True Wi-fi (TWS) headphones are immensely widespread proper now in Australia. However it’s no secret that wi-fi isn’t at all times variety to sound high quality. Bowers and Wilkins stated they’ve skirted round this drawback by incorporating aptX streaming applied sciences into their latest headphones, the PI7 and PI5.
The extra high-end mannequin of the 2 headphones, the PI7, makes use of the newest model of aptX expertise. It makes use of Qualcomm aptX Adaptive for wirelessly streaming sound from suitable gadgets. This expertise compresses after which decompresses the sound sign because it travels from gadget to ear, preserving the unique high quality of the sound produced.
The PI7 produces high-resolution sound at 24-bit/48kHz, the corporate stated. That is an thrilling prospect since music streaming companies like Spotify and Qobuz now help high-resolution audio streaming.
Bowers and Wilkins stated sound high quality within the PI7 is saved intact on playback. It stated the headphones do that by utilizing a singular drive unit configuration within the earbuds. This configuration is like what you’d anticipate to see in a loudspeaker. Every earbud has a 9.2mm drive unit paired with a excessive frequency, balanced armature drive unit.
Bowers and Wilkins have additionally added Adaptive Nosie Cancellation (ANC) expertise to every mannequin. This helps to manage ambient noise ranges in order that your individual audio is the sound you hear. The ANC expertise additionally works at the side of six microphones, three in every ear, to assist produce clearer audio throughout telephone calls.
The decrease priced mannequin, the PI5, options aptX wi-fi audio transmission. Bowers and Wilkins stated this mannequin delivers CD-quality audio and playback streamed from aptX suitable gadgets. It has solely a single 9.2mm driver in every earbud and two microphones as an alternative of three. It options TWS+ expertise that synchronises sound between earbuds in order that sound is extra uniform.
The PI5 runs for 4 and a half hours and the PI7 for 4 hours between recharges. Each fashions might be recharged wirelessly.
PI7 prices AUD$599.95 and PI5 AUD$369.95. Each fashions can be found from Could from chosen stockists.
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