Sony's PlayStation Wireless Earbuds Priced at $199.99
Sony's upcoming PlayStation-branded wireless earbuds, known as the Pulse Explore, and the Pulse Elite headset are set to offer an exceptional audio experience. They both feature Sony's innovative 'PlayStation Link' wireless technology, ensuring lossless audio quality and low-latency performance. Here's what you need to know about these exciting products:
Pulse E.xplore Earbuds
Release Date: Coming Soon (Preorder details yet to be announced)
Premium offering with a focus on lossless audio quality and low-latency performance.
Utilizes custom-designed planar magnetic drivers, delivering audiophile-level sound normally found in premium headphones.
The first PlayStation audio devices to incorporate planar magnetic driver technology.
Designed to provide a unique gaming and audio experience.
Pulse Elite Headset
An evolution of the original Pulse 3D headset for the PS5.
Offers exceptional sound quality and immersive gaming experiences.
Features custom-designed planar magnetic drivers for audiophile-grade sound.
Part of Sony's commitment to delivering top-tier audio to PlayStation gamers.
PlayStation Link Technology
PlayStation Link is the groundbreaking wireless technology that enables seamless communication between the audio devices and the PS5 and PlayStation Portal.
Built directly into the PlayStation Portal remote player for easy use.
Requires a dongle for the PS5; it is essential for connecting the devices to the PS5.
Sony is actively exploring integration with potential future PS5 versions (e.g., a "Slim" model).
PlayStation Link ensures low latency, lossless audio, and easy switching between multiple PlayStation Link hosts, such as PS5 with the USB adapter and PlayStation Portal.
The PlayStation Link USB adapter is included with each headset and earbuds and can also be purchased separately.
Compatible with PC and Mac, allowing players to experience the same lossless and low-latency audio on these platforms.
Simultaneous Device Connection
Both the Pulse Elite and Pulse Explore support simultaneous connections to a PlayStation Link supported device (PS5, PC, Mac, or PlayStation Portal) and a Bluetooth-enabled device.
For instance, Pulse Explore can be connected to PS5 via the USB adapter using PlayStation Link while also pairing with a mobile phone through Bluetooth.
This feature enables gamers to seamlessly switch between gaming and taking calls without removing their earbuds.
These high-quality audio products are tailored to meet the demands of PlayStation gamers, offering a combination of exceptional sound quality and low-latency performance. While primarily designed for gaming, they are expected to deliver a satisfying music experience as well. Sony's 3D audio technology on the PS5, when paired with lossless fidelity, promises an immersive gaming experience for those who value top-tier audio.