German audio specialist, Sennheiser has launched new sports range of headphones – MX 686 SPORTS, CX 686 SPORTS, PMX 686 SPORTS and OCX 686 SPORTS. The MX 686 SPORTS and CX 686 SPORTS are optimized for Android smart devices. On the other hand, the PMX 686 SPORTS and the OCX 686 SPORTS will come in two variants, optimised for either Apple iOS or to work with Android smart devices.
For the new SPORTS models, Sennheiser has used the latest in material technology to manufacture Sports range of headphones to make sure they are lightweight yet durable and water resistant. The cables are para-aramid reinforced cable which offers superior strength and durability. The oval-shaped cable ensures tangle-free listening experience and reduced cable noise. All models include an integrated smartphone remote and microphone that allows easy controlling of volume, tracks and calls while exercising.
The sweat and water resistant mechanism conforms to the high standard with the IPX4 testing which ensures protection against splashing water. Moreover, SPORTS headphones come with SteriTouch anti-bacterial ear adapters and sleeves are included as a standard accessory, a material that maintains its hygienic qualities even over a lifetime of use and washes.
The MX 686 SPORTS and PMX 686 SPORTS feature open acoustics, allowing for a better awareness of external sounds that is ideal for outdoor pursuits such as running. Sennheiser has developed new adapters for the MX 686 SPORTS and a vertical in-ear design for the PMX 686 SPORTS that delivers a punchy bass while remaining acoustically open.
The MX 686 SPORTS features a classic earphone design and uses Sennheiser’s proven slide-to-fit ear-adapter for a customised secure fit and ensure high comfort as they have been made of silicone, while the PMX 686 SPORTS has a headband that offers additional security.
Besides above features, the CX 686 Sports and OCX 686 SPORTS‘ closed ear-canal designs are perfect for indoor excersise as they shield out noise distractions in environment such as gyms.The CX 686 SPORTS has slide-to-fit ear-adapter for a customised secure fit and ensure high comfort as they have been made of silicone, whereas the OCX 686 SPORTS features a flexible earhook securing mechanism that is both comfortable and reduces cable noise. The proprietary Sennheiser transducers used on all models are acoustically fine-tuned to deliver the best sound performance without distortion even at high sound levels.
Pricing and Availability
The MX 686 SPORTS is priced at Rs. 4,990/- (Available in g versions)
The CX 686 SPORTS is priced at Rs. 4,990/- (Available in g versions)
The PMX 686 SPORTS is priced at Rs. 7,990/- (Available both in g and i versions)
The OCX 686 SPORTS is Rs. 7,990/- (Available both in g and i versions)
All the SPORTS headphones are backed by a worldwide warranty of two years.