Noise cancellation on a budget: Realme Buds Air 6 launched in India

Realme Buds Air 6 sports ANC technology that claims to decreases external noise by up to 50 decibels
An undated image of Realme Buds Air 6. — Realme
An undated image of Realme Buds Air 6. — Realme

The Realme Buds Air 6 truly wireless stereo (TWS) headphones were released in India on Wednesday (May 22), along with the Realme GT 6T smartphone. The latest addition to the company's TWS audio collection is available in two colours and features a familiar in-ear style.

Moreover, Realme Buds Air 6 have a 12.4mm driver and uses active noise cancellation (ANC) to suppress external noise. Buds Air 6 are touted to have a 55-millisecond latency rate for gaming. They now support the new LHDC 5.0 codec.

Realme Buds Air 6 price, availability

In India, the new Realme Buds Air 6 cost INR 3,299. They come in two colours: Flame Silver and Forest Green. The earphones will be on sale for the first time on May 27 at noon IST for INR 2,999 (with bank discounts). It will be available for purchase from May 29 through the Realme India website, Amazon, and other major stores.

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Realme Buds Air 6 specifications

The Realme Buds Air 6 have 12.4mm speakers with a frequency response of 20Hz to 40KHz and a 32 ohm impedance. They provide latency as low as 55ms to improve the game experience. Each Realme earbud contains three microphones.

In addition, the earbuds include an ANC technology that claims to decrease external noise by up to 50 decibels. They provide a variety of noise cancellation options, including intelligent dynamic noise cancellation, deep noise reduction, moderate noise reduction, and light noise reduction.

Moreover, each earbud boasts two 64dB signal-to-noise ratio feedforward and feedback microphones, along with a dual-core noise suppression processor. This combination is supposed to reduce noise up to 4,000Hz in the ultra-wideband. They also have hi-res certification.

The Realme Buds Air 6 features Bluetooth 5.3 and SBC, AAC, and LHDC codecs. They also operate with voice assistants and offer Google Fast Pair functionality. They have touch controls that enable users to pause music and answer or hang up a call with a few presses. They are water and dust-resistant, with an IP55 rating.

The Realme Buds Air 6 sports a 58 mAh battery, but the charging case has a 460mAh battery. The earbuds are confirmed to provide up to five hours of talk time with ANC enabled and up to 40 hours of music playback with ANC turned off at 50% level, including the charging case. They weigh 46 grams.