Image the scene. It’s summer time, lockdowns are easing, and also you’re able to enterprise again out into the world. You’re feeling courageous after a 12 months caught inside, courageous sufficient that you just’ve picked out an all-white outfit. You learn up on the right way to make the colour work in the likes of Vogue and GQ, however all of the sudden, catastrophe strikes. You discover one thing. “The Verge’s prime rated wi-fi headphones!” you exclaim to no-one particularly, “they’re solely accessible in black, blue, or this weird dork-ass beige?!”
It’s okay, don’t fret. Sony is releasing a limited edition of the WH-1000XM4 headphones in all white. Higher nonetheless, it’s actual white, not that orthopedic brown Sony’s being making an attempt to cross off as “silver” all these years. Sony guarantees these “Silent White” headphones shall be “much more stain-resistant,” which is able to hopefully assist maintain them trying pristine for at the very least a short while. Sadly they’re restricted version, and can solely be accessible whereas inventory lasts.
Internally these are the identical as the wonderful WH-1000XM4 headphones the firm launched final 12 months. Meaning you’re getting wonderful audio high quality, noise cancellation, and mic efficiency, and the capability to pair with two units concurrently.
The white headphones shall be accessible in Europe from Might for €430/£400, however there’s no signal of the colour on Sony’s US site as of this writing. We’ve contacted the firm to ask about US availability.