Sony LinkBuds S true wireless earbuds were launched on Wednesday. One of the biggest highlights of Sony’s new earbuds is their lightweight design – reportedly weighing just 4.8 grams per earbud. They also offer active noise cancellation (ANC) and are said to offer up to 20 hours of total battery life – including the battery in the included charging case. Users can also expect up to six hours of usage with ANC enabled. The Sony LinkBuds S have an IPX4 rating for splash resistance. In addition, the true wireless earphones have an ambient mode so that the wearer can also hear their surroundings.
Sony LinkBuds S earphones price, availability
Sony LinkBuds S true wireless earbuds are priced at $199.99 (about Rs. 15,500) and are available for pre-order now in the US and are generally available from May 20th. The earbuds will be available through Sony’s BestBuy website and Amazon.com. The earbuds were launched in black, desert sand, and white color options.
Specifications of the Sony LinkBuds S earphones
The Sony LinkBuds S earbuds are super light, weighing 4.8 grams per bud. The earbuds are equipped with Sony’s high-quality LDAC Bluetooth codec, as well as the company’s own Digital Sound Enhancement Engine (DSEE), which is said to deliver convincing audio and call quality out of the box. Sony has provided an IPX4 certified construction to withstand water splashes. The earbuds offer Bluetooth v5.2 connectivity.
Additionally, the earbuds feature Sony’s Adaptive Sound Control, which supposedly detects user activity to automatically adjust ambient sound settings. The company’s Speak-to-Chat feature is also available in the earbuds, which automatically recognizes your voice, pauses the audio and activates Ambient Sound Mode when you start speaking.
The Sony LinkBuds S are powered by the company’s onboard V1 processor, which is said to maintain sound quality and help minimize distortion. The Sony earphones feature 0.2-inch dynamic drivers with a frequency range of 20Hz to 20,000Hz. The earphones also feature touch control settings that allow users to pause, play and skip tracks – apart from the volume control , activating the voice assistant and answering calls.
Also, the Sony LinkBuds S support Alexa for voice assistance. The earbuds are rated for up to six hours of battery life with ANC on, while the charging case offers up to 14 hours of battery life, giving a total battery life of 20 hours on a single charge. The company claims that a five-minute charge can deliver up to 60 minutes of playback time. The earbuds take around two hours to fully charge, while the charging case takes three hours.
https://gadgets360.com/audio/news/sony-linkbuds-s-price-usd-199-launch-specifications-release-date-may-20-2989908 Sony LinkBuds S Launched super-light true wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation