Sony India has finally joined the rapidly growing Truly wireless segment in the country. The Japanese conglomerate launched its Sony WF- SP800N and Sony WF-XB700 TWS earbuds in India today. With the launch of these TWS, Sony is hoping to take 30 percent market share in the premium segment.
Sony WF-SP800N features and specifications
The Sony WF-SP800N currently top of the time lineup aimed at the sports-enthusiasts. The truly wireless earbuds have active noise cancellation and IP55-certification against, dust sweat and water.
It will be one of the rear TWS earphones in India to offer active noise cancellation. As of now, Apple AirPods Pro and Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 were the only TWS with active noise cancellation available in this country.
These earbuds are claimed to offer nine ours of battery life with active noise cancellation. Including case, it can last for 18hours. It also has quick charging support where 10 minutes of charging will let you use it for an hour.
The WF-SP800N also has touch gesture controls which will allow you to adjust volume, change tracks, and trigger voice assistant. These gestures can be customized through Sony’s official Headphones Connect app. It also has wear detection which automatically pauses or play. Adaptive sound control also present. it also has Sense Engine and location recognizer feature.
The case has USB Type-C charging port for refilling. The TWS earphones only support SBC and AAC codecs which is a bit of a strange move considering their price tag.
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Sony WF-XB700 Features and Speciations
The Sony WF-XB700 is more affordable and a mass segment product. It includes a 12mm driver which as per Sony delivers powerful extra bass. It expects it to appeal to bases lovers.
The WF-XB700 TWS comes with Bluetooth 5.0 including L/R simultaneous BT transmission. Sony claims to have optimized antennas to ensure low latency for video playback. The TWS has Sony’s has unique ‘Tri-hold structure’ design that keeps it secured in ear canals. These TWS offer 18 hours of battery life. – 9 hours from earbuds and another 9 hours from charging case. These are IPX4 Splashproof and case has USB type Port for charging. It also supports SBC and AAC Bluetooth codecs only.
Sony TWS Price in India – WF SP800N & WF-XB700
Sony India has priced the XB700 at Rs 9,990 and SP800N at Rs 18,990. The XB700 are already available for buying, whereas the SP800N will go on sale from June 26.