Soundcore R500 neckband-style earphones have been launched in India. The earphones can offer 20 hours of playback time on a single charge — with fast charging support via USB Type-C port. The budget-friendly offering from Soundcore features 10mm drivers that can offer an immersive HD sound. Soundcore R500 come with Bluetooth v5 compatibility for Android and iOS smartphones. They also feature AI-powered microphones that can help improve call quality. They are IPX5-rated for water resistance.
Soundcore R500 price in India, availability
Soundcore R500 are priced at Rs. 1,399. The neckband-style earphones from Soundcore will be available to purchase via Flipkart. The earphones are being offered in four colour options — Black, Blue, Red, Yellow. However, the e-commerce giant doesn't list the Yellow colour option at the time of writing. They also come with 18 months of warranty.
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Soundcore R500 neckband-style earphone specifications, features
As mentioned, Soundcore R500 feature 10mm drivers. Soundcore R500 offers a deep, powerful, and balanced bass. The neckband-style earphones can be connected to Android and iOS smartphones via Bluetooth v5 with a range of 10 metres.
Soundcore R500 neckband-style earphones pack a 195mAh battery and are claimed to offer a total playback time of 20 hours on a single charge. A 10-minute charge gives them 3 hours of playback time and the earphones can be fully charged in 1.5 hours. There are two buttons in the inline-remote.
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