Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+ neckband-style wireless earphones launched
The sound signature of the Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+ wireless earphones will please average listeners with their emphasized bass and treble frequencies at a fair price.
Wireless earphones have become highly common these days as smartphone manufacturers continue to get rid of the headphone jack. The new Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+ wireless neckband-style earphones have been launched in India at an introductory price of Rs. 1,499 after the discount (Regular price: Rs. 3,990).
These earbuds are touted as Boat's state-of-the-art neckband-style wireless earbuds, with a variety of premium features including IPX7 water resistance and support for Qualcomm's high-quality aptX Bluetooth codec.
Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+: Highlights
Playback time of up to 40 hours
10mm Drivers with boAt signature sound
USB Type-C charging port
10 mins quick charge= 10 hrs playback
IPX7 Water & Sweat Resistance
Built-in controls with mic and voice assistant
What's in the box
1x Type C Cable
2x pairs of additional earmuffs (Small & Large)
Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+: Design
Neckband-style wireless earbuds are very popular in the country because they offer excellent build quality with reliable sound even at low prices, especially compared to budget TWS earbuds.
The Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+ features a stylish design with ear hooks that keep your earbuds on your ears no matter what. It rests around your neck and comfortable enough to wear during running, walking, and other types of activities.
If you want to match your Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+ wireless earbuds to your gym bag, the headphones are available in three color options: Active Black, Navy Blue and Teal Green.
Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+: Protection
The biggest advantage of the boat Rockerz 255 Pro+ earbuds is their water-resistant construction. With IPX7 certification, you don't have to worry if you get caught in torrential rain or sweat hard while training at the gym.
Water resistant: Yes
IP rating: IPX7
Manufacturer's warranty – Earbuds: 1 year limited
Manufacturer's warranty – Labor: 1 year limited
Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+: Battery life
The boat claims an impressive 40 hours of continuous playback without recharging. Well, it's safe to say that you don't have to worry too much about these dying on you, even if you commute to work and go to the gym later.
The boAt Rockerz 255F Pro+ Bluetooth headset supports ASAP fast charging and can provide up to 10 hours of audio bliss with just 10 minutes of charging.
Thankfully, these charge via USB-C so if you have a newer Android phone you won’t need to carry two different cables.
Battery capacity (mAh): 300 mah
Playback time: 40 hours
Power source: 3.7V/120 mAh
Charging time: 60 min
Standby time: 150 hours
Talk time: 40 hours
Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+: Controls
Playback controls on Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+ wireless earphones are also intuitive. You can adjust the volume by tapping the plus or minus buttons and skip between tracks by holding them down.
Then there’s the multifunction button in the middle which acts as a pause/play button (or answer/end call button) when tapped, and gives you access to Siri or the Google Assistant on a long press.
The button layout is easy to use, and you shouldn’t have too much problem using it accurately.
Interface: Physical buttons
Controls: Power, Bluetooth, Volume, Play/Pause, skip tracks, voice assistant
Voice assistant: Google Assistant, Siri
Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+: Comfort
The neckband designed earbuds are usually lightweight and decently stable, and should be fine to run with. On the upside, they come with 2 additional tip options to help you find the most comfortable fit.
When they’re outside of your ear and loosely hanging on your chest, the earbuds will snap together thanks to built-in magnets that help keep the wires from getting tangled – a neat, novel feature if we’ve ever seen one.
Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+: Connectivity
The boAt Rockerz 255 Pro+ Bluetooth in-ear headphones can connect simultaneously to two devices which is great if you want to switch between your computer and your phone.
They support the aptX codec, which provides fewer latency issues while watching HD videos on your smartphone. It really is a welcome addition.
Wireless connectivity: Bluetooth
Bluetooth version: 5.0
No. of devices to be paired: 7
No. of devices can connect simultaneously: 2
Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+: Sound quality
I should preface this section by saying that if you’re into bass, these will be right up your alley. The unbeatable BOAT Signature Sound comes with a bass unlike anything and extra graphene drivers.
Rockerz 255 Pro+ also supports cVc call noise cancellation technology along with aptX codec technology to deliver premium sound and music capabilities.
Driver Type: Dynamic
Driver Size: 10 mm
Sensitivity (dB): -98dB ±3DB
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20KHz
Supported Codec: SBC, AAC, aptX
Boat Rockerz 255 Pro+: Microphone
These earbuds also have a built-in microphone for making phone calls. The microphone does a great at emphasizing most of the important parts of the frequencies where your voice lies.