Technics has simply introduced two new pairs of true wireless earbuds, catchily named the EAH-AZ60 and EAH-AZ40. They comply with on from the agency’s true wi-fi debut, the very first rate EAH-AZ70W, which have been launched in 2020.
Each units of latest earbuds characteristic Technics’ proprietary JustMyVoice know-how, which works to enhance voice pick-up throughout calls. Each pairs additionally assist Bluetooth 5.2, have a splash-proof IPX4 score and boast completely different sound modes to assist customers customise their listening expertise.
So, how do the 2 fashions differ? The flagship Technics EAH-AZ60 (under) sits above its sibling within the pecking order as a result of, as you may anticipate, it options energetic noise cancellation, courtesy of 4 mics on every earpiece in addition to the feedforward (FF) and suggestions (FB) noise-cancelling methodology. The EAH-AZ60 additionally helps LDAC – excellent news for hi-res audio streaming service subscribers contemplating it is the Sony-developed codec that permits transmission of audio as much as 32-bit/96kHz over Bluetooth at as much as 990kbps. Right here it’s delivered as 24-bit/96kHz.
After all, generally it is good to listen to your environment, which is the place the EAH-AZ60’s Pure Ambient Mode is available in. It guarantees to seize (and hone in on) surrounding noise, permitting customers to hearken to music or take calls whereas listening to the surface world. As well as, the brand new Consideration Mode guarantees to seize sounds within the human voice frequency vary – particularly good for folks working from residence.
When it comes to driver dimension, the AZ60 homes a brand new 8mm driver per earpiece, whereas the AZ40 (high) utilise new 6mm drivers and a complete of six mics for clear calls. Battery life is a claimed seven hours with ANC on for the AZ60, and a complete of 24 hours inclusive of the wi-fi charging case’s juicepack. For the AZ40, you must get seven and a half hours, or 25 hours in complete.
Technics appears to have labored onerous to ship two pairs of earbuds that match correctly, too. The brand new drop form of the earbuds is designed for safety and luxury, the place the interior portion has been designed to maximise contact with the ear canal for optimum match, whereas the outer portion of the earbud is thinner than earlier fashions, serving to to forestall them from falling misplaced. The size of the buds has been shortened to cut back the affect of gravitational pull, too. To high it off, you get seven pairs of eartips with the AZ60 (in sizes starting from XS to XL) and 4 pairs of different-sized ideas with the AZ40.
Each fashions profit from the improved Technics Audio Join App, out there for iOS and Android, plus easy accessibility to voice assistants with a faucet of the left bud.
The Technics EAH-AZ60 can be found in silver and black, priced at £199 / $199 excluding tax (about AU$280). The EAH-AZ40, in the meantime, can be found in silver, black and rose gold, priced at £129 / $129 excluding tax (about AU$200). Each pairs might be out there in October 2021.
Love Technics however want cans? You will have to attend till subsequent yr, however the agency has mentioned that in early 2022, it’s all set to launch new “overhead wi-fi headphones” named EAH-A800. Once we know extra, so shall you…
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