Sennheiser unveils new Momentum Headphones skinned in high-end Alcantara materials

Sennheiser debuts new Momentum Headphones aimed at the high-end Apple market.

@CharlesJGantt
Published Tue, Jul 9 2013 11:21 AM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

This morning, Sennheiser announced the addition of a new model headphone to its Momentum line. The new headphones are slightly more compact and come in four different colors. Designed to work with Apple's mobile product line, the new Momentum headphones feature a built-in line microphone and remote control.

Sennheiser unveils new Momentum Headphones skinned in high-end Alcantara materials | TweakTown.com

The headset will, however, work with other devices with the exclusion of the remote control functionality. Sennheiser says that the new headphones were developed by an "international team of design experts and trend scouts," but still feature a high-performance transducers Sennheiser is known for.

The new Momentum headphones feature a headband and ear pads that are skinned in Alcantara, a high-grade material that is featured in high-end cars and boats. At the moment, the new headphones are only available in the UK at a price point of £170 with US availability expected in the coming weeks.

NEWS SOURCE:electronista.com

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