OPPO hosted in China an event dedicated to the Internet of Things. The company took the opportunity to announce two televisions, a new circular sphere smartwatch, and a headset with active noise cancellation, the OPPO Enco X. The OPPO Enco X comes to compete with known alternatives such as Apple’s AirPods Pro and Samsung’s Galaxy Buds Live.
The OPPO Enco X has a price of 999 yuan, which at the exchange rate is just under $150. At the moment they are only available in China and there is no news about their possible arrival in other countries, but we will update the information in case they finally arrive. Once the presentations are done, we will know them better.
OPPO Enco X Features
|OPPO Enco X|
|Dimensions and Weight||Headphones: 4.8 grams|
Case: 66.3 x 49 x 21.7 mm, 42.5 grams
|Diaphram Unit||11 mm|
LHDC / AAC / SBC
|Compatibility||iOS and Android|
|Battery||Headphones: 44 mAh|
Case: 535 mAh
|Autonomy||Headphones: 4 hours|
Case: 20 hours
|Charging the Case||USB type C|
Qi wireless charging
|Extra Features||Active noise cancellation|
3 x microphone Gesture
|Price||$150 using exchange rate|
11-millimeter driver tuned by Dynaudio
The OPPO’s Enco X adopts a similar aesthetic to that of the AirPods Pro, it has a rather small lower mast and an integrated head in the upper area. Along the length and width of its chassis, three microphones will not only pick up our voice for calls but also cancel the external noise In China, they are available in white, black, and green.
Each headset weighs 4.8 grams, in line with other competitors’ models. The case, on the other hand, remains at 42.5 grams. Inside each headset, there is 44 mAh of battery and a dynamic driver of 11 millimeters. For the sound, OPPO has allied with Dynaudio and assures that Daniel Emonts, Chief Acoustic Specialist of Dynaudio A/S, has optimized the headphones to offer better quality. They also highlight from the brand that the DBEE 3.0 acoustic system has been used.
In terms of noise cancellation, each headset uses a dual system that uses the external microphones and a dual-core chip to counteract unwanted noise waves. They also feature triple-mic noise cancellation for calls, designed to make our voice and that of our caller clearer.
Finally, let’s review the connectivity and battery. The OPPOs Enco X has Bluetooth 5.2 and the LHDC, AAC, and SBC codecs. They are compatible with Android and iOS, and like Huawei’s FreeBuds Pro, they quickly synchronize with the company’s devices using OPPO Share.
OPPO ensures that the battery lasts four hours with the ANC activated and up to five and a half hours without it. By charging the case a combined battery life of 20 to 25 hours is achieved. Note that the case is compatible with wireless charging, that each earpiece takes 80 minutes to charge, and that the case charges in 110 minutes.
Price and Availability of the OPPO Enco X
As indicated above, OPPO’s Enco X has been launched in China and it is not known whether they will leave their home market or not. There they are available in white, black, and green and their price is 999 yuan, about $150 at the exchange rate.
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