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Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings is the rank of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Sony LinkBuds S's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
The Sony LinkBuds S have a weight of 9.6g . We consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to transport.
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, Sony LinkBuds S are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds .
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, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
ANC uses more advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (inverted noise) giving zero hence "diluting" the noise.
The Sony LinkBuds S have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
Sony LinkBuds S stay tightly in place, this creates a sound covering that tones down your environment noise well as preventing the earbuds voice audio from leaking out at the same.
The Sony LinkBuds S driver unit is 5mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass. The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, the unit 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 generates low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Sony LinkBuds S's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio component generates high recognizable frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Sony LinkBuds S have neodymium magnets, if used in audio devices produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output while using less power. They can help produce music at quite a high SPL, with the use of high magnetic flux.
The Sony LinkBuds S's battery life is 6 hours, a device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and Sony LinkBuds S's case has a full charge of 14 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the Sony LinkBuds S's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
Sony LinkBuds S have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Sony LinkBuds S have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Sony LinkBuds S have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
The 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 can provide better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Sony LinkBuds S will work well with your iPhone. 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 is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, providing high-resolution audio.
The Sony LinkBuds S have 6 microphones.
The Sony LinkBuds S support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing them
Sony LinkBuds S have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Sony LinkBuds S support the find earbuds feature.
Sony LinkBuds S support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The Sony LinkBuds S have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
With the Sony LinkBuds S, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The Sony LinkBuds S support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Sony LinkBuds S come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them inside your pockets without a cover can easily damage them.