Nue Era

Eyecatching style, ear-pleasing sound.



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A beautiful definition of musical style.

Keep dull at bay. Instead, wallow in rich, immersive audio from Nue Era, the stylish new in-ear headphones from Polk. 

Rated #1 portable headphones by Consumer Reports!

There's a lot of technology packed into these tiny, fashion-finished headphones. Just what you'd expect from Polk, and more. Like Dynamic Balance driver tuning on a micro scale, using material technology to tune out resonances that are a common complaint of headphone performance. Plus, fine-tuned diaphram geometry, a detail usually missed by headphone makers, that ensures a more dynamic, expansive headphone listening experience. Is this magic? Is this technology? It's a little bit of both, and it looks and sounds simply amazing.

nue era headphones feature: 

  • Superior 5.5 mm Dynamic Balance driver uses exclusive Polk materials technology and micro-diaphragm geometry to deliver immersive headphone performance.
  • Multiple ear tips included, find the one that fits you best.
  • Silicone and memory foam ear tips, co-molded to the shape of the headphone ear tube, enhance passive noise isolation and contribute to dynamic audio response.
  • Easy-to-use, ergonomic in-line 3-button controller with built-in microphone for intuitive audio and phone control.
  • Lightweight cable with convenient Y-junction supports iOS devices and allows you to easily adjust the cable to your needs on-the-fly.
  • No more flyaway cable! Nue Era's unique 90-degree connector is gold-plated, and precision-machined to seat deeper into your source connection. 
  • Available in stylish Tortoise or sleek Black finish.
  • Authentic Polk products are made using only the best materials and the most advanced manufacturing techniques. They pass the industry’s most exhaustive quality tests, including drop testing, extreme signal response and UV & salt exposure testing. Polk headphones are built to last.




Product Reviews

PC Mag

“Crisp, balanced audio performance at moderate-to-reasonably loud volumes. Visually appealing design also offers secure fit. Inline remote control and microphone for mobile devices. Comes with multiple ear tip options.”


“The Nue Era in-ear headphones are simple, stylish and effective. They are offered in black or tortoise style, it come with a full array of ear bud attachments for any size ear or comfort level and has built in controls for volume, mic and a play/answer button.”

Digital Trends

“The entry-level in-ear headphones in their new Heritage line, the Polk Audio Nue Era earbuds are still a well-equipped audio option, with the same in-line microphone and controls, attractive tortoise shell or black housing, and dynamic balance driver as the other headphones in the series.”

Electronic House

“The company is calling this latest product an “audio accessory designed for fashionistas and audio files alike.” So in other words, it’s kind of stylish.”


“Polk Audio's Nue Era balances out rich lows with crispness and brightness in the mids and highs, but these earphones occasionally have some distortion issues.”

Technology Tell

“Want to try some earbud headphones that are good-looking, good-sounding and don’t hurt your ears? Polk Audio has debuted its Nue Era in-ear headphones, which the company is pitching towards “fashionistas and audiophiles alike.”

Review Studio

“Polk presents the Nue Era headphones, a new high quality audio accessory. The in-ear headphones provide the rich and immersive sound Polk has finely tuned over the past 40 years, but with a modern twist that's suited to those who love music—and just as equally value their personal style.”

Ten Headphones for Any Budget (iVillage.com)

“Like a pair of your favorite shoes or handbag, these pretty Polk Nue Era earbuds go with everything. Created with both form and function in mind, the silicone ear tips mold to your ears shape, while the Dynamic Balance driver makes for high-performance, realistic sound.”


“The sound was amazing; not only do these little guys look stylish but the sound quality is crisp not to  mention having great bass. The fit was very comfortable and my favorite ear tips were the flange silicone design.”


Max Sensitivity101.2 dB
Actual Impedance16 ohms
Total Frequency Response10 Hz - 14 kHz 

Heaphone Specs

TypeDynamic Balance 
Diameter5.5 mm
Apple Remote3-button control with built-in microphone 
Input ConnectionsGold-plated 3.5mm mini jack 
Included Ear Tips3 pairs of silicone ear tips (S/M/L); 2 pairs of 3-flange slicone ear tips (S/L); 2 pairs memory foam ear tips (S/L) 
Included Cables48" length 


Parts Warranty1 year 
Labor Warranty1 year 

Specifications, dimensions and features subject to change without notice. For more information call us at 1-800-377-7655 (USA and Canada). Outside of North America call +1 (410) 358-3600.

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