vivo TWS 3 and TWS 3 Pro with up to 49dB ANC, aptX Lossless, 360-degree spatial audio announced

Along with the vivo X90 series, vivo announced the TWS 3 and TWS 3 Pro, which are the successors to the TWS 2 that was announced in 2021. These include the recently announced Qualcomm S5 and S3 sound platforms, an in-ear design, dynamic noise cancellation, up to 40 hours of battery life, and other features.

The Vivo TWS 3 Pro is the first true wireless device to include independent professional audio chips, as well as Hi-Fi audio support, aptX lossless, and ultra-wideband sound units. Thanks to the latest Qualcomm S5 platform, there is also support for 360-degree spatial audio.

The TWS 3, on the other hand, is powered by the Qualcomm S3 sound platform and offers up to 48 dB of noise cancellation. The earbuds include three microphones on each earbud, enabling new dynamic noise cancellation support that adapts to the best noise reduction mode.

The TWS 3 and 3 Pro have 12.2mm drivers, Bluetooth 5.3 support, and a low latency of 55ms. The TWS 3 offers battery life of 10 hours with noise reduction turned off and 40 hours with a charging case. The TWS 3 Pro, on the other hand, has a battery life of 6.8 hours and a total playback time of 30 hours.

vivo TWS 3 and TWS 3 Pro Specifications
  • 12.2mm dynamic drivers
  • TWS 3: Qualcomm S5 Sound Platform; TWS 3 Pro: Qualcomm S5 Sound Platform
  • 5Hz to 40000Hz audio range
  • aptX Lossless, aptX adaptive, AAC, SBC, LC3 codec
  • Bluetooth 5.3
  • 360-degree spatial audio
  • 55ms low latency
  • TWS 3 Pro – Independent DAC with signal-to-noise ratio of 110dB, THD+N of -95dB
  • Adaptive Noise Cancellation of up to 49dB, two new transparency modes
  • Dimensions – 60 x 23.7 x 45.46mm (case), Weight: 45.5g, 5.2g per bud
  • 53mAh battery (earbuds), 430mAh battery (case)
  • Battery Life: TWS 3 – 10 hours standalone (ANC off), up to 40 hours with charging case; TWS 3 Pro – 6.8 hours standalone (ANC off), up to 30 hours with charging case
Pricing and availability

The vivo TWS 3 comes in white and gray colours while the TWS 3 Pro comes in white and blue colours. The TWS 3 will be available on November 30 for CNY 499 (US$ 69.89 / Rs. 5,705 approx.) while the TWS 3 Pro will be available on December 6 for CNY 999 (US$ 139 / Rs. 11,430 approx.).