Will NuForce have the first affordable truly wireless earbud worth buying?
What follows is a press release from Optoma.
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Optoma, a world leading manufacturer of video and audio products, unveils its 2018 collection of audio products in the Optoma NuForce portfolio at CES 2018. Leveraging cutting-edge sound technologies, the Optoma NuForce BE Free5 truly wireless earbuds deliver crisp, clear sound that will delight and surprise audiophiles with a mainstream accessible price of just $99 – well below market competitors. The company is also showcasing premium wireless earphones with 10mm drivers and full aluminum housing at an incredible value, and an ultra-value pair with AAC support and a 10-hour battery life that packs great sound for an incredible price.
“At CES 2018, we are proud to introduce our newest collection of premium quality, wireless earphones that were inspired by their award-winning 2017 predecessors and designed with both audiophiles and enthusiasts in mind,” said Jyri Jokirinta, head of NuForce audio at Optoma Technology. “Our new lineup is core to our value proposition to provide a premium audio experience at an incredible value. In addition to featuring upgrades in sound technologies and materials, they also improve upon design and fit for the utmost comfort, flexibility and reliability for consumers to enjoy uninterrupted music and entertainment in comfort, in style, and on-the-go.”
The Optoma NuForce BE Free5 truly wireless earbuds pack a serious audio punch in a small form factor, supporting AAC and with graphene-coated 6mm dynamic drivers to deliver superior sound to audiophiles for just $99. With a battery life of up to four hours, plus 12 hours of extra charge when attached to the self-charging case, and fast charging with one hour of playback for 15 minutes of charge, consumers can enjoy hours of their favorite music, whether commuting, working, working out or on-the-go. These powerhouse earbuds feature the latest Qualcomm CSR True Wireless Bluetooth solution, Qualcomm CVC noise cancelling microphone technology with wind noise reduction, and custom SpinFit eartips for a snug fit with strong, crisp, clear audio. The NuForce BE Free5 wireless earphones will be available for purchase in April 2018.
In addition, the company is announcing and showcasing:
- Optoma NuForce BE Live5: The successor to the award-winning BE6i, the BE Live5 feature superior sound, delivered by 10mm drivers with NuForce sonic coating in a 30 percent shorter form factor. The drivers are 40 percent larger than standard drivers on the market to provide lower distortion, deeper bass and crystal-clear highs, as well as AAC and aptX support for a true audiophile sound experience. The NuForce BE Live5 have an IPX5 sweat, dust and water resistance rating with a lightweight aluminum housing for true durability. With an 8-hour battery life, microphone and remote to activate Siri, Google Assistant and Alexa, and a new advanced design to improve fit with custom-made silicon tips and ear wings, the NuForce BE Live5 are an audio force that will satisfy the most discerning and active listener. It will be available for purchase in March 2018 for $129.
- Optoma NuForce BE Live2: On the heels of the high performance, high value BE2 earphones, Optoma is introducing the BE Live2, delivering great wireless audio at a mass mainstream price-point. For just $59 and available in June 2018, consumers get strong audio performance, with a market-leading 10-hour battery life. With AAC support for iPhone, aluminum and polycarbonate housing, an IPX5 sweat, dust and water resistance rating, and custom-made silicone ear tips and wings, the BE Live2 will be one of the best performance-to-price products on the market.
For more information about the company and its current products please visit http://www.optomausa.com/.