The Samsung Sound OG900

BARCELONA, Spain -- Samsung showcased its Sound OG900 headphones this year at MWC, which work with Samsung devices to launch S-Voice. Available starting in March, they cost about $275 (€200).

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A little more room

The OG900 has two variants: a regular size, and an extra-large version with bigger ear pads and a quilted headband cushion.

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Lightweight design

Lightweight with a smooth plastic construction, the Sound OG900 sports a minimalistic look that was supposedly inspired by pebbles.

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Hinges for folding

Due to two hinges on its armatures, the headphones are foldable, making it easier to carry around.

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Easier on the go

The headphones when both arms are folded in.

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Comfortable headband

A closer look at the perforated, nude-colored padding underneath the headband (which also match the ear cushions).

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Pulling the plug

Its detachable cable ends in a straight plug, and it includes a volume rocker that can also play, pause, and skip music tracks.

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Pressing the buttons

The volume keys are located high up on the cable, which made it difficult for me to look down and see what buttons I was pressing.

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Can launch S-Voice

Because it is a Samsung product after all, you can long press the center button on the volume rocker to launch S-Voice on your handset when your headphones are plugged in.

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Available for $275

As a closed-back headphone, users will have to expect a slimmer soundstage. Bass could stand to be deeper, though midrange and highs were decent.

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