Sony has been pumping out headphones for years. It’s especially known for its big-ticket traditional headphones but the company the earbuds market pretty well cornered, too, with its premium WF-1000XM4 buds. The more modestly priced Sony WF-C500 true wireless earbuds might not have the name recognition of their siblings, but they still promise good sound quality, long battery life, and even features like spatial audio. We spent over a week with the WF-C500 to find out if they have what it takes to stand out from the crowd.
Who is the Sony WF-C500 for?
Casual listeners looking for a well-rounded pair of earbuds will find the sound quality, feature set, and comfortable feel of the Sony WF-C500 fit well into their daily lives.
Gym buffs won’t mind the lack of active noise-cancelling (ANC) and will make good use of the earbuds’ IPX4 rating.
Anyone looking for new earbuds who want a pair that have a taste of things found in more expensive models at an affordable price.