AKG Q460 Quincy Jones Signature Headphones


Harman today announced the AKG Q460 high-performance portable on-ear mini headphones, part of the new Quincy Jones Signature Line.

The Quincy Jones Signature Line includes three models: the Q701 reference-class premium over-ears, the Q460 high-performance portable on-ear mini headphones and the Q350 in-ear headphones that will boast distinctive AKG®-built quality and unrivaled audio engineering in an elegant, portable design, so music lovers everywhere can experience sound the way every artist intended for their music to be heard.

The stylish, portable Q460 high-performance on-ear mini headphones will connect you to your favorite music from virtually any portable player with all the dynamics you expect — and Quincy Jones demands — from the AKG® brand. The Q460s are iPhone-compatible, come in a combination of high-style colors and feature an in-line microphone that works with a number of phones, including iPhone and BlackBerry® models. The Q460s also feature a remote (compatible only with iPhone models) to play, pause and skip through music. Designed for long hours of comfortable use with SuperSoft ear pads, the Q460s fold flat with AKG's unique 3D-Axis2 folding technology and feature a detachable, single-sided cable in two different lengths and a 2.5mm/6.3mm jack adapter.

High-Performance, Foldable Mini Headphones at a Glance:

  • Closed-back design
  • Unique 3D-Axis2 mechanism to fold headphones completely flat
  • Single-sided, detachable cable
  • 99.99% oxygen-free cable
  • SuperSoft ear pads
  • Detachable cable (two cable lengths included)
  • Gold-plated jack plug and contacts
  • 2.5mm/6.3mm jack adapter
  • iPhone-compatible
  • In-line microphone and remote control for iPhone models (Play/Pause/Skip) included

MSRP: $229.99 (Available October 2010 in lime, black or white)

A share of the proceeds from every set of headphones sold in the Quincy Jones Signature Line by AKG will go toward the Quincy Jones Musiq Consortium, a foundation dedicated to making music education an ongoing part of the lives of American children.

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