Nokia launches three new Bluetooth Headsets
NOKIA PRESS RELEASE January 4, 2006
Nokia launches three great Bluetooth Headsets
The tiny Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-800 combines design and style with comfort and functionality
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA – Nokia, the global leader in mobility, today announced three new Bluetooth Headsets; the tiny and stylish Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-800, the powerful Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-900 and the sleek Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-200.
“We are excited to introduce Nokia’s smallest ever Bluetooth Headset BH-800 to the market,” said Razvan Olosu, Vice President, Mobile Enhancements at Nokia. “I’m confident that the stylish minimalist design coupled with the tiny size of the product will attract completely new consumer segments globally.”
With the launch of these three great Bluetooth headsets, Nokia continues to pave the way for broader use of wireless headsets. “The Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone market grew to 133 million units in 2005 and we expect it to grow to 220 million units in 2006,” said Razvan Olosu at Nokia.
Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-800
Weighing only 9 grams, the Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-800′s simple and elegant form factor offers the ultimate in freedom and comfort when used with a compatible mobile device. Available in two colors, coffee black and silver white, the headset incorporates an optional, removable ear loop, for use in either ear, in addition to a strap that allows the wearer to place and remove the headset with one hand. With talk time of up to 6 hours and up to 160 hours of stand by time, the Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-800 provides a hassle-free and long-lasting communications experience. The power button, volume control and call answering buttons make it easy to handle calls, and its voice recognition capabilities enables you to make calls and redial without even having to touch your mobile device. Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-800 is Nokia’s first wireless headset with Bluetooth specification 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate (EDR).
Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-900
Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-900 is an elegant headset with a comfortable and ergonomic earhook that can easily be switched from one ear to the other. It has excellent audio quality even in noisy environments as it supports both noise reduction and echo cancellation. With talk time of up to 8 hours and up to 180 hours of stand by time, the Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-900 presents a wireless solution even for long-lasting communications needs. The headset weighs 18 grams and supports Push to talk over Bluetooth wireless technology.
Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-200
The sleek Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-200 is an easy-to-use wireless headset with comfortable ear hook and convenient function keys. Weighing 14 grams, it completes the Nokia Bluetooth headset trio with very user-friendly functionality and a feeling of simplicity. It has talk time of up to 5 hours 30 minutes and up to 150 hours of stand by time.
The Nokia Bluetooth Headsets BH-800 and BH-200 are planned to be commercially available in the first quarter of 2006 and the Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-900 in the second quarter of 2006 with estimated retail prices (excluding taxes) of USD 140, USD 55 and USD 100, respectively.