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New “Nokia Purity™ Pro Wireless Over-Ear Stereo Headset by Monster®” Breaks New Ground in Advanced Wireless Audio

At CES 2013, Monster, world leader in personal audio, is proud to showcase the third product created through its alliance with Nokia, the world-renowned innovator in advanced mobile technologies – the Nokia Purity Pro Wireless Stereo Headset by Monster®, which is being honored with a prestigious CES 2013 Innovations Award. Now available in four bold colors (Red, Yellow, Black, and White) to match the new Lumia 920 smartphones, the Nokia Purity Pro Wireless Stereo Headset by Monster® utilizes Monster’s expertise in advanced sonic technologies to redefine how music can be heard and enjoyed through mobile phones and media players.

Nokia Purity Pro Wireless Stereo Headset by Monster in Black (Photo: Business Wire)

Nokia Purity Pro Wireless Stereo Headset by Monster in Black (Photo: Business Wire)

Featuring advanced Bluetooth capability and active noise cancelling, the Nokia Purity Pro Wireless Stereo Headset by Monster® is an ultra-premium headphone designed to provide the very best possible experience from the most advanced Nokia Lumia 920 smartphones. With the Purity Pro, consumers enjoy seamless wireless access to all of Nokia’s great music content and applications using a high-performance, stylish accessory that truly delivers the ultimate mobile audio experience.

Revolutionary New Features Make Multitasking Easier and Hassle-Free

Everything about the Nokia Purity Pro Wireless Stereo Headset by Monster® is designed to meet the demands of today’s multitasking smartphone user and frequent traveler, including the freedom and flexibility to roam which only a wireless headset can offer. Multi-tasking around the home or office has never been this easy or hassle-free. The super comfortable over-ear design offers a superb listening experience, and the compact headset folds away neatly, automatically turning itself off without any fumbling for a switch. In addition, the Bluetooth function turns on automatically as soon as you unfold the headset, and a revolutionary sensor built into the earcup automatically switches the active noise cancellation on as soon as you put it on!

Monster and Nokia: Connected by Music

The Nokia Purity Pro Wireless Stereo Headset by Monster® is the first high-performance wireless headset designed to match today’s mobile phone experience with unprecedented audio performance, fashionable styling and today’s most innovative user-friendly features. With the popularity of Nokia Music on the Lumia range of smartphones, Monster and Nokia have the ideal opportunity to create products that get the music “out of the phone” and dramatically enhance the overall Nokia phone experience. And only collaboration between Nokia, the world's top mobile brand, and Monster, the world leader in headset design and the company that engineered the sound of the popular Beats by Dr. Dre® headphones, could create a wireless mobile experience this amazing.

Head Monster, Noel Lee noted, “Smartphones are extensively used for music consumption. Monster’s expertise in audio technologies endeavors to maximize the impact of music for consumers worldwide. With our Purity Pro, users can now enjoy unprecedented audio performance and advanced capabilities, with all the added benefits of a pure and seamless wireless connection.”

“We are extremely proud of the selection of Nokia Purity Pro Wireless Headset by Monster as an honoree in the Headphones category of the 2013 CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards,” said Tomi Penttila, head of Nokia Gear. “This is an acknowledgement of the innovation, excellent sound quality and superior craftsmanship that the product and the two brands stand for.”

Stunningly Realistic Audio Performance

As with all Nokia Purity by Monster® products, Monster utilized a variety of the world’s most advanced driver technologies to create the stunningly realistic audio performance of Nokia Purity Pro Wireless Headset by Monster®. The result is breathtakingly accurate reproduction of low bass without distortion, unprecedentedly clear mid-range, and crisp high frequencies. Key to the enhanced audio performance of Purity Pro is Monster’s active noise cancellation with feed forward and feedback technology for ambient and percussive noise cancellation. With its rich and dynamic audio quality and innovative feature set, Purity Pro is the ideal wireless companion for today’s advanced mobile devices.

The Purity Pro Wireless Headset joins the previously introduced family of Nokia Purity Stereo Headsets by Monster®, with both on-ear and in-ear versions in Cyan, Magenta, Black, and White – all color-matched to complement Nokia Smartphones.

ABOUT MONSTER

Monster was founded over 30 years ago by Head Monster Noel Lee, who was recently honored with the prestigious Plus X Award®: Lifetime Achievement Award, as a company dedicated to creating products that enhance the sound quality of music. The company engineered the sound of the acclaimed Beats by Dr. Dre® headphones, and has become the world’s leading manufacturer of high-performance, sonically superior headphones, all of which feature the company’s Pure Monster Sound™. Monster is also the world's leading manufacturer of advanced connectivity solutions for high- performance home entertainment, audio, home cinema, computer and gaming as well as a leading innovator in the field of mobile accessories and professional audio. The company also provides high-performance AC power line conditioning and protection products for audio/video systems, as well as energy-saving power products. Monster continues to lead in innovation with over 300 U.S. and international patents and dozens pending, offering more than 4,000 products in over 134 countries worldwide.

Explore the world of Monster at www.monsterproducts.com. To become a fan of Monster® products, please follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/monsterproducts) or Twitter (www.twitter.com/monsterproducts).

ABOUT NOKIA

Nokia is a global leader in mobile communications whose products have become an integral part of the lives of people around the world. Every day, more than 1.3 billion people use their Nokia to capture and share experiences, access information, find their way or simply to speak to one another. Nokia's technological and design innovations have made its brand one of the most recognized in the world. For more information, visit http://www.nokia.com/about-nokia.

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