Sony on Monday announced the launch of the MDR-EX31BN noise cancellation Bluetooth earphones in India, at a price tag of Rs. 5,490. The company added the earphones have been available to buy in the Indian market since the last week of December, and are also available from Sony's own online store.
The Sony MDR-EX31BN earphones, features a Bluetooth receiver/connector apart from one-touch NFC connectivity. The device sports a 13.5mm sound driver with integrated noise cancellation.
The Bluetooth connector on the Sony MDR-EX31BN features a power button in the middle. The power button additionally acts as the call receiving button. On the sides other buttons to play, pause, stop, and perform other functions are housed.
The 20Hz-20kHz frequency-delivering earphones come with a Micro-USB cable for recharging. The earphones can run for 10.5 hours on full charge, and are also equipped with an inbuilt microphone for voice-calls. The Sony MDR-EX31BN earphones are available in in Red and Black colour variants.
Sony launched its MDR-XB450BV headphones in India at a price tag of Rs. 5,990 in November. The Sony MDR-XB450BV headphones boast of a 5Hz-22000Hz frequency alongside an Extra Bass Boost and a vibration feature. The vibration feature, which can be controlled by a dial, makes the headphones vibrate during bass-heavy segments.
Sennheiser, another popular audio brand, launched its Momentum In-ear headphones in India at a price tag of Rs. 6,990 last month. The headphones feature premium-grade stainless steel in their build alongside a 1.3-metre dual-tone elliptical cable.
The company says the headphones (Momentum In-Ear i Black) have been made for Apple products, while the Momentum In-Ear g for Android will be released in the coming months in India.