Sony Wireless Audio Products 2018
SONY INDIA has announced the launch of a wireless audio range for the Indian market. In all, the company has launched six wireless headphones in the sports series and affordable series, and three Bluetooth outdoor speakers. The wireless sports range includes WI-SP500, WI-SP600N and WF-SP700N.
SP700N is top-of-the-line with active noise cancellation, ambient sound mode, Sony Extra Bass sound and support for Google Assistant. Sony has also designed a smartphone app for accessing equalizer settings. The earbuds are splash proof, placed in a charging case and are priced at 12,990. The WI-SP600N, priced at 9,990, has the same features but has a neck-band design. The most affordable of the three is the WI-SP500, at 4,900, which supports voice commands for Google Assistant, has extra bass sound and 10 hours of battery life.
Sony has also launched an affordable wireless range at a starting price of 2,990. The WI-CS300 is a behind-the-neck headphone with in-line remote and voice control for Google Assistant and Siri. It weighs 15 gms and offers eight hours of battery back-up. The WH-CH400 is an on-ear headphone that comes with an in-line mic for hands-free calling, support for Google Assistant and up to 20 hours of battery back-up. The CH-400 has been priced at 3,790. The WH-CH500, for 4,490, has all the features as on the CH400, plus a swivel design that makes it convenient to carry.
Sony has also introduced three wireless speakers – SRS-XB41, SRS-XB31 and SRS-XB21, priced at 13,990, 9,990 and 7,990, respectively. All three are IP687 certified, making them waterproof and dustproof. Sony claims that these speakers can be washed as well. They can be used to connect up to three devices at the same time. These wireless speakers can be paired with up to 100 speakers over Bluetooth for creating a wireless party chain. Of the three variants, the XB41 and XB31 can be used as a power bank to charge the smartphone battery as well.
SP700N has active noise cancellation, Extra Bass sound and support for Google