Passion for sound
Every subtle note, precisely reproduced
Tune in to clear, balanced sound that stays true to the original recording, no matter how high you turn up the volume. A 40mm HD driver with a light but rigid aluminium-coated liquid crystal polymer (LCP) diaphragm gives a more consistent and precise sound across the entire frequency range than a conventional LCP driver.
What is High-Resolution Audio?
High-Resolution Audio refers to a collection of digital processes allowing the encoding and playback of music using higher sampling rates than those used in CDs.
Record at a higher frequency than CD
High-Resolution Audio typically records at 96kHz/24 bit or even 192kHz/24 bit – much higher than CD.
Hear more realistic, emotive sound
While CDs and MP3s top out around 20kHz, High-Resolution Audio supports frequencies above 24kHz (as high as 100kHz on this model) and a wider dynamic range.
Get the real music experience
Enjoy total audio immersion when you experience the purity of High-Resolution Audio from source to speaker. You can try out High-Resolution Audio samplers free at HDtracks, now.
Keep sound in
The enfolding design with ergonomic 3D earpads seals music in and keeps distractions out. Acoustics are reflected back towards your ears for the subtlest of sounds.
With the included balanced-connection headphones cable in MDR-1ABP, comprising four silver-coated copper wires, you hear clear precise sound with audio products that support balanced connections.
Luxurious look and feel
Make your style statement
These iconic headphones look as good as they feel, with a sleek metal headband that perfectly complements plush, black leather earpads.
Hear more of your music with a closed-back, wrap-around design that fits securely over your ears. Comfortable to wear for hours on end, so you can listen for longer.
Soft leather earpads rise and shape around your ears for a snug, comfortable fit.
With smoother materials and seamless sewing, comfort and durability is exceptional.
Pack and go
Take your music anywhere. A sliding metal headband and swivel folding earcups make it easy to store your headphones in a suitcase or bag.
Keep in touch
With an in-line remote and mic, you’ll be able to take hands-free calls whenever they come through on your Android smartphone or iPhone.
Stay in control
Play and personalise your music. Customise your calls. The Sony SmartKey app allows you to control key functions from your headphones.
- Driver Unit
- 40 mm dynamic – Dome type
- Frequency Response
- Cord Length
- 1.2 m
What's in the Box
Warranty card, Operating instructions, Carrying pouch, Headphone cord (1.2 m), Headphone cord with inline remote and microphone (1.2 m)