New Sony WF-XB700 true wireless ‘buds bring the bass
The Sony WF-XB700 true wireless earbuds favor a bass-heavy sound and lengthy battery life in lieu of energetic noise-cancelling (ANC). Textured plastic housings seem extra pedestrian than its ANC counterpart, nevertheless it deserves an IPX4 score which is a large perk for athletes.
These sturdy earphones mimic the identical tri-hold construction utilized in the premium Sony WF-1000XM3, and it really works wonders to safe the ‘buds in place. Listeners might use buttons on every housing to manage playback, take calls, regulate quantity, and entry Google Assistant or Siri. Sony makes observe of a single microphone for hands-free calls, which can show much less efficient than the noise-cancelling model’s dual-microphone system.
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The firm guarantees 9 hours of listening on a single cost, and the case gives an additional 9 hours of playtime, completely 18 hours earlier than charging again up. Fast charging can be supported: 10 minutes in the case gives one hour of listening. The completely wireless earbuds use a Bluetooth chip that permits a dependable connection. Each earbud independently connects to the supply gadget, thus mitigating streaming hiccups and connection drops whereas decreasing latency.
Unfortunately, there’s no point out of Bluetooth codec help on Sony’s web site. If we’re to take the WF-1000XM3 as a sign, the Sony WF-XB700 will doubtless help simply AAC for high-quality streaming. We’ll make sure you replace you as soon as extra info is launched.
We don’t but know when the Sony WF-XB700 will ship, however the headset might be out there for pre-order this April for $130. There are two colour variants, black and blue, however maybe Sony will comply with the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus and supply an extra colour choice in a while.