There was a time when Xiaomi was releasing headphones every month. However, recently, we noticed that the brand doesn’t put a big emphasis on the products from this category. Fortunately, nothing lasts forever. Today, Xiaomi’s first bone conduction headset went on sale, priced at 699 yuan ($99).
Xiaomi’s first bone conduction headset specs
The new earphones use bone conduction technology. In other words, it uses the vibration of the vibrator to cause the skull to resonate. Users can also hear the outside world’s sounds when listening to music. Thanks to such an approach, users can always pay attention to the environment.
The vibrator inside the earphone adopts an innovative track-type design. The sound quality is more distinct. There is also a 360° closed directional sound cavity, which can effectively suppress sound leakage and protect privacy.
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The earphones are also very lightweight, controlled under 28g. Thus, you can wear them for a long time and don’t have any pressure on your ears. The frame wrapped in liquid silicone can adapt to different head shapes. It also supports IP66 dust and water resistance. So our protagonist can withstand wind, rain, and sweat.
The Xiaomi bone conduction earphones sport Bluetooth 5.2 chip. The full link delay is as low as about 86ms. The earphones can also have a stable connection when the user is doing sports. The headset supports the simultaneous connection of two Bluetooth terminals and can be freely switched between the two devices.
This headset also supports MIUI pop-up quick connection, which automatically pairs when the device is close to the phone. It also supports the SBC aptX aptX Adaptive audio protocol and the A2DP AVRCP / HFP HSP Bluetooth protocol.
In terms of battery life, the Xiaomi bone conduction earphones can last up to 12 hours on a single charge. After charging for 5 minutes, you can listen to songs for two hours. It uses a Type-C interface.