Supported codecs

A codec is an audio coding algorithm used when transmitting sound via a Bluetooth connetion.

The headset supports the following 2 codecs for music playback via an A2DP connection: SBC and AAC.

  • SBC

    This is an abbreviation for Subband Codec.

    This is the standard audio coding technology used by Bluetooth devices.

    All Bluetooth devices support SBC.

  • AAC

    This is an abbreviation for Advanced Audio Coding.

    AAC is mainly used by Apple products such as iPhones, and it provides higher sound quality than that of SBC.