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Onkyo Unveils One of the World’s First True Wireless In-Ear Headphones!

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Onkyo Unveils One of the World’s First True Wireless In-Ear Headphones!2


Onkyo W800BT: True Wireless in-ear headphones

 LAS VEGAS – January 6, 2016 <<Consumer Electronics Show>> – In partnership with Gibson Brands, Onkyo of Japan today unveiled the exciting Onkyo W800BT, one of the world’s first True Wireless in-ear headphones. With absolutely no cables, the left and right earpieces work independently and connect wirelessly to a user’s smart device and each other.  

“True Wireless is the future and we’re proud to showcase our genuine breakthrough innovation her at Las Vegas CES,” said Sebastiaan Gruijters, Onkyo Business Leader at Gibson Innovations. “Our exciting advances in headphone technology featured in the W800BT allow users to immerse themselves in audio in a fantastic free and natural way.”

Each of the W800BT earpieces incorporates an Ø8.6mm high-powered driver that delivers a balanced sound across a frequency range of 6Hz – 22kHz. The closed acoustic architecture results in a clear and accurate audio experience with passive noise isolation. The right earpiece includes a microphone to enable hands-free calls and can be used with any Bluetooth™-enabled device. The W800BT also features a charging case to store headphones with its own internal battery, giving consumers the added convenience of four recharges.

Onkyo W800BT Acoustic information:

  • Ø8.6mm neodymium drivers
  • Closed acoustic architecture
  • 6Hz – 22kHz
  • Sensitivity –107dB
  • Impedance – 16Ω

Other key features:

  • True wireless independent in-ear headphones
  • Charging case included for 4 recharges
  • 40 hours standby time
  • Microphone included in right earpiece

The Onkyo W800BT in-ear wireless headphones will be available in North America for $299.99 from March 2016.

About Gibson Brands

Gibson Brands is a global leader in musical instruments, consumer electronics, and professional audio and is dedicated to bringing the finest experiences to consumers by offering exceptional products with world-recognized brands.

Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, Gibson Brands has manufacturing, marketing and research and development centers throughout the world. Gibson Brands is dedicated to improving the quality of life and music for its customers.

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