Xperia Ear Duo, the new Sony earbuds are compatible with iOS – MWC 18
Among the many novelties presented by Sony at the MWC 2018, one in particular directly affects also the iPhone users. We are talking about the new wireless headsets Xperia Ear Duo, also compatible with iOS.
The Xperia Ear Duo were born as a concept within the company, and then transformed into a true commercial product.
The earphones are made of stainless steel and rubber, with a design thought to wear the accessory behind the ear, so as not to cause discomfort in the case of the use of glasses or other accessories. The support on the semi-circle is available in three different sizes. The earphones are certified IPX2 (resistance to water splashes).
The battery ensures up to four hours of autonomy with a single charge. Following up on the idea of the AirPods, could not miss the carry case that is also a battery charger, providing up to three times more energy when you are away from home. In addition, the housing offers a quick-charge function, providing an hour of battery life with just seven minutes of charging.
Xperia Ear Duo integrate technology Dual Listening, that allows you to listen to music, receive notifications, being able at the same time perceiving the sounds or the conversations of the surrounding environment.
The whole thing works through the conductor acoustic space, developed by the technological incubator of Sony's Future Lab Program, which transmits directly to the inner ear, the sound produced behind the ear by the device driver. The support ring is designed to encircle the ear canal so that the music merges with the sounds of the environment. Sony has thought of everything. For example, the volume adjusts intelligently depending on the surrounding environment and the background noise, while the audio technology Clear PhaseTM prevents the dispersion of sound in order to return a clear audio and clear.
The earphones Xperia Ear Duo integrate the chip in low-power consumption Sony CXD5602 and supports Daily Assist2. This function recognizes the time, the place and activity to provide relevant information in the course of the day, for example, reminding the user the time of the next meeting in the moment you arrive at the office or reading the latest headlines.
Xperia Ear Duo also responds to the movements of the head: the built-in sensors allow you to answer or reject incoming calls by nodding or shaking the head, in addition to skip to the next track by moving the head to the left or to the right. You can also control the music playback and adjust the volume with a touch or by swiping your finger on the device.
In addition, the Xperia Ear Duo respond to voice commands and allow you to use both Google Assistant Siri. In addition, the beamforming technology of the meters-microphone isolates the sound of your voice, filtering out external noise, allowing you to set reminders, send messages, make calls, or start an application, even in situations of strong external noise.
Xperia Ear Duo will be available by spring 2018 in shiny Black and Gold. It will be possible to download the dedicated application from the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. At the moment, Sony has not provided information on prices.
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