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Sony’s New Wireless Splash-proof Headphones: Designed for Movement

Press release   •   Feb 24, 2014 08:00 GMT

Music is a great motivator when working out and Sony’s new MDR-AS700BT wireless splash-proof headphones enable you to take full advantage of those energising sounds. These stylish headphones combine tough flexible construction with great sound quality thanks to the impressive 30mm dynamic driver units. Splash-proof and comfortable, the neckband design keeps them securely in place even when pushing your workout to the limit.

The built-in NFC and Bluetooth connectivity provide the freedom to easily enjoy and control the music from your smartphone or music player with no wires inhibiting your moves. Simply touch an NFC-enabled smartphone to the headphones to establish an instant wireless connection and listen to your music straightaway. With the built-in microphone, the MDR-AS700BT allows you to answer calls and switch effortlessly between phone calls and your energy boosting sounds. These headphones will keep you going with up to nine hours of continuous music playback.

The MDR-AS700BT wireless splash-proof headphones from Sony are available to purchase from April from for £99.

Technical Specifications MDR-AS700BT

Colour variation

Blue and Orange

Headphone type

Open, Dynamic

Wearing style

Neckband style

Driver unit (mm)




Bluetooth® Technology

Version 3.0

Frequency Range (A2DP)

20Hz - 20,000Hz (44.1kHz Sampling)

Battery Type

Built-in Lithium ion Rechargeable Battery

Battery Life (continuous music playback time)

Approx. 9 Hours

Battery Life (continuous communication time)

Approx. 9 Hours

Battery Life (Waiting Time)

Approx. 120 Hours

Battery Charging Time

Approx. 1.5 Hours

Weight (g)

Approx. 80g

Supplied accessories

Micro USB cable (50cm) x1