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Introducing the Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones – an over-ear wireless headset delivering clear, reliable sound on the go


ESPOO, FINLAND, 20 OCTOBER 2020 – HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces the Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones – the latest addition to its wireless audio accessory portfolio. Offering superior sound, first-class comfort and the exceptional functionality and durability you’d expect from a Nokia accessory, the new Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones are the ideal companion for daily work calls, entertainment and exercise.

Power through those endless conference calls with the crisp, rich audio experience of the Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones. Featuring added 40mm dynamic drivers, enabling great low-end sounds and strong bass, you can enjoy your workout playlist on full blast or disappear in the world of entertainment with your favourite shows. What’s more, you don’t need to worry about running out of juice halfway through your day; with the Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones you can enjoy up to 40 hours of wireless play time1 giving you plenty of time until recharge. Plus, limitless playback is always an option thanks to the 3.5mm audio cable.

For added ease of use, the Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones come with universal voice assistant support2, so you can make the most out of your day with hands-free commands. Get directions, set your favourite songs, make calls and much more without even needing to take your phone out of your pocket.

Enjoy trouble-free connection to all your devices thanks to universal Bluetooth® 5.0 compatibility, making it the perfect accessory regardless of which operating system you’re using. For extra comfort, the foldable headband design and robust anodized aluminium outer cover with comfortable, soft earpads ensure that the Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones are a truly portable, reliable and affordable audio solution for anyone looking for great sound that goes where you go.

Alexander Lambeek, Global Head of Accessories, HMD Global:

“With our accessories portfolio, we’re delivering all the experiences you need in a stylish and affordable package you can expect from a trusted brand, and the new Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones is no exception. It’s the perfect audio solution – affordable and with universal connectivity, these headphones are the perfect companion for work, music or sport. And, with voice assistant support, people can break away from their screens and soak up the world around them!”

Pricing and availability

The Nokia Essential Wireless Headphones come in Black and will be available globally starting November 2020 from and select retailers for €59.

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About HMD Global  

Headquartered in Espoo, Finland, HMD Global Oy is the home of Nokia phones. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones targeted at a range of consumers and price points. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets. For further information, see   

Nokia is a registered trademark of Nokia Corporation. Google is a trademark of Google LLC. All specifications, features and other product information provided are subject to change without notice. Variations on offering may apply. Check local availability.  

¹ Up to 40 hours of music playback (via A2DP). Total listening time varies by volume and content.

² Supports Google Assistant and Siri.