xiaomi unrolled the curtains on the Redmi Buds 5 in September of last year. But to date, it stayed pretty much exclusive to the Chinese market. Now, the company has finally brought the wireless earbuds to more regions.
As we've covered before, it's a proper successor to the Redmi Buds 5. The pair comes with a lot of features, which include advanced active noise cancellation (ANC), modern wireless connectivity, and a robust driver setup. Xiaomi is offering all of that for a price tag of just $46 in the global markets.
Main Highlights of the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 5
In case you've missed our launch coverage, the Redmi Buds 5 packs a punch. Here's a quick look at the features that make these wireless earbuds a good pick for the price:
Enhanced Active Noise Cancellation
One of the things that most of the affordable wireless earbuds skimp on is good ANC tech. Well, the Redmi Buds 5 isn't one of them. Xiaomi has packed an advanced noise-cancellation solution that can offer up to 46 dB of ANC. That means the buds can effectively tune out the world and deliver a distraction-free listening experience.
Moreover, the Bluetooth earbuds offer three different noise cancellation modes to choose from. These include Deep, Balanced, and Light. These are tuned for different environments, such as Deep for subway and airport, Balanced for streets, and light for office.
Like some of the high-end wireless earbuds, the Redmi Buds 5 also features a transparency mode. Like the ANC, there are three different modes available for this. They allow you to tailor your listening experience by considering your environment.
Top-notch Calling Performance of Redmi Buds 5
Another aspect where Xiaomi didn't skimp is in terms of the microphone setup. The Redmi Buds 5 comes with two microphones. Combined with an AI-based noise-cancellation feature, it can offer top-notch calling performance. As Xiaomi says, the AI algorithm is designed to eliminate noise generated by a 6 m/s wind.
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Advanced Driver Setup of the Wireless Earbuds
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 5 won't disappoint you in terms of audio performance either. It comes with 12.4 mm drivers, which offers large vibration areas for detailed and deeper beats. With a hard titanium-plated diaphragm, these drivers can deliver rich treble performance. You will basically get all the details of your favorite tracks.
In addition, the Buds 5 wireless earbuds feature an independent sound chamber. This allows the Bluetooth earbuds to offer a vast soundstage. Also, you get excellent dynamic frequency, ensuring an immersive listening experience.
Don't you like how the Redmi Buds 5 wireless earbuds sound in the default state? You have the option to adjust the output with four different EQ settings found in the Xiaomi Earbuds app.
Comfort-forward Design, Reliable Battery Performance, and Connectivity
Xiaomi has also prioritized the design of the Bluetooth earbuds. The buds feature a classic shape, which ensures a snug fit. Also, the shape of the earbuds is optimized by considering more than a thousand ear canals. Thanks to that, you can expect to get a comfortable listening experience.
As for the battery life, the wireless earbuds can offer up to 10 hours of battery life with the ANC turned off. And with the charging case, you can get up to 40 hours of battery life.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 5 also has advanced connectivity features. For example, it has google Fast Pair, which makes pairing the earbuds seamless. Also, the buds have Bluetooth 5.3, ensuring reliable and drop-free connections.