Sony SRS-NS7 wireless neckband speaker with Dolby Atmos support has been launched in the US. The latest model in Sony’s wireless neckband range is compatible with the Sony Bravia XR TV with a WLA-NS7 transmitter to offer Sony’s signature 360 spatial sound experience. The 360 Spatial Sound Personalizer app, when paired with the SRS-NS7 wireless neckband speaker and Sony Bravia XR TV, estimates the 3D shape of the user’s ear and optimizes the arrangement of virtual Dolby Atmos speakers for them. The neckband is splash proof and is said to offer up to 12 hours of battery life.
Sony SRS-NS7 Price, Availability
The Sony SRS-NS7 Wireless Neckband Speaker is priced at $299.99 (approximately Rs. 22,300) and is available for pre-booking through Sony Electronics, Best Buy and Amazon. The neckband will start shipping from October 20. However, Sony is yet to share any information about its international availability.
The Sony WLA-NS7 Wireless Transmitter can be purchased separately. It comes with a price tag of $59.99 (roughly Rs. 4,400) and is available for pre-order on Sony Electronics, Best Buy and Amazon.
Sony SRS-NS7 Specifications, Features
The Sony SRS-NS7 has an inbuilt microphone and comes with support for 360 Spatial Sound from Sony to deliver a cinematic experience with the 360 Spatial Sound Personalizer app. It has integrated hands-free calling and comes with upward-facing X-balanced speaker units that deliver sound directly to the user without disturbing others. With a fabric surface and silicone neckband, the ergonomic design is sure to fit comfortably around the neck and features passive radiators that boost bass. The play or call button is placed on the left side of the neckband. Sony claims that the SRS-NS7 is the world’s first wireless neckband speaker that delivers Dolby Atmos when paired with Sony’s BRAVIA XR television model.
It comes with a wireless adapter and has a multi-point connection that allows users to connect two devices at the same time. The company has given IPX4 splash resistant design to Sony SRS-NS7.
The Sony SRS-NS7 wireless neckband speaker is claimed by the company to last up to 12 hours and up to 5 hours on a single charge by the company. Sony says a 10-minute quick charge can add up to an additional hour of playtime.
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