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Creative Showcases Outlier Sports Ultra-Lightweight Wireless Sweatproof In-Ear Headphones at CES 2017

With an Amazing 11-hour Battery Life, The Compact Featherweight Powerful Bluetooth® Headphones Are Designed Specially for Active Urbanites and Sports Enthusiasts

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - 4 January 2017 - Creative Technology Ltd today announced that it would be showcasing its Creative Outlier Sports Sweatproof Wireless In-Ear Headphones at CES 2017.

The Creative Outlier Sports is specially engineered and acoustically tuned to deliver clear detailed audio with powerful bass. The high-performance sweatproof Bluetooth headphones personify the ideal headphone audio experience for the active lifestyle enthusiast who draws inspiration from music while free from wires.

The headphones also support high-definition aptX® Bluetooth codec, ensuring that users experience the highest quality wireless playback when Creative Outlier Sports is used with smartphones. The headphones also feature and invisible built-in microphone that supports HD Voice and ClearSpeech Engine technology for excellent phone calls.


Designed for Sweat-proof Performance and Lightweight Comfort

The Creative Outlier Sports features an IPX4-rated and sweatproof design that allows users to use the headphone for prolonged workout sessions. The headphones are also extremely compact and lightweight, weighing a mere 15 grams—amazing considering that the built-in battery delivers 11 hours of playtime.


Changeable Ear-Tips: Designed for a Secure Fit

The Creative Outlier Sports is designed to remain secure in the human ear with the help of a detachable ear-tip that holds the earphone in place even during the most rigorous sporting activities. The sweat-proof ear-tips are made of high-quality silicone and are soft enough to be flexible and comfortable, yet firm enough to ensure that the earphones don't fall out.

Two sizes are included with each Creative Outlier Sports in-ear headphones so users get a good fit. For urban commuters looking to use the headphones without the ear-tip, an additional silicone ear-cap without the ear-tip extension is also included.


Changeable Ear Buds: Designed for Maximum Comfort

Different users have different ears, and the high-quality silicone ear buds featuring Creative's AuraSeal design are included in three sizes with each Creative Outlier Sports. The ear buds slip into the ear canal and expand, sealing it against moisture or sweat. Users can select an appropriate ear bud for a good fit—each headphone comes with Small, Medium, and Large ear buds.

The Creative Outlier Sports also comes with other useful features such as an easy-access remote that allows users to switch between tracks and adjust volume levels, as well as a built-in microphone for taking calls when the headphone is Bluetooth connected to a smartphone. And for added portability, the Creative Outlier Sports comes with a bundled water-resistant PU leatherette hardcase with a compartment that allow users to store the supplied USB charging cable.

Since its worldwide launch, the Creative Outlier Sports has gained a following and become a favorite audio companion for competitors in the grueling Ironman event:

“Comfortable, easy to handle and very convenient especially when doing a variety of sports. Very good sound, lightweight and durable. I use them every day.”
- Michał Podsiadłowski, Ironman Weymouth 2016 Winner

“Earphones that are ideal for running. Resistant and light with good sound. Very useful for training and for listening to music.”
- Łukasz Grass, Radio and television journalist, Editor-in-chief of the biggest online site in Poland for triathlon events (AkademiaTriathlonu.pl), World Championships Ironman 70.3 Las Vegas competitor

“I'm truly impressed with these lightweight Bluetooth earphones that give me a battery life of up to 11 hours and delivers amazing sound. And it comes with a wide range of colors to choose from to match your style.”
- Rafał Herman, one of the top Ironman competitors in Poland, Ironman Poland Team member

The headphones are available in a choice of three lifestyle colors: Neon Green, Fiery Orange, or Midnight Blue.


Technical Specifications

Weight (headphone only)15g
ColorMidnight Blue, Neon Green, Fiery Orange
ConnectivityBluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth ProfilesA2DP, AVRCP, HSP, HFP, CVC
Water and Weather ResistantSweatproof IPX4
Audio CodecsaptX, FastStream, SBC
Battery Life11 hours
Charging InterfaceMicro USB
Drivers6 mm Neodymium Magnet
Frequency Response20Hz - 20kHz
Impedance16 Ohm
Built-in MicInvisible Microphone with ClearSpeech Engine and HD Voice
Remote ControlVolume / Music / Calls
Package ContentsCreative Outlier Sports
3 pairs earbuds (S, M, L)
3 pairs secure-tips
Micro USB cable (0.3m)
Leatherette carry case

The Creative Outlier Sport, along with a full range of powerful feature-rich Bluetooth headphones, will be showcased during CES 2017 at The Venetian Las Vegas, Level 4 Meeting Room, Zeno Room 4607 & Zeno Room 4608, 3355 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA. Drop by for a demo from 5-8 January 2017.

Pricing and Availability
Creative Outlier Sports is priced at USD69.99. It is available at the online store at www.creative.com. For in-country retail store availability, please refer to authorized dealers.

For more information about the Creative Outlier Sports, visit www.creative.com.

About Creative
Creative is a worldwide leader in digital entertainment products. Famous for its Sound Blaster® sound cards and for launching the multimedia revolution, Creative is now driving digital entertainment with cutting-edge audio solutions which include premium wireless speakers, wireless headphones, and powerful audiophile-grade amplifiers and digital audio converters. Today, Creative re-invents the Sound Blaster, which has a user base of over 400 million, with its ground-breaking Sound Blaster Roar and Sound Blaster X7 that aim at the new mobile networked generation by bridging the worlds of the computer, smartphones, and tablets. Creative's proprietary technologies, innovative hardware, applications and services leverage the Internet, enabling consumers to experience high-quality digital entertainment - anytime, anywhere.

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This announcement relates to products launched in the United States. Availability is subject to change without notice and may differ elsewhere in the world according to local factors and requirements. Creative, the Creative logo, Outlier and Sound Blaster are trademarks or registered trademarks of Creative Technology Ltd in the United States and/or other countries. The Bluetooth® word mark and logo are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Creative Technology Ltd is under license. aptX is a trademark of CSR plc. All rights reserved. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Creative Labs, Inc.
Ryan Schlieper
408-546-6489
ryan_schlieper@creativelabs.com