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Sony India extends its Headphone and Speaker line-up for 2018

Sony India extends its Headphone and Speaker line-up for 2018

Sony has announced new products in its headphone and Extra Bass wireless speaker segment for India.

In addition to WF-SP700N, Sony is also introducing two standard wireless in-ear models in the form of WI-SP600N and WI-SP500.

WF-SP700N The key product launched today, the WF-SP700N, is claimed to be the world's first device to feature both digital noise cancelling technology and a splash-proof design.

The headphone also supports an Ambient Sound mode where users can hear what's happening in their ambient environment.

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Sony has also introduced three new wireless speakers - SRS-XB41, SRS-XB31, and SRS-XB21 - which are IP687 certified that makes them waterproof and dustproof. With WF-SP700N, Sony is offering the flexibility to experience without tangling with any cables, and yet get core features like noise cancellation and splash-proof design. The new WF-SP700N features digital noise cancelling technology and has a splash-proof design. With this pair, one can keep listening for up to approximately 6 hours. The WI-SP500, WI-C300, WH-CH400 and WH-CH500 are priced at Rs 4,990, Rs 2,990 and Rs 3,790 respectively, and are now available through select Sony retail stores.

All of these headphones come with Bluetooth connectivity, NFC and are optimized for use with Google Assistant. The WH-CH400 costs Rs 3,790, while the WH-CH500 are priced at Rs 4,990. The range includes SRS-XB21 (Rs 7,990), SRS-XB31 (Rs 9,990) and SRS-XB41 (Rs 13,990) - all with Bluetooth and NFC connectivity. It has been priced at Rs. 15,990 and will be available starting May 15. The three headphone models will be available from 15 May. The line-up has been expanded keeping in mind Sony's Extra Bass speaker growing popularity. The WH-CH400 is an on-ear headphone, comes with an in-line mic for hands-free calling, support for Google Assistant and up to 20 hours of battery backup.

With the new Extra Bass speaker lineup, Sony users can connect up to 100 speakers together to create a wireless chain system via Bluetooth. These speakers are equipped with multi-colour line lights and focus on bass-heavy music and their "Party Booster" mode is said to enhance the beats by detecting tapping from 5 different directions curtesy its built-in accelerometer that generates a sound and lighting reaction. With the lights off, the XB31, and XB41 promise to offer 24 hours of battery, whereas the XB21 claims to deliver 12 hours of battery backup. WI-C300 in-ear wireless headphones come in Black, Blue, Red, White colour options and will be available starting today at Rs 2,990.