LinkBuds series are comfortable enough to wear all the time and smart so they adapt to your life—keeping you connected to the people and entertainment you love.
LinkBuds connect all your worlds perfectly with an open ring design that allows you to hear calls, music and other online content anytime, as well as the ambient sounds around you transparently, feeling nothing on your ear. Small and light with super-fit styling for hours of comfortable wearing, they ensure that you're always connected to your life, so you'll never miss a thing.
A newly developed ring-type driver unit, with the centre of the diaphragm open for audio transparency, allows you to clearly hear the sounds around you. You'll hear when someone calls your name during a call and can chat with friends while listening to music.
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Approximately four grams in weight and extremely small, LinkBuds are a marvel of miniaturisation. Unlike conventional earbuds, the protective surface covering the speaker diaphragm is integrated within the housing, saving space.
LinkBuds combine a shape that perfectly matches the human ear with an ergonomic design for a more stable fit. We've designed LinkBuds utilising extensive ear shape data collated since introducing the world's first in-ear headphones in 1982.
Make calls without noise for crystal-clear conversations. Listen to music in high sound quality, with compressed tracks restored by our Digital Sound Enhancement Engine (DSEE) so your favourite bands and artists always sound great.
With precise voice pickup technology with advanced audio signal processing, the person on the other end of the call will hear your voice clearly, even when you are in noisy situations. Our noise-reduction algorithm was developed using AI machine learning using more than 500 million voice samples to suppress ambient noise and extract your voice clearly in a wide range of environments.
Enjoy well balanced, high quality sound with a clear mid-high range. Our Integrated Processor V1 reproduces all the detail in music with minimal distortion for an authentic listening experience. A specially designed 12 mm ring driver with a high-compliance (low-recoil) diaphragm provides rich, well-balanced sound.
When an original music source is compressed, it loses the high-frequency elements that add detail and richness to a track. Our Digital Sound Enhancement Engine (DSEE) faithfully restores these to produce high-quality sound that's closer to the original recording.
Our smart features make it easier than ever to enjoy your entertainment and stay in touch.
LinkBuds may be small but that doesn't mean they're difficult to use. With Wide Area Tap, you can use double or triple taps in front of either of your ears to control your music playback—so there's no need to touch the LinkBuds themselves to operate.
Adaptive Volume Control is a smart function that automatically optimises volume based on where you are. Enjoy lower volume in quiet places and higher volume in noisier environments.
You can set Speak-to-Chat to automatically pause the music as soon as you speak to someone, so you can hear just ambient sound and conduct a conversation—handy if you want to keep your headphones on or your hands are full. And once your chat is over, your music starts playing again automatically.
LinkBuds support Google's helpful new Fast Pair feature. In one tap of pop-up guidance, LinkBuds enable quick, effortless Bluetooth pairing with Android devices. You can easily locate where you left your headphones by ringing them or checking their last known location on your smartphone. You'll even receive a notification when your headphones' battery is running low, so you know when to charge them.
Swift Pair makes it quick and easy to pair your LinkBuds with your Windows 11 or Windows 10 laptop, desktop PC or tablet. Pop-up pairing guidance appears on nearby Windows 11 or Windows 10 devices when pairing mode is selected.
For total convenience, these Bluetooth® headphones can be paired with two Bluetooth devices at the same time. So when a call comes in, your headphones know which device is ringing and connect to the right one automatically. You'll also be able to quickly switch your headphones to either of the two devices at the touch of a button.
With Quick access, you can configure LinkBuds to resume Spotify playback with just a couple of taps—no need to touch your smartphone.
If you're looking for new entertainment options beyond music and calls, LinkBuds use new sensor and spatial sound technology to deliver immersive sound for Augmented Reality games like 'Ingress' from Niantic.
When playing 'Ingress' using LinkBuds, sensor and spatial sound technology deliver a new experience, with sound delivered from different directions according to the action in the game with head tracking.
Sony and Microsoft have come together to develop technology that helps people better navigate through the world. LinkBuds support the Microsoft Soundscape app. The unique integration enables innovative experiences for richer 3D audio-based navigation, thanks to the uniquely transparent, open-ear audio design, while sensors embedded in LinkBuds allow for a true heads-up and hands-free experience.
Your LinkBuds are not only designed to be stylish but also with the environment in mind, using recycled plastic materials for aesthetic parts and plastic-free packaging.
LinkBuds use recycled plastic materials from automobile parts.
No plastic is included in the packaging material for LinkBuds, reflecting our commitment to reducing the environmental impact of our products.
Listen anytime, anywhere with IPX4 water resistance and enough battery power to last a whole day.
With an IPX4 water resistance rating, splashes and sweat won't stop these headphones—so you can keep on moving to the music.
For low latency and high sound quality, even around other interference, the Bluetooth® signal is transmitted to both ears at the same time. Thanks to the powerful Integrated Processor V1, you'll enjoy stable, skip-free, wireless sound.
You can enjoy a full working day of charge—5.5 hours—from your headphones and store another 12 hours in the case. That means a full 17.5 hours of listening time every time you leave the house. In a hurry? Just a 10-minute quick charge gives you up to 90 minutes of play time, and the Sony | Headphones Connect app will even notify you when your charging case drops below 30%.
Ultra-small with a stylish rounded design, the charging case fits comfortably in your hand or pockets for life on the go. Open with a simple button press.
Open up the packaging for your LinkBuds and you'll find five sizes of fitting supporter to suit different ear shapes, and a USB-C charging cable.
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