STOW, OH, June 23, 2014 - Audio-Technica announced it is now shipping its SonicFuel AX over-ear headphones, which offer sleek, comfortable design, superior sound quality and three models with smartphone and iPhone® compatibility. Designed to fuel listeners' passion for enjoying their favorite music wherever they go, the new AX headphones include the ATH-AX5iS, ATH-AX3iS and ATH-AX1iS models with microphones, and ATH-AX5 and ATH-AX3 without microphones.
The ATH-AX5iS, ATH-AX3iS and ATH-AX1iS have universal smartphone compatibility; they're fully compatible with today's latest smartphone devices from companies like Apple, Samsung, HTC and more. These models have a built-in microphone and a cord-mounted remote, enabling users to answer calls and control music/video playback on compatible devices. Simply press the "Audio-Technica" logo/button to activate the mic or scroll through music tracks. The volume control is also easily accessible. All the headphones feature swiveling earcups for a perfect over-ear fit, and the ATH-AX5iS/ATH-AX5 and ATH-AX3iS/ATH-AX3 models have a padded headband for additional comfort.
The top-of-the-line ATH-AX5iS (SRP US$89.95) incorporates large 40mm drivers in a durable aluminum and ABS housing for impactful, immersive sound. It's available in two stylish finishes, black with blue accents and gun metal with red accents, and comes with a matching flat, tangle-free cord and a carrying pouch.
The ATH-AX3iS (SRP US$59.95) features a 40mm driver for powerful, expansive sound quality. It comes in black, navy blue with orange trim, and red with black trim, and has a flat, tangle-free cord.
The high-value ATH-AX1iS (SRP US$39.95) features a 36mm driver for clear, dynamic audio quality and comes in five eye-catching color combinations including black, white, red with black trim, blue with black trim, and gray with green accents.
The ATH-AX5 and ATH-AX3 (SRP US$84.95 and US$54.95) offer all the features of their corresponding "iS" models, without the built-in microphone and smartphone functionality.