Audio-Technica has announced the Bluetooth version of its popular ATH-M50x over the ear headphones and the new audio accessory is now labelled as the ATH-M50xBT. The Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT is now available in India for an asking price of Rs 18,490 and will available exclusively through Amazon India.
The ATH-M50xBT utilises Bluetooth 5.0 and is compatible with aptX and AAC codecs for its wireless audio reproduction. The ATH-M50xBT is a closed-back headphone and delivers wireless listening with clarity, articulate, extended bass and smooth with a wide 15 – 28,000 Hz frequency response. It has a 45-mm large-aperture driver and employs rare-earth magnets and Audio-Technica’s copper-clad aluminium wire for studio-quality accuracy and is similar to the setup on the original Audio-Technica ATH-M50x that was wired.
The Audio-Technica headphones equip battery that offers 40 hours of standby on a single charge and can be charged through the provided USB cable. In addition to that, the ATH-M50xBT can be used in wired mode for use with devices that have a headphone jack or when its battery is low. The headphone can be used with the Audio-Technica Connect app for iOS and Android.
In terms of design, the ATH-M50xBT feature a fold-flat design with 90-degree swivelling ear-cups, and professional-grade ear-pads and headband. The controls are mounted on the left ear-cup for easy handling of phone calls, music playback and volume adjustment. Besides that, the headphones come with touch control for easy access to voice assistants.
Speaking about their latest development, Audio-Technica India Business Development Manager, Robin Ghose said “Although our M-Series models were originally designed as professional studio monitor headphones, they have become a favourite of discerning music listeners worldwide. The ATH-M50xBT offers the same sonic signature that has made the ATH-M50x an audio industry standard, along with the convenience of Bluetooth wireless operation”.
The Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT headphones will be available in India for an asking price of Rs 18,490 exclusively on Amazon India. It comes with a detachable 3.9-foot cable with microphone, 1-foot USB charging cable and a carrying pouch.