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Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings is the level of protection offered by a casing, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Sony LinkBuds S's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second number of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Sony LinkBuds S have a weight of 9.6g . We consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Sony LinkBuds S are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a major distinction since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Sony LinkBuds S have sweat resistance
Sony LinkBuds S have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
ANC uses advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero hence "diluting" the noise.
Sony LinkBuds S have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
The Sony LinkBuds S stay well in place, this creates an acoustic seal that tones down your environment sounds while preventing the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Sony LinkBuds S driver unit is 5mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass. The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, its size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
The Sony LinkBuds S's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Sony LinkBuds S's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component generates high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Sony LinkBuds S have neodymium magnets, when used in earbuds produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output while using less power. They can help generate music at quite a high sound pressure level, with the use of high magnetic flux.
Sony LinkBuds S's battery life is 6 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Sony LinkBuds S's case has a charge of 14 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the Sony LinkBuds S's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
Sony LinkBuds S have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Sony LinkBuds S have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Sony LinkBuds S have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sony LinkBuds S have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Sony LinkBuds S support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Sony LinkBuds S will work well with your iPad. If you intend on using these with Android you need to pay even closer attention to codec support for if they only have AAC they won't provide the best audio quality possible, ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
Sony LinkBuds S support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
Sony LinkBuds S have 6 microphones.
The Sony LinkBuds S support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
Sony LinkBuds S have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Sony LinkBuds S have a find earbuds feature.
Sony LinkBuds S support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
Sony LinkBuds S have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Sony LinkBuds S, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
Sony LinkBuds S support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Sony LinkBuds S come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them inside your bag without a cover may easily damage them.