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Sony Xperia Ear Duo

Sony Xperia Ear Duo
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Sony Xperia Ear Duo review: specs and price

Sony Xperia Ear Duo
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
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Why is Sony Xperia Ear Duo better than the average?

  • Weight
    21.2gvs169.03g
  • Number of microphones
    4vs1.08
  • Bluetooth version
    4.2vs3.87
  • Charge time
    0.46hvs2.23h

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a detachable cable
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

3.has an over-the-ear form
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

4.weight

21.2g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

6.has a tangle free cable
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

Sound quality

1.has a neodymium magnet
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

For example

Creative SXFI Air

2.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

Power

1. longer battery life

4h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

2.has a battery level indicator
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.battery power

118mAh

Best

Phaz P5

2000mAh

5.charge time

0.46h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

6.has a removable battery
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4.2

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

2.has an in-line control panel
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

3.number of microphones

4

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

4.has voice prompts
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

5.has voice commands
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

6.has an accelerometer
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Miscellaneous

1.has a gyroscope
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.

2.has a compass
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.

3.Has a barometer
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.

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