As sensible as they might be, wi-fi earbuds have a tendency to gather loads of micro organism, grime and layers of earwax within the charging case – in different phrases, precisely the sorts of stuff you do not need to be jamming into your ear canal.
With a view to scale back the chance of us getting an ear an infection, the charging case on the newest set of earbuds from Philips doubles as a cleansing instrument.
Whereas the Philips ST702 are charging, the information are additionally being bombarded with UV mild to disinfect them. It is the identical type of expertise that has additionally began to look on wi-fi telephone chargers to kill germs off your telephone.
However fairly than focusing on germophobes, Philips is hoping to promote these waterproof headphones (IPX5) to sweaty athletic sorts who need to recharge a moist pair of earbuds with out worrying concerning the penalties.
Set for launch in February for round US$200 (RM820), the ST702s are mentioned to final for as much as six hours of use earlier than needing a cost, whereas the case stretches that to 18 hours. – dpa