Sennheiser Momentum 2nd Generation and Wireless Headphones

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Sennheiser Momentum 2nd Gen

Sennheiser has just launched their 2nd generation Momentum headphones.  The new models provide greater comfort, convenience and most noteworthy new wireless models.

The new Momentum Wireless and Momentum On-Ear Wireless include NFC technology for single touch pairing with any NFC-enabled mobile device, quickly establishing a Bluetooth connection for audio transmission; the apt-X codec provides high quality sound wirelessly to any Bluetooth apt-X-enabled device.  Wireless models also incorporate NoiseGard, an advanced Active Noise Cancellation technology that uses four microphones to efficiently monitor and block ambient noise and provide a perfect listening experience in even the noisiest environments.  With long-lasting built-in rechargeable batteries with a 22 life, Momentum Wireless models are well suited to being used on the move.

The new generation Momentum and Momentum Wireless are available in elegant Black and Ivory versions, as well as a classic Brown edition optimised for Apple iOS products. The Momentum On-Ear Wireless is available in Black and Ivory, whereas the wired Momentum On-Ear comes in Black, Ivory, Brown and Silver.

Enhancement to the second generation Momentum models include: a subtly redesigned earpads that still features Alcantara on the Momentum On-Ear, but now rounder in profile to make it even more comfortable.  The over-ear Momentum features larger, more padded ear pads for improved comfort with asymmetric shape to ensure a perfect fit, and reduction of external noise.  The new Momentum On-Ear retains the preceding model’s use of Alcantara on the ear pads – a luxury material used by car and yacht upholsterers for its unique combination of softness, comfort and durability.

The new folding headband design allows the new Momentum headphones to easily and compactly stowed, while the use of ultra strong and lightweight stainless steel sliders ensures that the new models are durable and long-lasting.

The new Momentum models feature a three-button in-line remote with an integrated mic for controlling music and taking calls. They will be available from January 2015 in two variants, optimised for either Apple iOS or Android and Windows smart devices such as Samsung Galaxy models. The Wireless MOMENTUM models allow for calls and music to be controlled directly from the headphones. These models come supplied with a charging cable and a flight adaptor as standard.

The Momentum Wireless and Momentum On-Ear Wireless will be priced at $499 U.S. and $399 U.S. respectively.  Look for more details at: www.sennheiser-momentum.com.