Sony Xperia Ear Duo earbuds make their debut in Europe

Sony Xperia Ear Duo earbuds make their debut in Europe
For once, a Sony product is being released in the United States before Europe – the Xperia Ear Duo earbuds, which are already available for purchase since late May. Fortunately, European customers didn't have to wait too long for Sony's unique earphones, as the Japanese company has just announced the Xperia Ear Duo earbuds are now available in select European markets.

Initially, the earbuds are only available in some countries, but they will eventually be introduced in all countries Sony officially sells its products: UK, Ireland, France, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Netherlands, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Portugal, Greece, Hungary, Bulgaria, and Belgium.

As far as the price goes, customers can purchase the Xperia Ear Duo for either €279 or £249.99. For the time being, they are available in gold and black color options, but additional color variation might be launched in the future.

The main highlight of the Xperia Ear Duo earbuds is the Dual Listening technology, which means that you can take calls or listen to music as well as receive notifications while being completely aware of environmental sounds and conversations.

Also, thanks to the Anytime Talk, a multi-person chat feature, up to five Ear Duo users can connect together at the same time with a press of a button.

source: Sony Mobile

FEATURED VIDEO

4 Comments

1. TheNeighbor

Posts: 370; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Ugliest things you can put on your ears! Like slugs are attached.

2. Feanor

Posts: 1365; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

Ugliest thing is actually these horrendous Apple Airpods that look like someone cut off the wires off your earphones with scissors. How on earth did they up with the idea of making wireless earbuds look like broken wired ones?

4. iluvsonynokia

Posts: 161; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

3. Krjal

Posts: 429; Member since: Dec 19, 2013

While I don't mind the design and the transparent audio feature something costing this much and launched mid way into 2018 should at least support some better Bluetooth audio codecs. SBC/AAC are old and awful if you want to use a microphone (whereupon the AAC gets deactivated!). They should have LDAC support at the very least if not also AptX.

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.