Launched are Amazon Echo Buds (2nd Gen) with improved ANC, a slim design, and IPX4 sweat resistance.
A year after the debut of the first version, the truly wireless in-ear earbuds (TWS) known as Amazon Echo Buds (2nd Generation) have entered the global market.The custom-designed active noise cancellation on the new Echo buds is stronger and more compact.The new Echo Buds now come with a charging case that is tall and slim, unlike the previous model.
Amazon Echo Buds 2nd Gen wireless earbuds price, availability
The USB-C wired charging case model of the all-new Amazon Echo Buds (2nd Gen) has been made available in the United States for $119.99, which is equivalent to approximately Rs 9,000.There is a remote charging case model too that costs $139.99 (around Rs 10,500).For a limited time, Amazon is offering the new Echo Buds of the second generation at an introductory price of $99.99 (approximately Rs 7,500) for the wired case and $119.99 (approximately Rs 9,000) for the wireless charging case.Customers who meet the requirements will receive a free six-month subscription to Audible Plus and Amazon Music Unlimited, according to Amazon’s US website.
Amazon Echo Buds 2nd Gen wireless earbuds specifications
The new compact design of the Amazon Echo Buds of the second generation is said to be 20% smaller than the previous model.The in-ear pressure is evened out by the earbuds’ vented design and narrow nozzles for improved comfort.Each pair of the earbuds has a 5.7-millimeter dynamic driver, promising more accurate bass and treble reproduction.
Custom active noise cancellation is included in the brand-new Amazon Echo Buds (2nd Generation) in-ear wireless earbuds. It claims to “intelligently estimate sound pressure in your eardrum” using the inner and outer microphones to cancel out twice as much noise.You can control music, set timers, set reminders, and enable ANC by integrating the buds with Alexa, the voice assistant.Additionally, the Echo Buds have a Passthrough mode that lets you change how much ambient sound is heard.Either by pressing and holding either earbud, or by telling the voice assistant, “Alexa, turn on Passthrough,” the mode can be activated.
A VIP Filter feature will be added to the brand-new Echo Buds TWS headphones later this year, according to Amazon.You will basically be able to select the notifications you want to hear from the feature and exclude the rest.By double-tapping on either earbud, you can hear the notifications in real time, while a single tap will dismiss them.
The new Echo Buds are said to have a battery backup that can last up to 6.5 hours with ANC turned off and hands-free access to Alexa on, or up to 5 hours with ANC turned on and hands-free access to Alexa on.With ANC enabled, the sleek charging case is capable of providing two additional charges for up to 15 hours of music playback and close to 19.5 hours with ANC disabled.The Amazon Echo Buds (2nd Generation) TWS earphones are sweat-resistant according to IPX4.Each pair of earbuds has three microphones and Bluetooth v5.0 and WiFi support.With or without the ear tip or wingtip, each earbud weighs 5.7 grams and is available in Black or Glacier White.