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The Realme Buds Air Neo renew the manufacturer's commitment to True Wireless (TWS) headphones, which with a design similar to Apple AirPods make powerful bass, autonomy and low latency their strengths.
Inside the Realme Buds Air Neo we find a dynamic 13mm driver, which has been tuned with the Dynamic Bass Boost system with the intention of boosting the bass without losing clarity in the mids and trebles. All this in a weight of 4.1g per earphone, which should make them very comfortable to wear.
In command is the R1 chip, which promises more stable audio and enables gaming mode with a reduced latency of just 119.2ms. Connectivity is Bluetooth 5.0, with basic codecs such as SBC and AAC, leaving out more advanced options.
The battery of the Realme Buds Air Neo is 3 hours of continuous playback, which goes up to a very respectable17 hours of autonomy with the charging case Of course, they use a port Micro USB for charging, a connector already somewhat outdated compared to the current USB C.
Also included is Google Fast Pair, a system that speeds up pairing with compatible mobiles, just by opening the case. By touching the sides of the Realme Buds Air Neo we can pause or resume music, change the song or activate the voice assistant, some modifiable actions from your app.
Realme Buds Air Neo, specifications
The technical sheet of the Realme Buds Air Neo points to headphones with complete features, but without premium features that make the final price more expensive. Here's what they include:
- Driver: 13mm dynamic.
- Processor: R1, supports Google Fast Pair fast pairing.
- Control: tactile touches.
- Resistance: IPX4.
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0 (SBC and AAC codecs), reduced latency of 119.2 ms.
- Battery: 3 hours (17 hours with case), Micro USB charging.
Realme Buds Air Neo, price and availability
The Realme Buds Air Neo arrive in Spain at a price of 39.99 euros, and will go on sale from June 23 2020. A truly competitive price, bringing True Wireless earphones closer to all consumers.
The Realme Buds Air Neo are an interesting proposal, although they will have to compete with rivals such as the Honor Magic Earbuds or the Huawei FreeBuds 3i, more expensive but with superior features. It is clear that AirPods are making things more complicated for Android users, as there are very similar headphones for less money.
Overall, the Realme Buds Air Neo are True Wireless headphones with good value for money, far from premium models like the Sony WF-1000XM3, but that can work very well in sales.