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Sony Xperia Ear Duo Review – A Perfect AirPod Alternative

Sony Xperia Ear Duo Review, Release and Pricing - Australia

Last updated on August 18th, 2019

In last year’s Mobile World Congress, a well-known and well-demanded manufacturer Sony has shown off a concept pair of smart, Bluetooth connected earbuds named as Xperia ear Duo which is now available for purchase around the world. The Xperia Ear Duo is specially designed for anyone who is looking for a device to listen to music without completely blocking out the world around them. The Xperia Ear Duo is also smart enough to keep you updated with latest details about your location and latest events as well.

Here is our full Xperia Ear Duo review in which we’ve discussed its price and all the features you would want in an AirPod. So, let’s get started.

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Xperia Ear Duo Release Date & Price

The Xperia Ear Duo was announced at MWC 2018, and it’s one of few wearable devices announced at MWC 2018. It’s quite eye-catching as it’s such as the strange idea, to begin with, is it?

The Xperia Ear Duo release date in Australia was May 2018 and June 2018 in the US and UK. Now, it’s available worldwide.

It’s not exactly cheap, unfortunately. If you’re outside Australia, you can get your hands on one buy spending around $279.99/£249. The Xperia Ear Duo Price in Australia, however, starts from AU$399 which seems a little expensive.

Xperia Ear Duo Features

Here is a wide list of Xperia ear Duo features with brief details one would want. So, let’s have a look.

Sony Xperia Ear Duo offers a dazzling listening experience to the users and keeps you connected with the world. You can listen to your schedule, make calls, forecasts, and enjoy music and much more – all while being able to hear your surroundings.

Hear the Best

If you are on a call and listening to music on the go, Sony Xperia Ear Duo gives you an entirely new dual listening style to hear the best of both worlds.

Forget When You Wear

The Xperia Ear Duo comes with a unique and an ergonomic design which leaves your ear canal open. The Xperia Ear Duo is so comfortable and makes you feel like you’re wearing a second nature.

Smart Assistance

The Xperia Ear Duo features Daily Assistant, and other voice assistants such as Google and Siri to assist you where you are and what you are doing.

How does it work?

An in-house technology incubator Sony R & D has developed The Spatial Acoustic Conductor which allows the sound generated behind the ear by the unit’s driver to be communicated directly into your ear. The Xperia Ear Duo is designed with a ring supporter surrounds your ear so that you can listen to music without getting interrupted by the sound from your environment.

Hefty Battery

The Xperia Ear Duo is backed by a massive battery to charge the headset up to three times when you’re on the go. Not only this, fast charge juices up the headset just in 7 minutes to give you 1 hour of listening.

Xperia Ear Duo Pros

  • Exquisite design and comfortable fit
  • Smart features are very helpful
  • The sound pass-through technology works great
  • Massive battery with fast charge
  • Gesture control really works

Xperia Ear Duo Cons

  • Challenging design
  • Awkward to put on
  • A little pricey

Final Words

Sony Xperia Ear Duo is one of the perfect commuter earbuds we’ll ever go through. They are more hearable as compared to headphones. The Xperia Ear Duo is an odd device that is built for a specific person. Though the design is strange, but it’s backed by many smart features that will suit some distinct people.

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Staphanie Kyle is one of the youngest members managing gadget reviews and other high priority news and stories for TechenGuru. When she isn’t working, you can find her listening songs and watching documentaries and sports.
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