Philips has introduced the Go Sports headphones. These are four models that are addressed to sports listeners from 16 to 24 years old: according to the company, two-thirds of respondents from this age group use headphones during training.
The new products support USB-C fast charging and Bluetooth 5 connectivity. It is claimed that they not only correspond to their intended purpose, but are also able to offer future owners a lot of useful properties and functions in sports.
The flagship TWS-model Philips A7306 with 9-mm speakers in IP57-protected cases (withstand immersion in water) is complemented by a heart rate monitoring function and an anti-bacterial UV treatment built into the charging case. Headphones are sterilized in 20 seconds — an important quality in a pandemic.
The case will also provide the headphones with 18 hours of operation, and 18 minutes of charging will add another hour to the discharged headphones. The A7306 supports Google Assistant and Apple Siri and is configured in a special proprietary application.
The A6606 transmits sound vibrations through the user’s cheekbones, leaving the ears free — bone conduction technology first appeared in the Philips catalog. At the same time, it is claimed that headphones will not prevent you from wearing, for example, a bicycle helmet.
They received two microphones for mobile communication, supplemented with light alarms and protected from water, sweat and dust according to the IP67 standard. The model is configured via the Philips Headphones app, ready to work for 9 hours from one full charge, which will last no more than two hours. After a 15-minute charge, the headphones will work for another hour.
The Philips A4216 over-ear headphones have a foldable headband and passive noise reduction. The full-size 40 mm speakers are complemented by memory-effect ear pads with a special cooling gel. The removable fabric shell is washable.
The battery will provide almost a day and a half of playback and two hours after 15 minutes of charging. The model is protected from dust and moisture by IP55 rating, the built-in microphone for telephone conversations is supplemented with an echo cancellation function.
The last of the four Philips Go Sports headphones A3206-cable in-ear headphones, complemented by three options for replaceable “wings” and arms for a secure fit during intense training.
The Kevlar-reinforced cable is ready for increased loads, and its reflective shell will additionally indicate, for example, a runner on a poorly lit road. The headphones are also protected from sweat, moisture and dust according to the IP57 standard.
All four Philips Go Sports models in black cases will appear in April. Their cost has not yet been announced.