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Panasonic S500 Wireless Noise Cancelling In-Ear Headphones - White

RZ-S500WE-W
Panasonic S500 Wireless Noise Cancelling In-Ear Headphones - White
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Description

Panasonic S500 Wireless Noise Cancelling In-Ear Headphones make a great companion for your everyday adventures as they can seamlessly shift your focus to your music and lessen distractions as you go. It flaunts an incredible active noise cancellation, Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, and an IPX4-certified water and sweat resistance, making it a competitive and top tier in-ear headphone. It also comes with a left-right independent signalling system which allows you to listen using one earbud at a time.

Key Features

  • Next Level Noise Cancelling: S500 utilises a Dual Hybrid Noise Cancellation feature which combines both Active Feedforward and Feedback Cancelling technology to effectively block out external noises. Additionally, it can also be fine-tuned for up to 50 different levels, giving you the choice to customise the amount of outside noise you want to hear.
  • One at a Time: It flaunts its left-right independent signalling system, which allows you to use one earbud at a time. With this feature, it also improves both earbuds’ audio sync and lessens connectivity issues since both are receiving signals.
  • Enhanced Sound Quality: With its 8 mm driver units and neodymium magnets, these in-ear headphones are here to deliver you pure and powerful bass sounds on every beat. It also comes with a frequency band (with Bluetooth) of 20 Hz up to 20 kHz.
  • Reliable Connectivity: Panasonic S500 is supported with Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity to provide you with stable wireless connectivity that can operate for as far as 10 metres.
  • Touch Sensor: This pair of S500 Wireless Headphones utilises a touch-sensor antenna which allows you to seamlessly have instant access to various commands that are just a few taps away. You can also use it to activate voice assistants such as Siri, Google Assistant, or Amazon Alexa via its Touch Sensor function.
  • Loud and Clear Voice: Be heard clearly during calls with families and friends as these headphones come with three high-performance MEMS microphones on each earpiece. You can also utilise its microphone for various hands-free commands.
  • Ambient Sound Mode: After long-tapping its touch sensor, you can easily switch to Ambient Sound Mode which allows you to hear external sounds without having to take your earbuds out.
  • IPX4 resistant: Feel free to exercise and sweat without worries as these Panasonic S500 Wireless In-Ear Headphones are IPX4-certified, making them both water and sweat resistant*.
  • Secure Fit: The Panasonic S500 Noise Cancelling Headphones is designed with sleek and snug earbuds that easily conform to your ear canal and keep you comfortable even during extended hours of listening sessions.
  • Extensive Battery: Enjoy continuous music playback for up to 6.5 hours on a single charge (with Noise Cancelling on), or add in an extra 13 hours of playback time if used from the charging case. You can also have an extra 70 hours of playback time on a 15-minute quick charge.
  • Reasonable Charging Time: With S500, you can experience reasonable charging time as it can fully charge in just approximately 2 hours, while if charged using its charging case it can take approximately 4 hours. Meanwhile, its charging cradle takes approximately 2.5 hours to charge.
  • App-Enabled: By downloading the Panasonic Audio Connect app** to your compatible smart device, you can now have access to various controls such as monitor battery levels, adjust your Ambient Sound Control, configure pre-set sound modes, or even customise your sound preferences.

*Charging Case is not IPX4-equivalent rated.

**Compatible with smartphones and tablets that are equipped with Android™ 6.0 or higher and that support Google Play™, or an iPhone ®, iPad ® and iPod Touch ® equipped with iOS 9.3 or higher.

