Sennheiser’s Momentum and Urbnanite headphones go wi-fi
Sennheiser launched its Momentum cans again in 2012, after which tacked on an on-ear choice a few yr later. Each of these are fairly succesful headphones, however wi-fi is all the craze today, so to maintain tempo with the competitors, the corporate is chopping the twine. Right here at CES 2015, Sennheiser is debuting wi-fi fashions for the over-ear and on-ear variations of the Momentum household. Each function NFC pairing, Bluetooth connectivity with apt-X tech to deal with “superior unaltered sound.” What’s extra, the pair pack in NoiseGuard lively noise cancellation to drown out the ambient clamor throughout 22 hours of playback earlier than needing a cost. There’s additionally model 2.zero of the wired varieties, and the complete collection now contains a folding design for straightforward storage. No phrase on pricing or availability simply but, however you’ll be able to anticipate the 2 Momentum Wi-fi fashions to reach in each black and ivory colour choices.
In the meantime, there’s Sennheiser’s pretty current Urbanite line, which additionally consists of on-ear and over-ear fashions. Nicely, in the event you want that design over the Momentum collection, you are in luck: The Urbanite XL is getting a wi-fi choice, too. In case you’ll recall, XL is the over-ear model, and as you may anticipate, it additionally touts NFC and Bluetooth with apt-X. The distinction, although, is that these new cans are stated to final three hours longer for 2 full days of listening. The Urbanite XL Wi-fi additionally has a contact panel on the best earcup to regulate quantity, skip tracks and ship/obtain calls. We noticed comparable contact-based mostly controls on Samsung’s Degree Over headphones final summer time, so we’ll be curious so see how Sennheiser’s gesture chops stack up. No phrase on pricing or on-sale particulars, however we might guess round $300 to $350 vary for the brand new over-ear fashions and $250 to $300 for the on-ear Momentum Wi-fi.
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- Key specs
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- Sort Over-ear (Closed)
- Channels Stereo
- Drivers per ear 1
- Noise isolation Sure
- Connections three.5mm stereo
- Inline controls Sure
- Introduced 2014-09-04