Detailed Review of SONY – WF-C500
The Sony WF-C500 true wireless earbuds have excellent control options, are very light and comfortable and are sensibly specified. The total battery life is only 20 hours, which is not very impressive, but 10 hours from the earbuds alone is not bad at all. Moreover, their sound, which is quick, in-depth, and thoroughly captivating, has some genuine expertise. Because of their excellent value for money, these earbuds might not be able to compete with expensive models but they do make our lists of the best true wireless and wireless earbuds. You can also give a try to these earbuds.
You Must Be Out Of Your Mind by The Magnetic Fields seems like a good place to start listening to large MQA-powered TIDAL Masters digital audio files on the Sony WF-C500 earbuds, which are perfectly capable of handling them. The Sonys do not seem to find it to be all that difficult. Although the song is packed with instruments that are all roughly in the same frequency range and the Sony does not have the out-and-out scale of some competitors, distinguishing between individual elements is easy with the WF-C500. Although low-frequency sounds do not quite reach their full potential, they are well-shaped and instructive. The Sony WF-C500 are pleasingly straight-edged on their way into and out of bass notes, which means that there is a proper expression of rhythms and tempos here. They also do not hang around or crowd the midrange.
We do not often get to criticize Sony for the way its products are made. No matter the specific size and shape of your ear, the WF-C500 earbuds are perfectly designed, small, and light (only 5.4g per earbud). Having three different ear tip sizes only makes them comfortable and more straightforward. On each WF-C500 earbud, Sony has managed to fit a physically sizable control surface, called a “push/push” button, that serves as a play/pause, volume up/down, skip forward/backward, answer/end/reject a call, and “wake up voice assistant” button. Each earbud also has a microphone opening for voice assistant interaction and calling; both Google Assistant and Siri are supported. They are resistant to moisture and water splashes thanks to IPX4, and the option of four colors—including vibrant green or orange as well as boring old black or white—is appreciated. With the addition of “fast pair” connectivity with Android devices and “swift pair” connectivity with Windows 10 PCs, you have a product that is very pleasantly specified.
Firstly, these buds are a great value for the money. The sound is clearly defined, and these earbuds do a great job of convincingly describing the soundstage. We also appreciated how comfortable they were, offering a secure fit and water resistance. Of course, Sony had to make sacrifices to reduce the cost. Noise cancellation is not available, the battery life is adequate, and the sound could be deeper. In addition, similar quality true wireless earbuds are now available for comparable prices, as more and more affordable true wireless earbuds are hitting the market. However, Sony is one of the top manufacturers of audio technology, and these earbuds are a reliable all-around option.
|WEIGHT||Approx. 5.4 g x 2|
|DRIVER UNIT||5.8 mm|
|HEADPHONE TYPE||Closed, dynamic|
|FREQUENCY RESPONSE(BLUETOOTH® COMMUNICATION)||20Hz-20,000Hz (44.1kHz sampling)|
|BATTERY CHARGE TIME||Approx. 2.5hrs|
|BATTERY LIFE(CONTINUOUS COMMUNICATION TIME)||Max. 5 hrs|
|BATTERY LIFE(CONTINUOUS MUSIC PLAYBACK TIME)||Max. 10 hrs|
|BATTERY CHARGE METHOD||USB Charge (with case)|
|BLUETOOTH® VERSION||Bluetooth Specification Version5.0|
|PROFILE||A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP|
|FREQUENCY RANGE||2.4GHz band (2.4000GHz-2.4835GHz)|
|SUPPORTED CONTENT PROTECTION||SCMS-T|
|SUPPORTED AUDIO FORMAT(S)||SBC, AAC|
|BATTERY CHARGE TIME||Approx 3hrs|