Specs
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Brand Panasonic
Product Type Earphones
Model Number RZ-S500WE-W
Dimensions
Product Weight Headphones (one side only: L and R are the same) Approx. .007 kg, Charging cradle Approx. .04 kg
Warranty
Manufacturers 12 Months
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Panasonic S500 Wireless Noise Cancelling In-Ear Headphones - White is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 54.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I used these headphone but had problems with the fit. I received these RP-BTS35E headphones from Panasonic. Unfortunately I had issues with the fit into the ears. For some reason they didn't slot into my ears properly so the bass was low. When I pushed them in further the sound was actually good but no hope for me to continue using them as the fit was not comfortable. My wife runs a bit, so she took them for a run and tried them out. She had no such issues and quite enjoyed using them. I guess it really depends on your ears for these type that slot in the way they do.
Date published: 2019-08-11
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Too obvious and friends find it difficult to hear me The product protrudes much more obviously than the promotional photos suggest and actually make me self conscious. I wouldn't be inclined to wear them outdoors. The audio is good for listening but the mic struggles when making calls and a number of friends have made that point when I have been on a call. I have suggested the battery life is long but that may be because I have moved back to over the ear Bose noise cancelling headphones which have much better feedback from callers and people on video chats/meetings.
Date published: 2020-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best wireless headphones for running and gym I was given these RP-BTS35E headphones by Panasonic and boy was I impressed! Being a gym goer and runner who loves listening to music, testing out these wireless headphones ticked all the boxes. Below are my thoughts: - Fit: I have struggled to find earbuds that fit in my ears without becoming uncomfortable or falling out. These fit very comfortably, allowing me to go for 2hrs+ runs with no discomfort. - Sound quality: The sound was great, nice and clear with a good amount of bass. - Battery life: long-lasting for long trail runs and easy USB connection for recharging. - Connectivity: very easy to connect to other devices, mainly my phone for listening to music when working out. Overall, I absolutely love Panasonic's RP-BTS35E headphones. They will continue to be my go to wireless headphones for the gym and running.
Date published: 2019-08-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Disappointed I bought the phones as a birthday present for my husband. I'm reliably told that while the sound quality is excellent there are issues with a secure fit. The right bud in particular has frequently popped out while walking and the fit on both feels very insecure. Any notion of jogging or running wearing them has been abandoned. Hubby insists it's probably just his ears! Personally I can contrast this with my experience of first generation Apple AirPods. They have fallen out twice, on both occasion while I removed a face mask and they were bumped accidentally. Otherwise, In three years they have been incredibly secure even during exercise. More positively the RZ-S500's hold an excellent charge which last for days. I'm sorry there's little here that's positive however putting a more positive spin on things would be pointless.
Date published: 2021-02-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from There were great. But... I brought these 2 months ago and I must say the sound quality was great. But in the last two weeks they've started to make a gurgling noise when a use the features I got them for. When I turn noise cancelling or ambient sound on its horrible. Unfortunately we're in lockdown and I can't get them back to return/replace. Now I'm going to be stuck with expensive defective earbuds yay. I should've paid the extra for Bose.
Date published: 2021-10-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great sound and a comfortable fit but fiddly controls I really like the build quality and sound and they really look cool. However the touch sensitive controls are far too sensitive. Is there a way of turning off the touch controls and use the app to make adjustments. When running I like to check that they will not fall out but even just touching the outside of the buds still makes them either turn off or change the surround sound or other controls.
Date published: 2020-10-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from All Round Poor I bought these on the basis of good reviews but was very disappointed. The earpieces are very uncomfortable whichever size I tried. The sound is only good when sitting totally still, walking is awful. I had hoped to use them in the dark but the pairing lights continuously flash. I wasn’t too bothered about the appearance but this is also poor, especially once inserted.
Date published: 2021-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable headphones that pack a punch I was given the RP-BTS35E headphones by Panasonic. Initially I had some issues with the wings and the fit of these on my small ears. However, once I read the instructions and realised that the wings were designed to be manipulated for a comfortable fit I was good to go. The soft silicon ear pads were comfortable for extended use. I have a black pair, and these inconspicuous on. I wore these headphones while commuting, my daily walks and general listening to music while at home and work. The sound quality was excellent, both for music, and also for listening to podcasts. They were generally comfortable to wear. I occasionally had some issues with the neck cord getting caught up in my hair, but as someone who would lose their head if it wasn't screwed on I was glad they weren't two individual buds. Overall I would recommend these headphones, the fit was comfortable, sound quality was great and they were easy to Bluetooth/ charge.
Date published: 2019-08-18
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