Headphones with a built-in awareness mode on Amazon India

By Ashwin Nair | Published 22 Feb 2021 11:58 IST
Headphones with a built-in awareness mode on Amazon India
Headphones with a built-in awareness mode on Amazon India

Noise cancellation headphones are the in-thing today, as to immerse yourself in a movie or music listening experience, you want to drown out the noise around you. Be it the jet engine of a plane, the noise of traffic or the noise of people in your house talking, shouting or even watching TV, noise-cancelling headphones will drown it all out. But what if you need to talk to someone. What if someone walks up to you to ask for directions, or someone in the office needs to have a quick word with you. What if you are crossing the road and need to be aware of the sounds around you. Do you really want to go through the hassle of removing the headphones or would you rather prefer an elegant solution like a built-in awareness mode? If the latter is your choice, then here are some headphones with a built-in awareness mode available on amazon.in for you to consider. The list here is based on specifications and features the headphones bring to the table.

Sony WH-1000XM4

Here is a high-end pair of headphones from Sony that is packed with user-friendly features. To start with, it uses a reliable Noise Cancelling technology and the inbuilt awareness mode to deliver a wholesome listening experience. It has a Quick Attention Mode, which enables you to turn down the music if you want to talk to someone while you are listening to music. You just need to cover the right earcup and then release the hand to get it back to normal. Also, it gives a brilliant battery performance with its 30-hour playback time on a single charge (company claim). 

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

Another pair of headphones that has an awareness mode is the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700. In this headphone, there is a physical button that one can press twice to enable conversation mode. After your conversation, simply press any button on the headphones to resume playback and enable the noise cancellation once again. The Bose headphones have a 4-microphone system that picks up and isolates your voice while cancelling the noise around you. Depending on your need, there are 11 levels of noise cancellation. The headphone also supports Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant for seamless smart integrations. 

Sennheiser Momentum 3

If you are someone who uses headphones for a long time, then the Sennheiser Momentum 3 should be a good choice to consider, as it gives you a comfortable fit. It has soft ear-pads and headband that should enable you to use the headphones for long hours without experiencing any discomfort. The Active Noise Cancellation used in this device is such that it smartly adapts to your environment, enabling you to enjoy the ideal music-listening experience. It has a special play/pause feature that automatically stops the music when you take off the headphones and starts the music when you put it back on. 

Skullcandy Hesh

Don’t you just hate it when you misplace your headphones and spend time finding it? Well, with the Skullcandy Hesh, you won’t have to do that because of the inbuilt Tile Finding technology it has. By using the Tile app, you can ring your headphones and find it easily. With the Ambient Mode turned on, you can listen to the world around you easily and turn it off to enjoy an immersive listening experience, thanks to the advanced ANC technology used in it. This pair of headphones performs well in the battery department as well with a 22-hour backup on a single charge, as per company claims. 

Shure AONIC 50

Here is a premium pair of headphones from Shure that has an inbuilt awareness mode to deliver a truly immersive sound experience, keeping in mind environmental noises. The Environment Mode enables you to listen to the outside world with just a flip of the switch. Also, you can manage your calls and the music player, control volume of the music and more just with the help of a few switches. In terms of battery performance, it delivers a 20-hour playback time on a single charge, as per company claims. As a result, you need not worry about charging it every day to use it. 

Sony WH-XB900N

If you are a frequent traveller, then this pair of headphones from Sony should interest you, as it has an impressive battery life of 30 hours on a single charge, as claimed by the brand. Moreover, it supports quick charging, giving you 60 minutes of playback time with just 10 minutes of charge. It adjusts your listening experience in accordance with the ambient sounds, enabling you to immerse yourself in music. The final sound output has an extra punch of bass in it, and the Active Noise Cancellation should help cut out the noisy world around you, and let you focus on what really matters… which is whatever you’re listening to. 

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