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JBL Releases More Compact, Powerful and Durable Portable Listening Devices

Posted by on 22. September 2015

JBL Launches More Compact, Powerful and Durable Devices

When it comes to giving you a superb listening experience, you can never go wrong with JBL.  They divide the users into segments and fine tune their products specific to each segment.  So whether you’re listening on your earphones while working out, enjoying good music on a long drive or even watching your favorite artist on a concert hall, you get the same high quality crystal clear audio that endears your ears.  JBL gets even better as they introduce a whole new line of wireless devices that’s more powerful, compact and durable.

JBL Just Got Even Better

Damon Johnson, Sr. Manager for Sports Headphones, Harman International, Netherlands discusses the new products of JBL.

JBL / Harman has been a powerhouse when it comes to music and audio devices.  They also give the customer an excellent listening experience that suits their need.  A key part of that is how JBL divides the market into different segments with specific demands.  JBL would then introduce products based on  the need of each market segment.  They have a wide range of product that sets the bar when it comes to their audio devices. Whether your listening from your home, your car or a concert stadium, you get the same crystal clear of listening experience.  JBL is taking it to the next level as the next set of products are focused on the wireless technology incorporated in the speakers that makes the devices more compact, powerful and durable to stay in tune for those who live life to the fullest extent.

JBL Clip+ Ultra Portable Wireless Speakers – SRP P2,995

Do you love the outdoors? Now, you can go on a hike without worrying about the absence of a reliable speaker system. These ultra-portable speaker system are versatile in their durability, provide hands-free listening and deliver powerful, high-quality JBL sound. Their Splashproof technology means there is no need to worry about rain or spills, and you can even clean these JBL speakers with running tap water.  Before a speaker can be described as truly versatile, it must be able to handle the unexpected. The JBL Clip+ has been created for this purpose— from its durable, splashproof design to its portability. Its built-in carabineer makes it possible to bring music on all of your adventures. Whether you toss it into your backpack at the end of your day or bring it to your kayaking outdoor adventure, the JBL Clip+ can take care of itself. Its durable, double-injection housing protects the speaker and ensures that it will always produce the same quality audio as it had on day one. During the summer months, music can complement any activity with this very convenient form factor.

Features

  • Wireless Bluetooth Streaming – Wirelessly stream high-quality sound from your smartphone or tablet.
  • Rechargable Battery – Built-in rechargable Li-ion battery supports up to 5 hours of playtime.
  • Speakerphone – Take crystal clear calls from your speaker thanks to the noise and echo cancelling speakerphone.
  • Built-in Carabiner – Hook the Clip+ onto anything you see fit and take it on all your adventures.
  • Splashproof – Splashproof means no more worrying about rain or spills and you can even clean it with running tap water.
  • Integrated 3.5mm Audio Cable – Don’t worry if there’s no Bluetooth, plug the audio cable into any device to enjoy your music or use it to daisy chain another Clip+ for bigger sound.
  • Available in 8 colors: Black, Blue, Red, Gray, Teal, Yellow, Pink and Orange

The JBL Clip+ Ultra Portable Speaker System is currently available at JBL/Harman Kardon Concept stores and will soon be available nationwide.

JBL Charge 2+ Portable Speaker System – SRP P7,995

The JBL Charge 2+ takes the party everywhere – be it poolside or dancing in the rain – and amplifies the excitement. It is a portable, compact stereo speaker with room-filling sound and a battery with capacity enough to power your lifestyle—however active it may be. Allowing you to listen wirelessly and charge endlessly in rain or shine, its 6,000 mAh lithium-ion battery keeps the music going for a full 12 hours, with power to spare for charging phones, tablets and other devices through its USB port to ensure that you are never left hanging without your tunes or mobile device while on any expedition. The device anticipates that some adventures will no doubt be taken with friends; the speaker’s social mode lets up to three people take turns streaming music from their mobile phone, tablet or laptop playlists.

Features

  • Wireless Bluetooth Streaming – Wirelessly stream high-quality stereo sound from your smartphone or tablet.
  • 6000mAH Rechargeable Battery – Built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery supports up to 12 hours of playback time and charges devices via the USB port.
  • Speakerphone – Take crystal clear calls from your speaker thanks to the noise and echo cancelling speakerphone.
  • Splashproof – Splashproof means no more worrying about rain or spills and you can even clean it with running tap water.
  • Social Mode – Music has never been this social, connect up to 3 music sources to the same Charge 2+ and listen to your friend’s favorite songs.
  • JBL Bass Radiator – Hear the bass, feel the bass, see the bass. Dual external passive radiators demonstrate just how powerful your speakers are.
  • Available in 8 colors: Black, Blue, Red, Gray, Teal, Yellow, Pink and Orange

The JBL Charge 2+ Portable Speaker System is currently available at JBL/Harman Kardon Concept stores and will soon be available nationwide.

