Nokia “Essence”, a new Bluetooth/NFC headset with Active Noise Cancellation

Symbian Belle was the highlight for Nokia yesterday, and we love it! Nokia has also launched a new accessory to go with your handsets, an active noise cancelling headset which is Bluetooth and NFC enabled.

The Nokia Essence is the latest new accessory by Nokia which can connect to your Bluetooth or NFC enabled devices. The headset has in-ear buds which are wired to a remote that can control your audio and also boasts a switch to activate and deactivate the active noise cancellation feature. You can connect to any Bluetooth 2.1 +EDR device and any Nokia NFC device with just a tap.

Key hardware features

  • Frequency response: 6-20000 Hz
  • Speaker driver: 10.3mm neodymium with integrated ANC microphone
  • “Bass Perfection Active Noise Cancellation” removes up to 99.8% of ambient noise to deliver powerful bass and balanced sound in any environment.
  • Four professionally selected and tuned EQ profiles.
  • Active Noise Cancellation technology ensures voice clarity on phone calls.
  • Dimensions: 58.9×31.6×15.7mm and 32g mass.
  • Rechargeable Lithium Polymer battery, with: 8 hours talk/music time, 240 hours standby time, and 45 minute charging time.
  • Operating range: Up to 10 meters with Bluetooth.
  • Compatible with any Bluetooth 2.1+EDR device. Supports Handsfree 1.5 profile and Headset 1.1 profile.
  • In box contents: Nokia Essence Bluetooth Stereo headset, ear bud covers in six sizes, neck strap, carrying case, Nokia charger, user guide.