Similar to BLUETOOTH speakers, neckbands are also sold like hot cakes, in fact, sometimes with even more ferocity. The latter combines comfort and impressive battery life, as well as features such as noise cancellation in select variants. The around-the-neck headphones are ideal for wearing in long-term conditions, such as running, working out at the gym and on the bike, yet still being able to stay connected. Its design is suitable for people who need to wear headphones for long hours during the day to take calls or listen to music. In short, their success comes from a unique combination of comfort, style, battery life, and, of course, wireless connectivity.
U&i Prime, a sub-brand of U&i, has added another innovation to its new establishment in this segment; The Shuffle 4 is a next generation smart neck strap in three attractive colors – black, green and blue. It has superior sound quality apart from some of the latest technology and smart features like magnetic controls, smart vibration, ultra fast charging and long battery life.
The U & i Prime Shuffle 4 is a simple, elegant, feature-rich, ergonomically designed and lightweight audio accessory designed for comfort and extended use. Made in good quality, it features a combination of soft and sturdy ABS plastic and skin-friendly silicone. Furthermore, the Shuffle 4 is IPX5 certified and is sweat, water, and dust resistant. So you don’t have to worry while walking in the rain or going out for a run and exercise because Shuffle 4 keeps you entertained without any interruptions.
Essentially, the U & i Prime Shuffle 4 has earbuds that include neodymium magnets to help control your music. When not in use, they connect to each other and automatically pause, resume sound the moment they are separated. Magnetic ear pads help keep earphone wires untangled and also prevent the neckband from falling off your shoulders when not in use. And thanks to the soft silicone ear inserts, you can realize passive noise isolation to cut out unwanted clutter around you.
The U & i Prime Shuffle 4 collar strap also includes a smart micro motor that vibrates when you receive a call or message. This smart vibration feature helps to subtly alert you about calls and messages even when your smartphone is switched to silent mode. Finally, the U & i Prime Shuffle 4 promises high battery life. With a rechargeable, compact and fast-charging lithium-ion battery, it can enjoy music or keep you connected via voice calls and video calls for a good 15 hours on a single charge. And that’s not all! A simple 10-minute charge can give you six hours of playtime.
Estimated street price: 999 rupees