Samsung India, the country’s most trusted consumer electronics and mobile phone brand, todayannounced the launch of itsaward-winning, premium audio brand- AKG, in India.AKG is revered by music fans world over for its pure, crisp sound and award-winning design. The new AKG product lineuppromises an unparalleled listening experiencefor both casual music listeners and audiophiles.
Under AKG, which is now a Samsung brand, the company has launchedfour new wireless headphones and earphones – Y100, Y500, N200 and N700NC M2.
“With our undaunted commitment to offer the bestto our customers, we are pleased to launch the AKG brand of award-winning, premium headphones in India. AKG has a 72-year old legacy insound engineering and rich heritage in design.At Samsung, we are extremely proud to bring this newexciting lineup of headphones. These products embody Samsung’s “DoWhatYouCan’t” philosophy by offering immersive musicexperience toconsumers exactly as the artist intended. We are sure that AKG headphones will be a delight to our consumers,” said Aditya Babbar, Director, Mobile Business, Samsung India.
AKG N200 & N700NC: Experience Pure Studio Sound
AKG N200 is an in-ear athleisure earphone crafted with premium materials and tangle-free fabric cable for a truly premium look and feel. It deliverscrisp, clear sound experience with Apt-x technology and AAC codec support to ensure outstanding audio quality, just the way the artist intended. The battery packs in a playback time of up to 8 hours;there’s also a fast charging feature that gives one full hour of listening time with just 10 minutes of charging.
AKG N700NC M2 is the flagship headphone which blends state-of-the-art Adaptive Noise Cancelling technology with sleek and elegant design. Crafted for exceptional performance throughout the whole noise spectrum, the headphone delivers warm bass response and unmatched clarity. The AKG headphones app allows the user to easily control the equalizer and noise cancelation frequency settings via smartphone.
AKG N700NC M2 also comes with long lasting battery that provides 23 hours playback with Bluetooth and noise cancellation. The flat-foldable design and thoughtfully included accessories like an airline adapter, carrying case and a tangle-free fabric cable with one-button remote, mean these headphones are fully equipped for travelling first class, to a zone that unleashes your true creative potential
AKG Y500 & Y100: Go Wireless in Style
With amazing colour options, superb battery life,along with AKG’s industry-leadingaudio technology built-into the headphones, AKG Y500 & Y100 headphones are designed to help you listen to music in style.
AKG Y500is an on-ear wireless headphonewith industry leading 33 hours playtime, multi-point connectivity to ensure seamless connection with two Bluetooth connected devices at the same time. Y500 also comes in 5 colour options to suit everyone’s style, and play/pause automation to enable user to pause the music automatically when taking the headphones off, and play when the headphones are put back on. These innovative and cutting edge features are sure to give convenient and immersive listening experience to the users.
AKG Y100is a neck-band type earphone that brings lightness and durability alongwith crisp, clean sound.The form factor makes it an optimal audio device for all use cases – whether travelling, relaxing at home or working.
Both AKG Y500 and Y100 come with Ambient Aware technology that allows users to let in surrounding ambient sound by activating the Ambient Aware Mode, so that they don’t miss any important announce at the airport or that interesting conversation at home
Price & Availability
All four models will be available through Samsung E-store, exclusive outlets and all top retailers. They will also be available at leading online portals shortly.
The products cover a broad price range with AKG Y100 priced at INR 6,699, AKG N200 and AKG Y500 priced at INR 9,999 each and AKG N700NC M2 at INR 26,999.