By >Akihabara News Team
Samsung Modus Bluetooth headset sports dual microphones, multipoint technology
Unveiled at CTIA Wireless Trade Show 2010, Samsung’s new Modus (HM3500) Bluetooth headset is convertible-style dual headset offering both Mono and Stereo modes for mobile calls or for streaming music.
Other key features are two microphones for noise cancellation and the capability to allow usage with two Bluetooth enabled devices at once including mobile phones and MP3 players. It mutes the music when a call comes to the connected mobile phone.
It also promises talk time of up to six hours and a standby time of up to 200 hours.
LAS VEGAS, March 22, 2010 – Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile)1, the No.1 mobile phone provider in the United States2, today announced the availability of the new, sleek convertible-style Bluetooth® headset, the Samsung Modus™ (HM3500). The premium-featured Modus is an affordable headset that offers dual microphone and noise cancelling technology that converts to a Stereo Bluetooth headset for an enhanced mobile experience.
The Modus supports a multitude of advanced features such as noise cancellation with a dual microphone design to separate the user’s voice from the surrounding background noise. In addition to sound quality, the Modus offers advanced multipoint technology that allows seamless connectivity between two Bluetooth-enabled audio-streaming devices, including mobile phones, computers and MP3 players. When enjoying rich, full-fidelity Bluetooth stereo while also connected to a phone, the Modus will gently mute the stereo audio, allowing the user to answer or initiate phone calls and seamlessly restores its settings when the call is complete. The user can also stream full fidelity audio and enjoy the rich sound through the single earpiece of the Bluetooth headset.
The Modus, featuring a sleek and stylish fluid design, is intended for consumers looking for a conventional noise-cancelling Bluetooth headset with the capability to stream stereo audio. It can be worn as a mono-style headset for placing and receiving calls and readily transforms into a stereo Bluetooth headset when connected to the included stereo ear bud headset for an enhanced audio experience.
Key Modus Product Features
Mono & stereo dual headset
Removable ear hook
Multiple sized ergonomic rubber ear buds for added comfort
Stereo earbuds with minimal wires and clip to secure wires in place
Advanced multipoint technology connecting to two phones
Bluetooth version 2.1+EDR
Noise reduction: 2-Mic NR/EC
Talk & standby time: 6h/200h
AVC (Auto Volume Control)
Profile: HSP, HFP, A2DP
Micro USB interface
Battery level check
Proximity pairing – place phone and headset within 6” and auto pair.
1Samsung Mobile is proud to provide ENERGY STAR-qualified power adapters with its mobile phones and accessories. ENERGY STAR qualified products use less energy, save money, and help protect the environment. Products that have earned the ENERGY STAR meet strict energy-efficiency guidelines set by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy.
2Number one mobile phone provider in the U.S. claim for Samsung Mobile based upon reported shipment data, according to Strategy Analytics Q1-Q4 2009 U.S. Market Share Handset Shipments Reports.
About Samsung Telecommunications America
Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, a Dallas-based subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., researches, develops and markets wireless handsets and telecommunications products throughout North America.
About Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2008 consolidated sales of US$96 billion. Employing approximately 164,600 people in 179 offices across 61 countries, the company consists of seven independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Semiconductor and LCD. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs.