Audio-Technica’s new wireless quick-pair headphones cost just $ 79
Audio-Technica has released a new model of wireless headphones that you can add to your holiday shopping list if you’re looking for a pair that costs less than $ 100. The ATH-SQ1TW, available since late last year in Japan and other parts of Asia, will cost you $ 79 in the US. It has built-in touch sensor controls that let you control music playback or receive calls without having to use your phone. The model’s voice guidance feature will also tell you the remaining battery level, pairing status, and other information without you having to check the device it is paired with.
Speaking of pairing, the model also supports Google Fast Pair for easy connection to Android phones via Bluetooth. The ATH-SQ1TW has 5.8mm drivers and is capable of up to six and a half hours of continuous use on a full charge. It doesn’t have noise cancellation, but if you want to let in more ambient noise for safety reasons, like walking or jogging outside, it does offer a few options. You can turn on single ear mode to use only one earphone or enjoy earphone listening function.
Audio-Technica gave the base of the model a square design and declined it in six different colors: licorice / black, white popcorn, blueberry, caramel, popsicle and pink / brown cupcake. It is now available through retailers around the country.
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