JBL Flip 3 – SRP P6,495

The JBL Flip 3 is a versatile wireless portable speaker that delivers powerful sound and equipped to travel the world with its new, rugged, splashproof design and 10-hours of battery life to play music from the day, well into the night.  For added convenience, the JBL Flip 3 also features a noise and echo cancelling speakerphone for crystal clear calls, and JBLConnect technology that can wirelessly link multiple JBL Connect-enabled speakers together to amplify the listening experience. JBL FLIP 3 is a follow up of their award-winning portable speaker, the JBL Flip 2.

Features

  • Enables users to connect up to three smartphones or tablets through Bluetooth
  • Provides up to 10-hours of playtime with its built-in rechargeable battery
  • Delivers crystal clear calls from the speaker with its noise and echo cancelling feature simply by touching a button
  • Allows music lovers to use the speaker in the rain and the great outdoors with its rugged and splashproof design
  • Enables users to amplify the listening experience by connecting compatible devices via the JBL Connect feature
  • Provides a richer bass option with its dual external passive radiators
  • Available in various colors including black, red, orange, pink, gray, blue, yellow, and teal

The JBL Flip 3 is currently available at JBL/Harman Kardon Concept stores and will soon be available nationwide

JBL Xtreme – SRP P15,995

Through JBL’s technology and patents, the Xtreme’s rugged, splashproof portable speaker is empowered with four active transducers and two bass radiators that enable listeners to feel the music with its powerful sound, while on-the-go. The JBL Xtreme also features a noise and echo cancelling speakerphone for crystal clear calls, and JBLConnect technology that can wirelessly link multiple JBL Connect-enabled speakers together to amplify the listening experience. This extraordinary stereo sound will fuel boundless adventures – whether indoors or outdoors, poolside or at the beach.  The JBL Xtreme isn’t just for playing music, as users can charge other devices with its dual USB charge-out ports, connect up to three smartphones or tablets and take turns playing DJ. The device also provides a noise and echo cancelling speakerphone option for clear conference calls by simply pressing a button.

Features

  • Enables users to connect up to three smartphones or tablets through Bluetooth and take turns playing earth-shaking, powerful stereo sound from their personal device
  • Built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery supports up to 15 hours of playtime and charges devices via dual USB ports
  • Delivers crystal clear calls from the speaker with its noise and echo cancelling feature simply by touching a button
  • Allows music lovers to use the speaker in the rain and the great outdoors with its durable fabric material, rubber housing and splashproof design, perfect for any adventure
  • Enables users to amplify the listening experience by connecting compatible devices via the JBLConnect feature
  • Equipped with dual external passive radiators that enables listeners to feel and hear the powerful bass feature
  • Includes a shoulder strap for easy carrying and portability
  • Available in various colors including black, red or blue

The JBL Xtreme is currently available at JBL/Harman Kardon Concept stores and will soon be available nationwide.

JBL Pulse 2 – SRP P9,995

JBL Pulse 2 is a wireless, splash proof speaker that transforms any space into a party through a captivating light display.  With sensational sound and synchronized flashes of vivid,full-color light, the JBL Pulse 2 intensifies music anytime, anywhere. Listeners can wirelessly stream songs from any smart device and watch the glow of the JBL Pulse 2 as it illuminates the room or evening sky to the rhythms of th eir favorite hits. To elevate and personalize the LED lightshow experience, the JBL Prism color sensor lens matches and reflects any color it’s pointed at,amplifying the colors of life.

The high-quality stereo sound, splash proof design and 10 hours of playtime make the JBL Pulse 2 the perfect party companion. To further amplify the listening experience, the JBL Pulse 2 features a noise and echo cancelling speakerphone for crystal clear calls and JBL Connect technology to wirelessly link multiple JBL Connect-enabled speakers together. For those looking for the pinnacle of personalization at the tip of their fingers, the JBL Connect app lets users further customize the lightshow and configure JBL Connect settings. Download the JBL Connect app to unlock even more interactive features waiting to be discovered on the JBL Pulse 2.

The latest addition to JBL’s growing family of splash proof portable speakers, JBL Pulse 2 gives music lovers powerful sound anywhere, anytime. JBL splash proof portables include the JBL Clip+, JBL Charge 2+, JBL Flip 3, JBL Pulse 2 and JBL Xtreme, and seamlessly stream songs from your smartphones or tablets. Whether relaxing on the beach, camping on a mountainside or unwinding at home, JBL portable speakers elevate the experience through immersive audio.

Features

  • Wirelessly connect up to 3 smartphones or tablets to the speaker and take turns playing music with sensational sound
  • Built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery supports up to 10 hours of playtime with music and lightshow.
  • Take calls from your speaker with a touch of a button – crystal clear thanks to the noise and echo cancelling speakerphone
  • Customizable lightshow visualizes user’s favorite tracks or sets the atmosphere using its ambient lighting
  • Allows music lovers to use the speaker in the rain and the great outdoors with its rugged and splash proof design
  • Build your own ecosystem by connecting multiple JBL Connect enabled speakers together to amplify the listening experience
  • Provides a richer bass option with its dual external passive radiators
  • The JBL Prism color sensor lens enables users to add more colors to the palate by simply pointing and shooting the lens at the desired color and the Pulse 2 will adapt its lightshow to the shade chosen
  • Customize your lightshow experience and configure your JBL Connect settings, all at the tip of your fingers with the JBL Connect App

The JBL Pulse 2 will be available nationwide in stores in October, 2015.

