The Japanese electronics maker Sony will launch two true wireless earphones in India next week. Known as Sony WF-SP800N and WF-XB700. Those would be the first-ever TWS in the country. They are listed as ‘available soon’ on the Sony India website. According to a leak, the company plans to launch two earphones in India on June 24. Based on specifications, the Sony WF-SP800N is a noise-cancelling headphone while the model WF-XB700 will bring the extra bass features. Two new models of earphones will deliver up to 18 hours of battery life.
Sony WF-SP800N: Features
These earbuds come with soft cushioned arch support and three-dimensional curved design. It is an IP55 rated for splash, sweat, and water-resistant, according to Sony, users can wash these even after a hard training session. The buds come along with a charging cum carrying case also.
It uses an ambient sound mode that allows you to mix your favorite music with the sounds of your environment. Further, it is featuring a touch control sensor to play, pause or skip tracks, and adjust the volume.
The earbuds will launch with active voice assistants support like – Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and Siri. Plus, the Sony WF-SP800N provides clear voice quality for hands-free calling and allows you to take calls by using either or both. For connectivity, it should offer an advanced Bluetooth chip for low audio latency.
On a full charge condition, the headphones provide 9 hours of power while the charging case will deliver an additional 9 hours. That means you get a total of 18 hours of battery life. Also, for normal use (without noise cancellation) it lasts 13 hours longer on a full charge, with an additional 13 hours supplied by the charging case, total 26 hours of playtime.
Moreover, the company claims that 10 minutes of quick charging will give you up to 60 minutes of music playback with noise cancelling.
Sony WF-XB700: Features
This model designed with Ergonomic Tri-hold structure to communicate with three different points of your ear for a secure, comfortable fit. It is an IPX4 rated for splash and sweat proof and comes with a charging case.
The buds also include extra bass mode as well and bring active voice assistant control. Like the WF-SP800N variant, it also offers you a hands-free calling function and easy to connect with its Bluetooth connectivity.
In terms of battery performance, the Sony WF-XB700 delivers up to 18 hours of listening time with the handy charging case.
Two models are almost identically are same for the specifications.
Price in India and launch date
Currently, the company has not revealed any pricing details of the two earphones model. However, according to report the Sony WF-SP800N may be priced at below Rs. 15,000 and the WF-XB700 could be less than Rs. 10,000. Both models are listed on the Sony India website. The recent report suggests that the company will launch both earphones on June 24. To recall the Sony WF-XB700 was launched globally with a price of $130 (around Rs. 9,800).