Alongside the launch of the Rs 35,999 Mi Mix 2 (review) in India on Tuesday, Xiaomi also announced a new pair of in-ear headphones, the Mi Noise Cancelling Earphones USB Type-C, which is priced at Rs 2,999. As the name suggests, the earphones comes with Active Noise Cancelling (ANC) to keep out external noise for a pure listening experience.The Mi Noise Cancelling Earphones has a USB Type-C connector that looks to work with Xiaomi smartphones that have recently started dropping the 3.5mm headphone jack, such as the Mi Mix 2. It is also designed for phones like Mi 6 and Mi Note 2, but the smartphones never made it to the country. The earphones will also be future-ready for upcoming Xiaomi smartphones that will look to sport a USB Type-C port.In terms of design, the Mi Noise Cancelling Earphones USB Type-C sports a metallic body and iron acoustic architecture. The in-ear headphones are also pretty durable and are sand-proof and water-resistant to a certain point. They feature in-line controls that will allow you to answer calls and control the volume level.The in-ear headphones are designed to suppress extraneous noise above 25dB, which makes it ideal to use when travelling by subway, trains, airplanes, among other things. The headphones have an acoustic impedance of 320hm, a sensitivity of 113dB/mW and can reproduce frequencies from 50Hz to 40000Hz. The Noise Cancelling Earphones uses micro-electromechanical noise reduction microphone module to block external noise, and the cable is made up of TPE that is non-toxic, environmentally friendly, and heat-resistant.advertisementAlso Read: Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 with 5.99-inch bezel-less display, Snapdragon 835 & 6GB RAM launched at Rs 35,999The Mi Noise Cancelling Earphones will be available in Black and White colour options and should be available on Mi.com, although the headphones are yet to be listed. Meanwhile, Xiaomi brought the Mi Mix 2 to India at a premium price tag of Rs 35,999 as it looks to re-enter the high-end segment. The nearly bezel-less smartphone from Xiaomi will look to take on the likes of Samsung’s Galaxy S8, OnePlus 5, and Apple’s iPhone 8, to name a few.