Hands On: Flyte Wireless Headphones By Manhattan

Manhattan, a company know for their computer peripherals, has now released Flyte, Bluetooth wireless headphones that work not only with your bluetooth enabled music player, but also with your Smartphone, Skype, Google Voice, PC, and even your Playstation 3. With bluetooth and the ability to connect and make calls with both your smartphone and Computer, doesn’t this warrant a read? I think it does.

The Flyte Wireless headphones, are foldable and come with their own carrying pouch. Also included with the headphones are a charging cable (microUSB), and headphone cable. This cable is provide so you can use you device with non Bluetooth compatible devices.

The headphone band is made form an injection molded plastic. The underside has vegan leather padding for comfort when the band rests against your head. The ear pieces are both adjustable up too 1.125 inches.

The headphone cups are lined with the same vegan leather padding as the headband. This give you a nice soft and sound deadening fit on your ears. The fit is also very comfortable for long music sessions. The weight of the Flyte headphones is only .65 lbs so they won’t strain your neck if worn for a long time.

On the right earphone, you have the play and pause button. The button is the 1.25 inches in diameter. This makes the button easy to find and press even with gloved hands.

The left earphone has another 1.25 inch button that controls volume up and down, and skip forward and reverse. The controls each feature a raised nib so you know your finger is at the right spot for the button. The left earphone also houses the microUSB plug, power switch, headphone jack, and microphone for voice calls.

The built-in mic is a parabolic mic that can filter out the background noise from your voice for a clear phone or Skype call.

The built in rechargeable Li-Po battery will gives you long life for those times that you just want to listen to music for hours on end. Battery life is approx 8 hours for music and 12 hours talk time. If you forget to shut them off, the will last for roughly 24 hours.

The speakers are 40mm and made from neodymium. The headphones give you a great 3D sound and feature accurate highs and the bass notes are reproduced with little to no distortion. The Flyte headphones fill your ears with high quality sound that you would expect from higher priced headphones.

The Flyte Bluetooth Stereo Headphones are available for $86.95 from Altex Computer Supply or $63.80 from

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