Nokia recently launched its essential wireless headphones. The headphones also include an inbuilt battery that is rated to deliver up to 40 hours of audio playback on a single charge. Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones come with universal voice assistant support that lets you communicate with Google Assistant or Siri. Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones are essentially the global variant of the Nokia Essential True Wireless Headphones E1200 that debuted in China in July.
The device also has universal Bluetooth® 5.0 compatibility, making it the perfect accessory regardless of which operating system the user has opted for.
The Nokia Essential Wireless headphones have a foldable headband design and robust anodized aluminum outer cover with comfortable, soft earpads.
Speaking about the launch, Alexander Lambeek, Global Head of Accessories, HMD Global said that with their accessories portfolio, they are delivering all the experiences one needs in a stylish and affordable package that one can expect from a trusted brand. Describing the Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones, he went on to add, “It’s the perfect audio solution – affordable and with universal connectivity, these headphones are the perfect companion for work, music or sport. And, with voice assistant support, people can break away from their screens and soak up the world around them!”
The device comes in black and will be available globally from November 2020 from Nokia.com and select retailers. The Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones have been priced at €59 (Rs 5,145 approx). Nokia licensee HDM global has provided a 500mAh non-removable battery that is rated to deliver up to 40 hours of listening time and can be fully charged in three hours. There is an anodized aluminum outer cover along with soft earbuds to provide a comfortable experience. You can also activate Google Ass. And Siri directly through the Essential Wireless Headphones to get directions, change the existing track, or make a voice call while on the go. The headphones weigh 197 grams.
HMD Global is expanding its product lines and the latest headphones look promising as they are. But the company needs to be aggressive about the price if undercutting Chinese rivals is what HMD Global is looking at.