QuietPoint ATH-ANC300TW are Audio-Technica’s attempt at wireless earbuds with noise cancellation
Following the launch of the Apple AirPods, more and more Android manufacturers have jumped onto the truly wireless earphone trend. Over the last few months, Razer unveiled the Hammerhead wireless earbuds, Realme launched the Buds Air, and OPPO launched the Enco Free. But it isn’t only smartphone manufacturers that are cashing in on the trend. Mobvoi, the makers of the TicWatch Pro, has also released the TicPods 2 truly wireless earbuds. And now, Japanese audio equipment manufacturer Audio-Technica has jumped on the bandwagon with the new QuietPoint ATH-ANC300TW.
The QuietPoint ATH-ANC300TW truly wireless earphones were recently showcased at CES 2020. As the name suggests, these truly wireless earphones are unlike any other earphone in the market as they offer active noise-canceling capabilities. The earphones feature 5.8mm drivers with DLC (diamond-like carbon) coated diaphragms to deliver exceptional audio over Bluetooth. The digital hybrid noise-canceling technology provides the highest degree of ambient noise reduction, making use of the two microphones in each earbud. The earphones have a built-in mic for communication, along with multifunction buttons for music playback control, answering calls, and a quick hear-through feature that will let you hear outside noise by pausing the music.
The ATH-ANC300TW is compatible with Qualcomm aptX audio and AAC codecs, to ensure high-quality audio playback over Bluetooth. It also features Qualcomm’s TrueWireless Stereo Plus technology for improved low-latency performance. The earphones come with four sizes of thin silicon ear tips, along with a pair of Comply foam ear tips for a customized fit. The earphones are perfect for outdoor use, thanks to the IPX2 water-resistance rating, and you can use them for up to 4.5 hours on a single charge, with 13.5 hours of additional power available from the charging case. Audio-Technica has priced the QuietPoint ATH-ANC300TW at $249 and the earphones are expected to go on sale this spring.
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