Sony has a number of wearable devices under its belt, but its goods are tough to categorise as inexpensive. Sony, on the other hand, has released a new set of earphones for the Indian market that might be considered affordable. The Sony WF-C500 Truly Wireless Earbuds have a retail price of Rs. 5990 ($81).
Compared to the tech giant’s other portable devices, the WFC500 can be considered inexpensive. The price is still lower than the $ 100 price tag adopted in the United States when it was first announced in September 2021. While you can’t compare it to the entry-level headset for high-end models, it does take on styling. premium appearance design and several cool features that will provide users with good value for money.
The Sony WFC500 adopts an ergonomic and closed design with the usual silicone tips. The surface design allows for greater stability of fit. Each jewel has a control button that can be used for reading or to call a virtual assistant on a connected smartphone. The WFC500 is also equipped with the Digital Sound Enhancement Engine (DSEE) designed to restore high-frequency sounds lost during compression. Apart from that, it has 360 Reality Audio aimed at providing users with an immersive experience.
Because it is splash-proof and sweat-proof, the wearable gadget has an IPX4 waterproof grade, making it perfect for use even in the rain and during exercises. It may be placed in the carrying case with a clear top when not in use. The earbud has a battery life of up to 10 hours, which may be extended to 20 hours by utilising the carrying case. Fast charging is supported by the case, with a 10-minute charge providing 60 minutes of playing.
The Sony Headphones Connect app may be used to connect the WF-C500 and adjust the audio experience. It also encourages the usage of only one earbud.
Sony retail outlets (Sony Center and Sony Exclusive), ShopatSC.com portal, major electronic retailers, and other e-commerce websites in India will begin selling the Sony WF-C500 on January 16. The gadget is available in four colours: black, white, green, and orange.