Working from home has ensured that we spend countless hours on video conferencing and business calls. If you’re like me, you keep struggling with earbuds / earphones that hurt your ears; Sony has designed a wireless neckband speaker that should remove headphone blockage from our ears and add a speaker / mic around the shoulder for hassle-free calls and entertainment. Designed as a companion for people who work from home, the SRS-BB10 is lightweight (weighs only 113 grams) and convenient so you don’t feel the weight on your shoulders and the need to take it off to hurt your ears.
Sony SRS-NB10 The wireless neckband speaker wraps around the neck to sit on the shoulders, just below the ears, on either side. It features full-range, upward-facing speakers so sound is delivered right where it makes the most sense.
Therefore, the flexible band is ideal for precise calls and VC. It also features passive radiators that boost bass and minimize echo so sound is easily audible even at low volumes, regardless of the environment.
Additionally, the neckband has dual microphones with a high-quality beam foam array to deliver clear voice quality when on a call. The device has controls on both sides to allow you to toggle the volume, mute, and do more.
The Sony SRS-NB10 Wireless Neckband Speaker features Bluetooth 5.1 to pair with two devices simultaneously and switch between them using a built-in button. It comes with a maximum communication range of 30 meters, which means you can be anywhere in the house and still make a call with perfect clarity.
This Sony accessory has 20 hours of playtime and fast charge support. Sony boasts of the SRS-NB10 giving you an extra hour of use to charge for just 10 minutes. Powered via a USB-C port, the sleek neckband speaker is IPX4 certified for splash proof and will sell for $ 150 in charcoal gray or white when available in September 2021.