM3B and WF1000XM3S
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