The German company Sennheiser as finally produced an audiophile-quality set of in-ear, Bluetooth headphones. These headphone are based on the successful IE 80S wired model, the new IE 80S BT offers voice assistant control. Besides that the best connected features driven by a smartphone app and can even function in wired mode. On the other hand, it has connected features, as well as wireless listening. Listeners can use the Sennheiser Smart Control App to customize their headphones, with additional one-touch access to virtual assistants like Siri and Google Assistant.
These headphones were introduced at the Hong Kong High End Audio Visual Show; Sennheiser has high hopes for the IE 80S BT.
IE 80S BT Headphones
Coming to the sound, these headphones supports high bitrates codec’s including LHDC, aptX HD, and AAC. Therefore it is for audiophiles who like music uncompressed; these headphones can play back music on par with what wired headphones can do.
While, talking about other sound aspects, the sound quality is also enhanced by an AKM DAC, which delivers Sennheiser’s dynamic speaker system performance. That speaker system features 10mm drivers and neodymium magnets for sonic accuracy and clarity. Support for aptX Low Latency also allows for perfect synchronization with video content. Lastly, the Sennheiser Smart Control app provides a 5-band equalizer to get your music sound just right.
These headphones have high-quality microphones with noise reduction technology. Thus, they are optimally positioned to ensure crystal clear capture of speech for undisturbed telephone calls and communication with voice assistants.
Besides the sound, for connectivity and design, the Bluetooth neckband component can be detached so the earphones can be used with an optional cable accessory as well.
“The IE 80S BT earphones have been meticulously crafted to the most demanding standards,” says Sennheiser Audiophile product manager Ronja Harste. He added, “They not only meet Sennheiser’s exacting criteria for a high-end audio product and match the exceptional performance of their wired predecessor, but also offer a real wireless option for refined audiophiles who don’t wish to compromise on sound quality.”