Available operating time

The available operating times of the headset with the battery fully charged are as follows:

Bluetooth connection

Music playback time

Codec Noise canceling function/Ambient Sound Mode Available operating time
LDAC Noise canceling function: ON Max. 3.5 hours
LDAC Ambient Sound Mode: ON Max. 3.5 hours
LDAC OFF Max. 4.5 hours
AAC Noise canceling function: ON Max. 6 hours
AAC Ambient Sound Mode: ON Max. 6 hours
AAC OFF Max. 9 hours
SBC Noise canceling function: ON Max. 6 hours
SBC Ambient Sound Mode: ON Max. 6 hours
SBC OFF Max. 9 hours
  • About 1 hour of music playback is possible after 5 minutes charging.
  • If you set the following functions, the available operating time of the battery becomes shorter than the ones described above.
    • Equalizer
    • DSEE Extreme
    • Speak-to-Chat
    • Function to launch the voice assist function by your voice
    • Service Link
    If you run the above settings at the same time, the available operating time of the battery becomes even shorter.

Communication time

Noise canceling function/Ambient Sound Mode Available operating time
Noise canceling function: ON Max. 3.5 hours
Ambient Sound Mode: ON Max. 3.5 hours
OFF Max. 3.5 hours

Standby time

Noise canceling function/Ambient Sound Mode Available operating time
Noise canceling function: ON Max. 8.5 hours
Ambient Sound Mode: ON Max. 8 hours
OFF Max. 16 hours

Hint

  • By using the “Sony | Headphones Connect” app, you can check which codec is used for a connection or switch the DSEE Extreme function.

Note

  • Usage hours may be different from the time described above depending on the settings for the headset functions and usage conditions.
  • Depending on the settings for the headset functions and usage conditions, the speed of energy consumption for the rechargeable battery may vary between the left and right units. However, this is not a malfunction.