Can be hung around the neck, the launch is the Sony SRS-NB10 wireless neckband speaker: Although almost out of the smartphone market, Sony is launching regular audio products. In that case today they launched a new type of audio speaker. The reason for saying ‘new kind’ is that the ‘Sony SRS-NB10’ speaker is very different from other ordinary Bluetooth speakers. This speaker comes with a wireless neckband style design. As a result, this speaker can be hung around the neck like earphones.
Sony has said that the neckband style audio speaker has been brought to the market mainly for the convenience of those people who are working-for-home for lockdown. Stylish look and lightweight, the device has a full-range speaker, passive radiator, control panel, and Bluetooth V5.1 support with SBC and AAC codec. Not only that, the device has a high-quality beam-forming array with a mic to offer ‘crystal clear’ quality sound. After all, This newly launched audio product will provide up to 20 hours of continuous playback time. So let’s find out the features and price of Sony’s SRS-NB10 Wireless Neckband Speaker.
Price of Sony SRS-NB10 Wireless Neckband Speaker
Sony’s SRS-NB10 wireless neckband speaker is priced at 149.99, which is about Rs 11,200 in Indian prices. The model, which comes in two variants of Charcoal Gray and White, will be available for sale next September. The company has introduced this speaker in the United States for the time being. However, later it will be available in other countries.
Features and Specifications of Sony SRS-NB10 Wireless Neckband Speaker
The Sony SRS-NB10 audio product has a full-range speaker. This new wireless device will support passive radiator (PR) systems, which will increase or increase the diameter as well as reduce advanced audio signal processing feedback and echo. The two mics in this neckband-style speaker use Precise Voice Pickup Technology. Both of these mics have high-quality beam-forming arrays, which will provide ‘crystal clear’ quality sound during voice calls.
In terms of structure, this wireless speaker weighs only 113 grams. As a result, it will not be a problem to hold the speaker around the neck for a long time or to carry it around. And, since the Sony SRS-NB10 speaker will be hung around the user’s neck, they will be aware of any ambient sound. Speaking of the control panel, on the other hand, this audio product has a dedicated mic mute button on one side and a media-controlling button on the other side. For faster connectivity, this Sony device will support Bluetooth v5.1 version with SBC and AAC codec. It has a maximum communication range of 30 meters and a frequency response range of 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
In terms of battery life, the wireless speaker will offer up to 20 hours of continuous playback time, Sony claims. It is even known that if it is charged for only 10 minutes via a USB Type-C port, it will remain active for more than 1 hour. Note that the Sony SRS-NB10 Wireless Neckband speaker is IPX4 rated, so it is splash or waterproof.