Sony WH-CH710N wireless active noise cancelling headphones have been launched in India, priced at Rs. 9,990. The affordable wireless noise cancelling headphones were launched in April globally for $200 (approximately Rs. 15,200), and have now been launched in India at a much more competitive price to take on the growing affordable noise cancelling headphone segment. The Sony WH-CH710N is the successor to the WH-CH700N wireless noise cancelling headphones which were launched last year for Rs. 12,990, and promise improved performance and better battery life, at a lower price.
The Sony WH-CH710N is the successor to the Sony WH-CH700N which was launched in 2019. The new headset promises improved levels of performance and battery life, with up to 35 hours of use per charge being claimed by the company. There is also quick charging, with a 10-minute charge claimed to offer one hour of use.
The headphones are powered by 30mm dynamic drivers, and you also get support for Google Assistant on the Sony WH-CH710N. The over-ear fit of the headphones promises comfort, while functional active noise cancellation will help in improving sound quality and cutting out some of the noise in typical surroundings. The SBC and AAC Bluetooth codecs are supported on the headphones, a step down from the WH-CH700N which also supports the aptX and aptX HD Bluetooth codecs.
What is particularly noteworthy about the Sony WH-CH710N is the pricing, with Sony taking an aggressive stance with the pricing of its audio products in India. The headphones are much more affordable in India than the global pricing, and Sony hopes to win over more buyers with this approach. At Rs. 9,990, the Sony WH-CH710N takes on competition from Sennheiser and Indian products such as the Playgo BH70, offering premium features at a reasonable price.
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