The device is available in the U.S. for $949.
British manufacturer Dyson began selling its innovative Dyson Zone headphones with an air-cleaning function. The device is available to customers in the U.S. for $949 in two colors - "ultra-blue" and "bright copper.
The Pure Dyson noise-canceling audio headphones feature ultra-low distortion. The manufacturer also guarantees 99% purification of contaminants down to 0.1 micron.
For Dyson, known primarily for its high-end vacuum cleaners and fans, this is the first mass-produced project to create a device that combines the functions of an air purifier and high-definition headphones. The product description notes that it has electrostatic filters for up to 12 months of operation.
As for acoustic parameters, the headphones suppress noise up to 38 decibels and feature 40mm neodymium drivers for superior sound quality. The headphones support Bluetooth 5.0 and SBC, AAC and LHDC audio codecs.
Thanks to the 2,600 mAh battery, the device can work autonomously for up to 50 hours when listening to music. In air purification mode, the maximum operating time is 1.5-2.5 hours. The headphones come with an electrostatic filter, a carrying case, a visor sleeve, a cleaning brush, and an air travel adapter kit.