New York, NY (March 28, 2018)—Focal is launching a new edition of its Listen headphone line with Wireless Chic, which can be used in wired and wireless configurations.
The new Chic additions find the headphones offered in Olive, Purple and Blue but sporting the same technical characteristics as the existing Listen line. The closed-back headphones are Bluetooth 4.1 aptX compatible, allowing wireless use. Characterized as offering “close to CD performance” according to Focal, the headphones sport 40 mm Electrodynamic Titanium/Mylar drivers, thermo-sensitive 22 mm-thick memory foam on the ear pads intended to provide comfort and isolation, and carry 20 hours of autonomy per 3 hours of charge.
Volume controls are built into the ear cups themselves, which are covered in non-conductive metalized finishes. The headphones have a net weight of 300 g and a range of roughly 15 meters in regards to Bluetooth.
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Additional accessories include a carrying case, detachable cable with mini jack input and USB cable. The new Chic additions are expected to street in May with a MSRP of $299.
Focal • www.focal.com