Jabra has launched four new members of the Elite series in the Philippines - the Elite 45e, Elite 65t, Elite Active 65t, and the Elite 65e. First announced at CES 2018, they are the latest to join the Elite family of headphones and earbuds, a series engineered for outstanding music quality and strong voice capability.
With the Elite range, headphone users no longer have to make a choice between great music headphones or a headset designed for voice and calls, and can have both with whichever Elite product they choose.
The four latest products - Elite 45e, Elite 65t, Elite Active 65t, and Elite 65e - model the best-selling Jabra Elite Sport, the most technically advanced true wireless sports earbuds which set the standard for the Elite product suite by incorporating leading audio technology. Drawing on the GN Group’s long-standing audio, headset, and hearing aid expertise, each new Elite product contains unique microphone configurations to ensure users will always be heard, whether you’re speaking to voice assistants such as Alexa or your family, and whether you’re indoors or out on the street. In addition, the companion Jabra Sound+ app allows you to personalize your music to the sound that suits you.
In addition to the best-in-class voice and music experience, the new Elite products also come with the security of a two-year warranty against dust and water ingress (two years for the Elite Active 65t also including sweat ingress). While users will experience the great voice and music experience that Elite products offer, they will also be able to choose the wearing style that suits them best. The Elite family includes true wireless and soft neckband variants with the suffix letter signifying the styles clearly using ‘e’ for earbud and ‘t’ for true wireless.
For those who prefer using voice commands, the new products allow voice support for all major voice services, now including Amazon Alexa on-the-go. Jabra will be among the first movers to enable this mobile feature, providing customers with access to Alexa directly from the earbuds. With Alexa, you can ask to play music, hear the news, check weather, control smart home devices, and much more. The Elite 65t delivers a 4-microphone array and superior sound.
While delivering the Elite series’ trademark market-leading voice and music experience and durability, each of the products has its own specific features:
Elite 45e (PhP 6,999): Engineered for the best voice and music experience. The Elite 45e is for users who want the best combined voice and music experience in a headset with a discreet design and a great fit. This soft neckband (with memory wire) headset has a lightweight form factor and a unique box microphone solution that delivers the clearest voice communication on any stereo wireless headphone.
Elite 65t (PhP 10,499): Engineered for the best true wireless voice and music experience. The Elite 65t is a third generation true wireless earbud aimed at those who want the best voice and music experience without wires. It is engineered to ensure a stable wireless connection and best call and voice quality. The 65t includes one-touch access to Siri, and Google Now, new integration for Amazon Alexa on-the-go and has up to 15 hours of battery life (with cradle).
Elite Active 65t (PhP 11,999): Engineered for active users who want a true wireless voice and music experience while working out. The Jabra Elite Active 65t is for those who want the features of the Elite 65t, while being able to use the earbuds in a sports or training setting. The earbuds have enhanced grip, through special coating, integrated accelerometer for tracking features and IP56 sweat, water and dust certification. The Elite Active 65t has five hours of listening time on one charge with two additional charges in the cradle.
Elite 65e (PhP 12,499): Engineered for the best-in-class wireless calls and music. The Elite 65e provides two levels of noise cancellation, including Jabra’s leading Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) solution. In addition, the Jabra Elite 65e offers incredible conversation quality with three-microphone technology that creates a noise-blocking zone – making sure your voice is conveyed with crystal-clear clarity.
“By introducing the Elite series, we have demonstrated to headphone users that we understand their needs and that we are fully committed to providing the best voice and music headphone solutions. Our new Elite series accommodates three levels of technology in sound, microphone and voice interaction capabilities, different endurance levels, and both true wireless earbud and neckband solutions,” said René Svendsen-Tune, CEO at Jabra. “With the Elite family, we now offer headsets for every choice of wearing style, use case and price point.”
Key features of the Elite franchise
- The best voice experience: unique, market-leading microphone technology ensures the best calls and voice interactions on the market. Plus support for all major voice virtual assistants including new integration with Amazon Alexa-on-the-go
- Personalised music experience: users can adapt their sound to suit their personal preferences with the Jabra Sound app
- Biggest choice of wearing styles: true wireless, neckband, soft neckband, headband – always the best voice, music and calls
- Unbeatable durability: two-year life proof warranty against water and dust ingress, two-year warranty for Active & Sport variants against sweat and dust
Find out more about the new Jabra Elite family at www.jabra.com/elite.
The Jabra Elite 45e, Jabra Elite 65e, Jabra Elite Active 65t, and the Jabra Elite 65t are available at any Power Mac Center, The Listening Room, Lazada, Urban Gadgets, and Egghead stores.