Suddenly: Dolby Dimension — wireless headphones for home for $600

Dolby Laboratories has released its first headphones under the brand name Dimension. Wireless model supports the active noise reduction and at the same time allows you to stay in touch with the outside world.

Dolby Laboratories has released its first headphones under the brand name Dimension. Wireless model supports the active noise reduction and at the same time allows you to stay in touch with the outside world.

Dolby Laboratories has released its first headphones under the brand name Dimension. Wireless model supports the active noise reduction and at the same time allows you to stay in touch with the outside world.
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Dolby Dimension feature 40-millimeter drivers and using proprietary signal processing algorithms. Thanks to virtualization technologies and machine learning capabilities of the Qualcomm chip provided by the surround sound is almost the level for Dolby Atmos immersive atmosphere.

The company focuses on home entertainment. While watching the movie, the sound source can “lock” at one point — on the same TV or monitor. When turning the head will give the impression that sound is coming out of the screen. Such a home theater on your head.

Another thing was the headphone Dolby LifeMix. It allows you to adjust the degree of noise suppression from the “transparent” mode, where you can hear everything happening around, and to the full cut-off external sounds. Something like we saw in the Microsoft Surface Headphones, but the Dolby variant configuration in the app for Android and iOS:

Dolby Dimension remember up to eight devices on the body and even has buttons to quickly switch between the three of them. But simultaneously work with two gadgets headphones can not. In aircraft they are also not useful, since the wired connection is not supported.

The volume change swipe on the right Cup. The way you can put music on pause, activate a voice assistant and enable/disable LifeMix. Included is a docking station wireless charging, but can charge the old fashioned way, by using Micro USB cable. The battery life is 16 hours or 10 hours with active tracking of head movements.
When and how much?

The novelty has already appeared in the United States, but the recommended price of $600 Dolby Dimension directly translates into the category of “not for everyone”. The winner of the headphones will not disturb the household while watching movies and at the same time will be able to remain aware of your surroundings. A good option for looking after the children of parents. Of course, if they are willing to spend that kind of money.

Similar models with active noise reduction, but without the Dolby brand of chips, will cost $250 cheaper. Among them — Sony 1000X Mark III, Bose QuietComfort II 35 and the already mentioned Surface Headphones.

Sources: Dolby, Engadget
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