Sony has launched its first true wi-fi earphones in India, the WF-SP800N and WF-XB700. The new earphones are priced at Rs. 9,990 for the extra reasonably priced XB700, and Rs. 18,990 for the premium SP800N. The new true wi-fi earphones will likely be accessible from in the present day for the XB700, whereas the SP800N goes on sale on June 26. Both choices will likely be accessible throughout Sony’s retail community, and will likely be accessible in black and blue color choices for the XB700, and black, blue, and white for the SP800N.
Sony WF-SP800N and WF-XB700 value in India
Sony has adopted an aggressive strategy to pricing in India of late, and the WF-SP800N and WF-XB700 are additionally priced effectively for the Indian market. At Rs. 18,990, the WF-SP800N is priced at roughly the identical degree as world pricing. The SP800N headset goes up in opposition to the Apple AirPods (2nd Gen), Samsung Galaxy Buds+, and Jabra Elite 75t, and is at a right away benefit due to the presence of lively noise cancellation.
The WF-XB700 is priced very competitively for the Indian market at Rs. 9,990, as Sony seems to be to capitalise on rising demand for succesful mid-range true wi-fi earphones. The ‘Extra Bass’ tag may also enchantment to Indian listeners, who are likely to favor earphones that sound extra thrilling.
Sony WF-SP800N options and specs
The Sony WF-SP800N is a part of the sports-focused vary of non-public audio merchandise from the Japanese firm, and comes with lively noise cancellation and IP55-certified mud and water resistance. The earphones are amongst few choices accessible in India with lively noise cancellation, and go up in opposition to the costlier Apple AirPods Pro and Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2. The aggressive pricing of those earphones in India will make them a sexy possibility for customers premium options in true wi-fi earphones.
There can also be a claimed battery lifetime of 9 hours on the earphones, together with an extra 9 hours from the case, together with fast charging that provides you an hour of use with 10 minutes of charging. As with most premium choices, there are gesture controls on the earphones, entry to voice assistants, app-based customisation by way of the Sony Headphones Connect app, and USB Type-C charging. Strangely although, there is no assist for high-resolution Bluetooth codecs on these earphones; solely the SBC and AAC codecs are supported.
Sony WF-XB700 options and specs
The extra reasonably priced of the 2 true wi-fi headsets launched by Sony is the WF-XB700. Part of the corporate’s ‘Extra Bass’ vary, the earphones are tuned for higher lows, and have an IPX4 water resistance ranking, as much as 18 hours of complete battery life, and assist for the SBC and AAC Bluetooth codecs. Charging the case is thru a USB Type-C port.
The earphones are an reasonably priced possibility in the mid-range phase in India, going up in opposition to competitors such because the 1More Stylish True Wireless earphones and Oppo Enco Free in the sub-Rs. 10,000 area.
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