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Plantronics announces new Wearables,Voyager Edge Bluetooth headset and BackBeat FIT headphones

Voyager_Edge Plantronics Bluetooth earpiece, Voyager Edge
Tech Desk | New Delhi | Posted: May 22, 2014 8:48 pm | Updated: May 23, 2014 2:38 pm

Plantronics a pioneer in wearable technology, on Thursday launched the Voyager Edge, a compact high-performance Bluetooth earpiece in India.

Featuring a slim design, Voyager Edge comes with proprietary noise- and wind-cancellation for  clear communication.

The company said that the Voyager Edge offers intuitive, responsive features such as voice commands and Smart Sensors that let wearers answer calls hands-free with a word. It also announces the name of incoming callers.

“India has been a major growth market for wearable consumer electronics. More and more mobile users need reliable wearable technology that effortlessly handles transitions,” said Bobby Joseph, Senior Country Director, Plantronics India and Middle East.

Voyager Edge comes with an elegant charging case to provide extended talk time on-the-go.

Features include:

Portable charging case

Noise-cancellation

Smart Sensor technology

NFC: Easy one-touch pairing with NFC compatible Android Smartphones.

Voice commands and audio alerts

Language options.

MicroUSB charging

Pricing and Availability
Voyager Edge will be available in two colors, Carbon Black and Glacial White, across all the leading retail outlets and online portals. MRP for Voyager Edge with Portable Charging Case is INR 7490.00

Plantronics also announced that it would be launching the BackBeat FIT-Wireless Bluetooth stereo headphones designed for active lifestyles in India starting July.

The small, lightweight BackBeat FIT lets users focus on fitness and enjoy their music, providing stereo performance and eliminating the distraction of tangled cords. Its flexible design provides a comfortable, secure fit whatever your activity level.

BackBeat_FIT BackBeat FIT-Wireless Bluetooth stereo headphones by Plantronics

Features include:

Stable, comfortable fit

Durable, sweat-proof design

Safety first: The bright colors and reflective materials of BackBeat FIT help protect the user day or night, and its unique, safety-oriented eartip design allows the user to be more aware of their surroundings.

Two-in-one armband/carrying case: Get moving right out of the box with the included smartphone armband – it secures a smartphone and car key during a work out, and reverses to act as a protective carrying case for the headphones when they’re not in use.

Small form factor, big battery life: BackBeat FIT packs power for a week’s worth of workouts – up to 8 hours of listening time. Plus, it offers DeepSleep, a hibernation mode which keeps the headphones charged and ready to use for up to six months.

Stereo headphones

Wireless Bluetooth technology

Hands-off control: built-in microphone allows users to take and make occasional phone calls without having to touch their mobile device

Over-the-air firmware updates delivered via a smartphone app.

Pricing and Availability
BackBeat FIT will be available starting July in two vibrant colors, Lime Burst and Electric Blue, across all the leading retail outlets and online portals. MRP for BackBeat FIT is INR 7490.00

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