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Published on September 4th, 2019 | by The GC Team

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Klipsch brings four new headphones to UK

The Klipsch T5 Series of in-ear phones consists of four new designs, each aimed at a specific and demanding sector of this market:

The T5 True Wireless (£175.00, available now for pre-order, due in stores September), employs Bluetooth 5 with built-in aptX high-quality audio ability. It is also digital assistant ready for rapid connection with the smart helper of choice. The Klipsch Connect App (available this autumn) enables battery level check, running firmware upgrades and adjustment of EQ settings. IPX4 rating  ensures resistance to sweat and water,  and it comes with a protective container that also acts as a wireless charging unit, supporting USB-C for fast powering and enabling up to 24 hours of battery charging. Add this to the True Wireless’s single charge eight-hour battery life, and the user can listen for up to 32 hours. The unit is equipped with four integrated mics with cVc (clear voice chat) technology, and the patented oval ear tips, enhance noise isolation and superior bass, and reduce ear fatigue.

The T5 Sport (£110.00, available at retail now), is designed for active lifestyles, focusing on a secure fit. Patented oval ear tips enable a super-snug fit and smart cable management with a choice of loose or tightened with ear wings for extra security. The pack also contains a pair of Comply Ts-100 Comfort tips, giving users a further option to enable the best possible fit. This model’s dynamic driver combines high output and full bass extension, and the single lithium-ion battery is good for up to ten hours. The model offers built-in aptX and aptX HD Bluetooth 5 support, with the latter supporting 48 kHz / 24bit LPCM audio. It also enables multi-point pairing. Users get the T5 range’s integrated cVc mic, IPX4 rated sweat and water resistance, with further features accessible via the upcoming Klipsch Connect App. A three-button remote allows control of music and phone calls with both Android and Apple devices.

The T5 Neckband (pictured, £115.00, available at retail now), is Bluetooth-5 equipped, features built-in support for aptX HD, three-button remote control and IPX4 rating, and works with the forthcoming Klipsch Connect App. It delivers the reassurance of buds connected to a wire, together with the convenience of a wireless connection with a smartphone The lightweight, hand-stitched, edge-treated leather neckband, which sits directly on the neck or tucks under the collar. The built-in neck vibration feature notifies of incoming calls and the integrated cVc dual mics automatically enhance voice clarity and actively reduce environment noise. The unit provides up to 15 hours of listening to music and taking calls.

The T5 M Wired (£70.00, available at retail now),  does not feature Bluetooth connectivity, sports fit or True Wireless technology, but the manufacturer claims that on a “sound-per-pound ratio, these buds are nigh unbeatable.” For those who don’t require added features, this model offers the T5 Series’ dynamic moving coil micro speaker driver design, together with Klipsch patented oval ear tips. The unit also has an IPX4 rating plus a single-button mic/remote.

Oxfordshire-based Henley Audio exclusively distributes Klipsch in the UK.

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