Nokia Purity Pro Wireless headphones arrive ahead of WP8 Lumias

Nokia may be ramping up for its Windows Phone 8 launch later this week, but the company has taken out a few minutes to reveal a new range of wireless Monster headphones. The Nokia Purity Pro Wireless Stereo Headset by Monster comes in a range of colors and hook up via NFC to your smartphone; that seems as good a tip as any that Nokia's new Windows Phone 8 line-up will include the short-range wireless tech.

Once paired, the Purity Pro headphones use Bluetooth for streaming audio, and also function as a hands-free kit for calls. There's active noise cancellation, too, which uses a combination of technologies to smooth out not only persistent ambient noise but percussive noise too, such as knocks and bumps.

Both noise cancellation and Bluetooth are turned on and off by folding and unfolding the headset. They'll go on sale in Q4 2012, priced €299 ($376).

As for Windows Phone 8, SlashGear will be in New York City on Wednesday, September 5 covering all of the news of Nokia's new Lumia line-up. Two of what's tipped to be three new phones have already been leaked, the Lumia 920 PureView and Lumia 820, and it's worth noting that the colors in the press photos match up with the different color options for the Purity Pro headphones.