V7 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones and Speakers Deliver High-End Audio, With Convenient Hands-Free Listening and Calling
Integrated Speakerphone and NFC Technology Yield the Only Bluetooth Wireless Headphone and Speakers on the Market Today Supporting Untethered 'One Tap' Answering of Wireless Calls
December 04, 2013 --
SANTA ANA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/04/13 -- V7, a global provider of premier computer accessories worldwide and wholly owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), today unveiled its V7 series of Bluetooth wireless headphones and speakers, offering consumers high-end audio performance, and long-range Bluetooth wireless connectivity. The new V7 Bluetooth wireless headphones and speakers provide the ultimate in convenience, flexibility and mobility, with added support for hands-free answering of smartphone calls.
Built to please both the audiophile and multi-tasker, the new V7 line is the only Bluetooth wireless headphone and speaker series on the market today that supports the ability to answer incoming smartphone calls with just a simple tap thanks to integrated speakerphones and Near Field Connection (NFC) technology. The V7 line also boasts up to a 33-foot secure operating range for use while roaming the home, yard, garage or office.
The new V7 Bluetooth wireless headphones and speakers are designed to work wirelessly with Apple®, Android and BlackBerry® handheld devices, as well as with tablets, laptops, MP3 players and other wireless products. There is nothing to physically connect or dock and secure simple pairing enables the headphones and speakers to quickly and easily synch with any Bluetooth-enabled device, expanding the range of audio possibilities. Quality components deliver excellent sound quality and clarity and V7 Bluetooth wireless headphones and speakers are backed by a limited two-year warranty.
"The new family of V7 Bluetooth wireless headphones and speakers provides exceptionally clear high-quality audio streaming for music, video and gaming from a wide range of mobile devices, complementing the added functionality of today's wireless hands-free speakerphones," said Rainer Kozlik, vice president and general manager of Ingram Micro's Global V7 Private Label Group. "Today's busy mobile consumers value products that support multi-tasking, and with Bluetooth connectivity now standard on most smartphones, laptops and tablets, we envision tremendous demand for these new Bluetooth wireless accessories."
Features, Pricing and Availability
Recognized as a global brand offering "great gear for all," featuring quality and style at a compelling price, V7 is making its new lineup of V7 Bluetooth wireless headphones and portable speakers readily available to e-retailers and channel partners worldwide.
V7 2W Bluetooth Wireless Headphone
V7 2W Bluetooth Wireless Headphones put consumers in audio command control. Excellent sound quality via speaker output of 2 x 2 watts enhances music listening from a wide range of Bluetooth-enabled devices up to a distance of 33 feet/10 meters. In addition, the headphones also provide the ability to answer incoming smartphone calls via the built-in microphone and secure wireless Bluetooth connection. Set up is easy through the use of NFC technology, a simple, one-tap, secure connection process pairs the over-the-head headphones to any NFC-enabled device. Effortless one-tap operation switches users to talk/listen mode -- enabling pausing of music to answer incoming phone calls. Consumers can also change music tracks or adjust volume directly from the headphones.
For comfort and convenience, the soft-padded, contoured, ear pads are foldable and compact for easy transport and storage in their own custom tote bag. A USB rechargeable built-in Li-Polymer battery offers up to 10 hours of battery life on a single charge. V7 2W Bluetooth Wireless Headphones (HS6000-BT-9NC) are priced at MSRP $79.99 and available in both black and white.
V7 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker and Stand
Delivering a big audio experience in a compact form factor, the V7 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker and Stand offers deep rich sound delivered via 4-watt wireless speakers, complete with a built-in subwoofer and bass vibration function. A light-weight, portable slim design suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, the wireless speaker and stand weighs only 1.1 pounds.
Its 33-foot/10-meter wireless range through Bluetooth 2.1 connection and hands-free integrated speakerphone allows consumers to conveniently answer phone calls from any Bluetooth-enabled smartphone. An integrated flip-open stand supports a smartphone or tablet device, ideal for viewing video content. The USB rechargeable built-in battery charges fully in 4 to 5 hours, providing up to 4 hours of uninterrupted sound. Convenient ON/OFF switch, pairing & push to talk button, volume control, and music track changer enables consumers to control operations directly from the device. A line-in port with an auxiliary cable supports playback from non-Bluetooth enabled devices. The V7 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker and Stand (SP5500-BT-9NC) is available in black or white and is priced at MSRP $79.99.
V7 Bluetooth Wireless Portable Speaker
Weighing less than 8 ounces, the V7 Bluetooth is a compact ultra-portable speaker that produces deep rich quality audio for music and entertainment on the go. Ideal for both indoor and outdoor use, the speaker features a modern cube shaped design housed in a non-slip silicone sleeve, and is easily connected to any Bluetooth-enabled device. Featuring 2-watt wireless speaker and a built-in sub-woofer with bass vibration function, the speaker emits crystal clear sound. A built-in speakerphone and integrated NFC technology gives consumers the flexibility to listen to music and take phone calls "hands free" with a 33-foot/10-meter Bluetooth wireless range of operation.
An ON/OFF switch, pairing & push to talk button, and volume control support easy one-button operation. The USB rechargeable battery charges fully in 2 to 3 hours and powers up to 4 hours of use. The included line-in port with an auxiliary cable can be used to connect non-Bluetooth-enabled digital devices. The V7 Bluetooth wireless portable speaker (HS5000-BT-9NC) is priced at MSRP $49.99 and available in both black and white.
For more information on these and other V7 products, visit www.V7-world.com or call (800) 456-8000 to speak to an Ingram Micro sales representative.
V7 is a global provider of technology accessories for buyers who require quality, functionality and style at a price that makes sense. Through its strengths in trend-spotting, sourcing, supply and distribution, V7 makes great technology accessible to all. V7 is a division of Ingram Micro Inc.
About Ingram Micro Inc.
Ingram Micro is the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain and mobile device lifecycle services. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics and mobile solutions, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving approximately 160 countries on six continents with the world's most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Visit IngramMicro.com.
Erin Lutz (for V7/Ingram Micro)
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