Wearables Samsung Announces New Ultra Flexible Bluetooth Headphones With Bixby Support By Krishanu Chatterjee Posted on August 8, 2017 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Samsung, the South Korean technological giant, has been in the news recently, and for all the right reasons. Now, it has unveiled a new model of Bluetooth headphones which will be super flexible and will also have support for Bixby, which is Samsung’s own AI-based digital assistant. Called U Flex Bluetooth headphones, the device has been listed on its website. As far as the new U Flex headphones are concerned, it has a highly bendable design; Samsung has stated that it can be bent to up to 100 degrees. Also on board is a dedicated Bixby button which also has support for Samsung’s S Voice feature as well. One major drawback of the dedicated Bixby button is that it cannot be reworked. The new Samsung U Flex Bluetooth headphones The U Flex earphones feature two-way speakers that are equipped with 11mm woofers as well as 8mm tweeters. One of the most interesting features is the availability of Samsung’s proprietary Scalable Codec technology: you can use this new technology if your headphone is paired to a device which runs on Android 7.0 Nougat. The Scalable Codec technology will analyze and then filter out awry Wi-Fi signals and will also provide better Bluetooth connectivity. Taken together, this means much-improved sound and with optimized audio performance. Also on the U Flex Bluetooth Headphones are other features like vibration on calls along with notification support. It will be able to provide you with up to 10 hours of battery life on a single charge. Samsung has stated that the U Flex will come equipped with all of the normally associated buttons, besides the traditional volume rockers. Also available will be a micro USB port on its side. Availability will be in color variants like blue, black, and ivory. We had earlier reported that the upcoming Note 8’s headphones may be Bixby-compatible. However, Samsung has not yet unveiled the pricing strategy for the new U Flex Bluetooth Headphones.