HTC True Wireless Earbuds Plus have reportedly launched in the UK. The new wireless earbuds are equipped with active noise cancellation (ANC), auto-pairing function and touch controls for accepting or rejecting calls. The earphones have an in-ear design and a waterproof IPX5 construction. In addition, the HTC True Wireless Earbuds Plus should deliver up to 86 hours of battery life together with the charging case. The new earbuds are said to be available in two different color options. HTC also recently announced a new virtual reality (VR) headset called the HTC Vive Flow.
HTC True Wireless Earbuds Plus Price and Availability
According to a report by Pocket-lint, the HTC True Wireless Earbuds Plus will go on sale on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at a price of 69 EUR (around 6,000 rupees) and available for purchase on the HTC Vive website.
As mentioned earlier, the earbuds come in black and white color options. However, HTC has not disclosed details of the product’s availability in India and other markets.
HTC True Wireless Earbuds Plus Specifications
On the front of the specs, the HTC True Wireless Earbuds Plus are said to have built-in microphones for calls and active noise cancellation technology to block out ambient noise. Users can also use the earbuds independently. The earbuds are said to have touch controls for answering or rejecting calls and are IPX5 certified for water resistance.
According to the report, the earphones with the case should offer up to 86 hours of standby time. They are said to offer up to 4 hours of battery life when using the built-in microphones with the ANC turned on, and up to 4.5 hours with the ANC turned off.
In addition, the HTC True Wireless Earbuds Plus should deliver up to 5.5 hours of battery life when playing music without ANC and up to 4.5 hours when the ANC is switched on, according to the report. The charging case should increase the total “standby time” to 86 hours.
Separately, a report from Gizmochina states that the HTC True Wireless Earbuds Plus are made of silicone and have a lightweight ergonomic design.
The HTC True Wireless Earbuds Plus launches days after the company launched a new virtual reality (VR) headset called the HTC Vive Flow in the UK market. The VR glasses can be worn like glasses and have two cameras, adjustable diopter dials and two built-in speakers. It is compatible with the Vive app. The HTC Vive Flow has a refresh rate of 75 Hz with a 100 degree field of view (FoV), 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of onboard storage.
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