Nokia Luna unveiled, an NFC Bluetooth headset from another planet

Nokia Luna unveiled, an NFC Bluetooth headset from another planet
The Nokia Luna was unveiled today along with the new very affordable Symbian Belle-powered Nokia 603, but unlike the 603 we weren’t exactly sure what the Luna is the first time we saw it. And that’s not a bad thing, quite the opposite - the Luna is a beautiful triangular NFC-enabled Bluetooth headset, but it looks like alien technology in its miniature round charging cradle. It could be just us, but in the press shots it almost felt like a sort of an alien robot looking at us.

The design is the most striking feature of the Nokia Luna - it comes in a range of colors including the classic black and white, but also fuchsia (yes, that’s a color), green, yellow and blue. But it’s not just the looks - the headset is also very lightweight at just 0.18 ounces (5g). 

Nokia Luna unveiled, an NFC Bluetooth headset from another planet
Save for the neat addition of NFC support, the rest is pretty standard protocols support - Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, Handsfree profile 1.5 and Headset Profile 1.1 advanced multipoint.

Battery life stands at the impressive 8 hours or 60 days in standby. Finally, the Nokia Luna headset is coming soon - in Q4 - but with a little catch in the form of a $95 (69 euro) price tag. But that’s what you need to pay for alien technology, now the question is would you?


Nokia Luna unveiled, an NFC Bluetooth headset from another planet

FEATURED VIDEO

12 Comments

1. jasongohjr

Posts: 75; Member since: Sep 26, 2011

COOL!!! Nice looking :D

2. John unregistered

I'll get one for sure.

3. Stoli89

Posts: 333; Member since: Jun 28, 2010

very cool.

4. karanstyle

Posts: 188; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Must Buy! I'll buy it for sure even if it costs!

5. chocolatebear76

Posts: 123; Member since: Mar 03, 2011

This is even more reason to make you stick with a nokia handset

6. ps unregistered

Does this work with any NFC phone? Nokia play speakers do work with android etc..

7. Victor.H

Posts: 1050; Member since: May 27, 2011

It's a Bluetooth headset after all so it works with all BT-enabled phones. NFC is there to make pairing easier.

8. shashi_n unregistered

there is nokia, like or hate nokia will make you love it. the problem in usa is American people dont have much money to buy a single phone without contract. get loss USA

9. nb2six

Posts: 298; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

It's things like these that make you love technology..

10. joe45 unregistered

sashi=what r u talking about?..NON contract phones aernt very good in service and are worse then being on the network itself..pre paid Verizon vs 2yr contract and actually being more connected to the network..but you know nothing..so sitdown

11. nghtwng68

Posts: 108; Member since: Nov 26, 2009

Great device. They really thought out of the box on this BT device. Different colors, pop up device from the hand held sphere, 8 hrs of TT and even a tap to pair the phone up. Very cool. As the tag line goes.....Daringly Different, Surprisingly Simple.

12. pongkie

Posts: 663; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

its big on the ears

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.