Sony LinkBuds Truly Wireless Earbuds

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Model: WFL900/H UPC: 027242923003 Item: 3581

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Keep every word on

Link your online and offline worlds with headphones that keep you in both. The all-new Sony LinkBuds feature a comfortable open-ring design that naturally blends natural and digital sound. Stay authentically connected to everyday life while listening to music, taking calls, gaming, and more, all with dynamic sound.

Features:

  • Connect your online and offline worlds
  • Unique open ring driver links your content and what’s happening in your surroundings
  • Crystal-clear conversations with high-quality sound
  • Integrated V1 Processor for balanced high-quality sound
  • Precise Voice Pickup technology for crystal clear phone calls
  • Up to 5.5 hours of battery and a total of up to 17.5 hours with the charging case
  • IPX4 splash-proof and sweat-proof design
  • Ultra-small and light for a fit that stays all-day
  • Control audio by tapping in front of your ears
  • Adaptive Volume Control optimizes sound to your environment

Every world. Always on.

LinkBuds connect all your worlds perfectly with an open-ring design that allows you to hear calls, listen to music, play games, and hear other types of online content anytime, all while remaining naturally connected to the ambient sounds around you.

Connected and aware

A newly developed ring-type driver unit with the center of the diaphragm open for audio transparency allows you to clearly hear all of the real-world sounds happening around you.

Wide Area Tap

Even with the small size of LinkBuds, they’re still incredibly easy to operate with Wide Area Tap. With this feature, you can double or triple tap the area in front of either ear to control your music playback. You never even need to touch LinkBuds to operate them.

Adaptive Volume Control

Adaptative Volume control automatically optimizes volume based on your environment. LinkBuds adjusts to lower volume in quieter places and higher volume in noisier situations.

Authentic and natural sound

Sony's Integrated Processor V1 reproduces all the detail in your music with minimal distortion for an authentic listening experience. Enjoy well-balanced, high-quality sound with a clear mid-high range.

DSEE – Give your favorite music a boost

When an original music source is compressed, Sony's Digital Sound Enhancement Engine faithfully restores music to high-quality sound that’s closer to the original recording.

Crystal clear calling

Precise Voice Pickup technology optimally controls multiple microphones and performs advanced voice signal processing that allows the person on the other end of calls to hear you clearly, even through noisy surroundings.

360 Spatial Sound Personalizer

With the Sony | 360 Spatial Sound Personalizer, you’ll enjoy a sound experience that’s optimized for you. The app captures and analyses your ear shape, allowing these headphones to create your own personal spatial sound field when paired with BRAVIA XR TVs.

Battery life

Use the LinkBuds during your entire workday. With up to 5.5 hours of battery life and a total of up to 17.5 hours with the charging case, you’ll always have your digital world with you. Quick charging gives you up to 90 minutes of playback after just a 10-minute charge.

IPX4 splash-proof and sweat-proof design

With IPX4 splash resistance and long battery life, LinkBuds keep you ready for anything that life brings.

Fast pairing

Enjoy fast pairing capability through LinkBuds support with Google’s new Fast Pair feature. Quickly and effortlessly pair your LinkBuds with your Android device with just a simple tap. You can also easily locate your headphones by pinging them or checking their last known location on your smartphone.

Speak to Chat

With the Speak to Chat feature, the LinkBuds will automatically pause your audio as soon as you speak to someone so you can effectively have a conversation without taking the headphones out and will resume playing your audio.

Environmentally Friendly Design

The LinkBuds are packaged with the environment in mind, using recycled plastic materials that come from automobile parts and plastic-free packaging that reflects Sony's commitment to reducing the environmental impact of their products.

Bluetooth

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 a stable, skip-free, wireless sound. LinkBuds are compatible with LE Audio, next-generation Bluetooth® audio that enables lower latency, suitable for gaming and watching videos, stereo playback for in-game chat, and audio sharing from a single phone.

Charging case

An ultra-small, stylish, rounded charging case design allows the charging case to fit comfortably in your hand and your pocket.

