Dedicated DACWith its separate and dedicated AK4332, 32-bit high-performance DAC (Digital-to-Analogue Converter), working in tandem with Astell&Kern’s proprietary AMP technology employed in its award-winning DAPs (Digital Audio Players), the AK UW100 is geared for a clearer, more accurate and dynamic audio performance.
Latest wireless technologyTo realise the AK UW100 leading wireless performance, the next gen, high-quality aptX™ Adaptive codec is supported, expertly adjusting the bite rate according to the wireless environment it is operating to reduce latency issues (it supports up to 24-bit audio at a bit rate of 420kps). Support for the latest Bluetooth 5.2 provides greater range and a more stable wireless connection.
Best in-class passive noise isolation
With an ergonomic and lightweight earbud design developed through countless simulations, the AK UW100 offers best-in-class passive noise isolation (PNI) to enable a truly immersive experience when listening to music in clamorous environments. Unlike generic Active Noise Cancellation that concentrates on blocking out low-frequency noise, PNI efficiently minimises unwanted ambient noise in the mid and high range. unwanted ambient noise in the mid and high range.
Intuitive touch controls
For easy control on-the-move, the AK UW100 sports responsive touch controls for commands such as play, pause, skip track, volume adjustment, activating Ambient mode, answering calls and enabling voice assistant from a compatible device. A proprietary iOS and Android app also allows users to customise touch controls, ambient levels and various EQ settings.
Music for 24 hoursWith the earbuds boasting six hours of battery life and a further 18 hours via the case (24 hours in total) users can enjoy music all day. With the convenience of wireless charging supported, the AK UW100 charging case also features fast charging, with a 10-minute charge providing an hour of playback.
- Driver type: Knowles Balanced Armature
- DAC: AKM AK4332ECB
- Bluetooth Version: 5.2
- Bluetooth Codec: SBC, AAC, aptX™ Adaptive
- Bluetooth Profile: HFP, A2DP, AVRCP
- Sound Pressure Level (SPL): 94dB (1m@1kHz)
- Earbud Control: Capacitive Touch
- Sensor: Proximity Sensor
- Microphone: 2-mic /per earbud
- Playback Time: Approx. 6hrs (Total 24hrs)
- USB: C Type for charging
- Wireless Charging: Yes (third party wireless charging accessory required)
- Control App: Android and iOS version
- Firmware Upgrade: OTA (Over-The-Air)
- Weight (Earbuds): approx. 7g
- Weight (Charging Case): approx. 65gIncluded in the box:
- 2x Astell&Kern AK UW100 true wireless earbuds
- 5x Silicon ear tips (5 sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL)
- 1x Charging case
- 1x USB charging cable
- 1x Quick start guide