Taking the extra bass audio experience to the next level, Sony India today unveiled the all new MDR-XB80BS and MDR-XB50BS sports wireless Extra Bass In-Ear headphones. These powerful additions to Sony’s wireless headphones line-up, comes with uncompromising sound quality, distinct finish, portability with aesthetic design and an urban appeal.
Perfect music companion for sports enthusiasts
Catering to the sports enthusiasts who prefer good sound quality, deep beats while working out, these headphones are tuned for EDM, which has the best matching tempo (120 to 140 beats per minute to give that extra bass and push needed to enhance sports performance.) According to a research by sports scientists at Brunel University, UK which is a world-leading research hub on music for athleticism have demonstrated that music can reduce your rate of perceived effort by 12% and improve your endurance by 15%.
Research has repeatedly shown how music can improve performance by drawing one’s attention away from feelings of fatigue and pain when engaged in endurance activities such as running, cycling, or swimming. It’s been shown that listening to music during exercise increases the efficiency of an activity and it postpones fatigue. This especially holds true if there is a synchrony between the rhythm of the music and the movements of the athlete themselves. In the last 10 years, the only music genre which gained popularity is EDM and hence going in line with the growing trend of pop culture, Sony launched the new MDR-XB80BS & MDR-XB50BS.
These powerful additions to Sony’s wireless in-ear headphones eliminate the hassle of connecting wires. Listening experience becomes much smoother as one can connect their music player, Smartphone or dock via Bluetooth and with one-touch NFC. It also has built in mic for hands free calling.
The new workout partners, MDR-XB80BS is designed with a secure ear hook style with cable adjuster, while the MDR-XB50BS comes with arc supporters offering stable fit and wireless freedom. The MDR-XB80BS is also IPX5 water resistant and washable, which means that one can wash it after exercising without worrying that it will get damaged.
The MDR-XB50BS is IPX4 splash-proof and one can wear it and jog even when it is drizzling. All these also mean that one can take the dance party with you no matter how powerful or intense your workouts are.
MDR-XB80BS and MDR-50BS have a long battery life of up to 7 hours and 8.5 hours respectively so that one can tune in to high-quality wireless music and make calls even after your trainings.
Powerful 12mm Dynamic Driver Unit for Punchy Bass
MDR-XB80BS and MDR-50BS in-ear headphones come with a 12mm dynamic driver unit, which delivers great sound from a compact body. This 12 mm dynamic driver produces powerful bass and delivers the right amount of sound pressure without using a lot of power.
Both the models are available in all Sony Center and major electronic stores across India.
|MDR-XB80BS||Rs 10,990||Black||Already available|
|MDR-XB50BS||Rs 5,490||Red, Black , Blue||Already available|
|Driver Unit||12mm Dynamic Driver Units|
|Frequency Response||20-40,000Hz (LDAC)
|Weights (Approx.)||27g||22g without arc supporters|
Hybrid Silicone Earbuds (4 sizes);
Long Hybrid Silicone Earbuds (4 sizes); Arc Supporters (3 sizes)
|Play/Pause/Volume control”||3 Button Controls|
|Batteries||DC3.7V : Built-in Lithium-ion rechargeable battery|
|Battery Charge Method||USB|
|Battery Life(Max. Continuous Music Playback)||7h (10 min Quick Charge for 60min playback)||8.5h|
|NFC™ One-Touch Listening||Yes|
|Interface||A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP|
|Supported Audio Formats||SBC, AAC, aptX, LDAC||SBC, AAC|