Funcl just released a couple of truly wireless earbuds for smartphone Music lovers through an Indiegogo fundraising campaign. The company makes the headphones as a budget-approach towards the truly-wireless headphones market where the Apple and Huawei lead in the first. The fundraising campaign showcases two major models – Funcl W1 and Funcl AI.
At a glance, the Funcl’s new wireless headphones seem to mimic the Apple AirPods, but at the pocket-friendly cost compared to the latter. You can buy 3 or 4 Funcl headphones at the cost of buying a single unit of AirPods for your personal usage. Let us check how it manages to impress the buyers as a budget Apple AirPods counterfeit.
Funcl AI Wireless Headphones
The Funcl AI is the finest quality item from the new series of truly-wireless headphones by the company, made for mobile gamers. You can get this aptX supported wireless earbuds at US$54 from Indiegogo. Before getting into more technical, let us explore the design aspects. The Funcl AI is an Apple AirPods killer, for those who do not like the Canalphone design of the Apple AirPods. You can grab the Funcl AI with rubber ear tips, which most users love to have.The unique design pattern of the headphones helps it to fit perfectly on the ears and never fall down by accident. Unlike the AirPods, the charging, as well as storage case of the Funcl AI has a more compact design with a horizontally placed headphone rack. This model is available in two colors – White and Matte Black.
For a great sound experience, the company provides it with an extreme low-latency aptX Hi-Fi sound technology. Thus, it can function well with very less power and there might not be stutter even the headphone is low in battery charge. With a bigger battery pack on the charging pod, it offers 24-hours of continuous functioning. The battery drains from 100% to 0% in around 6.5 hours, and the portable charging dock has an inbuilt battery to boost the headphones battery up to 3 times extra. The Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity and CVC 8.0 Noise Cancellation tech make it favorite for the audiophiles at the budget.
The IPX5 covering ensures protection against water splashes, but not suitable to dip underwater. Funcl AI does also support various custom AI personal assistants including Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri, and Tencent AI Lab, depending on the device you connected. The makers of the headphone assure no compromise on audio quality and there are reasons to try this budget-oriented headphone out.
Funcl W1 Wireless Headphones
The company released another one — Funcl W1 wireless headphones, which come at a jaw-dropping price tag. Yes! It just costs only $19 and it’s true. You might see many fake or low-quality products at this rate on the market, and that is where the Funcl makes their product different from others. These truly wireless earbuds are amazingly stunning and stylish in design. The entire white or black body panel makes it look resembles more towards the Apple AirPods, but actually different.
There is truly a wireless charging pod for the headphones, which also acts as the case for the headphones when you travel. The touch controls on both the earpieces manage to might not give you the feeling of using a $19 headphones. The company assures that the product is designed ruggedly to fit perfectly with all terrains, even when you are working out. It can still deliver a great sound experience, whether you are sweating or is raining outside – it is shielded with an IPX5 certified technology.
The connection features are enhanced using the dedicated inbuilt Bluetooth 5.0 chip with an average battery life up to 18-hours with the extra charging from the charging pod. In a single charge, it could last up to 4.5 hours max. The Funcl W1 Wireless ergonomic headphones also offer a seamless connection with low-latency support for better sync with the Audio and Video stream from devices. You can now order the Funcl W1 from Indiegogo.
Here is a tabular comparison of the technical specifications of both the Funcl AI and Funcl W1 wireless headphones.
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Feature | Funcl AI | Funcl W1
Connectivity | Bluetooth 5.0 | Bluetooth 5.0
Weight | 4.9g | 4.4g
Dimensions | 40.2 x 22.9 x 15.8 mm | 30.9 x 17.8 x 16.7 mm
Impedance | 16Ω | 16Ω
Sensitivity | 100+/-3dB | 100+/-3dB
SNR | >95dB | > 95dB
Optimized Latency | 60ms | 150ms
Playtime | 6.5 hours | 4.5 hours
Battery Life | up to 24 hours | up to 18 hours
Control | Touch | Touch
Audio support | SBC/AAC/aptX | SBC/AAC
Waterproof | IPX5 | IPX5
Charging time | 50-70 minutes | 50-70 minutes
Price | $54 | $19 [/table]
If you are looking forward to buying wireless headphones, which acts like Apple AirPods but works with any devices, the Funcl AI and Funcl W1 are the best choices and it still has not yet passed the crowdfunding stage. Anyways, you can now back the project and grab one at a time. Here is a Secret Perk for Mashtips Readers – Grab the $54 Funcl AI for $49.
This article has been sponsored by Funcl