London – August 26, 2009 – Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE: PLT) today announced that The Carphone Warehouse will stock the Plantronics Explorer® 390 and Explorer 260® Bluetooth headsets from today as part of its core range. The headsets will be available in 670 stores across the UK and this is the first of the Explorer range to be sold through The Carphone Warehouse. This will be distributed by Kondor, the largest independent supplier of mobile phone accessories in the UK.
“We are delighted to have secured this agreement with The Carphone Warehouse,” said Paul Hartridge, Head of UK Consumer Sales at Plantronics. Inc. “This means that more and more people will be able to purchase and enjoy Plantronics Bluetooth headsets that give outstanding audio quality at competitive prices”.
The Explorer® 390 is a lightweight headset designed for in-car use, delivering noise, wind and echo reduction for quality sound at an affordable price. The easy one-touch features enable users to listen and talk easily, whilst focusing on the road with this user-friendly headset. The multiple charging options mean it can be powered up at home, on the road and in the office and it can be paired with two Bluetooth enabled devices at any one time.
The Explorer® 260 is an easy-to-use Bluetooth headset, ideal for first-time buyers using their headset in the car. The straight forward QuickPair™ set-up and one-touch features make using this Bluetooth headset simple, whilst the Plantronics’ technologies ensure guaranteed sound quality with up to 8 hours talk time. It has been tested with top Bluetooth mobile phone brands to ensure near universal compatibility and comes with multiple charging options. Both these Plantronics headsets come with a 2-year warranty.
Pricing and Availability
Customers will be able to purchase the Plantronics Explorer® 390 and Explorer® 260 from 10th August , through The Carphone Warehouse retail and online stores. RRP is £29.99 - £39.99, for more specific pricing please refer to The Carphone Warehouse. To learn more about the Explorer® range, please visit: www.plantronics.com.