Afro-pop Kenyan stars, Sauti Sol, have launched Pacesol, a set of earbuds which were co-created with Pace Africa. The Pacesol ear pods were launched to represent the band’s love for great audio, in partnership with Pace’s expertise in manufacture of exceptional audio hardware.
Pacesol boasts of a wireless distance of 33ft/10m and a transmission range of 2.40GH2 to 2.48GH2. Each pod has a battery capacity of 100mAh while that of the charging case a 50mAh.
Pace CEO, producer J Blessing, said that that their company was pursuing more suitable partnerships rather than just promotional campaigns. He also noted that the partnership with Sauti Sol was meaningful, in that they share the same passion for delivering meaningful experiences.
“To make sure that the brand is available countrywide we are in final talks with Safaricom for us to supply in their shops countrywide. We are also looking for interested suppliers and dealers for more partnership deals,” he added.
Speaking at the launch, Bien of Sauti Sol said that the band wanted to create a product that sums them up as a group. He described their brand as part lifestyle, part active wear and part musical excellence.
“Pacesol is a product you can use anywhere and look good, and not compromise on your listening experience because of its quality,” boasted Chimano.
The PaceSol earpods can Last up to 10 hours with wireless play and up to 50 hours with charging case.
Sauti Sol are a Kenyan afro-pop band formed that comprises of vocalists Bien-Aimé Baraza, Willis Chimano, Savara Mudigi and guitarist Polycarp Otieno. Sauti Sol released their debut studio album Mwanzo on 1 November 2008, to critical acclaim. The band has received both local and international accolades and nominations, including at the Kisima Music Awards, the Channel O Music Video Awards, the MTV Europe Music Awards, and the BET Awards.