Sony’s New Truly Wireless WF-SP800N Sport Headphones launched with ANC
Sony presented this Thursday it’s newest set of truly wireless(TWS) earbuds WF-SP800N. The sport headphones is targeted towards athletes, frequent workout freaks or any music lover. The highlights of this earbuds include – active noise cancellation, IP55 water and dust resistance, secure fit and a battery life of upto 26 hours.
Sony’s new model WF-SP800N fits in between the more expensive WF-1000XM3($230) and a cheaper WF-XB700 ($130) earbuds. Sony has stated that the SP800N is equipped with the same Bluetooth chip as the more expensive version WF-1000XM3. Hence, these earbuds provide quick pairing, low audio latency and stable connection.
At full charge, the headphones offer 9 hours of power, while the handy charging case provides an extra 9 hours. That’s up to 18 hours of noise-free listening. With noise-canceling switched off, it’s even longer—13 hours of power on a full charge, with an extra 13 hours provided by the charging case, for up to 26 hours of play time. And if you’re in a hurry, 10 minutes’ quick charging gives you up to 60 minutes of music playback with noise canceling.
The WF-SP800N features the latest noise canceling technology to block out distractions like the sounds of the street or the barbells at the gym. EXTRA BASS™ delivers powerful, punchy, low-end sound, helping users power through their work or workout. With the free-of-charge “Sony | Headphones Connect” companion app, it’s easy to customize the audio to create a relaxed listening experience at home or to boost the bass to charge up a workout.
The soft-cushioned arc supporter and three-dimensional curved design ensure a secure, comfortable fit while your on the move.
360 Reality Audio can be enjoyed on the WF-SP800N headphones when combined with an Android smartphone/iPhone that has a participating streaming services app installed. 360 Reality Audio offers a custom immersive musical field that is perfectly optimized for each individual user when utilizing the “Sony | Headphones Connect” app.
Each bud weighs in at 9.5 grams which is a bit on the heavier side. There are touch controls on each side as well as adaptive sound control with distinct profiles for walking, running, and different commuting modes. You’ll also be able to fine-tune the sound output through Sony’s Headphones Connect app. They pair over Bluetooth 5.0 and work with both Android and iOS. In the updated app, profiles can be tied to geolocation information, which will automatically activate the sports profile when visiting a sports club.
Adaptive Sound Control automatically adjusts ambient sound settings to suit the current environment for the ultimate listening experience. Ambient Sound Mode also lets users control the sounds that they want to let in, which can be customized in the “Sony | Headphones Connect” companion app from level 0 to level 20.
These earbuds boast an IP55 rating for water and dust resistance, WF-SP800N headphones can even be washed, making them perfect for active lifestyles and outdoor use.
The earbuds features Smart control technology which enables users to play, stop or skip through music and adjust the volume by simply placing a finger on the right earbud and then turn down the music by placing a finger on the left earbud. The quick attention feature instantly turns the volume down and lets in ambient sound so users can chat without needing to remove the earbuds.
Other features of Sony WF-SP800N wireless headphones include support for AAC and SBC codecs, as well as support for popular voice assistants like Alexa, Siri and Google.
Pricing and Availability
The WF-SP800N model has a suggested retail price of $199.99 and is available for purchase today at Best Buy, Amazon and other authorized dealers in black and blue. Due to rising dollar rates, the device is expected to retail at Nepali market at a price tag of around Rs 28,500.