Japan’s Audio-Technica is coming to CES 2018 with the all new Sporty headphone models SPORT70BT and SPORT50BT which features the alternative neckbud setup.
AT claims improved integration of high tech inside the earbud construction and gets in the familiar two sides wire around the neck type design, with add on like ear hooks for a more secure fit.
Audio-Technica claims design to handle the toughest workouts with its IPX5 sweat-proof and weather-proof construction. Even you can wash them under a tap after a workout.
What are the differences in ATH SPORT70BT over ATH SPORT50BT ?
- High Quality codec support:
ATH SPORT70BT Supports Apple’s favored AAC codec in addition to SBC codec as compared to 50BT
- Mic-controls location:
ATH SPORT70BT has got inline mic controls as against housing controls in 50BT. So it is question of what is convenient to you. Some people feel that mic over the headphones are more convenient than inline mic … now that is personal choice .. for me I feel that inline mic provides better option for me to get voice clarity over phone call .. but again that’s the feeling …
- One tap awareness:
ATH SPORT70BT has ability to hear your surroundings with a tap of the earpiece – its important for those who care about safety during running and wish to be aware of traffic and happenings around
Both are in ballpark figure of 26 grams .. SPORT70BT is just couple of grams more than 50BT
- Color choices:
ATH SPORT70BT is available in Black, Rose-gold colors as against ATH SPORT50BT is available in multiple choices of Black, Blue, Pink, Yellow
What’s New in Audio-Technica SPORT50BT vs SPORT70BT ?
Audio-Technica specs comparison table
|Color||Black, Blue, Pink, Yellow||Black, Rose-gold|
|BT Range||Line of sight – approx. 10 m (33′)|
|Compatible Bluetooth Profiles||A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP|
|Support Codec||SBC||AAC, SBC|
Supports high-quality AAC codec
|Drivers||9 mm drivers|
|Frequency Response||20 – 20,000 Hz|
|Microphone||mic and controls conveniently built into the left housing||in-line mic and controls|
|Eartips||Standard silicone eartips (XS/S/M/L) that provide outstanding sound isolation and ridged eartips (S/M/L)||Eartips (XS, S, M, L), Comply™ foam eartips (M) with SweatGuard™ technology|
|Ear hooks||Ear-hook design provides a secure fit for active use|
you can wash them off when your workout is through
|Music Play time||six hours|
|Charging Time||Approx. 3 hours (for 0-100% charge)|
|Weight||25.8 g (0.9 oz) without eartips||28.5 g (1.0 oz) without eartips|