Montblanc has debuted its first Smart Headphones: the wireless, active noise cancelling Montblanc MB 01. Designed for optimal comfort with enhanced functionality and uncompromised quality, the foldable pair of headphones are compact and seeks to complete the luxury Maison’s tech travel offering.
“We set out to create headphones that would strike the ideal balance between advanced technology, sophisticated design, and comfort, because that’s what really matters to Montblanc travellers, whether they are aboard a long-haul flight, on a conference call at the airport or simply trying to recharge while on the road,” – Nicolas Baretzki, Montblanc CEO.
Travelling is an essential part of the modern-day luxury business lifestyle with quality headphones becoming a necessary accessory for today’s traveller. To meet the demands of individuals who live life on the road or in the air, Montblanc has put together an experienced team of award-winning engineers and designers which includes Alex Rosson of Rosson Audio Design, who is also one of the co-founder of Auzede to collaboratively develop a comfortable pair of headphones that not only bears a stylish look consistent with Maison’s heritage of fine craftsmanship and timeless design but also achieves excellent sound quality.
“When developing these travel essentials, our focus was not just on creating headphones that would deliver performance and reliability, but also a design that was very distinctive with larger headphones to comfortably cover the ear, as well as sleek metal and leather finishes that give it that unmistakable Montblanc flair. When they are on the road, whether business or leisure, intrepid travellers want stylish accessories that help them stand out wherever they go,” – Zaim Kamal, Montblanc Creative Director.
Montblanc’s debuting Smart Headphones features Bluetooth 5.0, supporting Bluetooth codecs AAC (for iOS devices) and aptX (for Android devices) and has a battery life of 20 hours with ANC on.
The Montblanc MB 01 Smart Headphones is available at Montblanc boutiques worldwide and online in three different combinations: black leather with chrome metal finishes, brown leather with gold coloured metal finishes and light grey leather with polished metal finishes. Each pair of headphones comes in a fine fabric pouch with a USB-C charging cable, audio jack cable, an aeroplane adaptor and retails at an MSRP of EUR 590, SGD 925, USD 595.