Bluetooth headphones have been in the market for a very long time now. It gained popularity for convenient use. That, however, does not mean using Bluetooth speaker is completely free of hassle. They do come with some of the inconveniences as most Bluetooth headphones have some kind of wires running between two ear-buds to keep them together and in place. Bluetooth headphones, in a way, can be termed as being the predecessors of wireless ear-pods.
Last year, Apple launched its wireless AirPods which gained immediate popularity. Wireless EarPods are so in vogue now. Following this latest trend of wireless earphones, Boat has launched the Airdopes 211 true wireless earbuds in India. Boat’s Airdopes 211 is on the pocket-friendly side, unlike Apple’s AirPods. The price of the Airdopes 211 starts at INR. 2,499. The wireless earbuds are now available on Amazon India for purchase. Along with the earbuds itself, the users will get a portable charging case with its own additional battery backup.
Now coming to its specifications, the Boat Airdopes 211 is powered by a 45 mAh battery housed in each ear-buds and the charging case has a separate 450 mAh battery which can be used to charge the ear-buds on the go. On a single charge, the ear-buds can offer the service of up to 2.5 hours. The Airdopes can also be charged using the charging case which has its own Micro-USB port and there is a light indicator to show the charge level on the case. The earbuds are powered by Bluetooth 4.1 with support for the A2DP profile and it has the frequency range of 20-20,000Hz and a 93dB driver sensitivity. To control playback options and volume, there are capacitive touch controls on each Airdopes 211 earbuds.
As mentioned before, Airdopes are on the pocket-friendly side. Nokia will also be launching their true-wireless ear-buds at INR 9,999. Boat will have to keep a lookout on the market for their competition such as Zebronics.