As you see the MDR-1000X have a Pretty impressive look, a quite simple and rounded design.
This time the Japanese company goes beyond the simple analysis of the sound around you, and includes different technologies in order to provide a more immersive and comfortable listening, like the new Sense Engine 2 that analyzes audio signals to improve noise cancellation and adapt it to the taste of each user, and the Personal Noise Canceling Optimizer that enhances performance by analyzing the shape of your head and the way you are wearing the helmet and also other factors.
So that was for blocking out noise, but what about audio quality, well Sony got you covered with the LDAC technology that provide you as Sony says three times better the classical Bluetooth streaming that we are used to, in addition to that you get Hi-Res audio in wired mode, but in the wireless mode Sony's DSEE HX technology will upscale audio to almost Hi-Res quality.
Sony promises 20 hours of continuous listening with the noise-canceling feature and Bluetooth enabled just with 4 hours of charging, and up to 34 hours with activated noise canceling in wired mode.
The MDR-1000X will be available from October in two colors, black and beige, for almost 400$. If you want to reserve yourself one of these headphones, pre-orders are available now. It is foldable and should be delivered with a hard carrying leather case for easy transport.