Voice Assistant compatible

One simple button press connects you instantly to your smartphone’s voice assistant so you can find directions, play music, communicate with contacts and so much more.

Spotify Tap

With Quick access, you can configure LinkBuds to resume Spotify playback with just a couple of taps – no need to touch your smartphone.

Ideal form factor for always-on listening

Ultra-small and light for a fit that stays all-day.

Specifications

Specifications

  • Battery
    • Battery Life (continuous communication time): Max. 2.5 hrs
    • Battery Charge Method: USB Charging (with Case)
    • Battery Life (Waiting Time): Max. 10 hrs
    • Battery Life (continuous music playback time) (Buds+Case): Max. 17.5hrs (5.5hrs+12hrs)
  • Bluetooth® Specification
    • Bluetooth® version: Bluetooth Specification Version 5.2
    • Effective Range: 32.81 ft
    • Frequency Range: 2.4 GHz band (2.4000 GHz–2.4835 GHz)
    • Profile: A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP
    • Supported Audio Format(s): SBC, AAC
    • Supported Content Protection: SCMS-T
  • Charging Case
    • Dimension: Approx. 1.63" x 1.91" x 1.22"
    • Weight: Approx. 1.2 oz
  • General Features
    • DSEE: Yes
    • Frequency Response (Bluetooth® Communication): 20 Hz–20,000 Hz (44.1 kHz sampling)
    • Headphone Type: Open, Dynamic
    • Magnet: High-power neodymium magnets
    • Waterproof: Yes (IPX4)
  • Size & Weight
    • Weight: Approx. 0.14 oz (4.1 g) x2
  • HPC Supported Function
    • Adaptive Control: Yes
    • Speak to Chat: Yes
    • Quick Access (Spotify): Yes
    • 360 Reality Audio: Yes
  • Operation Method
    • Wide Area Tap: Yes
    • Wearing Detection: Yes
  • Voice Assist Function
    • Google Assistant: Yes
    • Siri and Amazon Alexa: Yes

