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Samsung launches four new AKG headphones in India: Price, specifications

Samsung’s new AKG lineup features new headphones and earphones starting 6,699 and going up to 26,999.

Samsung AKG Y500 headphones.
Samsung AKG Y500 headphones. (Samsung)

Samsung India on Tuesday launched four new wireless AKG headphones and earphones -- Y100, Y500, N200 and N700NC M2 -- in India.

While the AKG Y100 is priced at 6,699, the AKG N200 and AKG Y500 will cost 9,999 each and the AKG N700NC M2 will be available for 26,999.

All four models will be available through Samsung e-store, exclusive outlets and all top retailers. They will also be available at leading online portals shortly.

"These products embody Samsung's 'DoWhatYouCan't' philosophy by offering immersive music experience to consumers exactly as the artist intended. We are sure that AKG headphones will be a delight to our consumers," Aditya Babbar, Director, Mobile Business, Samsung India, said in a statement.

The AKG N700NC M2 is the flagship headphone and comes with a long lasting battery that provides 23 hours playback with Bluetooth and noise cancellation.

The AKG Y500 is an on-ear wireless headphone which comes in five colour options and play/pause automation to enable user to pause the music automatically when taking the headphones off, while the AKG Y100 is a neck-band type earphone.

The AKG N200 is an in-ear athleisure earphone which offers playback time of up to eight hours; there is also a fast charging feature which aims to give one full hour of listening time with just 10 minutes of charging.