Xiaomi launched the Mi 10 Youth Edition 5G smartphone and MIUI 12 at an event in China yesterday. Alongside the Mi 10 Youth Edition, the Chinese company also announced two new Bluetooth headsets. These two audio products are called the Xiaomi Line Free Bluetooth Headphones and the Mi Bluetooth Headset Youth Edition. Barring their long names, these audio products join Xiaomi’s growing lineup of audio devices in its home market. Also Read - MIUI 12: Top 10 Xiaomi phones to get latest MIUI update in June 2020
Xiaomi Line Free Bluetooth Headphones
Xiaomi Line Free Bluetooth Headphones is a neckband-style Bluetooth headphone. It will compete against similar offerings from brands like OnePlus and Realme. The new Bluetooth wireless headphones come in two color variants – Black and Grey. They also feature a sandblasted finish that gives it an unique look in the almost identical audio market. Yes, the earbuds support magnetic latching among them. Xiaomi is touting the low latency of 80ms to be one of the big selling points. The Line Free Bluetooth Headphones from Xiaomi use Qualcomm’s aptX Adaptive technology. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi 10 Youth Edition with 5G support launched: Price, full specifications, sale and more
They are powered by Qualcomm’s QCC5125 audio chipset for low-power audio experience. It combines DSP+cVC technology for clear audio playback and calls, notes GizmoChina. The headphones come with battery life rated at 9 hours and charged via USB Type-C port. The company claims that a 10 minute charge will provide up to 2.5 hours of playback time. Priced at RMB 199 (around Rs 2,140), the headphone is now available for purchase. It also includes an in-line remote for controlling volume and music playback. It also includes support for digital assistants like XiaoAI, Siri and Google Assistant.
Mi Bluetooth Headset Youth Edition
The Mi Bluetooth Headset Youth Edition is the second Bluetooth audio product introduced by the company. It is a single-ear Bluetooth headset made for calling experience. The design of this new product is similar to that of the Mi Bluetooth Headset Basic that was released a couple years ago. It weighs 6.5 grams and connects via Bluetooth 5.0. It has buttons for volume and music controls.
The same button can also be used to change tracks, reject or accept calls or redial numbers. There is also support for three-way calling. The headset uses DSP technology for noise reduction and also reduces 4G network interference. Available for RMB 59 (around Rs 635), it can be purchased in black or white color. It has a rated battery life of four hours and can last up to 80 hours on standby. The headset can be paired with two devices at the same time and has a range of 10 meters.