WF-C500 – Small size, uncompromising sound
The WF-C500 truly wireless headphones have a compact design so they fit snugly in your ear. It has DSEE (Digital Sound Enhancement Engine) that output high quality sound. The “Sony | Headphones Connect” app also offers users to use Equalizer setting to match sound quality with the music genre you’re listening to or even create and save your own settings.
Sony has designed the WF-C500 to be be small and light which is best to bring along when you’re outside. Their rounded shape makes them a pleasure to wear, leaving you free to focus on what matters – your music. The headphones’ new ergonomic surface design helps to create a more stable fit. The WF-C500’s cylindrical charging case is small and easy to carry around in a pocket or bag as well. With the translucent lid with a texture like frosted glass on the case, it exudes a stylish, luxurious look and feel. The headphones has an IPX4 water resistance rating, therefore you don’t need to worried about splashes and sweats.
WF-C500 also has easy operation buttons that not only let you play, stop or skip through tracks and adjust the volume – they also offer an easy way to access your preferred voice assistant, Google Assistant or Siri to make and receive calls hands-free. For those who planning to use it as a hands-free calling, a high-quality built-in microphone will offer clearer call quality. It also offers users to remove one earbud only from the charging case and use as normal.
The WF-C500’s Bluetooth chip transmits sound to left and right ears simultaneously, along with optimised antenna design ensuring outstanding listening. It also offers low audio latency so you can enjoy the immersive audio experience for movies, songs and games.
The battery on the WF-C500 will provide users with 10 hours of battery life and the handy charging case can extend it to 20 hours in total. If you’re in a rush you can easily top up the battery life with a 10-minute quick charge that gives you up to an hour of extra playtime.
Bring the party anywhere, with club-like bass on the WH-XB910N
The WH-XB910N is an overhead headphones feature exceptional bass with improved noise cancelling to replicate the feel of your favourite festivals or clubs. It feature EXTRA BASS for an impressively deep, punchy sound. A dedicated bass duct on the headphone housing and increased air-tightness between the driver units and eardrums help to create precise rhythms that elevate every track.
The WH-XB910N are equipped with soft, oval-shaped earpads that is made from a comfortable synthetic leather and urethane materials with optimum ear pad structure and dimensions for exceptional wearability. The wireless headphone also allow the ear cups to swivel inwards, to be neatly packed into a compact and durable carry case, which includes a cable for wired listening so you can take your music with you wherever you go.
Thanks to Dual Noise Sensor technology, the overhead headphones offers digital noise cancelling to the next level so you can truly shut out the world around you. You also can use ambient sound on the WH-XB910N if you need to get connected to your environment. The WH-XB910N use Adaptive Sound Control which senses where you are and what you’re doing, in turn adjusting the ambient sound settings accordingly.
For those planning to use it for voice calling, Precise Voice Pickup Technology combines two built-in microphones with advanced audio signal processing, to pick up your voice clearly and precisely for hands-free calls. It also has DSEE (Digital Sound Enhancement Engine) to provide high-quality sound, truer to the original recording. Plus you can tailor your sound, just how you like it with the Equalizer feature in the “Sony | Headphones Connect” app.
WH-XB910N offers user up to 30 hours of battery life which is good for lengthy road trips and long festival weekends. The wireless headphone also offers a 10-minute quick charge gives you up to 4.5 hours’ worth of extra play time with the optional AC adapter.
With Sony’s popular Multipoint connection, WH-XB910N offers users to paired with two Bluetooth devices. Controlling the wireless headphone is easy as well as you an change track, adjust volume and take or make calls by tapping or swiping the touch panel on the side of the headphones. You can easily tune into your surroundings by simply placing your hand over the housing, instantly letting in any ambient sound. The wireless headphone are Google Assistant and Alexa compatible.
Something in common for WF-C500 and WH-XB910N
Both Sony headphones support Google’s Fast Pair feature which means you can pair the headphones with your Android device quickly and easily. Plus Swift Pair also makes it quick and easy to pair your headphones with your Windows 10 computer via Bluetooth.
They also offer playback of 360 Reality Audio tracks, personalised to the specific shape & size of the user’s ears.
Sony has not only designed the WF-C500 and the WH-XB910N to be stylish but also with sustainability in mind. Zero plastic is included in the packaging material for both models, reflecting Sony’s commitment to reducing the environmental impacts of their products and practices.
Pricing and Availability
The WF-C500 will be available in black, white, green and orange at a suggested price of RM449 in Malaysia from 18 October 2021. Meanwhile, The WH-XB910N will be available in black and blue at a suggested price of RM799 in Malaysia from November 2021.
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