Meizu’s roots are in music with their MP3 devices, and now smartphones with awesome built in speakers and excellent media players, so it comes as no surprise that the Chinese electronics company have released a complimenting set of in ear headphones.
The EP-40 headphones from Meizu promise to bring the best possible acoustic experience thanks to their high quality construction and top of the range materials.
Meizu have also given the EP-40 headphones an inline wired controller which allow you to play, pause and skip tracks while on the go.
Meizu EP-40 Headphone Specifications
- 7μm ultra-thin composite diaphragm
- 8mm powerful drive unit
- 14 0.05mm high-purity oxygen-free copper headphone wires
- 3 earplugs in different sizes
- Microphone and remote
- High-speed Response Technology
- Speaker impedance: 16 Ω
- Sensitivity: 101dB SPL
- Frequency response: 20Hz ~ 20KHz
- Maximum input power: 10mW
- Length: 1.2m
- Plug: 3.5mm
Prices will be 269 Yuan and they will be available from local Meizu stockists.
Meizu EP40 Press Release
MEIZU announces the EP-40 headphones
HONG KONG – March 16, 2012 – MEIZU has today announced the MEIZU EP-40 headphones, which combine high grade sound with the convenience of a wired remote control and microphone. Fitted in an innovatively designed, vinyl disc shaped packaging, the MEIZU EP-40 are the best sounding headphones from MEIZU yet; signifying the company’s commitment to quality accessories.
“Sound quality has been one of our main focuses ever since our music player era.” said Vincent Wan, marketing department manager at MEIZU. “MEIZU EP-40 features the unique High-speed Response Technology that helps reproduce your music the way it was intended to be heard. It combines an exquisite appearance with long-term wearing comfort so that it looks good, but more importantly, also feels good.”
The MEIZU EP-40 headphones can be used to control MEIZU smartphones such as the new MEIZU MX. One of the main focuses of Flyme OS, the operating system behind MEIZU’s smartphones, is in audio quality. Combining the best audio hardware and software, the Flyme Music app is not only slick and beautiful, but also the perfect companion for audio lovers; supporting lossless formats such as FLAC and APE out of the box through its Wolfson WM8958 chip. Using the controls found on the EP-40, one can control the Music player to play, pause, skip or forward tracks. In addition, the EP-40 remote also makes it easy to pick up and reject calls.
Designed after the iconic red and black vinyl disc that has been a part of the Flyme OS music player app since 2008, the EP-40 packaging raises the bar for the headphone industry’s product design standards. Just as its packaging resembles a vinyl disc, the MEIZU EP-40 will provide the user with a CD-grade, high quality music listening experience.
Pricing and availability
The MEIZU EP-40 headphones with remote and microphone are available on March 31, 2012 in MEIZU’s four hundred retail stores across mainland China (269 CNY) and Hong Kong ($269 HKD). Consumers in mainland China also have the option to buy the headphones online via the official MEIZU website.
Founded in 2003, MEIZU began producing music players which later came to be world renowned. Since 2008, all efforts have been focused on creating great smartphones, which has made the company one of China’s most loved smartphone brands. As a company, MEIZU seeks to transcend convention and imagination, with the ultimate goal of making products worthy of dreams. For more information, please visit http://en.meizu.com