Sony WI-C100 Launched With Dolby Atmos Experience and Google Fast Pair

At an initial price of Rs. 1,699, Sony WI-C100 neckband wireless Bluetooth earbuds have been released in India. The new wireless earphones are among the most reasonably priced Sony wireless earbuds available right now in India. 

They are a part of the company’s entry-level C-series of a wireless headsets. The entry-level product in the line, which also includes the neckband wireless Bluetooth earbuds WI-C200, WI-C310, and WI-C400, is the neckband in-ear wireless WI-C100.

Price and Availability of Sony WI-C100

The Sony WI-C100 is one of the most cost-effective wireless headsets from the Japanese electronics manufacturer in India. Its MRP is Rs. 2,790 in India; however, it is presently offered for an introductory price of Rs. 1,699. 

The headphones are now provided through major e-commerce shops in India, various multi-brand electronics stores, Sony’s own ShopAtSC web platform, and Sony retail locations.

The Sony WI-C100 has stiff competition in the inexpensive market at this price from Indian manufacturers like Boat, Boult Audio, and Noise, as well as from foreign brands with an online focus like Xiaomi, Realme, and OnePlus. 

Even though the WI-C100 lacks active noise cancellation, a feature offered by many alternatives in this price range, other characteristics will help distinguish the headset and draw customers.

Specifications and features of the Sony WI-C100

The frequency response range of the Sony WI-C100 wireless earbuds is 20–20,000 Hz, including 9mm dynamic drivers. The earbuds connect through Bluetooth 5 and support the SBC and AAC Bluetooth codecs. 

The earbuds’ stated battery life is up to 25 hours on a single charge, and charging is done through USB Type-C. The headphone’s water resistance rating is IPX4.

It’s interesting to note that the Sony WI-C100 supports Dolby Atmos but only works with a Sony WLA-NS7 wireless transmitter and a Bravia XR TV.

Additionally, the earbuds are compatible with Google Fast Pair and Sony’s 360 Reality Audio, and they can be customized and adjusted in some fundamental ways via the Sony Headphones Connect app.

Thanks to an in-line remote, you can activate the voice assistant, manage playback, and adjust the volume from the headset. Although there is no active noise cancellation, the in-canal fit of the earphones provides some passive noise isolation.