New Balance 1080V12

The expected release date for the New Balance 1080V12 is estimated at December 5, 2021.

The New Balance 1080V12 will have the following features & updates:

  • With the New balance 1080V12, you can almost expect a complete overhaul in appearance, as new fresh colors and designs will be available in this stunning model.
  • The uppers will remain the same flexible Hypoknit design, with a snug and streamlined boot fit.
  • There will still be the plush cushioning Fresh Foam midsole, this time just more energizing, with better bounce back.
  • As for the outsole, it will be a bit more flexible in design with additional forefoot flex grooves and the same patterned tread for traction.

Latest Version of the New Balance 1080

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New Balance 1080


PricePrice

  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for the New Balance $225.00.
  • This is almost similar to its predecessor’s price and what is recommended for this luxury shoe.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The New Balance 1080V12 will offer very plush and energizing underfoot cushioning.
  • With this in mind, it is a neutral support design.
  • However, I would recommend this new version for a high or neutral arch type because of the ample cushioning that it will have.

TerrainTerrain

  • As far as the terrain goes, I would keep my New Balance 1080V12 models off trails and wet terrains and rather stick to hard and flat surfaces.
  • Roads, concrete, indoors, and outdoor terrains will all be ideal for this New Balance model.

UseUse

  • The New Balance 1080V12 Fresh Foam technology shoe will make for an excellent running and walking shoe.
  • If you are looking for plush underfoot comfort and high energy return, then this will be the shoe for you.

DurabilityDurability

  • The Design of the Sole will not be as durable because of the softer foam.
  • However, the Uppers may be quite durable and flexible for all-day wear.
  • Generally, the will be good quality, but not intended for trail walking and running or as a work shoe in hazardous environments.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The New Balance 1080V12 will still offer the same snug and comfortable boot-like fit, with flexible Hypoknit uppers.
  • The fit will flex and move with you even if it feels a bit snug.
  • I would still suggest, however, that you opt for half a size up.
  • There will also be wider widths available in this new model.

WeightWeight

  • As for the weight, you can look at for ladies, 238 grams.
  • The men’s New balance 1080V12 will weigh around 269 grams.
  • Both the men’s and ladies models will be quite lightweight.

Elevation of the New Balance 1080V12

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • The Heel height of the New Balance 1080V12 will be 30mm.
  • The heel height is quite adequate and a good height to protect your heel against hard impacts.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The forefoot height of the New Balance 1080V12 will be around 22 mm.
  • The higher stack of the sole offers more underfoot cushioning and protection.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • The New Balance 1080V12 has a more uniform and solid 8mm heel-to-toe drop.
  • While this is still an ideal heel-to-toe drop for running, it also works well for jogging and training.

Components of the New Balance 1080V12

OutsoleOutsole

  • The outsole of the New Balance 1080V12 is still the trusted Blown rubber for enhanced cushioning and response.
  • The tread, however, will be designed to provide grip and traction on more smooth and slippery surfaces,
  • There will be flex grooves incorporated in the forefoot area for the sole for better flexibility and to improve grip.

MidsoleMidsole

  • The Midsole of the New Balance 1080V12 will still remain the very plush Fresh Foam X foam cushioning technology that never fails.
  • This time though, the foam midsole will be designed to deliver maximum energy and be much more lightweight.
  • The Sole will still be quite flexible, especially in the lateral landing zone,
  • Inside, you will still be able to enjoy the improved Orthollite sockliner that cushions and wicks away moisture.

UpperUpper

  • With The New Balance Fresh Foam 1080V12, you can look forward to the same snug boot-like construction that is much softer and causes less friction this time around.
  • The Engineered Hypoknit technology will still be utilized with a softer feel and more dynamic fit this time.
  • You can also enjoy a more stable midfoot design that we are looking forward to with the new model.
  • All in all, the fit will be more snug and streamlined.
  • As for colors and styles, there is a great surprise waiting for you as they will be changing the look of the New Balance 1080V12 quite a bit.

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New Balance 1080V12




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Eliza Ward

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