Motorola announced the launch of its new Bluetooth« products which build on Motorola's already extensive portfolio. The four new products to its bluetooth accessory line up are the HS850 and HS805 headsets, the HS830 necklace hanging headset, and the HF800 Bluetooth speakerphone.
Bruce Hawver, Global Vice President for Companion Products, Motorola said: "Motorola believes people need smooth transitions from home to car and everywhere in-between. An integral part of this vision is based on Bluetooth wireless technology - connecting people to people, people to things, and things to things. Motorola is committed to strengthening its Bluetooth portfolio, and this new range of products will ensure that Motorola continues to be seen as a provider of functional yet fashionable technology in this area."
Motorola Wireless Headset HS850 with Bluetooth (updated to include Bluetooth 1.2 support) is a new headset that features improved battery life, improved loudness and audio quality (the clarity is achieved through reduced interference, as Bluetooth 1.2 is designed to be more interference-resistant), and comes equipped with improved echo cancellation technology to ensure that your communication is delivered clearer than ever. It is rated for 8 hours talk time and 200 hours standby, and will cost $99.99 USD. Commercially available: Q4 2004.
Motorola Wireless Headset HS805 with Bluetooth - a slim and lightweight eadset represents the latest addition to Motorola's headset range. Featuring enhanced noise cancellation technology and a multifunction button for simple in-call control, this AAA battery powered headset can provide up to 22 hours of talk time from a single battery, making it ideal for travelers who are away from power outlets for extended periods. It is also equiped with Bluetooth 1.2. It will cost $59.99 USD. Available: Q4 2004.
Motorola Wireless Pendant Headset HS830 with Bluetooth is a new, stylish concept necklace headset that packs all must functions, with a convenient module that is worn around the neck. Traditionally, it uses Bluetooth 1.2 for reduced power consumption and has a rated life of 5 hours talk time or 100 hours standby. Available: Q1 2005.
Motorola Wireless Speaker HF800 with Bluetooth reveÓls improvements as more talk time and better audio capabilities into an already popular package. It uses Bluetooth 1.1 and is estimated on 3 hours of talk time. Available: Q4 2004.