Panasonic update headphone range with new true wireless options

Credit: Panasonic

Panasonic are looking to join the fray with two new AirPods alternatives: the RZ-S500W and RZ-S300W.

The first cab off the rank here is the RZ-S300W. As per the press release, these true wireless earbuds promise to deliver "convenient, seamless connectivity which doesn’t fail." They tout IPX4 water resistance, Bluetooth 5 connectivity, high-performance MEMS microphones and a dedicated ambient sound mode.

As for battery life, Panasonic promise the RZ-S300W are good for 7.5 hours of playback per charge with another three full charges contained in the carry-case. Essentially, you're looking at 30 hours of listening time before you have to charge up from zero.

In Australia, pricing for the Panasonic RZ-S300W starts at AU$249. The true wireless earbuds are available in three colors: Black, White and Green. 

Then, the RZ-S500W ups the ante by incorporating a dual hybrid noise-calling system to filter out background audio and allow for a cleaner music and calls.

Both the Panasonic RZ-S500W and RZ-S300W will also play nice with Panasonic's free Audio Connect app - which allows you to monitor balance levels, play with presets and - in the case of the S500W - bump the noise-cancelling up or down a notch as you please.

According to Panasonic, a fully-charged set of RZ-S500 earbuds will get you 6.5 hours of playback with ANC enabled or 12 hours with ANC disabled. There's another 13 hours of playback stored on the charging case for a total of 19.5 hours (with ANC on).

In Australia, pricing for the Panasonic RZ-S500W starts at AU$349. Two colors are on offer here: black and white.

Aaron Waters, Product Marketing Manager for Audio and Video at Panasonic Australia, says that “Our latest range of wireless earphones and headphones combines premium sound, fit and functionality – perfect for Aussies wanting to tune-in on the go."

Credit: Panasonic

"With excellent noise cancellation, powerful bass and superior connectivity, listeners can get immersed in their music, physically feel the beats and enjoy being in the zone – no matter where they are."

The Panasonic RZ-S500W and RZ-S300W are available in Australia from this week.

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags Panasonic

Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.
Fergus Halliday
Show Comments

Brand Post

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Tom Pope

Dynabook Portégé X30L-G

Ultimately this laptop has achieved everything I would hope for in a laptop for work, while fitting that into a form factor and weight that is remarkable.

Ada Chan

Dynabook Portégé X30L-G

I highly recommend the Dynabook Portégé® X30L-G notebook for everyday business use, it is a benchmark setting notebook of its generation in the lightweight category.

Tom Sellers

MSI P65

This smart laptop was enjoyable to use and great to work on – creating content was super simple.

Lolita Wang

MSI GT76

It really doesn’t get more “gaming laptop” than this.

Jack Jeffries

MSI GS75

As the Maserati or BMW of laptops, it would fit perfectly in the hands of a professional needing firepower under the hood, sophistication and class on the surface, and gaming prowess (sports mode if you will) in between.

Taylor Carr

MSI PS63

The MSI PS63 is an amazing laptop and I would definitely consider buying one in the future.

Featured Content

Product Launch Showcase

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?