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Realme Buds Air 2 Neo price, features and specifications

Realme Buds Air 2 Neo
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Update(June 24): The Realme Buds Air 2 has been launched in India as the Realme Buds Q2 in India. Apart from the specs, the rest of the specs remains the same.  

The Realme Buds Air 2 Neo is yet another pair of true wireless earbuds from Realme with active noise cancellation. A few weeks back, the Realme Buds Air 2 was unveiled in India as the cheapest TWS with ANC. 

The Realme Buds Air 2 Neo made its global debut on April 7 in Pakistan. 

The Realme Buds Air 2 Neo are the third earphones from Realme with ANC, after the Realme Buds Air Pro and Realme Buds Air 2. This also means that the company will now offer ANC at even more affordable prices. Going by the nomenclature of the product, the Realme Buds Air 2 Neo will be a direct successor to the Realme Buds Air Neo from 2020. Also, it is likely to take the crown as the cheapest TWS with ANC in India once launched. 

Cut to the chase

  • What is it? Wireless earbuds with ANC
  • When it is launching? April 7 
  • How much will it cost? PKR 7,999 (~Rs 4,000)

Realme Buds Air 2 Neo price and launch date

The Realme Buds Air 2 Neo are now official, making their global debut in Pakistan on April 7. They are priced at PKR 7,999, which is about Rs 4,000 in India. Colour options include Active Black and Calm Grey.

Realme Buds Air 2 Neo design

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One of the biggest changes will come in terms of design. While the Buds Air Neo had a stem-like design and half-in ear style design, the new Realme Buds Air 2 Neo will bring a compact non-stem design with in-ear style buds. The buds, from the leaked images, look like the new Samsung Galaxy Buds Live

The buds will be housed inside an egg-shaped case which will also act as a charging case for the buds. On the inside of the case, we can see a button that will help you pair with different devices. 

In terms of colour options, the Realme Buds Air 2 Neo will come in Active Black and Calm Grey options with an iridescent finish on the outside which is also the touch control area. The buds are also IPX5 rated for protection against water. 

Realme Buds Air 2 Neo audio and features 

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In terms of connectivity, the Buds Air 2 Neo harnesses Bluetooth 5.2 and support HH AAC playback. Dual-channel transmission lets you sync both the left and right earbuds. On the inside, there is a 10mm bass boost driver that offers rich bass. The Buds Air 2 Neo will be powered by a Realme R2 chipset which brings active noise cancelling capability up to 25dB. 

There are also dual microphones for calls and ENC will be activated for calls as well. The transparency mode is also said to make into the cut along with 88ms low-latency gaming mode. The Buds can be paired with the Realme Link app to get more control. The app allows you to switch between noise cancellation, normal, and transparent mode. You can also switch to game mode, enhance volume, and play with three presets - Bass Boost+, Dynamic, and Bright modes. 

As for the controls, the Realme Buds Air 2 Neo will have touch controls that can perform the following functions.

  • Double-tap - play/pause, answer/reject call
  • Triple tap - next track
  • Press and one hold - reject call
  • Press and hold both buds - switch noise cancellation mode, transparency mode

Realme Buds Air 2 Neo battery

On a single charge, the Buds Air Neo is rated to last up to 7 hours and up to 20hr with ANC on and case included. A quick 10 minutes charge via Type-C port will offer 3 hours of playback. 

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