Marshall announces Motif ANC, its first true wireless Bluetooth headphones with active noise reduction.Minor III, open Bluetooth headphones.
In March 2021, Marshall offered its first true wireless headphones, the Mode II , which had a shortcoming: the lack of active noise reduction (ANC). This lack is now corrected with Motif A.N.C., which benefit from this technology. These IPX5 certified rod models are equipped with 6 mm transducers, transparency mode, 3 microphones per earpiece and a Bluetooth 5.2 interface. They also benefit from touch controls.
According to Marshall, the headphones offer a battery life of 4 h 30 min which reaches 6 h without noise reduction. Their charging case compatible with the Qi wireless standard provides 20 hours of battery life in total (26 hours without ANC). Full recharge takes 3 hours.
Delivered with three pairs of tips, the Motif ANC will be sold on September 30 at a price of 199 euros. Pre-orders are opens from today.
Competitors for AirPods
The manufacturer also completes its range with the Minor III, open earphones without tips similar to Apple's AirPods. They feature 12mm transducers, SBC and aptX codecs, as well as touch controls. They are only IPX4 certified, which is sufficient to use them in not too heavy rain.
They offer according to Marshall a battery life of 5 hours, which reaches a total of 25 hours with the charging case. It takes just 1 hour 30 minutes to fully charge the headphones.
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The Minor IIIs are available at a price of 129 euros.