Sony continues to invest in various lines of headphones and earphones, striving to meet all the needs of its users. In the earbuds segment, The new LinkBuds range aims to be small, lightweight and convenient, so you don’t have to remove them from your ear during daily activities. Or at least until your battery runs out. you The earphones are always on, because they have an open designwith a membrane in the form of an edge, so as not to block external sounds.
Months later, Sony offers a different kind of segment, LinkBuds S, a more “light” version, available in three colors: black, white and cream. These would be ideal for shorter use sessions, whether it’s listening to music, podcasts and other familiar uses. According to Victor Gorina, product manager at Sony, this new model is lighter and smaller, but with the same superior noise cancellation. Sony says it’s 84% smaller than previous WF-1000XM4 models, at 3.2 cm.
Sony explained that the system Uses artificial intelligence to improve the voice during callsConfirmed that it is the best in this feature. Their packaging is meant to be environmentally friendly, without the use of plastic. Victor Gorina explains the difference between the LinkBuds S and the Standard Model, that they are smaller and therefore less autonomous, being Used in shorter sessions, unlike the first model This encourages all-day use. It is suitable for students who want to focus on studying or for those who use public transportation and want to reduce the noise around them. Physically, this new model It does not have the first circular ring system, thus isolating all external sounds.
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However, Sony says that I was able to reduce the size of the board, using the same hardware components. The new V1 processor is smaller in size and provides better power consumption. The headset fits perfectly in the ear, making it safe even when you make sudden head movements.
The Noise cancellation was also not affected by the miniaturization of the equipmentThey are the same sensors as the WF-1000XM3. Its driver is also able to respond quickly to the wave of cancellation. It also has a file New exterior coating helps reduce wind noise. It is able to detect when the user is running or walking normally and adjust the noise canceling system. Its processor promises to distinguish the sound of a call or music from ambient noise more effectively.
hardware It still uses artificial intelligence, through microphones, to separate sound from noise. Its deep learning system used 500 million samples to train AI and deliver better performance.
The system is compatible with usage control applications, providing data on time spent listening to music. It serves to control children, especially for those who are concerned about excessive use of equipment. also It can be used to control artificial intelligence systems such as Google Assistant and Alexa. The volume adjustment system is also automatically regulated depending on where it is used. You can set to cancel the noise while retaining the sound. Detects audio when you start a conversation with someonedownload the sound of music, for example.
Sony says earphones can be easy Paired with a computer via Bluetooth or Android devices. It also has IPX4 protection which makes it rainproof, but you can’t dive with it. As for you Autonomy, it can last for 6 hours, plus 14 in its own carrying case, thus adding up to 20 hours of battery life. A 5-minute charge allows you to use the earbuds for about an hour.
Earbuds Feature Three extra sizes of small ear elasticsFrom the smallest to the largest, it easily adapts to any user. There is no multipoint connection for this model and it does not have a fast connection to the iPhone. It also does not support wireless charging.
To prove the headphones’ capability, Sony has partnered with Niantic on the augmented reality game Ingress. Players will be able to get a file Spatial sound idea, which promises a more immersive experiencewhere sounds are delivered depending on which direction they are looking.
The The model costs 200 euros and is scheduled to be launched on May 20 It will serve as a boost to the new LinkBuds family that Sony is betting on.