Realme has launched another TWS earphones in the market. Realme Buds Air Neo is a scaled-down version of the original Realme Buds Air earphones that were launched in India last year. The new Realme Buds Air Neo sports pretty much the same specifications and design as its elder sibling. However, the company has made some compromises to keep it affordable. Here are some of the changes:
- The Type-C charging port has been replaced by the micro-USB port.
- The audio drivers have been upgraded to 13mm from 12mm.
- There are newer color options to choose from White, Red, and Green.
The company has also announced Realme Powerbank 2 with a 10,000mAh battery in India.
Realme Buds Air Neo: Specifications
The Realme Buds Air Neo is equipped with 13mm drivers that bear LCP multi-layer composite diaphragm. The in-ear design with long stems is quite similar to the first-gen Buds Air. The earbuds are integrated with Dynamic Bass Boost solution for an ‘enhanced bass experience’ and supports Bluetooth 5.0. The Buds Air Neo is rated to offer 3 hours of playback time on a single charge and up to 17 hours with the charging case. As mentioned before, the case comes with a micro-USB port for charging.
The Buds Air Neo is powered by an R1 chipset that promises seamless wireless audio experience with a latency rate of 119.2ms. The earbuds come with an optical sensor to detect in-ear placement and a touch sensor to control music playback and calls. You will also be able to control the settings with the Realme Link app. The earbuds also feature Google Fast pair protocol, automatic pairing once the case is opened, and a microphone for answering voice calls.
- Earphones: 40.5 x 16.59 x 17.70mm
- Charging Case: 51.3 x 45.25 x 25.3mm
- Earphones: 4.1g (single unit)
- Charging Case: 30.5g
- Water-Resistance: IPX4 rating
- Color: White, Green, and Red
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0, 10m wireless range
- Port: Micro USB
Price and Availability
The Realme Buds Air Neo is priced at ₹2,999 and is available on Realme.com, Flipkart, and offline retail stores. The earphones are available in three color options: white, green, and red. However, only the white color variant is available for sale right now via Flipkart and Realme.com. The other color options will be available soon.
The Realme Powerbank 2 is priced at ₹999. The Powerbank is available via Realme.com, Flipkart, and will also be available on retail stores soon. The power bank has two-way quick charging support, dual output ports (USB-A and USB-C). The company claims a 13-layer circuit protection power bank also features a low current mode to charge the latest IoT devices.
The 13mm audio driver promises a great audio experience to the bass heads. The battery backup is impressive, 17hrs of total playback using a case, and gives you up to 3hrs of a single playback. The earbuds offer Intelligent Touch Controls:
- Double-tap to answer a call or Play/Pause music.
- Triple-Tap to play the next song.
- Press and hold one side to End the call or summon the Voice Assistant.
- Press and hold both sides to enter/exit the Super Low Latency mode.
The earbuds are light and can be paired easily as soon as you open the case. The Realme link app is not available on iOS as of now. Thus, the earbuds might have limited functionality with iPhones.
The Realme Buds Air Neo offers great value for money at ₹2,999. Tell us what do you think about the new TWS earbuds by Realme. If you are looking for a much cheaper alternative, try the OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z.
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