Samsung Delivers Studio-Quality Sound with New Premium Headphones from Audio Legend, AKG

Samsung Delivers Studio-Quality Sound with New Premium

Headphones from Audio Legend, AKG  


New AKG wireless headphones with rich and dynamic sound available on and through select partners in the U.S.


RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ – September 14, 2018 – Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today launched a new lineup of first-class wireless AKG headphones, including the N700NC, Y500 and Y100 – all optimized for balanced and studio-quality sound. Whether you’re an audio expert or a music enthusiast, the new series of AKG wireless headphones promises an unparalleled listening experience.

“AKG’s legacy of innovation and leadership in the audio space is second to none and at Samsung and we are proud to unveil a new lineup of headphones that will bring studio-quality design and engineering to consumers everywhere,” said Alanna Cotton, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mobile Computing and Enhancements at Samsung Electronics America. “Our new series of AKG wireless headphones allow users to enjoy music exactly how it was intended to be heard by the artist – perfectly balanced and true-to-life.”

N700NC: Premium Over-ear Nose-Cancelling Headphones with Studio-Quality Sound  

Combining the best in design with AKG’s award-winning sound technology, the AKG N700NC are the ideal over-ear headphones for music-lovers looking for best-in-class audio. With the N700NC, users will experience studio-quality sound thanks to a variety of premium, innovative features:

  • Adaptive Noise Cancelling: Users can control how much surrounding noise they want to let in – so they can immerse themselves in the music or keep an ear open to the world around them – all with the push of a button.
  • Perfect Calls and Talk Thru: World-class audio technology eliminates intrusive echoes, strikes the perfect balance between noise cancellation and ambient awareness, and results in crystal clear voice calls.

Long-Lasting Battery: With battery life that lasts up to 20 hours,[1] users can listen to their favorite music throughout the day without having to worry about charging.


Y500 and Y100: Powerful Wireless Headphones for On-the-go Listeners 

With AKG’s industry-leading audio technology, along with hours of battery life and speed charging capability built-into the headphones, the AKG Y500 on-ear and Y100 in-ear wireless headphones promise uninterrupted musical indulgence all day.

For a more seamless connection, the AKG Y500 wireless headphones feature Multi-point Connectivity, allowing users to easily pair two Bluetooth connected devices at the same time. And with the play and pause automation feature, users will never miss a beat – the AKG Y500 automatically pauses content when the headphones are taken off, and resumes play automatically when placed back over the ears.

The AKG wireless Y100 are light and durable headphones that bring crisp, clean sound regardless of the environment – whether on a train, at work or even out on the town. Like the Y500, the Y100 headphones also have Ambient Aware that offers more seamless control of surrounding noise with just a single tap.



The Y500 and Y100 wireless headphones are available in the US starting today, September 14, 2018 at, Amazon,, Sprint and US Cellular.

The N700NC will be available at, Amazon and later this year.


AKG N700NC, Y500 and Y100 Product Specifications

  N700NC Y500 Y100
Form Factor Over-ear On-ear In-ear
Adaptive Noise cancelling Yes
Ambient Aware Yes Yes
Automatic Play & Pause Yes
Charging time 2 hours 2.5 hours 2 hours
Music play time with Bluetooth on Up to 20 hours Up to 33 hours Up to 8 hours
Color Silver Black, Blue, Green, Pink Pink, Green, Blue  Black
Weight 270g 230g 24g



About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, N.J., Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), is a recognized innovative leader in consumer electronics, mobile devices and enterprise solutions. A wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., SEA is pushing beyond the limits of today’s technology and providing consumers and organizations with a portfolio of groundbreaking products in appliances, home entertainment, Internet of Things, mobile computing, smartphones, virtual reality, wireless infrastructure and wearables, in addition to offering leading content and services related to mobile payments, 360-degree VR video, customer support and more. Samsung is a pioneering leader in smartphones and HDTVs in the U.S. and one of America’s fastest growing home appliance brands. To discover more about Samsung, please visit For the latest Samsung news, please visit and follow us @SamsungNewsUS.



AKG audio products are synonymous with studio sound. They are designed for those who take music seriously, delivering a precise and superior sound. The brand expression embodies the passion for engineering the purest high-end listening experiences that unleash the creative spirit of culture-makers who positively push the world forward in music. AKG is a brand of HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co, LTD.