IFA, Berlin, Germany – 3rd Sept, 2010 - PlantronicsÒ (NYSE:PLT) today announced the M100 BluetoothÒ Headset, an ultra-slim, lightweight headset that features advanced technology to deliver clear and natural audio. The M100 combines dual-microphones, wind-noise reduction and Digital Signal Processing (DSP) for an enhanced communication experience on both sides of the conversation. This is the first of a range of smart headsets that are geared for the growing smartphone userbase and is encased in environmentally-sound packaging featuring a new brand identity.
The Plantronics M100 is very easy to set up and use. It includes convenient status voice alerts for remaining talk-time, low-battery, mute and connection status. iPhone users can monitor headset battery levels on their screen. Additionally, the M100 automatically adjusts sound levels when moving in and out of noisy environments, allowing users to always be hands-free and able to focus on the task in front of them.
“The headset is a powerful tool to support the fast moving, multi-tasking generation and the M100 excels in every category that is important to busy people on the go, including audio performance, comfort and usability, “ said Stuart Bradshaw, EMEA consumer products manager. “ Designed for today’s high speed world, and combining Plantronics signature audio performance, the M100 sounds natural, feels natural and is intuitive to use, making it the ideal companion to the latest generation of smartphones and devices.”
The Plantronics M100 is available in Classic Charcoal and features the following:
· Multipoint technology – pairs one headset to two Bluetooth devices.
· Battery power giving up to six hours of talk- time and 10 days of stand-by time
· Weighs only 9 grams – the Plantronics M100 is both light and comfortable for extended wearing·
·Convenient micro USB neck cord allows users to carry headset within easy reach when they’re waiting for that important call
· Soft gel ear tips, in three different sizes, together with an optional ear loop to provide multiple wearing options for a perfect fit
PRICE and availability
The M100 has a price of £49.99 (inc VAT) and will be available in September from consumer electronics retailers.