Xiaomi held a mega event yesterday. Alongside the Redmi Note 15 series, it introduced a couple of upgrades to its existing product lineup. Among them, there’s the Redmi Buds 5.
As a true successor to the Redmi Buds 4, the Buds 5 comes with improvements in some of the key aspects. And for the price, it offers a better value than its predecessor, making it a worthy pick for those who are looking for a pair of good wireless earbuds that won’t break the bank.
Redmi Buds 5 Main Highlights
Unlike the Redmi Buds 4, the Buds 5 comes with a stemmed design. Xiaomi has worked with the ergonomics of the wireless earbuds to make them offer a more comfortable experience than their predecessors. But it’s not just the design that saw an upgrade.
The new Buds 5 has a more capable Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) tech. It can offer 46dB of noise cancellation, which makes it ideal even for the noisiest environment. The ANC feature is adjustable as well. Depending on the environment, you can choose one of the three levels of noise reduction. Also, there’s a transparency mode available for the buds.
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Besides, the Redmi Buds 5 offers a great battery performance. With a full charge, you can get up to 40 hours of run time from the buds and the charging case. The sound performance of the wireless earbuds is very good too. It features a 12.4mm extra-large high-polymer titanium-plated diaphragm.
In addition, there’s a 1.6m precision wound coil. Thanks to these two, the driver setup of the Redmi Buds 5 can deliver detail-rich and precise audio reproduction. And as it comes with Bluetooth 5.3, you can expect to get seamless and hassle-free wireless connections.
Currently, the Buds 5 is available for the Chinese market. The pricing is at 199 Yuan, which is around $27. There’s a special edition available, which comes with a camo design. That’s priced at 299 Yuan, around $40.