It has been almost a full year since the brand’s last true wireless headset TWS Neo was released, and it is time for Vivo to bring out its successor products. Earlier today, TWS 2, which has been officially warmed up for a long time, finally officially debuted. This new product uses an in-ear design with a weight of 4.7g per ear, and the outside of the headphone handle supports pressure-sensitive touch. In terms of size, TWS 2 is actually not very exaggerated, but its interior is stuffed with the largest 12.2mm unit in the true wireless industry. In order to achieve this, Vivo deliberately made the unit into an oval shape, and in order to reduce the ear pressure caused by the ear design, the designer also improved the ventilation system.
From the selection of the unit, it can be seen that TWS 2 is a headset that emphasizes sound quality. In order to give users a better sense of hearing, the factory also launched a brand new “DEEP-HD Ultra HD Audio Engine”. This program consists of three parts, the first is QHS high-bandwidth technology. It modifies the Bluetooth protocol and specifically optimizes the modulation method and packet loss information integration method in the transmission process. As a result, the bandwidth of traditional Bluetooth has doubled (3Mbps to 6Mbps), reaching the point where it is “the closest to lossless in history”.
At the same time, the “DEEP-HD Ultra HD Audio Engine” also includes the aptX Adaptive codec technology that Vivo started to use last year. It will choose high-quality audio or low-latency, low-bit-rate transmission by itself, and adjust the mobile state according to the needs of use and the strength of the RF signal between devices. The last of the three elements is Vivo’s self-developed Bluetooth antenna. Its design improves the Bluetooth signal reception performance, guarantees 360-degree overall coverage, and the connection stability is known as “up to 20% improvement.”
However, it needs to be pointed out that the “DEEP-HD Ultra HD Audio Engine” has certain thresholds for use. Among them, QHS technology must be matched with Vivo/iQOO’s Snapdragon 888 mobile phone, and aptX Adaptive also requires a newer Qualcomm chip. In the noise reduction part, TWS 2 can rely on the combination of three microphones to achieve a depth of 40dB noise reduction, which can be regarded as reaching the current mainstream true wireless flagship level. It also has a transparent mode, and has intelligent dynamic noise reduction that can automatically adjust the intensity of noise reduction according to the environment.
In addition, when used with a Vivo mobile phone, TWS 2 can achieve a low latency as low as 88ms. And this headset can connect two devices at the same time to meet the different needs of users. Its waterproof rating reaches IP54, and it also provides in-ear detection, earphone search and other functions. As for the endurance, it can be used for 4.5 hours with noise reduction turned on, and 8 hours with noise reduction turned off. The maximum comprehensive endurance of the charging box is 30 hours.
The price of Vivo TWS 2 is 499 yuan, and it will be available for pre-sale today. In addition to it, Vivo also launched another TWS 2e today. It has a shape similar to TWS 2, and uses the same specification unit. The headset has a battery life of 7.6 hours, plus a total of 27 hours with the charging box. It also supports Bluetooth 5.2, low latency for games, and dual connection of devices. Compared with TWS 2, it mainly has less noise reduction. The price of this product is 299 yuan, and it is also pre-sold today, and TWS 2 will be officially launched on June 1.