Available operating time

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

Bluetooth connection

Music playback time

Codec DSEE Extreme™ Noise canceling function/Ambient Sound Mode Available operating time
LDAC™ AUTO Noise canceling function: ON Max. 3.5 hours
LDAC AUTO Ambient Sound Mode: ON Max. 3.5 hours
LDAC AUTO OFF Max. 4 hours
LDAC OFF Noise canceling function: ON Max. 5 hours
LDAC OFF Ambient Sound Mode: ON Max. 4.5 hours
LDAC OFF OFF Max. 6 hours
AAC AUTO Noise canceling function: ON Max. 6 hours
AAC AUTO Ambient Sound Mode: ON Max. 6 hours
AAC AUTO OFF Max. 8 hours
AAC OFF Noise canceling function: ON Max. 8 hours
AAC OFF Ambient Sound Mode: ON Max. 8 hours
AAC OFF OFF Max. 12 hours
SBC AUTO Noise canceling function: ON Max. 5.5 hours
SBC AUTO Ambient Sound Mode: ON Max. 5.5 hours
SBC AUTO OFF Max. 7 hours
SBC OFF Noise canceling function: ON Max. 7.5 hours
SBC OFF Ambient Sound Mode: ON Max. 7 hours
SBC OFF OFF Max. 11 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 may become shorter than the ones described above.
    • Automatic wind noise reduction
    • Speak-to-Chat
    • Equalizer
    • Function to launch the voice assistant by your voice (wake word)

Communication time

Noise canceling function/Ambient Sound Mode Available operating time
Noise canceling function: ON Max. 5.5 hours
Ambient Sound Mode: ON Max. 5 hours
OFF Max. 6 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 depending on the settings and conditions of use.
  • Depending on the settings of various functions and the conditions of use, the speed of the battery consumption may vary between the left and right units, but this is not a malfunction.