New York – Philips
announced a line of a new headphones today that are geared toward the younger
consumer and feature construction inspired by designer O’Neill.
The O’Neill line
consists of four models: two over-ear and two in-ear headphones. All have
retail prices less than $99.99.
The top of the
line, at $99.99, are the over-ear Stretch headphones. Featuring a “flexible and
tough” cushioned headband, the pair have a design that keep in line with
O’Neill’s wetsuits. Other elements include 40mm drivers, neoprene padding, a
tangle-free cable and noise-isolating ear cushions.
“street art and digital media”-inspired Snugs headphones also have 400mm
drivers, but they will retail for $59.99. Features include tangle-free cable, reinforced
connectors and noise-isolating ear cushions.
The Covert in-ear
headphones ($49.99) have 13mm drivers, in-line control and microphone, and
noise-isolating soft caps, while the Specked headphones ($29.99) have 9mm
drivers, tangle-free cable and colored silicon sleeves.
All of the
headphones will be available in September.