New Creative Zen Air earbuds offer up to 18 hours of playtime

Creative Zen Air earbuds

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The new wireless earbuds from Creative Technology sport a new design, along with features such as Active Noise Cancellation and Ambient Mode.

The new design is reminiscent of AirPods, with stick-shaped earbuds that fit into a pocket-friendly charging case. They offer noise control functions such as Active Noise Cancellation and Ambient Mode for an excellent listening experience.

Called Creative Zen Air, they can deliver a total playtime of up to 18 hours and up to six hours on a single charge. Other features include 10mm neodymium drivers, Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, and a certified rating of IPX4 for resistance to water and sweat.

The Active Noise Cancellation blocks unwanted background noise so users can focus during work calls or listen to audio on a walk or run outside. Tapping the earbuds activates Ambient Mode, which lets in the right amount of sound.

They can deliver a total playtime of up to 18 hours and up to six hours on a single charge
They can deliver a total playtime of up to 18 hours and up to six hours on a single charge

They weigh 46 grams and have 10mm neodymium drivers that deliver clear high tones and balanced mid-tones. The Creative Zen Air also includes four microphones to pick up a user's voice for clear communication.

Additionally, the earbuds will support upcoming SXFI devices with built-in Super X-Fi Spatial Holography technology. It will let users enjoy a surround-sound experience similar to Apple's Spatial Audio technology in AirPods.

Pricing & Availability

The Creative Zen Air is available for $44.99 through Creative's website.