Misfit dives into sensible, wi-fi headphones with Specter

Misfit dives into smart, wireless headphones with Specter

Final yr Misfit, an organization greatest recognized for the engaging Shine well being tracker, stunned us all when it launched a sensible mild bulb at CES. And this yr it is received one other shocker: A sensible wi-fi headphone dubbed Specter. It is obtained all the regular health and sleep monitoring know-how as Misfit’s different gear, however from talking with reps it does not sound like the corporate intends it to be a main exercise tracker. As an alternative, Misfit might ultimately use Specter’s accelerometer for different purposes. It is also suitable with Hyperlink, the corporate’s app for programming all kinds of performance, like taking a selfie together with your telephone.

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However in fact, Misfit says it additionally targeted on sound high quality. The Specter options twin drivers, which delivers much more vary and nuance in music than the only driver setups you discover in most inexpensive headphones. Know-how from 1MORE, a excessive-finish Chinese language headphone producer, additionally powers the Specter. Its earbuds are designed to be snug sufficient to sleep on, and its distinctive loop design ought to safe it to most clothes.

Misfit says Specter is supposed to be extra snug to put on than most different wi-fi earbuds, which usually both goal for excessive simplicity at the price of battery life, or shackling shoppers with management pods resembling horse collars. As somebody who sometimes has a pair of headphones looped in my shirt all day, I am intrigued at Misfit’s probably extra fulfilling spin on wi-fi buds.

Specter continues to be very a lot within the early levels. We weren’t capable of hear it in motion, and the corporate does not have pricing or availability particulars but. Nonetheless, it is telling that it managed to pique my curiosity in a method most different devoted headphone corporations cannot. We’re hoping to get an opportunity to check out the Specter inside the subsequent few months.

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