India is a market that can bring fortune for any company and in an attempt to impress the high-end headphone users of the country, the audio company Jabra has released the Elite 85h headphones in India at Rs 28,999. Launched in four colors including Black, Titanium Black, Navy, and Gold Beige, the device will be available on Amazon, Croma, and other Jabra authorized stores starting from May 25.

Features of Jabra Elite 85h

Engineered with Jabra SmartSound, the new headphones are based on audEERING context intelligence technology. The headphones also have Jabra’s famous HearThrough technology and Active Noise Cancellation (ANC). There are 8 microphones incorporated in the Jabra Elite 85h. Six of these microphones are dedicated for calling and four work on ANC. Two of the microphones are hybrid functional for calls as well as ANC.

The headphones have 40 mm custom-engineered speakers and are claimed to have a 36-hour long battery backup with ANC activated and 41-hour long battery backup without ANC.

The headset supports the Jabra Sound+ app where you can customize the device for SmartSound features. The IP52 certified headset is dust and rain resistance and comes with a 2-year warranty against dust and water. With support for voice assistant apps such as Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant, these are targeted to all type of smartphone users.

A button at the right earcup dedicated to the voice assistants can be used to choose the type of assistant you want to trigger. There is also a unique feature of turning the wireless devices off by just twisting the earcups into a flat position. Twisting them back to listening position will power them on again. There is a  USB Type-C port for charging the device whereas the play-pause and volume control buttons are hidden in the right earcup under the fabric.

The Country Marketing Manager, Indian & SAARC, Amitesh Punhani said “At Jabra, we always strive towards delivering products inspired by the future. We have always been fascinated by sound and wanted to make life sound better by discovering new technologies. We developed SmartSound – audio that automatically adapts to the surroundings, to ensure our consumers get a consistent and superior experience of voice, audio, and music in every environment. Our Elite range of products is built to deliver best in class sound technology for calls and music. Aligned with that, the Elite 85h is a revolutionary headset that will change the way we experience the sound and cope with noise in the future.”