Audeze Penrose Planar Magnetic Gaming Headphones Released
Audeze Penrose, the latest headphones from American boutique audio makers have been released at a price of Rs. 24,990 in India. The new gaming headphones come from a company known for its premium audiophile headphones and use flat magnetic drivers. The wireless headphones feature Bluetooth and 2.4GHz wireless connectivity, and the latter offers the convenience of wireless audio while gaming, without the typical Bluetooth latency issues. This is Audeze’s second pair of headphones focused on the gaming segment after Mobius, which launched in 2018.
Price and availability of the Audeze Penrose gaming headset
At Rs. 24,990, the Audeze Penrose are a bit more affordable than Mobius, which are priced at Rs. 29,990 in India. Wireless gaming headsets are available for pre-order now through Audeze’s official distributor in India, headphonezone.in.
Specifications and Features of the Audeze Penrose Gaming Headset
The Audeze Penrose is available in two variants, priced at Rs. 24,990 in India. The Standard Edition supports 2.4 GHz connectivity with the upcoming Sony PS5 as well as PS4, Mac PC and mobile devices via Bluetooth. The Penrose X supports 2.4GHz connectivity with Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S consoles, and Windows PCs, in addition to Bluetooth connectivity for mobile devices.
Like Audeze’s existing product range, Penrose uses flat magnetic drivers and enables wireless connectivity via Bluetooth and 2.4GHz wireless audio. The latter method uses an included dongle that can be connected to the source device for significantly lower latency than Bluetooth.
Interestingly, both 2.4 GHz and Bluetooth connectivity can be used simultaneously; This allows you to use a connected mobile device for chat functionality while the game audio uses 2.4GHz connectivity through the dongle. The headset has a detachable boom microphone. The battery life is claimed to be 15 hours per charge and charging is done via a USB Type-C port.