Sony WF-1000XM3 true wireless headphones with active noise reduction have been launched in India. The new flagship headset was launched globally in 2019 and finally entered the Indian market. The retail price is Rs. The entry price of the Sony WF-1000XM3 is Rs 19,990. 17,990, 10 days. The headset will go on sale on August 6, and will be available in Sony retail stores, Sony’s online store, major electronics retailers and Amazon’s online and offline sales.
Last month, Sony launched WF-SP800N and WF-XB700 true wireless headphones in India at a price of Rs. 18,990 and rupees. 9,990. In rupee. 19,990 Sony WF-1000XM3 is the brand’s flagship true wireless headset and is touted to provide active noise reduction performance similar to its widely acclaimed WH-1000XM3 in-ear headset.
Sony WF-1000XM3 specifications, functions
Sony WF-1000XM3 has a proprietary QN1e processor, which can actively eliminate noise. This headset has a 6mm dynamic driver, a frequency response range of 20Hz to 20,000Hz, Bluetooth 5.0, and supports SBC and AAC Bluetooth codecs.
These specifications make Sony WF-1000XM3 a direct competitor to Apple AirPods Pro and flagship product Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2, both of which are priced around Rs. 25,000 in India.
Sony WF-1000XM3 promises to play music for up to 6 hours when the active noise reduction function is enabled, and can guarantee up to 8 hours of music playback in the off mode. The battery box can provide three additional charges, with a total battery life of up to 32 hours per charge cycle. The protective case is charged via a USB Type-C port and also supports NFC function for quick pairing. Like most Sony headsets and headsets, the WF-1000XM3 true wireless headset can be customized and controlled through the Sony Headphones Connect app for iOS and Android.
The lack of support for advanced Bluetooth codecs such as aptX and LDAC may cause some concerns, especially considering the recently released Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 feature for aptX codecs. However, due to the support of the AAC Bluetooth codec, Sony WF-1000XM3 is expected to be fully compatible with Apple smart phones and most Android devices.
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