For sound quality and control, these XBA-4iP in-ear headphones beats them all. Proudly at the pinnacle of Sony's XBA Series, they boast a total of four Balanced Armature driver units—full range, tweeter, woofer and super woofer—to deliver a titillating spectrum of crisp, radiant highs and deep, penetrating bass. And with the added convenience of an in-line remote with built-in mic, you can control your compatible iPhone®, iPod® or iPad® for easy listening and hands-free calls.
Designed for discerning audiophiles, XBA Series in-ear headphones are outfitted with Sony's newly developed Balanced Armature driver units engineered for crisp, balanced sound of incredible depth and precision. Infused with premium audio technology, even the most subtle musical nuances are delivered with tremendous clarity and detail.
Meticulously pre-tuned by Sony engineers, four Balanced Armature driver units (full range, tweeter, woofer and super woofer) reproduce a broad, finely balanced range of sound—from soaring highs to bellowing bass, and everything in between. Plus, these micro-sized drivers are engineered to emphasize key sound characteristics to enhance your music.
Take, make or end phone calls—or skip to the next track of your playlist—using the in-line remote with built-in mic. With full integration for your iPhone, iPod and iPad, controlling your music is a breeze. Activate the VoiceOver mode with the simple press of a button, and your iPod will even tell you what song you're listening to (enabled devices only)1.
A specially made inner housing constructed of high strength magnesium holds the driver units rigidly in place for super smooth frequency response. Enclosed in an ABS outer housing that suppresses unwanted vibrations, this innovative double layer design delivers crystal-clear mid to high range sound and overall crisp, rich audio.
Because Balanced Armature drivers sport an ultra compact design for a smaller overall form factor, they slip easily inside the ear for a snug, more natural-feeling fit. The result? Reduced ambient noise and long lasting comfort and wearability—even after hours of non-stop listening.
Lock in the sounds of your favorite songs, and block out disruptive background noise. Because Sony XBA Series in-ear headphones boast a noise-blocking design and a snug, comfortable fit, they prevent sound leakage—both in and out of the ear—so you can enjoy your music without annoying your neighbor, and get lost in a distraction-free listening experience.
The crème de le crème of Sony Balanced Armature in-ear headphones includes a full range driver, two added woofers and an extra tweeter—all micro-sized and tuned to perfection by Sony engineers. Marvel at the super smooth frequency response made possible by the double layer design that encloses the special magnesium inner housing inside an ABS outer housing that makes unwanted vibrations a thing of the past. Select from 7 pairs of comfortable ear cushions and listen for longer since the natural noise blocking design discourages annoying distractions. Controlling your iPod, iPad or iPhone on the go is a breeze when you can switch tracks, turn down the volume, take calls and more with the in-line remote and built-in mic1. Handy travel carrying pouch included.
Compared to conventional Dynamic drivers, BA drivers produce a broad and even frequency response with notable vocal clarity. BA drivers can even be tuned for higher or lower frequency response, as well as combined to emphasize certain sound characteristics.
The simple press of a button activates VoiceOver mode, where the iPod® states the name of the currently playing song or playlist (on enabled devices) 1.
Sony® XBA-Series Earbuds provide a comfortable fit that also results in significantly lower sound leakage levels both in or out, allowing you uninterrupted access to your music.
A carrying case is included to keep your headphones protected while traveling.
Full integration for iPod®, iPhone® and iPad®.1 The in-line remote gives you volume and track controls (Play, Stop, Next/Prior) for iPod, iPhone or iPad, and the built-in microphone maes it easy to take calls through it all.
The ultra-compact design of the Balanced Armature driver provides a natural fit inside the ear, resulting in better, long-term comfort and more effective noise attenuation for a superior listening experience.
Noise isolation earbuds (Included: Small, Medium, and Large) not only provide an outstanding fit, but also utilize pressure relieving urethane foam to further reduce ambient noise.
Experience a highly sublime audio experience with 4 newly developed micro-size driver units (full-range + tweeter + woofer + super woofer). No matter the genre, a dynamic performance, transparent staging, and vivid clarity are par for the course.
A special, high strength magnesium inner housing provides the necessary rigidity for smooth frequency response, while an ABS outer housing suppresses vibrations for clear mid-high frequency sound reproduction. The result is a total, complete audio performance.
Hybrid silicone earbuds, in 7 sizes, allow for a tailored fit that further maximizes overall sound quality and comfort.
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