At CES 2017, Sony has announced four new Extra Bass headphones, including the new flagship MDR-XB950N1, a Bluetooth model that features active noise-cancellation, and its step-down sibling, the MDR-XB950B1 that’s wireless but leaves off the noise cancellation.
The Sony MDR-XB950N1 are headphones which are designed to be portable and as a result you can expect them to fold and the they do come with a carry case for added protection when in transit. These are the headphones that are powered by 40 mm drivers and provide a frequency response of 20Hz-20,000Hz. In terms of battery life, the new Sony MDR-XB950N1 are listed to offer up to 22 hours of playback. Although the level of the battery usage on offer does depend on whether you are using the noise cancellation feature or not.
The MDR-XB950N1 is a pair of high-performance Bluetooth-enabled wireless on-ear headphones. The headphones show off a sleek and low-profile appearance design along with two color options including green and black. Meanwhile, its adjustable headband and soft-cushioned earpads let you enjoy your favorite music for hours in comfort. Using the foldable design, you can also conveniently pack the headphones in your bag for easy carrying.
Sony MDR-XB950N1 Features
Using built-in digital noise cancelling tech, the wireless headphones are capable of cutting out ambient noise and delivering clear and balanced wireless stereo audio.
Furthermore, the wireless headphones also feature extra bass. Just touching the Bass Effect button enables you to enjoy improved low-end frequencies.
Moreover, using Headphone Connect app, you can easily customize your music playback or choose among multiple presets based on different situations. In addition, a built-in rechargeable battery offers up to 22 hours oh battery life on a full single charge.
Sony MDR-XB950N1 Price
The extra bass noise cancelling Bluetooth headphones have been available for preorder for £240 (approx US$300). If you are interested, jump to Amazon or Sony official site for its more details.