Sony introduces the newest additions to the acclaimed INZONE range, developed in close collaboration with the renowned esports team Fnatic. This lineup is designed to offer an immersive gaming experience like never before.
Starting with INZONE Buds – new truly wireless gaming earbuds packed with Sony’s renowned audio technology designed to help you win. INZONE Buds offer both PC and console gamers an immersive gaming experience thanks to personalized sound, unrivaled 12 hours of battery life and low latency.
Accompanying this innovation is the INZONE H5 wireless gaming headset, which offers an astonishing 28 hours of uninterrupted gameplay, ensuring comfort during extended gaming sessions.
Both of these products were born through a collaboration with the renowned esports team, Fnatic, who will celebrate 20 years of operation in 2024 and secured back-to-back international titles in the VALORANT Champions Tour this year.
Furthermore, the sleek new black version of the highly acclaimed INZONE H9 wireless noise-canceling headset will be launched.
INZONE continues to elevate your PC and PlayStation gaming experience with enhanced audio realism.
360 Spatial Sound for Gaming
With 360 Spatial Sound on INZONE Buds you can hear the direction and distance of your opponent, so you’ll always be one step ahead of the competition. Through its years of work on industry-leading headphone technology, Sony has developed the INZONE Buds to offer a sound field tailored to you. By analyzing not only the shape of the outer ear, but also the acoustic characteristics of the ear canal, INZONE Buds offer more precise spatial sound.
With Sound Field Optimization, you can create a personalized hearing profile by taking photos of your ears using the 360 Spatial Sound Personalizer smartphone app This ensures unparalleled spatial accuracy for an immersive gaming experience.
INZONE Buds can be optimized for your ear canal with Sound Tone Personalization. The earbuds play test sounds from driver units and use feedback microphones to measure how the sound fills your ear canal. Based on the acoustic analysis, the sound is then personalized using the INZONE Hub PC application, ensuring a truly spatial listening experience.
Dynamic Driver X
By faithfully reproducing every sound within the game, from powerful explosions to subtle footsteps, you’ll feel transported into the world of the game. This is made possible through a specially engineered high-performance driver unit – Dynamic Driver X – that is designed for wide frequency reproduction, and which is also used with the WF-1000XM5. The diaphragm structure, which utilizes different materials for both the dome and edge, ensures minimal distortion and a clear sound quality, delivering an unparalleled level of auditory realism.
Sony’s active noise cancellation capabilities mean INZONE Buds block out background noise, so you can focus on the game.
Power up your gaming sessions
The new low power consumption processor L1 provides up to 12 hours of battery life in the headphones, with up to 24 hours total battery life with the charging case. With the industry’s longest battery life, the INZONE Buds are ready to power longer sessions and revolutionize your gaming.
The INZONE Buds come with a USB-C® dongle connection that provides latency of less than 30ms, meaning there will be nothing to hold you back.
Increased comfort, more gaming
With a new design that reduces contact with the ear, you can game for longer with increased comfort.
INZONE Buds are available in two color options – black and white – so you can choose the one that most suits your gaming style.
The INZONE Buds feature a microphone equipped with AI-based noise reduction technology, ensuring clear voice capture even in noisy surroundings. The earbuds also offer customizable tap functions. It comes with a USB-C Transceiver that lets you connect for up to 12 hours for a longer gaming adventure on your PC or PS5. Additionally, the earbuds are compatible with the Sony | Headphones Connect app, enhancing the user experience and customization options.
With a lightweight build, lower side pressure, and advanced spatial reproduction, the H5 is ready for your longest gaming session. INZONE H5 also features advanced spatial reproduction to keep you focused on the game, as well as a boom microphone to ensure you’re heard, making them the ideal headset in your quest for victory.
INZONE H5 key features
The INZONE H5 offers a seamless experience with its 2.4GHz wireless connection, providing gamers with the freedom of movement during their gaming sessions. It also features 360 Spatial Sound for Gaming, delivering precise 3D sound positioning. Designed for prolonged use, the headset prioritizes endless comfort with its lightweight build at 260g, soft-fit ear pads, and low-pressure design. Crystal-Clear Communication is also ensured through AI-based noise reduction and a bi-directional microphone. Finally, it boasts 28 hours of wireless battery life and caters to various gaming setups and preferences with a 3.5 mm plug option.
INZONE H9 Black – a new color variation
INZONE H9, known for its exceptional noise cancellation, audio quality, and comfort, is receiving a highly anticipated new Black color option.
Refined for Victory. Advised by Fnatic.
Fnatic CEO, Sam Mathews, said: “Our partnership continues to push esports performance to its highest level, gearing up and supporting our professional teams to operate at their greatest potential. One of our first priorities as partners was to bring the extensive competitive experience of our pros to the development of INZONE Buds and INZONE H5.
In particular, our teams advised Sony that INZONE Buds would be an ideal gaming earbud with the battery life and comfort that can withstand even longest gaming sessions, as well as immersive audio our pros can rely on to overcome competition on the global stage.
We are thrilled that our global fan base now has the opportunity to experience our collaborative efforts with these earbuds and game with the knowledge they’ve got their favorite pros backing them.”
The INZONE H5 will be available in the Philippines at Sony Authorized Dealers starting October 20, 2023, priced at P9,999. Meanwhile, INZONE Buds are set to be launched on November 10, 2023, which will retail for P13,999.
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