Xiaomi presented some exciting technology highlights at the Mobile Word Congress (MWC). These include not only the presentation of a new e-scooter and the announced release of the Xiaomi 13 in Germany. On top of that, the Chinese tech company announced a new pair of true-wireless in-ears, the Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro. These are said to offer not only active noise cancellation, but also Hi-Res audio as well as an enduring battery life.
Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro offer ANC up to 48 dB
Similar to many other products from Xiaomi, the Chinese tech company also tested its latest premium in-ears on the domestic market first. Apparently, the true-wireless headphones equipped with ANC and other technical gadgets were very well received in China. At least, the company has now decided to bring the promising in-ears to retailers in this country as well. Xiaomi announced this during the MWC. The rather high price of just under 250 Euros might scare off some potential buyers.
Given the impressive features, however, the Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro seem to be worth every penny. For one thing, there’s the active noise cancellation. Since this is now offered even by entry-level models, this might not lure anyone out from behind the stove at first glance. However, the tech company wants to have improved the ANC technology so much that you should be able to enjoy pleasant silence even with ambient noise up to a volume of 48 dB. On the other hand, the built-in microphones can of course be used to amplify ambient noise. A total of three different transparency modes are available for this.
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Hi-Res audio and 3D sound
Of course, Xiaomi also promises the best of the best when it comes to sound. Should the manufacturer put into practice what is written on paper, this seems to be quite realistic. Among other things, the LDAC developed by Sony is on board. Thanks to this technology, transfer rates of up to 990 kb/s should be possible. Furthermore, the premium in-ears offer Hi-Res Audio Wireless in addition to 3D sound. In order to perfectly adapt the three-dimensional sound to the listener, the headphones should probably be able to track the head movements.
Those who like to adjust their sound individually via equalizer and make specific settings to ANC must bring an Android device. After all, the Apple App Store does not yet offer the Xiaomi Earbuds app. Possibly because of fear of too much competition with the AirPods Pro? In terms of battery life, Xiaomi gives impressive values. Together with the fully charged carrying or charging case, a total of 38 hours of music playback is supposed to be possible. In turn, a pair of headphones is said to offer 9 hours of playback on a full charge.
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Price and Availability
Should you be interested in the new Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro, you can strike now. Xiaomi is offering the premium in-ears on its own website at an MSRP of 249.99 euros.