Sennhesier, one of the worlds top audio manufacturer has launched their latest PXC 550-II wireless headphones with adaptive noise cancellation. The top of the line headphones has been updated with Bluetooth 5.0, improved battery life, Anti-wind ANC setting and more.
The PXC 550-II belongs to the class of premium ANC headphones that is populated by the Sony WH-1000M3 and the Bose 700. The changes made to the second generation model of the PXC 550 is mainly focused on its internals as its design reminds largely unchanged. Sound quality can be nearly guaranteed to live up to the Sennheiser name with outstanding clarity, balance and dynamics.
Connecting via Bluetooth 5.0, the headphones support high quality AAC codecs including Qualcomm’s AptX codec. Sennheiser has also added AptX Low Latency to ensure that audio and video stay in perfect sync. The adaptive noise cancellation has also been improved with a triple microphone array that can adapt to ambient noise levels to provide the exact level of suppression needed. Sennheiser has also added a new feature called Anti-Wind ANC that ensure the noise cancellation can perform well in outdoor environments.
Controlling the headphones is via the Touch pad on the right ear cup, using which users can adjust volume, play, pause or skip tracks, or to accept calls at a touch. The headphones automatically turn on/off when the user unfolds/folds it and Sennheiser’s Smart Pause will automatically pause the audio when the user takes off the headphones, resuming it when they wear it again.
For battery life, Sennheiser claims 20 hours of battery life with headphones connected via Bluetooth and ANC switched on, and up to 30 hours when using ANC and a wired connection. Other features include voice assistants support, personalised audio experience via the Sennheiser Smart Control app which can also adjust the noise cancellation levels.
The Sennheiser PXC 550-II is available now at offline stores today and will be available on Amazon for a price of Rs. 29,999.
Commenting on the launch, Kapil Gulati, Director, Consumer Segment, Sennheiser Electronics India said:
PXC 550-II is built to offer the best in class audio for both music and calls. This headset has been created to provide unrivalled experience of sound quality and wireless freedom to its consumers on the go. The PXC 550-II is the right blend of superior comfort, style, elegance and sound output. This extraordinary headset is going to revolutionize the way we experience sound as well as ambient noise and will taking the audio experience to the next level.