Philips Wireless in-ear headphones

September 1, 2016

Philips wireless in-ear and sports headphones: no cables, just great sound

Berlin, Germany – Philips latest additions to its wireless in-ear and ActionFit™ wireless sports headphone ranges are designed for people with a busy life in the city or frequently work out, by eliminating the nuisance of a headphone cable. Now, Philips offers a range of wireless in-ear headphones that deliver great sound through Bluetooth. Each of them are lightweight, comfortable and designed for the urban warrior. The ActionFit™ sports headphones are designed for optimal comfort and quality sound during the most intense workouts.

“Philips wireless earphones combine advanced technology and smart design. We’ve integrated the battery into the cord behind your neck, so the headphone is lighter and more comfortable to wear,” said Steve Punter, Business Leader Headphones. “The ActionFit™ RunFree and WirelessFreedom sports headphones are designed to meet the demands of a challenging workout. Every feature we’ve included means that you can train harder without distraction.”

Philips Metalix Pro SHB5950
The unique rubber neckband ensures a solid fit and discretion when wearing since they are easily hidden under a shirt collar. The ultra-light Metalix Pro combines 8.0mm drivers and oval tube inserts for ultimate sound & comfort. The super small earphones seal out sound perfectly creating the ultimate environment for music enjoyment on the move. On the outside they boast a metalized housing that adds professional elegance and sophistication. Recommended retail price: €80.

Key Features:
- Supports Bluetooth version 4.1 + HSP/HFP/A2DP/AVRCP
- 8.0mm speakers reproduce clear sound with big bass
- Perfect in-ear seal to block out external noise
- Oval tube insert for ergonomic fit
- Tangle-free flat cable for frustration free experience
- Wireless control for music enjoyment and calls
- Colors available: black and white

Philips FreshTones BT SHB5250
With 14.2mm drivers for a big bass sound and an optimal fit designed around real ear geometry, the Philips FreshTones BT SHB5250 offer an extraordinary wireless listening experience. They are available in four vibrant colors: pink, blue, white and black to match personal styles. Recommended retail price: €50.

Key features
- Wireless Bluetooth connectivity (version 4.1 + HSP/HFP/A2DP/AVRCP)
- Big 14.2mm speaker drivers for powerful sound and rich bass
- Neodymium magnets deliver enhanced bass performance
- Designed to fit with in-ear geometry
- Tangle-free flat cable for frustration free experience
- Flex-grip cable relief enhances durability and connectivity
- Wireless control for music enjoyment and calls
- Colors available: Black, White, Blue, Pink

ActionFit™ WirelessFreedom SHQ7900
The ActionFit™ sports headphones range from Philips ensures you get the most out of your work out without the hassle of cables.

The WirelessFreedom headphones build have the smallest battery compartment for ultimate comfort. As workouts vary in intensity the WirelessFreedom headphones offer the choice of three fittings: earhook, fin and earbuds, so that users get the best fit, no matter what the workout. Recommended retail is €100.

**ActionFit™ RunFree SHQ6500 **
The ActionFit™ RunFree has an ultra-lightweight design with clear, powerful sound but without the heavy weight. This keeps them comfortable during any workout. An open acoustic design for being aware of the world around them, this way you can enjoy your activity without compromising on safety. Recommended retail price: €70.

ActionFit™ RunFree and WirelessFreedom headphones are designed for sport and have been equipped with sweat-proof Kevlar® cables. The earpieces themselves are water-resistant so they can keep pumping out the beats come rain or shine for the ultimate workout motivation.

Key Features for both Sports Headphones:

  • Bluetooth wireless connection for tangle-free workouts
  • Ideal for any workout with IPX2 sweat proof
  • Kevlar® reinforced cable for ultimate durability
  • 3 wearing styles: choose between ear hook, fin or earbud styles (SHQ7900)
  • Open acoustics let sound in for better awareness and safety
  • High performance sound pushes you further
  • Anti-slip rubber ear caps keep the headphone in (SHQ6500)
  • Control your music and pick up calls while training
  • Magnetic clip stays attached during your workout (SHQ7900)
  • Colors available: Carbon/ Lime (SHQ6500/ SHQ7900); blue/ black (SHQ6500)

Philips at IFA
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For More Information:

Marc de Kloet, Marketing Director, marc.de.kloet@gibson.com, 0031 627 625 417
Ilona de Bok, PR Manager, Ilona.de.bok@gibson.com, 0031 627 625 542

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