Sony has announced three new wireless headphones at CES 2018 in Las Vegas, which mainly designed for sports use and thanks to the IPX4 certification to protect them against water splashes and sweat. All three Sony wireless headphones are called WF-SP700N, WI-SP600N, and WI-SP500.
The Sony WF-SP700N is the most expensive and true wireless headset among three. In fact, they are designed to be worn and used by users without being disturbed by cable. In addition to the high sound quality, characterized by deep bass – explains Sony – the earphones are also resistant to water splashes and sweat proof thanks to an IPX4 certification.
The WF-SP700N true wireless headset to offer continuous music playback of up to three hours. Also included with a charging case through which you can make two full charges of headphones – for a total of 9 hours of music playback. The headphones are also compatible and optimized for use with Google Assistant.
The Sony WF-SP700N price is $179.99 and will be available from Spring 2018.
Unlike the WF-SP700N, the Sony WI-SP600N is the classic set of Bluetooth headsets characterized by the presence of a single thread for the neck and an ergonomic arch that adapts to the shape of the ear.
This Bluetooth headphones offer both the background noise cancellation (very useful for gyms, aircraft, car), and IPX4 protection against water splashes and sweat. In terms of energy consumption, the Sony WI-SP600N offer twice the battery life compared to the WF-SP700N. According to the information provided by the Japanese company, it will be possible to total 6 hours of continuous music playback time with only one recharge. Finally, this headset will also be made compatible with Google Assistant.
The Sony WI-SP600N price is $149.99 and will be available from Spring 2018.
Finally, the last set of Bluetooth earphones is the cheaper model of the three called Sony WI-SP500. These are in-ear headphones, equipped with a battery that provides continuous music playback for up to 8 hours, and are resistant to water splashes and sweat (IPX4 certification).
The absence of compatibility with Google Assistant and background noise cancellation. The Sony WI-SP500 price is $79.99 and will be available from Spring 2018.