Redmi has just announced the launch of its AirDots 2 in China, truly wireless headphones offered at an unbeatable price: 99 yuan, or about 13 euros. Successors of Redmi AirDots (and AirDots S), the Redmi AirDots 2 will enjoy 12 hours of battery life, and Bluetooth 5.0.
Redmi, one of the brands of the Chinese company Xiaomi, has just entered a crowdfunding phase for its future “true wireless” headphones, the Redmi AirDots 2. During this funding phase, which will begin at 10 a.m. on July 22, the successors of the Redmi AirDots and AirDots S will be offered for 79 yuan (just under 10 €). They will be subsequently, and when they enter the market, offered at a price of 99 yuan (approximately € 13). An extremely competitive price which will however probably not be so low when they will one day be marketed in France, importation and other taxes oblige.
According to Xiaomi, these truly wireless headphones will only be available in black. Their design closely or remotely resembles AirDots S unveiled in April, with a slightly lower weight of 4.1 grams per earpiece (against 4.2 for their predecessors). They will enjoy a Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, against the Bluetooth 4.2 which currently equips the Redmi AirDots. Furthermore, and at the time of their release, we considered them to be a tempting alternative to AirPods, at a mini price.
Either way, the implementation of this technology should offer ” twice as fast data transfer speeds “, According to the young Chinese company. Other new features are also emerging, such as the integration of a technology for reducing ambient noise during telephone conversations – not to be confused with active noise control (ANC) technologies, like the one integrated in the AirPods Pro, for example. The integration of l’assistant vocal de Xiaomi is also in the game, the latter can be activated by a double tap on one of the two headphones. A single button will also be available for the controls, which will allow you to manage the volume, taking calls, activating the voice assistant, etc.
Also according to Xiaomi, users can expect 4 hours of listening time on a single charge, of which 12 additional with the case. The headphones will take an hour and a half to fully charge compared to two hours for the case. They will also be supplied with three silicone tips (small, medium and large). Unfortunately no USB Type-C for recharging the case since it only has a micro-USB port.
Source : GizmoChina