Sony has lastly entered the true wireless buds section in India. The corporate, which is understood for its high-end audio merchandise, not too long ago launched the WH-CH710N wireless headphone at an reasonably priced price tag. Now, with the brand new Sony WF-SP800N and WF-XB700 TWS earbuds, the corporate is hoping to seize each mid-range and premium segments within the nation.
Sony’s new TWS earbuds begin at Rs.9,990 and so they appear to pack fairly a punch for the price. The brand new launch contains two earbuds – The reasonably priced WF-XB700 and a barely extra premium SP800N.
If we recall, Sony began teasing the product by retweeting a tipster’s tweet some time again. Following this, they had been listed on the corporate’s web site which revealed key specs of the earbuds.
Cheaper of the bunch, the XB700 is available in Black and Blue colors. Sony says the ‘Further Bass’ characteristic will help the earbuds in rendering audio higher at lows and mid segments.
The XB700 has a 12mm driver unit on every earbud with Neodymium magnet and help frequencies within the 20-20KHz vary. It additionally has help for SBC and AAC audio codecs whereas utilizing Bluetooth 5.0 for connectivity.
Along with the IPX4 score for water and mud, Sony says the earbuds together with charging case. This offers a complete battery lifetime of as much as 18 hours with 9 hours music playback. Different options of the earbuds embody hands-free calling, voice assistant help and the charging case has USB-C port for charging.
The brand new SP800N is aimed toward sports activities fanatics with barely extra premium options. Just like the Chinese language launch that occurred some time in the past, the Indian variant of the earbud is available in a White, Blue and Black Shade.
Sony says the Further Bass EQ tuning is aimed for bass lovers at low ends. The earbud will help SBC and AAC code along with Sony’s 360 Actuality Audio for spatial audio.
Extra options embody digital noise cancellation with ambient sound mode, contact controls for music playback, accessing voice assistants like Alexa, Siri and Google, and hands-free calling.
Sony additionally says the earbuds together with the case will give a complete playback of as much as 18hrs with Noise-cancellation turned on. Turning it off in any other case will prolong the juice as much as 26hrs.
Worth and Availability
Off-late, Sony appears to aggressively price its merchandise and that continues with the WF-SP800N and XB700. Each the earbuds are priced at Rs.18,990 ($250) and Rs.9,990 ($130) respectively and can go on sale beginning June 26th on Sony’s web site and obtainable throughout Amazon, Flipkart and Sony’s retail companions within the nation.