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By Faizel Patel

Senior Digital Journalist

Sony unveils INZONE wireless gaming buds

Gamers are constantly looking to get the latest equipment that offers the most realistic experience.

Gaming has become a serious sport and enthusiasts are constantly striving for the latest equipment including headphones, which makes the experience just more realistic.

With that said, Sony has launched the INZONE Buds, wireless gaming earbuds that offer both PC and console gamers an immersive gaming experience, 12 hours of battery life and low latency.

The company also unveiled the INZONE H5 wireless headset, which offers 28 hours of uninterrupted gameplay and extended gaming sessions.

Furthermore, the new black version of the INZONE H9 wireless noise cancelling headset will also be launched.


They buds are available in two colour options – black and white and come with a USB-C dongle connection that provides latency of less than 30ms.

With 360 Spatial Sound on INZONE Buds one can hear the direction and distance of their opponent. Sound Field Optimisation, allows users to create a personalised hearing profile by taking photos of their ears using the 360 Spatial Sound Personaliser smartphone app.

While you don’t want to be disturbed, the active noise cancellation capabilities means the buds block out background noise, so you can focus on the game and do not disturb others when you are in the zone.

Battery life is extremely important and the new low power consumption processor L1 provides up to 12 hours of battery life for the headphones and up to 24 hours total battery life with the charging case.

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If you prefer a headset that is light, with lower side pressure, and advanced spatial reproduction, the INZONE H5 features advanced spatial reproduction as well as a boom microphone.

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The headphones also feature 2.4GHz wireless connection, 360 Spatial Sound for Gaming: Precision with 3D sound positioning.

Battery Life is up to 28 hours wireless with a 3.5 mm plug option.


The INZONE Buds, INZONE H5 and INZONE H9 Black headsets will be available from December. South African pricing is yet to be revealed.

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