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Sony's CES headphone lineup covers hi-res audio, sports earbuds and more

Sony's CES headphone lineup covers hi-res audio, sports earbuds and more
From Engadget - January 8, 2018

First up, the MDR-1AM2 is a revamped version of the MDR-1AM that Sony debuted back in 2014. The company says the new model features improved audio. More specifically, the wired headphones are compatible with up to 100kHz frequencies and pack in a new 40mm HD driver. Aluminum-coated liquid crystal polymer diaphragms handle the fine details while design elements should help with high frequency ranges and prevent signal loss. The MDR-1AM2 will ship this spring for $300.

If you prefer your headphones to able to handle a more active lifestyle, Sony has three wireless options it's showing off at CES. The $180 WF-SP700N totally wireless and $150 WI-SP600N in-ear models both offer active noise cancellation. In terms of battery life, you can expect three hours on a charge with the WF-SP700N and an additional two full charges from an included case for nine hours total. With the WI-SP600N, the company says you can expect up to six hours of playback on a charge. There's also an $80 WI-SP500 model that touts up to eight hours of battery life. All three are IPX4-rated options, so you do not have to worry about sweating on them at the gym. What's more, all thee are set to ship this spring.

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