New Features For Sennheiser MOMENTUM True Wireless 3
Sennheiser's MOMENTUM True Wireless 3, released early this year, set a new standard for sound quality, adaptive noise cancellation (ANC), and wearing comfort. Now it offers even more.
The newly released firmware update, available via the Smart Control App (iOS, Android) enables multipoint device connectivity and a high-resolution sound mode for convenience and quality.
Frank Foppe, Sennheiser True Wireless Product Manager, told StereoNET:
Our latest update reflects the dynamic ways people want to use MOMENTUM True Wireless 3, including our most-requested feature – multipoint. For example, one can switch from their favourite music streaming app to join an incoming conference call from their laptop – and back again – without having to reconnect manually.
Users can instantly switch between two paired devices for dynamic management of active connections. Examples include:
- Streaming a podcast on a smartphone before switching over to an incoming video call.
- Shifting from a television series on your tablet to a mobile voice call.
- Balancing voice calls between work and personal phones.
Multipoint also switches back to the original audio source device if a call is answered mid-stream and otherwise allows for effortless switching between two Bluetooth audio devices. The multipoint update also allows seamless switching through all mutually supported codecs, such as aptX Adaptive and SBC – even across mobile operating system platforms from various manufacturers.
The new update also introduces a high-resolution sound mode featuring 24-bit depth and 96 kHz sample rate capability, unlocking what Sennheiser says is “sound quality comparable to a wired headphone”. By connecting MOMENTUM True Wireless 3 to a compatible aptX Adaptive source, this mode increases the Bluetooth bitrate up to 420 kilobits per second for optimum sound. Interestingly, in RF-challenged environments such as bustling public transportation, the MOMENTUM TW3 may utilise the codec's data scaling capabilities to seamlessly adapt the connection integrity at any given moment. Users can enable the high-resolution sound mode via Sennheiser's Smart Control App.
Our new high-resolution sound mode enhances the listening experience even further, letting customers enjoy wireless audio that rivals the rich and lively detail found in a wired connection.
Multipoint and high-resolution modes are available after updating the MOMENTUM True Wireless 3 to the latest firmware (Release 2.10.19 or higher) and updating the Smart Control App (App Store, Google Play; release 4.1.5 or higher). Sennheiser says this update also contains numerous optimisations and enhancements for Bluetooth and touch control features.
The Sennheiser MOMENTUM True Wireless 3 sells in Australia for $399.95 and is available in black, white and graphite.
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