Xiaomi has today launched two new audio products under its Redmi lineup. Called Redmi SonicBass and Redmi Earbuds 2C, the latest offerings from the company come in neckband and TWS form factor, respectively. Here’s a look at the two devices.
Redmi Earbuds 2C
The all-new Redmi Earbuds 2C is the company’s latest pair of TWS earphones. In terms of design, it appears similar to the Redmi Earbuds S, with a compact case that comes in black color and has a matte finish. The earphones also have a design reminiscent of the Earbuds S. And, they are IPX4 sweat- and splash-proof rated. Moreover, like any other TWS earphones, the buds also provide touch controls for multiple functions.
The earphones connect over Bluetooth 5.0 and support both mono and stereo mode. There is a 300mAh battery inside the case and a 43mAh battery within each earbud. As per the company’s claims, the earbuds offer ~4 hours of listening time on a single charge. To charge the earbuds, the case has a micro-USB port, which, as per the company, takes around 2 hours to charge the case and around 1.5 hours to charge the earbuds.
Redmi SonicBass wireless earphones
The Redmi SonicBass wireless earphones are another pair of earphones that the company announced today. Unlike the Earbuds 2C, the SonicBass is a neckband-style offering and comes at a lower price point. It comes in two colors: Black and Blue. On the inside, the earphones have a 9.2mm dynamic driver to drive the sound and dual microphones for noise cancelation (ENC). There is support for a multi-point connection, which gives you the ability to connect to two devices at a time and switch between them automatically when required.
The Redmi SonicBass comes with an IPX4 rating, making it ideal for workouts. Similar to the Earbuds 2C, these also connect over Bluetooth 5.0. There are multi-function buttons on the earphones to allow you to perform a bunch of different actions. There is a 120mAh battery, which is claimed to offer up to 12 hours of playback time on a single charge, with ~ 2 hours of charging time.
Redmi Earbuds 2C and SonicBass: Pricing and Availability
The Redmi Earbuds 2C will be available at an introductory price of Rs 1299, starting October 7 on Amazon India, mi.com, Mi Home, Mi Studios, and other retail channels. On the other hand, the Redmi SonicBass wireless earphones have an introductory price of Rs 999, with availability starting October 7 across Flipkart, mi.com, Mi Home, Mi Studios, and other retail channels.
Post introductory offer, the Earbuds 2C will be available for Rs 1499, whereas the SonicBass wireless earphones will be priced at Rs 1299.