OnePlus has launched its new TWS headphones, the Buds Z2. It comes with an IP55 build quality, active noise cancellation (ANC), a total of six microphones.
- OenPlus Buds Z2 are expected to cost the headphones below Rs. 6,000 in India.
- The Buds Z2 were first announced in China in October this year alongside the OnePlus 9RT.
- The OnePlus Buds Z2 will compete with the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live and Nothing ear (1).
OnePlus Buds Z2 was launched in global markets as the successor of OnePlus Buds Z. The new OnePlus Buds were first launched in China. The truly wireless headphones feature active noise cancellation and 11mm drivers that also pump out heavy bass music.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 will cost $99 (around Rs 7,600). However, the company is expected to price the headphones below Rs. 6,000 in India. The headphones are available in two color options of pearl white and obsidian black.
OnePlus claims that the OnePlus Buds Z2 are capable of noise cancellation up to 40dB. There is a transparency mode that allows users to hear ambient sounds alongside their music. The OnePlus Buds Z2 also come with a Pro Gaming mode which offers latency as low as 94ms.
As for the battery, each earbud has a 40mAh battery that will deliver seven hours of battery life with ANC off and five hours with ANC on. While the charging case houses a 520mAh battery which is said to offer a total of 38 hours of battery life. The Buds Z2 is also claimed to offer up to five hours of music playtime on a 10-minute charge.
The headphones also come with a cinematic movie mode and mobile gaming modes to give users more customization options. The TWS headphones are IP55 certified, although the charging case has an IPX4 certification.
The headphones come with Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity with support for AAC/SBC codecs. There’s Dolby Atmos on some OnePlus devices. Additionally, users who do not have a OnePlus smartphone can download and use the HeyMelody app to access OnePlus Buds Z2 settings.
In related news, recently the OnePlus Nord 2 Pac-Man Edition was launched in India. The OnePlus Nord 2 Pac-Man Edition is priced at Rs 37,999 in India and will be available in a single variant with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. The device is also available in Blue Haze, Gray Sierra and Green Woods color options.
Click here for IndiaToday.in’s full coverage of the coronavirus pandemic.