Sennheiser Launches Momentum True Wireless Earphones In India
Truly wireless earbuds are slowly taking over the audio market, with the tech deriving its fair share of attention from wireless headphones and earphones. Even though brands like Samsung and Nokia have launched their own versions of Truly Wireless Earphones, the Apple Airpods remain the most popular earphones in the market. In a cutthroat race to take the throne as the best truly wireless earbuds, Sennheiser has dropped its own contender in the race in the form of Momentum earphones, which are now available in India.
Price And Features
The first thing to notice regarding the Momentum earphones is the pricing, which is significantly higher than its competitors. The truly wireless earbuds are priced at INR 24,990, making them the most expensive of their kind in India. However, the company believes that the exceptional features of the Momentum earbuds make up for the exceptionally high price of the same.
The earphones feature Sennheiser’s proprietary audiophile driver technology, which ensures superior stereo sound, the company says. A highlighting characteristic of the Momentum earbuds is the support for Qualcomm’s apt-X Low Latency, which is known to eliminate any lag while playing music from smartphones. ensuring real-time audio output. Furthermore, the earphones feature 2-mic noise cancellation beamforming technology and Transparent Hearing, so that users can hear sounds around them clearly without taking off the earphones, the company states.
In terms of build quality, the earphones are housed in a black body with a polished metallic ring in the middle. Sennheiser claims that the earphones can be used both as audio instruments and fashion accessories. The earphones are IPX4 resistant to protect them from accidental water splashes. The earbuds ship with 4 different ergonomic ear tips, and similar to AirPods, the earphones have a touch interface. It can be used to control the music, answer phone calls and access the voice assistant.
The earphones themselves weigh at 13.2 grams, with the combined weight of the earbuds and the case clocking at 69.8 grams. The earphones have a battery life of 4 hours of continuous usage, whereas the charging case holds 8 hours worth of more charging power. As mentioned before, the truly wireless Momentum earbuds will retail at a premium price but may face tough competition from brands like Apple and Samsung. Moreover, Beats is launching its own True Wireless earphones, the Powerbeats3 Wireless very soon, and they may be priced lower than the Sennheiser Momentum, which may be a warning bell for the German Audio Company.