Just when you think Sony doesn’t have it anymore strange and imaginative designs left in this, the company will surprise you. Building on devices like the SRS-WS1, announced the on Tuesday. It’s a speaker for the neck that the company says it conceived thinking of remote workers. Costing up to $ 150 when it goes on sale later this year, the NB10 promises up to 20 hours of audio playback “optimized just for your ears” with pilots that are angled high.
Whenever you listen to something at a relatively low volume, Sony says that “you don’t have to worry about distracting colleagues, roommates or family.” But let’s get real here, carry a speaker on your shoulders. It is the kind of energy that is associated only with the collaborator who insists on bringing his own mechanical keyboard to work.
However, the SRS-NB10 is not just a speaker. You can also use it to make voice and video calls. Thanks to two phase change microphones and its integrated voice transformation technology, Sony claims that the NB10 will make it easier for people on the other end of a call to hear you. In addition, the “open-ear” concept makes it so you can hear what’s going on around you.
The NB10 can connect to two Bluetooth-capable devices simultaneously, allowing you to switch between them as needed. If you have the courage to wear the NB10 to say the gym, they are also water resistant IPX4 certified. And thanks to the USB-C charging, you can get an extra hour of playback after 10 minutes at the outlet.
The SRS-NB10 will be available in two colors – charcoal gray and white – when it goes on sale in September.
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