What's in the Box

What's in the Box

  • LinkBuds
  • 5 sizes of earbud tips
  • USB-C Charging Cable

Reviews

Customer Reviews for Sony LinkBuds Truly Wireless Earbuds

4.5 / 5.0
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Rated 5 out of 5
Excellent Product and Excellent Features
I bought this LinkBuds 2 weeks ago and it delivers on all counts Work, Gym, Socially etc.
I have recommended them to my Business Associates, Friends and Family
April 19, 2022
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Rated 5 out of 5
Great quality!
Sony has done it again and made another stand up product. The design is great because as a male, I don’t have hair to cover my ear and buds are lightweight and not easily noticeable when you are wearing them out or even at work. What I like about these earbuds the most is the great sound quality you get from them; I don’t notice static or anything like that. You get a great sound quality without blocking out the whole world around you, which is helpful for me when I am wearing them at work, or even during a workout to stay alert and still be able to hear my surroundings. They are easy to charge in the case they come in. I do find myself charging them after a day of work, so they don’t last all day long on one charge, but you do get a good amount of time before they require charging. I like how they are comfortable, but it did take a bit to adjust them to my ear when I first started using them. But now after a month of use they are easy to pop in comfortable, easy to wipe down and clean, easy to charge, easy to use, and you get a great quality sound and great volume. I am a fan of these earbuds.
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April 19, 2022
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Rated 5 out of 5
I am a fan
I was very excited to try these. I am not a difficult client and these earbuds delivers more than expected. Great minimalistic design, comfort and amazing sound. You wont be disapointed
This review was collected as part of a promotion
April 18, 2022
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Rated 3 out of 5
A bit uncomfortable to wear
These are a bit uncomfortable to wear, even with the extra sizing pieces it comes with. They are just too big to fit comfortably in the ear. The sound is okay with decent bass but they are limited in volume. I also don't like that when you are wearing them other people around you can clearly hear whatever you are listening to.
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April 18, 2022
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Rated 4 out of 5
Definitely surprised me with quality.
So many things I can say about these little buds. I'll start off with packaging, does come in a tiny form factor that is extremely easy to carry around and does not bulge in pocket being uncomfortable to your leg or in a bag barely taking up any space. Case holds charge for a couple days from my use of these and even can have buds last about 20 hours from how I use them almost nonstop. I'd say battery is perfect fo these. Comfortable as heck is what I would say, I always forget I even have one in my left ear if I use them separately and there is no cutting or redness in my ear like other earbuds do. There are no silicone tips so my ears also don't get hurt internally but that also leads to the main issue of the buds, no bass what so ever. These things have so many customizations in app and out that they are a blast to use with the side taps for functions to 3D sound being almost theater quality but even with some of the most crisp sounds and most detailed 3D audio there is still no bass from these designs. That is my only drawback from these is no bass. Yes I can hear my music and everything around me like I don't even have them in but for bassheads this is not the way to go. If you need earbuds that will let you hear your surroundings and even pause music when you speak and still have great quality sound besides bass then these are for you. I use them at work so I can hear everything around me and I never have to take them out. Also case can take a good drop so not too bad.
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April 18, 2022
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Rated 5 out of 5
Fits My Needs
Sony LinkBuds have a unique and innovative open ring, donut-shaped design that allows you to hear the outside world in addition to your music. Included in the box, are a handful of detachable silicone ear fins of different sizes. After some experimentation, I found the fins that fit my ears best. The lightweight buds feel soft but are still quite durable. Even after several straight hours of wearing, the compact and discreet buds felt very comfortable in my ears. Despite the buds small size, they deliver strong audio quality with a well-balanced, crisp and clear sound. However, the bass could be a bit deeper. The battery life of 5.5 hours on a single charge is good but not great. The voice call quality is suberb with excellent clarity. I love the ear-detection sensors that automatically pause my music when I remove a bud from my ear, and then resumes the music when I put the bud back in my ear. I also appreciate the buds' Wide Area Tap feature which allows me to tap my cheek to control playback. Although, these water-resistant buds don't offer noise cancellation and do allow environmental noise in, I don't mind so much. As someone who for personal safety reasons wants to be extra alert with an increased awareness of my surroundings, these earbuds achieve what they're designed to do and perfectly fit my needs.
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April 18, 2022
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Rated 5 out of 5
Good enough
This open ring design is definitely a great idea and Sony absolutely stepped up their game with this technology! The earbuds are so tiny you could hardly feel them and you could still hear people talking to you while listening to your favorite music or podcasts. The sound is well balanced and there is no glitches. The battery doesn’t die quick and you can charge for as quick as 10 minutes to have an hour play time. When I got these I stopped using my AirPods as I found these to be more comfortable. Video and audio calls are crispy clean sound. I got no issues and I am waiting for improvement to the bass. And responsiveness to the stop/play tap. Other than that I highly recommended anyone to try this new technology.
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April 18, 2022
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Sony
Rated 5 out of 5
Clear sounds
These LinkBuds are great. They are comfortable enough for everyday wear and they fit snuggly in your ear. They also charge pretty quickly and the battery lasts a decent amount of time so you don’t feel as if you’re always having to charge the ear buds. I love the Sony brand and their products.
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April 17, 2022
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Rated 5 out of 5
I can hear clearly now
Had these a few weeks now amazing love I can hear around me as well as music

I wish tho u could add little plugs into the holes to make music more personal when you don't want to hear world around you
April 17, 2022
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Sony
Rated 2 out of 5
Not my go to buds
These Sony linkbuds are just... okay. I had high expectations for them but ultimately they were not as great as what I'd thought they would be. They fit really well in my ear but it did take me a few times to get them snug. These buds are really unique in that aspect. The case also feels very light, definitely a difference between other buds I have. The sound.... whew. I'm not really a technical person but if I would've put these on without knowing the brand, I would've thought they were those $5 ones. That bad. It even feels like they aren't very loud. I caught myself trying to turn it up when it was already at max. I'll stick to my other pair.
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April 17, 2022
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