Sony Singapore launches Balanced Armature in-ear headphones
Today, Sony Singapore launched their range of Balanced Armature in-ear headphones - XBA-1, XBA-2, XBA-3 and XBA-4 that also come in "iP" models which are compatible with iPhone and iPods; wireless and Bluetooth-capable XBA-BT75; XBA-NC85D with Digital Noise-Cancelling; and XBA-S65 for the sporty users.
The Balanced Armature (BA) in-ear headphones were announced in September last year, but it took longer than expected for the products to go on retail. Yes, the eleven models of BA in-ear headphones will be selling in Sony stores and authorized retailers from 15 February next week. The range include XBA-1 with one full range BA driver; XBA-2 with full range and woofer BA drivers; XBA-3 with full range, woofer and tweeter BA drivers and XBA-4 with full range, woofer, tweeter and super woofer BA drivers, and also the "iP" models which are designed to be compatible with the iPhone and iPod devices.
The XBA-S65 is Sony’s latest offering for the sporty users. It is washable, waterproof and features high sound transmission waterproof film coating with adjustable ear loop for comfort during long hours of usage. Users who are looking for wireless headset that can offer quality audio will want to check out the XBA-BT75. It boasts 3.5 hours of playback and comes with a carrying case that lets you charge the headset conveniently while on the move. The XBA-NC85D claims to be the world’s smallest and lightest in-ear digital noise cancelling headphones to date. It features up to 20 hours long battery life and proprietary Digital Noise-Cancelling Software Engine for clear audio enjoyment.
Here are the prices for the Sony Balanced Armature in-ear headphones:-
XBA-1 – S$109
XBA-2 – S$279
XBA-3 – S$419
XBA-4 – S$529
XBA-1iP – S$129
XBA-2iP – S$299
XBA-3iP – S$439
XBA-4iP – S$549
XBA-BT75 – TBA
XBA-NC85D – S$699
XBA-S65 – S$129
On top of that Sony Singapore has also announced the Sony Sound Quality Campaign whereby any consumers who purchase Sony BA products from authorized dealers, and if they are not satisfied with the audio, they can return the products to Sony Care centre at Isetan Orchard and get a full refund.