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PHONES / ACCESSORIES

Get Creative With Your Smartphone Music + Videos

By Tony Ibrahim | Sunday | 04/11/2012

Smartphones have always been let down by inferior headphones. As a result, you're not milking the full potential your smartphone has to offer when playing videos or music on your beloved multimedia companion.

Creative is only too happy to lend a helping hand by releasing a new range of iPhone-tailored options.

They're in ear headphones which passively eliminate background noise and prove compatible with iOS and Android devices by coming equipped with inline controls and a microphone.

"Quality sound brings interactive digital experiences to life and our new range offers crystal clear reproduction while blocking out distracting ambient noise," said Lorant Corba, Australia and New Zealand Country Manager at Creative.

Four new headphones make up Creative's new range. Check out the range according to Creative's official press release.

Creative HS-930i2 AU$119.95   


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With a sleek aluminium housing and stylish travel pouch, this in-ear headset is for those who value precision design. The tiny 6mm drivers allow the earphones to be positioned closer to the eardrums to deliver clearer sound with a full dynamic range. It is "Made for iPod, iPhone and iPad" certified by Apple.

Technical Specifications
- True-to-life reproduction from 6mm Neodymium micro drivers
- Headset can be worn either hanging down or looping around the back of the ears
- In-ear design cuts out ambient noise
- Frequency Response of 20Hz to 20kHz
- Powerful 106dB/mW sensitivity, low 16ohms impedance
- Inline volume/playback controls with omni-directional microphone
- S, M, L size soft silicone eartips
- 3.5mm 4-pole gold-plated plug
- Includes travel pouch

Creative HS-660i2 AU$49.95    


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Designed to be the perfect partner for your iPod, iPhone or iPad, this in-ear headset with soft silicone eartips (three sizes) are guaranteed to fit snugly in your ear while delivering crisp, clear sounds and deep bass. It is "Made for iPod, iPhone and iPad" certified by Apple.

Technical Specifications
- Unique tilt-pipe acoustic chamber
- High-performance 9mm Neodymium magnet drivers
- Extended 6Hz to 23kHz frequency response range
- Powerful 106dB/mW sensitivity, low 16ohms impedance
- Inline volume/playback controls with omni-directional microphone
- S, M, L size soft silicone eartips
- 3.5mm 4-pole gold-plated plug

Creative MA930 AU$119.95   


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The complete package - optimised for Android smartphones but also compatible with Apple iOS devices, Creative's MA930 can also be used for laptop communications (e.g. Skype) via the included computer adaptor. The one-button ergonomic design and tiny micro drivers provide the perfect combination of stellar sound and intuitive design.

Technical Specifications
- Astonishingly clear sound from 6mm Neodymium micro drivers
- Handy computer adaptor splits the microphone input and audio output for laptop use
- Headset can be worn either hanging down or looping around the back of the ears
- Includes travel pouch
- In-ear design cuts out ambient noise
- Frequency Response of 20Hz to 20kHz
- Powerful 106dB/mW sensitivity, low 16ohms impedance
- Inline volume/playback controls with omni-directional microphone
- S, M, L size soft silicone eartips
- 3.5mm 4-pole gold-plated plug

Creative MA330 AU$49.95


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The only headset you'll need for all your portable devices, the Creative MA330 is optimised for Android smartphones. Its elegant one-button inline microphone lets you easily play/pause playback and pick up or end calls. An exclusive computer adaptor enables you to use Skype or other communications apps on your laptop as well.

Technical Specifications
- Unique tilt-pipe acoustic chamber
- High-performance 9mm Neodymium magnet drivers
- Extended 6Hz - 23kHz frequency response range
- Powerful 106dB/mW sensitivity, low 16ohms impedance
- Inline volume/playback controls with omni-directional microphone
- S, M, L size soft silicone eartips
- 3.5mm 4-pole gold-plated plug

The four new headsets will all be available from 1 November 2012 from the online store at au.store.creative.com and authorised dealers in Australia. All come with a one-year limited hardware warranty.

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