Harman International recently launched its new series of earphones and speakers equipped with Google Assistant, happened at The Tent City of Manila Hotel.
The launching event was started with fashion show featuring JBL Live Series, Tune Series, Under Armour Series, Endurance Peak, and speaker series– all carrying the JBL Sound and each designed to fit every type of music lover.
After the fashion show, friends from Harman International toured all guests to different booths to experience this new line of premium earphones and speakers.
JBL Live Series
The JBL Live Series combines premium sound and stylish design. The JBL Live 400BT, JBL Live 500BT, JBL Live 650BTNC, Live 100, and the Live 200BT.
Equipped with the Ambient Aware technology, both the JBL Live 400BT and JBL Live 500BT allow users to be aware of the surroundings even while wearing headphones. An addition to this is the TalkThru feature which allows users to talk to other people without removing the headphones.
Another model of the Live series is the JBL Live 650BTNC which attribute its main selling point to its Google Assistant function accessible by just tapping its right earcup. Amplifying more the signature JBL sound, the JBL Live 650BTNC has noise-canceling capabilities to let users enjoy music without distractions.
Other notable features of the JBL Live 650BTNC include up to 30 hours of battery life, and a speed charging capability which equates a 15-minute charge to 2 hours of playtime. Sound settings of the BL Live 650BTNC can also tweaked using the My JBL Headphones App available for free download on Google Play Store and Apple App Store.
JBL Live Series Prices
JBL Live 100: Php2,199
JBL Live 200BT: Php3,999
JBL Live 400BT: Php5,999
JBL Live 500BT: Php8,599
JBL Live 650BTNC: Php10,999
JBL Tune Series
Expanding its lifestyle lineup, Harman International Philippines Rep Office has also brought in the country new headphone models under the JBL Tune Series including the JBL Tune 500, JBL Tune 500BT, and the JBL Tune 600BTNC.
The JBL Tune 500, while it’s the only of the Tune Series that is wired, its cables are made tangle-free to assure that users freely move with the help of its lightweight and foldable design.. It comes with Google Assistant accessible through the JBL Tune 500’s one-button remote and microphone.
Available in trendy colors of black, blue, oink and white, the JBL Tune 500BT can last up to 16 hrs of continues music playback.
Joining JBL’s array of noise-cancelling headphones is the The JBL Tune 600BTNC which comes with 12 hours of battery life with its Active Noise-Cancelling feature on, and can be fully charged in just two hours.
JBL Tune Series Prices
JBL Tune 500: Php1,999
JBL Tune 500BT: Php3,199
JBL Tune 600BTNC: Php5,499
JBL Endurance Peak
From lifestyle to active users, JBL has something to offer. An example is the new JBL Endurance Peak, one of the brand’s offerings under wireless sports earphones lineup.
JBL Endurance Peak is perfect gear for the adventurous which can be used under different weather conditions as it comes with an IPX7 waterproof rating. It is made to ergonomically fit the ears wit its Twistlock and Flexsoft technologies. The JBL Endurance Peak comes with rugged smart charging with 24 hours of total backup charge, and equates a 10 minute quick charge for 1 hour music playback.
JBL Endurance Price
JBL Endurance Peak: Php6,999
JBL Under Armour Series
The collaboration between brand Under Armour and JBL was first announced in 2016. Since then, the partnership has produced headphones and earphones that embody not only JBL’s expertise in sound and audio but also Under Armour’s trademark design.
This year, JBL Philippines brings in four new models under this lineup including the JBL Under Armour Sports Flex, JBL Under Armour Sports React, JBL Under Armour Sports Pivot, and the JBL Under Armour Sports Wireless Train.
Leading the JBL Under Armour Sports lineup is the JBL Under Armour Sports Wireless Train which carries the JBL Charge Sound to further intensify users’ workout. It also comes with the Under Armour Fabric Technology so that the earphones can maintain its comfortable form.
The JBL Under Armour Sports Wireless Train can play music for 16 hours, and is capable of turning a 5-minute charge to one hour of audio playback. Similar to other JBL earphones.It has also the TalkThru technology.
The JBL Sports Under Armour Flex has lightweight, flexible neckband carrying four buttons for music control combined with sports flex fit ear tips for complete ergonomics. A special feature of the JBL Under Armour Sports Flex is its RunSafe LED, a safety light feature which keeps users visible at night using three flashing modes.
The JBL Under Armour Sports Wireless React and the JBL Under Armour Sports Wireless Pivot, on the other hand, both have bionic hearing features that allow users to hear the environment even when using the earphones, including the Ambient Aware and TalkThru technologies.
The JBL Under Armour Sports True Wireless Flash offers a cord-free music experience. It comes with the Under Armour waterproof technology, and the Sport Flex Fit ear tips for ergonomics and perfect fit. It also features the JBL Under Armour Sports True Wireless Flash include the Bionic Hearing with TalkThru and AmbientAware technologies. For its battery, it has a 25-hour battery life, and has a durable aluminum charging case.
JBL Sports Under Armour Series Prices
JBL UA Flex Neckband: Php7,599
JBL UA Train On-Ear: Php11,499
JBL UA React: Php8,499
JBL UA Pivot: Php8,499
Aside from personal audio products, JBL Philippines is also expanding its speaker’s portfolio with four new models: JBL Party Box 300, JBL Charge 4, JBL Jr. Pop, and the JBL Link View.
JBL Party Box 300
Made to bring loud, energizing sound everywhere you go, The JBL Party Box 300 is a powerful party speaker with light effects. It comes with a 10,000mAh battery for 18 hours of non-stop music and can be charged using the 12V DC ports of cars. The JBL Party Box 300 can also be used as a powerbank to fuel up smartphones and other devices.
The JBL Party Box 300 is also designed to connect up to two speakers simultaneously and has a microphone and guitar inputs. Its PureBass sound mode can derive music using Bluetooth and USB playback.
JBL Charge 4
A proof of the saying that big things come in small packages, The JBL Charge 4 packs two functions into one portable Bluetooth speaker. It can also be used to fuel up your devices simultaneously while producing tunes, as it comes with 7,500mAh battery which is bigger than its predecessor, the JBL Charge 3. This device has aUSB type -C port.
Available in wide color options, the JBL Charge 4 comes with a rugged, waterproof design, and has 20 hours of playback time. With JBL Connect+ technology, you can wirelessly link more than 100 JBL Connect+ enabled speakers to amplify the party.
An addition to the JBL Jr. headphones under the JBL Kids line, the JBL Jr. Pop delivers fun sound for the little ones. It comes in a rugged, waterproof design in pop, trendy colors which kids can decorate using JBL stickers, plus a built-in multicolor light mode. The JBL Jr. Pop can play music for five hours.
JBL Speakers Prices
JBL Partybox 300: Php29,999
JBL Jr. Pop: Php1,999
JBL Link View
The JBL Link View is addition to your home you never thought you’re missing. It is a Google Assistant voice-activated speaker with an 8-inch high definition touch screen display. An important feature of the JBL Link View is its PrivacySwitch which is the company’s take to assure users of cybersecurity. With the PrivacySwitch, users’ privacy and security are protected with a physical camera shutter and microphone.
More than just delivering music, the JBL Link View also be used for video calls using its 5-megapixel front camera. With Google Assistant, users can also inquire anything under the sun through voice commands.
JBL Link View: Php17,999
All of these products are now available through authorized JBL partner stores and distributors.