The new Boat earphones support the Qualcomm aptX Bluetooth codec
Boat has launched the Rockerz 255 Pro wireless earphones in India
The earphones have a USB Type-C port for charging
Qualcomm cVc environmental noise cancellation is also present
Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+ wireless earphones have been launched in India, priced at Rs. 1,499. The new wireless earphones are touted as the most advanced neckband-style wireless earphones from Boat yet, with various premium features including IPX7 water resistance and support for the Qualcomm aptX Bluetooth codec. The neckband-style wireless earphones will be available at an introductory price of Rs. 1,499 on the company's own online store, and come in three colours - Active Black, Navy Blue, and Teal Green.
Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+ price and availability
The Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+ will be available for Rs. 1,499 as an introductory price at launch, when purchased through the Boat online store. As with other Boat products, the Rockerz 255 Pro+ are also available across major e-commerce portals, including Amazon and Flipkart.
At this price, the headset is among the most affordable in the neckband-style wireless earphones segment, and will go up against competition from other affordable players in the space including Realme, Redmi, and Noise. Boat has a strong position in the Indian market, with competitive pricing and rich feature sets making it a favourite among buyers.
Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+ specifications and features
The Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+ is a neckband-style wireless in-ear headset, and is powered by a Qualcomm chipset with Bluetooth 5 for connectivity. This enables two key Qualcomm technologies on the headset - support for the aptX Bluetooth codec for high-resolution audio transmission, and Qualcomm cVc environmental noise cancellation for better voice performance on calls. The earphones also have a USB Type-C port for charging, with support for fast charging that promises 10 hours of playback with 10 minutes of charging, and a claimed battery life of 40 hours per charge.
For sound, the Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+ earphones have 10mm dynamic drivers, and the SBC and AAC Bluetooth codecs are also supported in addition to Qualcomm aptX. There is also IPX7 water resistance, making the earphones ideal for outdoor and exercise use. Voice assistants including Google Assistant and Siri, dual pairing, and magnetic linking of the earbuds are also present on the headset.
Ali Pardiwala writes about entertainment, and audio and video gadgets for Gadgets 360 out of Mumbai, and has covered the industry for over a decade now. Ali has regularly written about televisions, home entertainment, and mobile gaming as well. He is a firm believer in 4K and HDR on televisions, and believes that true wireless earphones are the future of the personal audio industry. Ali is available on Twitter as @AliusPardius and on email at email@example.com, so do send in your