Live Like a High Roller With Real Mahogany On Your Headphones

By Sam Gibbs on at

Audiophiles rejoice -- Denon's fancy new flagship AH-D7100 headphones are made of real mahogany so you can feel the warm touch and acoustics of real wood on your ears, all while listening to the sweet vibes of their "free edge nano fibre" drivers; if you can stomach the £1000 price tag, that is.

The AH-D7100s front Denon's new headphone roster, which is due to land in the shops in the next three months with eight models in total. The £1000 flagship 'phones pack Denon's 50mm free edge nano fibre drivers; are "acoustically transparent", and even come with a smartphone app to tune your listening experience. I'm not sure listening to your iPhone or Android with them is really doing Denon's top-of-the-line beauties justice, but whatever floats your boat.

For those with slightly less money to burn, or for those looking for a bit of wireless noise cancelling thrown in to block out the hustle and bustle of daily life, Denon's also got a pair of Bluetooth headphones coming our way. The AH-NCW500s have a "control wheel" for skipping tracks and stuff, while a built-in microphone allows you to use them as a headset. They're not quite as packed with technology as the recent Parrot Ziks, but being Denon, they probably sound even better.

Look out for the duo during the next three months, along with Denon's other app-cessoried models in its new Music Maniac, Urban Raver, Globe Cruiser, and Exercise Freak ranges -- if you can stomach being categorised in one of those above genres. Ugh.