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Sony WF-XB700, WF-SP800N wireless earbuds launched in India starting at 9,990

While the first one is priced at 9,990, the SP800N is the more powerful version priced at 18,990.

Sony WF-SP800N
Sony WF-SP800N (Hindustan Times)

Sony already has a good presence in the Indian audio market but today it stepped into the wireless earbuds market in the country with two new models, WF-XB700 and WF-SP800N. While the first one is priced at 9,990, the SP800N is the more powerful version priced at 18,990. You can get your hands on both earbuds starting June 24 across Sony retail stores (Sony Center and Sony Exclusive), www.ShopatSC.com portal, major electronic stores and other e-commerce websites in India.

The Japanese tech firm is pitching its WF-XB700 for those who like to hear music while on the go. This doesn’t feature Noise Cancellation, Quick Attention Mode and wearing detection but it does feature Sony’s Extra Bass for a more punchy bass output. Sporting a 12mm driver unit, the earbuds roughly weigh 8grams and are IPX4 rated. It has a frequency range of 50Hz to 8,000Hz and a battery life of up to 18 hours including the charging case battery. The tap gestures let you play, stop, or skip through tracks and adjust the volume. It is also possible to access the voice assistants.

The more premium earbuds, WF-SP800N gets a 6mm driver unit along with a bunch of Sony-made tech including Extra Bass, Noise Cancellation, Quick Attention Mode and Wearing Detection. The earbuds weigh 9.8 grams each and have a frequency range of 20Hz to 20,000Hz. The SP800N is claimed to deliver a battery life of up to 26 hours along with the charging case battery. These also support tap gesture controls, which can be customised from the company’s ‘Sony Headphones Connect App’ app. Sony adds that the target audience for its SP800N earbuds are those who are into sports and have an active lifestyle.