Sony MDR-1 Headphones: Big Sound, Premium Design, Sleek Looks

Along with the rest of Sony's announcements at IFA 2012 come the MDR-1 headphones, which are Sony's new top-of-the-line headphones for consumers. Along with big 40mm neodymium drivers, these closed back cans have an impressive response range of 4Hz-80kHZ, designed to handle the lowest bass frequencies and highest treble pings.

In addition to the impressive audio engineering feats, the MDR-1s come variants packing Bluetooth and noise-cancelling technologies. In the case of the Bluetooth model, there's an NFC chip that will allow you to instantly pair the headphones with Sony's latest Xperia phones, which also feature the wireless technology. Pricing is yet to be announced, but expect to see the MDR-1R, MDR-1BT and MDR-1NC in October. [Sony]