Earbuds

Philips In-Ear TWS TAT8505BK

Philips announced on their new headphones– the Philips In-Ear TWS TAT8505BK, a True Wireless (TWS) version of the TAPH805BK headphones that also include noise canceling ANC built-in and in addition to that, also water resist IPX4 protocol and can last up to 24 hours.

The new headphones comes with 13nm driver and support noise canceling ANC hybrid that combine outer microphone and inner microphone for the noise canceling. The In-Ear TWS earbud support IPX4 protocol for water and sweat resist, and Google Assistant.

The headphones offers 6 hours of usages (5 hours on noise canceling mode on) in single charge and another 18 hours via charging the headphones with the charging case. The case charged via USB-C connector; the headphones support single charge of 15 mins to supply 1 hour of usage.

The Philips In-Ear TWS TAT8505BK available for $200.

OnePlus Buds Z Announced

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Along with the OnePlus 8T that was announced on October 14th, OnePlus also announced on their new TWS earbuds – the OnePlus Buds Z.

The Buds Z are wireless earbuds that can last around 20 hours.

The new earbuds Buds Z joins to OnePlus Buds series which announced early this year with the OnePlus Nord. The new earbuds come as a cheaper version compared to the original OnePlus Buds. The earbuds won’t come just in white color, it will come also with Steven Harrington’s designs.

The Earbuds will be equipped with:

  • Use 5.0 Bluetooth connection technologic.
  • Water resist under IP55 protocol.
  • Equipped with Bass Boost and support Dolby Atmos.

One the downside of the earbuds is that it won’t come with noise canceling support that became popular among the modern TWS earbuds.

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Source – OnePlus

The new OnePlus Buds Z earbuds will be available starting November 2nd.

The price tag for the white model is $46 while for the Steve Harrington’ designed model is $60.

Devialet Gemini – The Premium Nose Cancelling Earbuds

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Devialet is a French company which specialize in premium audio solutions. They announced their TWS (True Wireless Stereo) earbuds, the Devialet Gemini.

Gemini is the first earbuds model that equipped with ANC (Active Noise Cancellation) and many more features that will improve the audio quality experience. Devialet Gemini meant, according to the company, to go head to head with Apple’s AirPods Pro.

The company emphasis the audio quality of the Gemini headphones that combines 15 years of audio developments by the company. One of the features that the earbuds will use is the EAM (Ear Active Matching) technologic which will test the audio quality every second and the surrounding with special algorithm and will match the audio to the user’s situation.

Another feature is Pressure Balance Architecture technologic that matches the ear pressures and the optimum sound quality by switching between passive and active noise canceling and using IDC (Internal Delay Compensation) – a back up to the noise canceling (system) if the last is inactive. IDC improves the built-in earbuds noise cancelling quality.

Gemini will be equipped with the new updated Bluetooth 5.0 and supports Qualcomm’s aptX protocol and water resist IPX4 protocol.

Devialet Gemini battery life will be up to 6 hours with noise canceling on and 8 hours when its off and Thanks to unique charging case it gives the earbuds a battery life of 24 hours.

Gemini will be available for $300. It’s not standard earbuds for everyone with that cost but it might bring the TWS audio quality market to a whole new level. 

What Will Samsung Reveal?

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Samsung will have an online event on August 5th this year and is expected to announce the new Galaxy Note 20.

But along with the new smartphone, Samsung will release a bunch of new gadgets and accessories – earbuds, smart watch, tablet and a new folding smartphone.

So this is what we currently know based on leaked information –

Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

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The photos were leaked by mistake on the Russian Samsung website under the page of the Galaxy Note 8.

We can only see the back side of the phone with its smart pen (S-Pen). Based on the pictures we can see 3 rear cameras with another sensor that will probably be used for quick focus or adding depth to the pictures.

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The new camera set should be in 108 mega pixel with X5 zoom. The color of this device is known as Mystic Bronze.

Based on the pictures we can see that the new device will have curved screen. On previous leaks we was informed that the Note 20 will have a 6.87-inch screen with a refresh rate of 120 Hz, Snapdragon 865+ proccessor and 4500 mAh battery.

Samsung Fold 2

No leaked photos of this device yet but we do know some details –

Outer Screen – 6.3-inch

Inner Screen – 7.59-inch with 120Hz refresh rate

Supports S-Pen

Galaxy Watch 3

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Evan Blass, a known leaker, leaked new photos of the new smart watch from Samsung.

We can see 2 buttons that clearly pop out on the frame, in contrast to the last design where the buttons were almost on hidden in the frame.

I will be water proof, with DX Gorilla Glass, built-in GPS and fall proof.

The new Galaxy Watch will have 8GB of memory and 1GB RAM (probably will have different models with more RAM).

The sized will be 45mm with 1.4-inch screen and 41mm with 1.2-inch screen.

Galaxy Tab S7 & Galaxy Tab S7 Plus

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Galaxy Tab S7 –

Screen – 11-inch with 120 Hz refresh rate.

S-Pen

Size – length: 253.7mm, width:165.3mm and depth:6.3/7.7mm.

Battery – 7,760mAh

Price – $650-700

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Galaxy Tab S7 Plus-

Screen – 12-inch AMOLED with 1752×2800 resolution

Memory & Storage – 6GB+128GB / 8GB+256GB

Camera – Selfie: 8MP, Rear: 5MP+13MP

Battery – 10090mAh

Galaxy Buds Live

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Evan Blass Leaked these photos as well. These earbuds are the new model of Samsung’s true wireless headphones.

According to the photos, these earbuds will probably support Active Noise Canceling and might be a good match-up against Apple’s AirPod Pro.

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4 New Headphones From Skullcandy

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The American headphones brand, Skullcandy announced upon 4 new true wireless models, including:

Indy Fuel, Indy Evo, Push Ultra and Sesh Evo which come with longer battery life and include the technology to detect items (developed by Tile) – so you won’t lose an earbud again!

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Push Ultra

The first model is Push Ultra, the new sport earbuds from Skullcandy. These earbuds comes with Ear hook that secures the headphones and keep them in place even during intense workout.

Each earbud has the same physical buttons that enable full control even if the earbuds get wet. You can get this model in 3 colors – black, blue and yellow.

The Ultra Push are water and dust proof and has a battery life of 6 hours in a single charge and 34 extra hours when you place it in the case. The case support wireless charge and has fast charge feature – 2 hours of use for 10-minute charge.

Indy Evo & Indy Fuel

The next models are Indy Evo and Indy Fuel – an advance model for the last Indy headphones. These models comes in a very similar design to Apple’s famous Airpods. These headphones are water and dust proof as well and has 6 hours of power time and 24 hours with the case.

There are two differences between the Evo and the Fuel models –

  • The Fuel model support wireless charging while the Evo model doesn’t.
  • The Fuel model comes only in black while the Evo model comes in black, mint and grey.

Sesh Evo

The last model is the Sesh Evo, an upgraded version of the last Sesh earbuds. These headphones comes with water and dust proof and an upgraded battery life – 6 hours of sound in a single charge and 18 hours more with the case.

The Sesh Evo has fast charge feature – 2 hours of use for 10-minute charge.

This model will arrive in 3 colors – black, blue and mint.

Pricing

The pricing of the new models is very attractive:

  • Push Ultra – $100
  • Indy Evo – $80
  • Indy Fuel – $100
  • Sesh Evo – $60