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Sony Announces S$199 WH-XB700 Extra Bass Headphones

Sony has announced the availability of the WH-XB700 headphones from April 2019 at selected Sony Stores, Sony Centres and authorised dealers.

The WH-XB700 brings on board the best features from Sony’s Extra Bass line of audio devices, while improving on vocal clarity and adding voice assistant support for Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa for a truly hands-free experience.

The Sony WH-XB700 with included USB-C charging cable and 3.5mm audio jack. Image: Sony

With a sleek form-factor and foldable swivel design that enables you to pack the 195g WH-XB700 flat for your everyday commute, the on-ear headphones boast 30mm drivers for a full-sounding audio signature. The Sony WH-XB700 boasts a battery life of 30 hours, with charging over USB Type-C. Quick charging offers 90 minutes of playtime with 10 minutes of charging – more than enough for most city commutes for a last-minute charge-up.

Connectivity is provided over Bluetooth 4.2, with support for SBC, AAC and Qualcomm aptX audio codecs. Android users can enjoy seamless one-touch pairing with NFC. Further customisation is possible over the Sony Headphones Connect app that offers Clear Bass, Surround (VPT) and Sound Position Control.


The swivel mechanism on the Sony WH-XB700 allows it to fold flat. Image: Sony

Ian Ling
Ian is the resident Tech Monkey and Head of Content at VR Zone. His training in Economics and Political Science is at the basis of his love for journalism and storytelling. A photographer by passion, and an audiophile by obsession, Ian is captivated by all forms of tech that makes enthusiasts tick.

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