Previously many a leaks had hinted that Sony would be launching an array of devices at the IFA this year. And apparently it seems like those leaks indeed came out to be true. The company not only launched three Xperia devices, but also unveiled a 4K Bravia TV.
Just in case you are music buff, these latest additions to the lineup would be an icing on the cake. With its new personal audio range, Sony aims to re-ignite its audio line-up. Meet the stylish "h.ear" (pronounced hear) headphones and Walkman. Just like Walkmans of the past the new gen device comes with a distinct finish in a vast array of colours that matches the style of many a users.
Meet the "h.ear on" Headphones: Truly amazing!
Sony's "h.ear on" headband type headphones is one stylish earphone that combines a bold single finish design with a comfortable fit. Sony's own Hi-Res Audio compatibility and accurate bass responses are complimented by the 40mm HD driver unit reproducing sounds of up to 60 kHz.
In an attempt to provide the best sound experience, the diaphragms have been titanium-coated to minimize unwanted vibrations resulting in crystal clear sound.
Additionally the headphone Sony makes it easy to carry the headphones on the move thanks to their foldable mechanism and a detachable, cross-talk reducing cable in matching colour.
"h.ear in NC" In-ear Headphones: First Hi-Res Audio in-ear headphones
This is a part of the h.ear series of Sony, but unlike the above mentioned Over the Ear Headphones, these Sony's earbuds are in ear. "h.ear in NC" uses a 9mm high sensitivity driver unit, the slim and compact in-ear headphones can reproduce frequencies of up to 40 kHz delivering the sweetest, clearest Hi-Res Audio sounds.
To ensure an immersive musical experience even in the noisiest of places, these compact in-ear headphones feature battery-powered, noise sensor technology - and the Automatic AI Noise Cancelling technologies that filter out any unwanted noise for up to 16 hours.
In fact the "h.ear in NC" is the world's first digital noise cancelling Hi-Res Audio compatible in-ear headphones. Further if the built-in lithium-ion battery runs out of juice one can easily recharge it via micro USB while you continue your sonic adventures - noise cancelling included.
Walkman NW-A25HN/NW-A27HN: A renewed Walkman!
The new Walkman NW-A25HN/NW-A27HN carries on the legacy of the Walkman NWZ-A15. With the dedicated Hi-Res Audio compatible Digital Noise Cancelling headphones made for the Hi-Res Walkman, one can enjoy music away from the distractions of the outside. With advancements to Sony's S-Master HX full digital amplifier, music is played with more delicate and dynamic sound than ever before.
High quality wireless listening is also enabled via LDAC, a new audio technology from Sony that allows you to enjoy high quality wireless audio via Bluetooth®. With 3x more data transmitted, LDAC provides an enhanced wireless listening experience for all your music.
The brand new Walkman will be available in two capacities - the 16GB (NW-A25HN) and 64GB (NW-A27HN). Additionally Sony is providing an option to add on memory via microSD card slot. Add to that 50 hours of battery life!
Sony's new range of h.ear headphones and Walkman NW-A25HN/NW-A27HN will be available in Europe from October.