Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Creative Aurvana X-Fi headphones boost iPhone

updated 09:05 am EDT, Tue September 18, 2007

Creative Aurvana X-Fi

Creative today launched what it says is its most advanced headphone set to date. The Aurvana X-Fi is the first wearable audio gear from Creative to include the X-Fi Crystalizer hardware from the company's sound cards and will actively restore many of the missing details found in compressed AAC and MP3 tracks. The headphones will also cancel up to 20dB of noise or add a 3D spatialization effect. Listeners can even mix and match different effects depending on the environment, Creative says. These effects are provided for up to nine hours on two AAA batteries, though the headphones will operate like any other earphone set without power.

Standing in contrast to many larger headphone sets, the Aurvana X-Fi includes a narrow headphone jack that fits the iPhone natively. Its 40mm neodymium drivers are reportedly sensitive enough to properly drive most any handheld, including Creative's own ZEN players, the iPod, and the PSP. The headphones should be available today through Amazon for $300 and will be available before the end of the month from Creative itself and other stores.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

IDrive cloud backup and sync service

There are a lot of cloud services out there, and nearly all of them can be used for backing up key files and folders. A few dedicated ...

Asus Chromebook C300

When Chromebooks hit the market back in 2011, consumers didn't know what to do with them. The low-cost laptops, powered by Google's Ch ...

Plantronics BackBeat Pro Bluetooth headphones

Looking for a pair of headphones that can do everything a user requires is a task that can take some study. Trying to decide on in-ear ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News