German brand Montblanc is well known for its range of pens. They have forrayed into smartwatches as well some time back. Now, with the launch of Montblanc Smart Headphones, the company has stepped into the audio industry. The new headphone comes with over the ear design along with noise cancellation feature to compete with brands such as Bose and Sony who are already dominating the headphones markets worldwide. Alongside this, the company introduced Summit 2+ smartwatch, which is a successor of Summit 2.
The Montblanc Smart Headphones have been priced at $595 that translates to Rs 44,050. These headphones are available in three neutral colour black and gold, black and silver, grey and silver and designed with the help of sound expert Alex Rosson. The company has used soft leather on the headband and ear cups also the company has used metal instead of plastic.
The Montblanc headphones are powered by Qualcomm’s chipset while there is Bluetooth tech for better connectivity and sound quality. They came integrated with Google Assistant and Google Fast Pair for good compatibility. It includes a USB-C port for charging and bundles a pair of USB-A to USB-C for charging. Instead of touch controls, these headphones can be controlled with the help of a button for play/pause on the right earcup, along with volume, ANC and Google Assistant. The logo has been stamped on the outer sides of both the earcups.
With the new set of wireless headphones, the company has also launched an updated version of its luxury smartwatch SUmmit 2. The company launched Summit 2+ smartwatch at $1,170 that translates to Rs 86,570. The smartwatch comes with a bigger 43.5mm case than its predecessor which is 42mm size. It offers a vintage analogue-style dial that is available in a bronze case and 22mm green strap.
The dial also includes a cellular radio and onboard GPS. It uses Snapdragon Wear 3100 chipset along with some battery saving modes which allows you to disable some of its features which consumes more energy. Enabling it extends the battery life to an extra three to five days. It packs a slightly bigger 410mAh battery and uses eSIM which can be set up with any supported carrier with the help of the app store and it works only on Verizon’s network for now.
Montblanc Summit 2+ smartwatch features a 1.28-inch display, which also offers customised watch faces. It includes health features such as a heart rate sensor that also measures stress levels which can be tracked using Montblanc’s Stress app on the watch.
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