The Fidelio range now has its high-end fully wireless headphones: the new Philips Fidelio T1. After knowing the Fidelio X3 and its over-the-ear format, now comes the equivalent for the TWS. Powerful and ambitious headphones with active noise cancellation, a promising battery, and a design with materials such as metal and leather that provide a good look.
These are the characteristics of the Philips Fidelio T1, the first ‘true wireless Philips seeking to honor that hackneyed label of ‘premium’ product. A product category that was missing in the manufacturer’s catalog and that with these new Fidelio T1 completes the proposal.
Philips Fidelio T1 Datasheet
|Philips Fidelio T1|
|Drivers||10mm (two way)|
|Noise Cancellation||Active (6 microphones)|
Hybrid Noise Canceling Pro +
Google Fast Pair
|Battery||9h / 25 hours (with ANC and charging case) |
13h / 35 hours (without ANC and charging case)
Drivers of 10 nm and a two-day audio design
The Philips Fidelio T1 arrives with a sound system based on two-way, with dual speakers to combine deep bass with detailed sounds, as explained by the company.
There is a large 10-millimeter dynamic driver and a Hybrid Noise Cancelling Pro+ active noise cancellation system, which promises to adjust to every situation. To complement this, up to six sizes of silicone ear cushions with three sizes of foam are incorporated.
The Fidelio T1 adds an LDAC codec for wireless playback. A complementary connectivity system with Bluetooth 5.2 and Google Fast Pair system for quick and easy mobile pairing.
The headphones feature touch controls for playing, skipping, and pausing songs, plus a hands-free system for sending voice commands via Google Assistant. Philips has taken care of the voice system by incorporating up to six microphones – three in each bud.
At the battery level, the Philips Fidelio T1 promises up to 9 hours of playback with active noise cancellation, extendable up to 25 hours if we pull the charging case. These levels will rise to 13 hours and 35 hours of playback if we do not activate the cancellation. Quite promising figures and at the height of rivals such as the Sony WF-100XM4.
In total, to charge them will take about two hours, getting with 15 minutes of charging up to an hour of autonomy.
The headphones are carefully designed, with an infrared wear sensor to pause the music when not in use and an IPX4 splash-proof design.
The body of the Fidelio T1 has a brushed metal finish, while the charging case has the possibility of having a sustainable leather insert from Muirhead.
Pricing and Availability of the Fidelio T1
The new Philips Fidelio T1 will be available from October at an official price of €299.99. The company will allow choosing between a black or silver color, with respective black or brown leather-covered cases.