The new update is said to optimise the headphones for using the Google Assistant.
Sony is seeding the v2.0.1 update for its WH-1000XM2 and WI-1000X headphones. After updating, users will be able to find places nearby, get answers from the web and more.
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Sony India has announced the Firmware update 2.0.1 for WH-1000XM2 and WI-1000X headphones, applicable for both Android and iOS. The update will allow the users to optimise the headphones for Google Assistant.
Some of the key benefits of the update are:
Getting instant answers from the web
Finding places nearby
Remembering what the user already said
Speak in foreign languages
Going beyond being an assistant
How to install the update
Launch the "Sony | Headphones Connect" application.
Connect your WH-1000XM2/ WI-1000X to the "Sony | Headphones Connect" application.
If an update is applicable, "Headphone update is available" will be displayed, and you can press "More Info".
Verify that "Version 2.0.1" is displayed and press "OK" to start the update
Once the download starts, it will automatically move to the next screen after the download is completed.
The transfer starts. It will automatically move to the next screen after the download has been completed.
Once the transfer starts, it will automatically move to the next screen after the transfer has been completed. This will take approximately one minute.
When the software update is completed, press "OK".
Detailed instructions to download the firmware update are mentioned here.
If the firmware for WH-1000XM2/WI-1000X is version "2.0.0" or above, one does not need to perform the update. The Sony WH-1000XM2 and WI-1000X headphones are available at all Sony Centers and major electronic stores across India.