Back in August, PlayStation revealed more details on the Pulse Explore wireless earbuds and Pulse Elite wireless headset. Well, we now have information on the Malaysian availability of these two products, though we do have to wait quite a bit to get our hands on them.
Both the Pulse Explore and Pulse Elite – which are priced at RM999 and RM699 respectively in Malaysia – will be available for pre-order locally later this month on 24 November. However, the Pulse Explore will only arrive here on 1 February 2024, while the Pulse Elite is coming even later on 21 February 2024.
What makes the Pulse Elite and Pulse Explore particularly interesting is the fact that both of them use planar magnetic drivers for an “audiophile-level listening experience.” While such a driver isn’t uncommon for headphones, the fact that it’s offered in a pair of wireless earbuds for the Explore is certainly enticing. PlayStation knows this too, saying that it is one of the first companies to offer wireless earbuds with planar drivers.
Beyond that, the Pulse Explore and Pulse Elite both support low latency, lossless audio through the use of the PlayStation Link USB adapter. (The adapter is included with the Explore and Elite, though it can also be purchased separately for RM119.) They also feature AI-enhanced noise rejection to reduce background sounds, and in the case of the Elite, it even has a retractable boom mic.
To recap, the Pulse Explore and Pulse Elite will be available for pre-order in Malaysia later this month on 24 November. The Explore is priced at RM999, while the Elite carries a RM699 price tag.