Yamaha has announced the launch of six new wireless audio products in India. The range includes premium wireless headphones and wireless neckband headphones. The new models feature Listening Care, which adjusts frequencies so listeners can hear the full range of sound at low volume, protecting hearing health. The new range of wireless headphones includes Yamaha YH-L700A, YH-E700A and YH-E500A over-the-ear headphones, as well as Yamaha EP-E70A, EP-E50A and EP-E30A wireless neckband earphones.
According to Yamaha, Yamaha’s high-end wireless headphones also feature Listening Optimizer, a feature that adjusts music in real time. Meanwhile, Yamaha’s YH-L700A wireless headphones support head tracking, Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) and an Ambient Sound mode to hear your surroundings when needed.
Yamaha YH-L700A, YH-E700A, YH-E500A wireless headphones: India price, availability.
Starting with wireless over-ear headphones, the Yamaha YH-L700A, the most premium in the segment, is priced in India at Rs. 43,300, while Yamaha YH-E700A and YH-E500A models are priced at Rs. 29,900 and Rs. 14,800, respectively.
All three of Yamaha’s wireless headphone models are available for purchase through Amazon, Yamaha Music Stores and Bajaao.com, according to the company.
Yamaha YH-L700A Specifications, Features
The high-quality Yamaha YH-L700A over-the-ear headphones feature 40mm dynamic drivers and support for SBC, AAC and Qualcomm aptX Adaptive Bluetooth codecs. The headphones support the company’s companion app that allows the headphones to control various settings. The pair features 3D sound immersion with head tracking and internal microphones to measure listening conditions, according to Yamaha.
The Yamaha YH-L700A headphones feature ANC, which the company claims does not interfere with the sound source. The headphones have a swivel folding design and feature a 3.5mm headphone jack for Hi-Res Audio support. The Yamaha YH-L700A headphones support voice assistants on connected devices and offer a maximum battery life of 34 hours on a single charge. The wireless headphones weigh 330 grams.
Yamaha YH-E700A Specifications, Features
Second in line, the Yamaha YH-E700A wireless over-the-ear headphones also have 40mm dynamic drivers and support for SBC, AAC and Qualcomm aptX Adaptive Bluetooth codecs. The headphones work with Yamaha’s application to control settings and functions. But unlike the high-end Yamaha YH-L700A model, the Yamaha YH-E700A does not feature 3D sound immersion and head tracking. The headphones support the use of microphones to monitor internal listening conditions.
According to the company, Yamaha YH-E700A also supports ANC without affecting the original sound source and voice assistants on connected devices. They have a swivel folding design and offer a 3.5mm headphone jack for Hi-Res Audio support. The Yamaha YH-E700A headphones offer up to 35 hours of battery life on a single charge. According to Yamaha, the headphones weigh 325 grams.
Yamaha YH-E500A Specifications, Features
Unlike the Yamaha YH-E700A and YH-E700A headphones, which are over-the-ear headphones, the Yamaha YH-E500A headphones have an on-ear design. The headphones are equipped with 40mm dynamic drivers and support for SBC, AAC and Qualcomm aptX and aptX HD Bluetooth codecs.
The Yamaha YH-E500A supports ANC just like the Yamaha YH-E700A and YH-E700A headphones. It also comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack, but does not support Hi-Res Audio. The headphones offer up to 38 hours of battery life, the highest of the three headphones the company has launched in India. The Yamaha YH-E500A wireless headphones weigh 200 grams.
Yamaha EP-E70A, EP-E50A, EP-E30A Wireless Earphones: India price, availability
The Yamaha EP-E70A Neckband Style Wireless Headphones cost Rs. 23,600, while similarly designed Yamaha EP-E50A and EP-E30A models are priced at Rs. 12,400 and Rs. 4,890, respectively. Yamaha says all three models in its wireless earphone range can be purchased in India from Amazon, Yamaha Music stores and Bajaao.com.
Yamaha EP-E70A Wireless Earphone Specifications, Features
The Yamaha EP-E70A wireless earphones feature a hard neckband design and 9.2mm dynamic drivers. The earphones support SBC, AAC, Qualcomm aptX Adaptive Bluetooth codecs. Yamaha EP-E70A provides up to 10 meters of Bluetooth range without interference.
Like the headphones, the Yamaha EP-E70A earphones are said to be equipped with advanced ANC that does not affect the original audio source. The earphones come with voice assistant support on connected devices and offer 18 hours of battery life with the ANC feature turned on. The earplugs weigh 90 grams.
Specifications, Features of Yamaha EP-E50A Wireless Earphones
The newly launched Yamaha EP-E50A earphones feature a soft neckband design with 9mm dynamic drivers. The earphones come with support for SBC, AAC, Qualcomm aptX HD Bluetooth codecs. The Yamaha EP-E50A also offers up to 10 meters of communication range without interference.
But unlike the Yamaha EP-E70A, the new Yamaha EP-E50A earphones do not support advanced ANC function that does not affect the source audio, but instead regular ANC. These support voice assistants on connected devices and have 9 hours of battery life, exactly half the playback time offered by the more premium Yamaha EP-E70A earphones, with ANC enabled. The wireless headphones weigh 35 grams.
Yamaha EP-E30A Wireless Earphone Specifications, Features
The most affordable earphones in the series, the Yamaha EP-E30A, features a soft neckband design with 8.6mm dynamic drivers. The earphones only support the SBC and AAC codecs, unlike the Yamaha EP-E70A and EP-E50A models which also support Qualcomm’s proprietary codec. The earbuds offer a range of 10 meters without interference.
Yamaha EP-E30A wireless earphones do not support ANC, but come with voice assistant support on connected devices and provide up to 14 hours of battery backup. Yamaha EP-E30A wireless headphones weigh 19.5 grams.