Bose Frames offer more than just UV protection

Fancy picking up a brand new pair of sunglasses? Well, you will be able to look stylish and obtain the necessary degree of UV-protection from Bose. Yes, Bose, not a name that you would normally associate with fashionable sunglasses, but they have rolled out the Bose Frames. The Frames is a breakthrough product that merges the protection and style of premium sunglasses, alongside the functionality and performance of wireless headphones, in addition to being the first audio augmented reality platform in the world, all within a single device.

Frames would transform micro-acoustics and voice control into a whole new level, changing the way mobile sound works for the future as everything is packed within the smallest, thinnest, and most lightweight Bose system to date. Sporting a proprietary open-ear design, Frames is able to stream both music and information, let you attend to incoming calls, as well as access virtual assistants, all the while providing privacy for your conversations as it keeps both playlists and entertainment aspects covered.

Functioning like true wireless headphones, the miniscule, wafer-thin acoustic package is set seamlessly in each arm’s interior, resulting in discreet, jaw-dropping sound for the wearer. Look closely and you will find the ultra-small microphone and multi-function button embedded on the right temple for power and pairing, voice and volume controls.

Expect the Bose Frames to be available in January 2019 with an asking price of $199 per pair, where you can place your preorders already. Bose is also ready to roll out Bose AR apps from next year onward, letting you gain maximum enjoyment from this revolutionary wearable. The Bose Frames will feature two timeless styles: square and angled, or round and slightly smaller. Regardless of the modely ou pick, both of them can block up to 99% of UVA/UVB rays, being scratch and shatter resistant and tip the scales at a mere 45 grams.

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