Earlier this week, Panasonic announced world’s first Zirconia in-ear headphones, in an attempt to provide the music lovers the best sound output in a durable and stylish design. Zirconia is a white crystalline oxide of zirconium dioxide (ZrO2) and it is extremely durable. So, the new RP-HJE900 in-ear headphones will be scratchproof and ultra-tough.
Panasonic announced in a press release that the the RP-HJE900 in-ear headphones will deliver ultra-clear sound reproduction with virtually no distortion. Thanks to the sound chamber made of Zirconia, which has less resonance than plastic or aluminum. The RP-HJE900 in-ear headphones are made of Neodymium magnet and they wll boost frequency response of 6Hz-26kHz for realistic sound with precision highs and rich low end. They have a sound pressure sensitivity of 100dB, impedance of 26? and 12.5 mm drivers. The cord in the new headphone also has a slider to prevent tangling.
The RP-HJE900 Zirconia Audiophile In-Ear Headphones will be available in two colors – black and white. They are expected to be available from May 2009, with a suggested retail price of $229.99. What you think about it? Is it cool?