Uncompromising wireless listening technology from Sony. LDAC provides music experiences with supreme sound quality.

LDAC™ is a new audio technology from Sony that allows you to enjoy high quality wireless audio via Bluetooth.
With 3x the data transmitted, LDAC provides an enhanced wireless listening experience for all your music.

*Bluetooth A2DP - BC(328kbps,44.1kHz)

LDAC Features

1. Uncompromised sound quality

  • LDAC enables the transmission of audio content, including High Resolution (Hi-Res) Audio, at the maximum bitrate of 990kbps even over a Bluetooth.
  • LDAC is a certificated codec of "Hi-Res Audio Wireless". (*1)

(*1) LDAC satisfies the requirement of "Hi-Res Audio Wireless" logo at the transfer rate of 990 kbps

Comparison of transmission volume

Comparison between LDAC & SBC

Comparison between LDAC & SBC

2. High reliability

  • "Best effort" mode controls bitrate automatically depending on the network condition, ensuring stable connection even in harsh environments

The bitrate automatically changes among 330kbps/660kbps/990kbps

Best effort

3. Wide range of compatible devices

  • LDAC is compatible with a wide range of devices, because LDAC is a software codec.
Wide range of compatible devices

4. LDAC implemented for Android™ OS

  • LDAC source code was contributed to Android™ Open Source Project, allowing SRC (Smartphone) manufacturers to install LDAC software for FREE (*1)

(*1) A license from Sony is required to implement the LDAC software (SNK).

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LDAC licensing process

Inquiry→NDA conclusion→Provision of Contract terms→Contract conclusion→Provision of LDAC software→Certification