Sony WH-CH520 has been launched in India for under Rs 5,000. The headphones will be available nationwide at Sony retail stores, including Sony Center and Sony Exclusive, www.ShopatSC.com, major electronic stores, and e-commerce websites. For the price tag, the WH-CH520 headphones offer many features to the users. You can easily connect it with an Android device or PC using Fast Pair or Swift Pair, respectively. Apart from that, there are features like 360 Reality Audio, DSEE support, custom equaliser, built-in mic, and more.
Sony WH-CH520 Launched in India: Price, Availability
Sony has launched the WH-CH520 in India with a price tag of Rs 4,490. The headphones will be available for purchase starting April 11, 2023. Interested buyers can pick it up from Sony Center, Sony Exclusive, Sony online store, ShopatSC, major online retail websites, and physical stores. The on-ear wireless headphones can be picked up in Black, White, Blue, and Beige colour options.
Sony WH-CH520: Specifications, Features
Sony WH-CH520 on-ear headphones launched in India for Rs 4,490.[/caption]
The Sony WH-CH520 is an on-ear headphone for audiophiles with premium features. It’s lightweight and has an adjustable headband featuring a cushion with soft earpads for comfortable all-day use. The compact swivel design makes for easy carrying. Sony also offers the new headphone in four attractive colours to match your style statement.
The WH-CH520 is designed for long hours of playback. It flaunts up to 50 hours of battery life on a single charge and offers up to 40 hours of continuous playback. Sony assures that the latest offering can provide 1.5 hours of music playback with just 3 minutes of charging. It comes with a USB Type-C charging port and charges fully in three hours. According to Sony, the headphone is also eco-friendly, with recycled plastic used in the making and no plastic used in the packaging.
As for the audio features, the Sony WH-CH520 comes with a 30mm driver unit. It supports custom EQ through the Headphones Connect app. Users can choose from multiple presets according to the genre of music they prefer. Moreover, there’s Digital Sound Enhancement Engine (DSEE), which restores the original details and frequency elements to a compressed file to make it sound as intended.
The Headphones Connect app also supports 360 Reality Audio, which analyses your unique ear shape to optimise the audio experience and provide an immersive audio output. Users also get a 360 Spatial Sound Personaliser through a standalone app to provide an immersive experience custom designed for your ear shape when connected to Sony BRAVIA XR TVs. There’s also support for the Dolby ATMOS audio experience through BRAVIA TVs.
Other features include multipoint connectivity, which means it can be connected to two Bluetooth devices simultaneously. It means if you are listening to music on your TV and your phone starts ringing, the headphone can seamlessly switch to phone audio to let you attend calls. Speaking of calls, the WH-CH520 features a built-in mic for crystal-clear audio on voice calls. The headphone is equipped with the Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity standard.
Connecting the Sony WH-CH520 to other devices is a breeze. There is a Fast Pair feature that lets users connect it to their Android devices in an instant. Additionally, there is a Swift Pair feature for PC users for seamless connectivity with laptops and PCs.