Samsung Delivers Studio-Quality Sound with New Premium Headphones from Audio Legend, AKG

New AKG wireless headphones with rich and dynamic sound available on and through select partners in the U.S.

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today launched a new
lineup of first-class wireless AKG
, including the N700NC, Y500 and Y100 – all optimized for
balanced and studio-quality sound. Whether you’re an audio expert or a
music enthusiast, the new series of AKG wireless headphones promises an
unparalleled listening experience.

“AKG’s legacy of innovation and leadership in the audio space is second
to none and at Samsung and we are proud to unveil a new lineup of
headphones that will bring studio-quality design and engineering to
consumers everywhere,” said Alanna Cotton, Senior Vice President and
General Manager of Mobile Computing and Enhancements at Samsung
Electronics America. “Our new series of AKG wireless headphones allow
users to enjoy music exactly how it was intended to be heard by the
artist – perfectly balanced and true-to-life.”

N700NC: Premium Over-Ear Noise-Cancelling Headphones with
Studio-Quality Sound

Combining the best in design with AKG’s award-winning sound technology,
the AKG N700NC are the ideal over-ear headphones for music-lovers
looking for best-in-class audio. With the N700NC, users will experience
studio-quality sound thanks to a variety of premium, innovative features:

  • Adaptive Noise Cancelling: Users can control how much
    surrounding noise they want to let in – so they can immerse themselves
    in the music or keep an ear open to the world around them – all with
    the push of a button.
  • Perfect Calls and Talk Thru: World-class audio technology
    eliminates intrusive echoes, strikes the perfect balance between noise
    cancellation and ambient awareness, and results in crystal clear voice
  • Long-Lasting Battery: With battery life that lasts up to 20
    hours,1 users can listen to their favorite music throughout
    the day without having to worry about charging.

Y500 and Y100: Powerful Wireless Headphones for On-the-go Listeners

With AKG’s industry-leading audio technology, along with hours of
battery life and speed charging capability built-into the headphones,
the AKG Y500 on-ear and Y100 in-ear wireless headphones promise
uninterrupted musical indulgence all day.

For a more seamless connection, the AKG Y500 wireless headphones feature
Multi-Point Connectivity, allowing users to easily pair two Bluetooth
connected devices at the same time. And with the play and pause
automation feature, users will never miss a beat – the AKG Y500
automatically pauses content when the headphones are taken off, and
resumes play automatically when placed back over the ears.

The AKG wireless Y100 are light and durable headphones that bring crisp,
clean sound regardless of the environment – whether on a train, at work
or even out on the town. Like the Y500, the Y100 headphones also have
Ambient Aware that offers more seamless control of surrounding noise
with just a single tap.


The Y500 and Y100 wireless headphones are available in the US starting
today, September 14, 2018 at, Amazon,, Sprint and US

The N700NC will be available at, Amazon and later
this year.


AKG N700NC, Y500 and Y100 Product Specifications







Form Factor   Over-ear   On-ear   In-ear
Adaptive Noise cancelling   Yes    
Ambient Aware     Yes   Yes
Automatic Play & Pause     Yes  
Charging time   2 hours   2.5 hours   2 hours
Music play time with Bluetooth on   Up to 20 hours   Up to 33 hours   Up to 8 hours
Color   Silver   Black, Blue, Green, Pink   Pink, Green, Blue Black
Weight   270g   230g   24g
Pricing   $349.95   $149.95   $99.95

About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

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Inc. (SEA), is a recognized innovative leader in consumer electronics,
mobile devices and enterprise solutions. A wholly owned subsidiary of
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AKG audio products are synonymous with studio sound. They are designed
for those who take music seriously, delivering a precise and superior
sound. The brand expression embodies the passion for engineering the
purest high-end listening experiences that unleash the creative spirit
of culture-makers who positively push the world forward in music. AKG is
a brand of HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung
Electronics Co, LTD.

1 Actual battery life and charging times may vary and
depend on usage conditions.


UEG (On Behalf of Samsung Electronics America)
Michael Goon