Astell&Kern AK UW100 Mkii
Astell&Kern AK UW100 MKII are high-performance noise-cancelling wireless earphones at a very reasonable price. Astell&Kern AK UW100 Mk2.
Harnessing the strengths of its predecessor, the AK UW100MKII goes one step further to set a new standard in true wireless sound. Boasting a refreshed ergonomic design and an improved wireless playback, the next-level earbuds deliver uncompromising, exquisite Hi-Fi sound thanks to endless research to build upon the renowned qualities of the AK UW100.
- Dedicated, high performance 32-bit hi-fi grade DAC by AKM
- aptX™ Adaptive wireless codec for low latency and support for 24-bit audio quality
- Bluetooth 5.2 wireless technology
- Full range Knowles Balanced Armature drivers deliver ultra-detailed sound
- Best-in-class passive noise isolation (PNI) with ambient mode
Improved battery life: 9.5 hours playback, 19.5 hours from the case (29 hours total)Building upon Astell&Kern’s philosophy to deliver natural sound that is as close as possible to the original, the AK UW100MKII offers the most advanced true-wireless sound to date with an embedded 32-bit DAC and a full range Balanced Armature driver, delivering class-leading precision and detail. Together with the addition of aptX-Adaptive codec support for exceptional audio quality and the highest quality of Passive Noise Isolation for intimate listening, the UW100MKII elevates the listening experience to reach another dimension.
With 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 UW100MKII is geared for a clearer, more accurate and dynamic audio performance.
Latest wireless technology
To realise the AK UW100MKIIs 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.
Improved call quality & touch controls
The AK UW100MKII is built with Qualcomm’s cVc Generation 8.0 (Clear Voice Capture) to deliver an exceptionally clear and more stable call quality. Clear Voice Capture technology keeps background noise to a minimum in noisy environments, and focuses on the voice to produce consistent, crystal-clear audio.
Easy-to-use touch controls ensure a seamless, hassle-free listening experience when using the AK UW100MKII. Simply tap to switch between functions to play music, answer calls, ambient mode, adjust the volume and more.
Hi-Fi sound, for longer
The power system in the AK UW100MKII has been redesigned to increase wireless playback time to 9.5 hours of continuous playback with a total of 29 hours total playback with the accompanying charging case. While also dramatically reducing the size of the charging cradle, the AK UW100MKII achieves an impressive one hour of continuous playtime from only a 10-minute charge.
Premium connectivity Astell Kern AK UW100 MK2
AK UW100MKII supports Multi-Pairing and Multi-Point functions to let you pair the earbuds with multiple mobile devices at the same time while also easily switching connections to another mobile device. This also allows the user to listen to songs played on your tablet or PC while actively allowing phone notifications and calls from your smartphone.
For hassle-free connectivity, the AKUW100MKII also features Google’s Fast Pair Service to automatically connect the earbuds to Android devices using Bluetooth Low Energy. By simply opening the cradle near an Android device, the earbuds enter pairing mode and allow the user to connect instantly.
Easy Configuration with the A&K App
The UW100MKII is accompanied by an exclusive App to offer state-of-the-art customisability for the listener. The App offers an adjustable 10-band EQ to alter the sound of the UW100MKII to suit your preferences while also enabling listeners to reconfigure the touch controls of the earbuds and change the ‘Ambient Mode’ levels.