NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SMS Audio, LLC (www.SMSAudio.com), a premier audio headphone and accessories brand from Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, today announces the availability of its on-ear headphones and portable wireless speaker at Henri Bendel. Henri Bendel (www.HenriBendel.com), Manhattan's legendary Fifth Avenue boutique, debuts the SYNC by 50 Portable Wireless Speaker, STREET by 50 On-Ear Wired, and SYNC by 50 On-Ear Wireless headphones as the first audio collection to be carried in Henri Bendel flagship store in New York City.
“SMS Audio’s brand is all about quality and incorporating style into each product. It’s not every day you find a retailer that really gets it, and stands behind those same values,” said 50 Cent, CEO of SMS Audio. “Henri Bendel is a fashion icon, and having them stock SMS Audio gear on their shelves shows consumers that we’re more than cool technology – we’re technology for your lifestyle.”
The SYNC by 50 Portable Wireless Speaker features Bluetooth technology with aptX and omni-directional 3D stereo sound, and with its 50mm drivers, users have access to dynamic, crystal-clear audio at home or on the go. The speaker has soft-touch sensor control keys, easy pairing with Near Field Communication (NFC), and five pre-tuned EQ settings. Compatible with most smartphones and tablets, the unit also includes a rechargeable lithium ion battery, micro USB charging cable, soft cleaning cloth and carrying case for maximum portability.
Available in a range of limited-edition, high-gloss colors such as navy blue, green, orange, pink, red, and teal, the STREET by 50 On-Ear Wired headphones allow users to take music on the go easily with its foldable, compact design. Equipped with a detachable cord for tangle-free wear and transport, each pair offers superior comfort when listening to music with the ultra-plush memory foam OVALFIT™ ear cushions. To provide users with the best in studio-mastered sound, the wired on-ear headphones feature professionally-tuned 40mm drivers and passive noise cancellation.
The SYNC by 50 On-Ear Wireless headphones feature Bluetooth technology with aptX and professionally-tuned 40mm custom drivers for high-quality sound and impressive dynamic range. Encompassing a foldable and compact design without the hassle of cords, users have the freedom to enjoy music anywhere, untethered. Available in Shadow Black and Cool Silver, each pair is equipped with a detachable cable with three-click microphone, ultra plush memory foam OVALFIT cushions, durable and adjustable headphone, and on-board play/pause, volume, and next track controls. The SYNC by 50 On-Ear Wireless headphones offer up to 10 hours of play time and can be recharged via the integrated micro-USB port.
“We’re excited to welcome both 50 Cent and the SMS Audio team to Henri Bendel,” said Scott Schramm, SVP of Henri Bendel. “Our mutual mission to bring design-worthy and luxury products to consumers makes for a great match, and we’re confident the headphones and speaker will be a solid addition to our NYC flagship store.”
Henri Bendel, the ultimate accessories destination, will host 50 Cent in a VIP meet-and-greet from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday, December 4th at its NYC flagship store located at 712 5th Avenue. The VIP meet-and-greet is open to all customers who have previously purchased SMS Audio headphones or speakers at Henri Bendel, or those who purchase at the event. Proof of purchase is required to receive a wristband into the event. Media interviews are available upon request, as 50 Cent and Henri Bendel have allotted a media window preceding the event.
The SYNC by 50 Wireless Speaker, STREET by 50 On-Ear Wired and SYNC by 50 On-Ear Wireless headphones can now be purchased at Henri Bendel for MSRP $199.95, $179.95 and $229.95, respectively, as well as the Henri Bendel catalogue and at HenriBendel.com.
About SMS Audio, LLC:
A premier audio headphone and accessories brand, SMS Audio, LLC is dedicated to improving the way people experience music. SMS Audio combines technology, function and style to deliver studio mastered sound wherever you go.
A global audio headphone and accessories brand, SMS Audio is dedicated to improving the way people around the world experience music by combining technology, function and style to bring a superior level of sound, comfort and fashion to every product. Delivering a professional, studio-quality music experience, the SMS Audio line includes STREET by 50™ and SYNC by 50™. SMS Audio offers a full range of premium headphones, earbuds, and accessories designed to meet the needs of various consumer segments.
In addition to creating products that deliver on their promise, SMS Audio and its founder, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, are committed to establish conscious capitalism and help those in need. Through its partnership with Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger relief charity, SMS Audio is dedicated to helping provide 1 Million meals a year to Feeding America on behalf of local food banks. A portion of each U.S. sale of SMS Audio products, in-store or online at www.SMSaudio.com, will help provide meals to food insecure families throughout the United States. Together we can solve hunger.
About Henri Bendel:
Henri Bendel (www.henribendel.com), Manhattan’s legendary Fifth Avenue boutique, has long influenced the shape of American fashion with an unmistakable sense of style and a keen eye for the new and the next in women’s handbags, jewelry, and gifts. Known for its legendary brown & white striped shopping bags and hatboxes, Henri Bendel continues to translate the spirit and energy of New York City in their 30 stores nationwide. Twitter: @HenriBendel