Sony has officially launched their newest addition to the LinkBuds series: LinkBuds S. According to the company, the latest LinkBuds model is offering a new sound experience through Sony’s sensing technology and partner collaboration, all while maintaining a “Never Off” wearing experience.
By leveraging sensor and spatial sound technology, these headphones deliver fun and immersive sound entertainment in AR games such as Ingress. This new model is also designed to make your listening to your favourite artists easier than ever with quick access to music.
LinkBuds S will be available in Malaysia from 7 June 2022 and will come in three colours: White, Black and Ecru.
You can learn more details of the LinkBuds S at below.
The world’s smallest and lightest, noise cancelling, Hi-Res Truly wireless headphones
The LinkBuds S has been engineered with an approximately 4.8 grams in weight, for comfort in mind. It combine a shape that perfectly matches the human ear with an ergonomic design for a more stable fit, so you can steer clear of annoying ear pain that gets in the way of you and your entertainment.
Keep all your worlds on with natural ambient sound
These headphones combine LinkBuds innovative ambient sound concept that lets you interact with the world around you, with high-quality noise cancelling allowing you to focus on the content you love and nothing else.
The headphones integrate Adaptive Sound Control, a smart feature that adjusts ambient sound settings depending on where you are, creating the ideal listening experience. With this you can seamlessly move through your surroundings all while letting your favourite artists and entertainment play on.
A new sound experience for AR gaming
Sony collaborates with Niantic in the area of audio AR by developing an AR game that can be enjoyed not only visually but also audibly. When you play their game “Ingress” using LinkBuds S, the sensor and spatial sound technology will enable players to enjoy a new experience in which sound is delivered according to the direction they are facing.
Crystal clear calls
With Sony’s Precise Voice Pickup Technology, LinkBuds S is capable to make call on a noisy street or on a windy day. The technology optimally controls the microphones on both earbuds and with the use of a mesh structure around the microphones.
Immersive sound, authentic music
With the new 5mm driver unit, these small earbuds pack a punch, producing powerful bass and stunningly clear vocals despite their size. While Sony’s Integrated Processor V1 improves noise cancelling, enhances sound quality and reduces distortion with less power for distraction-free listening, perfect for busy commutes.
These new headphones also allow you to experience High-Resolution Audio Wireless, thanks to Sony’s industry-adopted audio coding technology, LDAC. All your music will be restored back to high range sound with the use of DSEE Extreme that upscales digital music files in real time, allowing you to appreciate all the fine-details the artist injected into your most-loved tracks.
Effortless hands -free control
With the help of Speak-to-Chat, based on precise Voice Pickup technology, your music will automatically pause when you speak to someone, making it easier than ever to have a conversation when your hands are full.
These new headphones are also Google Assistant and Alexa compatible, helping you with everyday tasks for hands-free help on the go.
Full control at your fingertips
The intuitive touch sensor control panel allows users to change your sound settings, activate Quick Attention and even resume Spotify music playback or Endel, with just a few taps on the earbuds. With Endel you can create personalised soundscapes that give your body and mind what they need to achieve total sonic immersion while you carry out any task.
Easy Bluetooth Pairing with Fast & Swift Pair
LinkBuds S support Google’s new Fast Pair feature which means you can pair the headphones with your Android device quickly and easily. Swift Pair makes it quick and easy to pair your headphones to your Windows 11 or Windows 10 laptop, desktop PC or tablet.
Next generation Bluetooth audio
These earbuds are ready for LE Audio, a next generation Bluetooth audio that enables ultra-low latency that is ideal for gaming.
Made with the environment in mind
The packaging on the headphones is plastic free and the headphones use recycled materials from automobile parts, reflecting Sony’s commitment to reducing the environmental impact of their products.
Stay connected with others with long battery life
Sony has claimed that LinkBuds S is capable to last for a full working day of charge – 6 hours with noise cancelling on – from the headphones and storing another 14 hours in the stylish, compact charging case.
If you’re in a rush just 5-minute quick charging gives you up to 60 minutes of play time.