This design adds bone-conducting headphones to a pair of sunglasses, a very innovative approach to integrating the headphones. The annoyance of headphones coming out of place, with this design they’ll be set in their place, plus you look more inconspicuous listening to music with cool shades than earbuds. Convenient for those who wear prescription glasses, you can get your lenses easily fitted to a pair of Zungles.
The Viper 2.0 from Zungle is completely stunning. Not much to complain about aesthetically, they’re build is of reliable quality, has mercury-mirror lens coating, and are a very lightweight design. Included are the bone-conducting earpieces, located near the sideburn area, giving you audio through your temple-bones, which allows you to hear the music while, as well as ambient sounds around you. Due to the way the earpieces have been integrated, they rarely slip out of place and are pretty intuitive, not needing a manual to teach the user how to operate them. This wireless bluetooth headphone and sunglasses combo trump the other earbuds you can find from Apple, Bose, or Beats, as this product is multi-functional.
This is a great step in the right direction. They’re not perfected yet and have a long way to go before we can completely rid the airpods people like to wear, Viper 2.0 at least at this point has matched up to them. Right by the hinge, there are controls that let you toggle playback and volume, but its best feature has to be its Voice A.I capabilities. This button can trigger Siri or Google Now right into your eyewear, letting the user use voice search from your sunglasses, all the while a built-in microphone picks up voice commands and lets you talk to your phone just like you would using smart wireless earbuds. Built-in Bluetooh 5.0 is what makes these sunglasses connect and communicate as smoothly as possible, so you shouldn’t experience any lag or disconnection.
The Viper 2.0 includes proprietary chargers that fit on the ends of the shades, a classy solution as opposed to the Micro USB solution we all know so well, and this extended battery life to about 4 hours. A cool aspect to the charger is it can attach to the shades in a comfortable manner allowing you to continue to wear them as they charge!
Whether you want to listen to music while traveling, at the beach or on a hike, the Viper 2.0 is sweat-resistant. You can also easily switch between wearing the airpods or wearing your sunglasses separately by using the AI feature. The quality of sound works well with mid to high frequency audio, which is why it works so well with human voices. Since you can use audio with these sunglasses, you have the ability to use them for navigation if you are on the go and needing guidance from the navigation app. All in all, these sunglasses that have smart capabilities and function as headphones too, leading us into the future of headphones and sunglasses. Did you ever imagine the two would be combined? I sure didn’t! Available for purchase for both men and women and are relatively cheap considering all of the functions this brand has and the designer feel they have just like Ray Bans or Oakleys that you may find at a Sunglasses Hut or on Amazon.