Bose SoundLink around-ear wireless headphones II
On Wednesday, September 2, 2015, Bose® introduced the SoundLink® around-ear wireless headphones II. The new headphones feature 15 hours of battery life, multi-point for connecting up to two devices, quick pairing with NFC technology, seamless audio/video synching and switching between music and phone calls.
Proprietary technologies featured in the SoundLink around-ear wireless headphones II include active equalization and a new volume-optimized equalization. There are no manufactured boosts.
SoundLink around-ear wireless headphones II Features
For calls, the headphones use an advanced microphone system, HD voice and adaptive audio adjustment technology for wind or noise. Volume is regulated automatically based on speech level and the environment. This lets you move from a quiet area to a noisy environment without having to adjust the volume.
The headphones come with a USB cable for charging the battery. The battery lasts up to 15 hours on a single charge. A quick 15-minute charging session will provide up to two hours of battery life.
With multi-point, the SoundLink around-ear headphones II can stay simultaneously connected to two devices. For example, you can watch a movie on a tablet and take or make a phone call using a mobile phone. The Bluetooth® audio connection is seamless for videos or video phone calling. Paring with a Bluetooth device is done with a tap to the right earcup for NFC-enabled devices. Controlling the headphones is done using controls on the headphone's earcup. The headphones also feature voice prompts (available in 11 languages) to tell you who's calling, what device you're connected to and how much battery life is left.
The SoundLink headphones weigh seven ounces and were inspired by the QC®25 Headphones. They use impact-resistant materials, glass-filled nylon and corrosion-resistant stainless steel. Included are soft ear cushions and a contoured headband. The headphones are available in two colors (Black and White) and fold flat for storage in a matching case.
Pricing and Availability
The SoundLink® around-ear wireless headphones II are available now at bose.com and select retailers for a suggested retail price of $279.95. The original Bose SoundLink® on-ear wireless headphones will remain available for $249.95.
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