JBL Everest – SRP – TBA

JBL Everest gives music lovers an advanced and wide-ranging feature package in wireless headphones.  An unparalleled blend of topflight audio technology and ergonomic design, all five models within the JBL Everest series connect wirelessly to any smart device. Listeners can fully immerse themselves in JBL’s renowned sound quality and move freely without wires as they enjoy their favorite songs. For additional comfort, best in class ergonomics were developed through extensive research to provide contoured ear cushions and earpiece shapes for all listeners.

The Everest series’ flagship model, the JBL Everest ELITE 700, offers the most innovative and inclusive set of features ever packed into wireless headphones. Bluetooth 4.1 provides listeners the ease of wireless connectivity, while the new NXTGen Active Noise Cancelling Technology pairs the immersive experience of noise-cancelling with the power to control the amount of outside noise let in, creating each user’s ideal balance of ambient sound and music.

With JBL Pro Audio sound, the Everest ELITE 700 delivers a dynamic acoustic experience. The carefully sculpted ear cushions provide unmatched fit around the ears, maximizing comfort throughout the ELITE 700’s 15 hours of playtime. The headphones’ TruNote™ technology calibrates sound based on the fit around the ears, delivering sound personalized for each individual. The free, downloadable My JBL Headphones App elevates personalization by allowing users to further customize headphone settings and features.

Features:

  •  BT 4.1: Connect to any Bluetooth-enabled device for amazing sound quality without the hassle of wires.
  • Legendary JBL Pro Audio: Experience the same elevated experience and incredible sound JBL has been delivering to concert halls, studios and living rooms for almost 70 years.
  • Best in Class Ergonomics These ear cups are carefully designed to fit all ears, and not just sit on top of them. This is achieved through extensive research on human ear shapes and anatomy, developing proprietary contoured ear cushions, and earpiece shapes. As a result, listeners experience unprecedented comfort—allowing a longer, more enjoyable experience.
  • NXTGen ANC: For the first time, a JBL headphone combines the immersive experience of active noise-cancelling technology and allows control of the amount of ambient noise let in. Users have the power to balance awareness of their surroundings with the listening experience, with a simple press of a button.
  • TruNoteTM Auto Sound Calibration: Listeners will be blown away with the cleanest, most authentic version of music possible. TruNoteTM Auto Sound calibrates sound based on how ear cups fit around the ears, for a personalized audio experience.
  • ShareMe 2.0: Connect with any brand of Bluetooth headphone and share music, videos and games with friends – easily and wirelessly.
  • Off: Experience greater simplicity and a longer battery life with the auto off feature which powers the headphones off automatically when not in use
  • My JBL Headphones App: Get even more control and personalization of your listening experience with this free App. Through your mobile device, you can create custom EQ settings, and access all other headphone settings and features.

JBL Reflect Mini BT – SRP – TBA

The JBL Reflect Mini BT is a lightweight sport headphone designed for ultimate comfort and stability in fitness. The Bluetooth-compatible sport headphones provide wireless freedom, a lightweight feel, secure fit and premium JBL signature sound to push through your workout.

The JBL Reflect Mini BT connects wirelessly to any mobile Bluetooth-enabled device, allowing athletes to enjoy JBL quality sound and the freedom to move without wires. Fitness enthusiasts can sprint, climb and push their way through a workout knowing their headphones won’t get in the way. The compact and agile design affords athletes optimal mobility, helping user’s stay light on their feet and conquer any fitness challenge at hand. These sport headphones also feature ergonomically designed eartips that stay in place during intense training. The JBL Reflect Mini BT offers pure JBL signature sound, up to eight hours audio playback, and a three-button in-line microphone for music and call control.

The JBL Reflect Mini BT will be available in four colours – red, blue, teal and black.

JBL Reflect Aware – SRP – TBA

The JBL Reflect Aware is the world’s first sport headphone that gives athletes the ability to mix ambient sounds with active noise cancelling performance. The Ambient AwareTM technology allows any athlete to optimize their audio performance for every workout.

With conventional in-ear noise cancelling headphones, today’s athlete is limited to only full noise reduction or no noise reduction. Extensive research with athletes of all levels shows that workout locations vary, and therefore the ideal headphone needs to be able to adapt to varying environments. The new JBL Reflect Aware headphone delivers both best in class active noise cancelling performance and the ability to mix in sound from the environment for greater awareness of the surroundings when the user wants it. Giving the athlete better control of what they hear, they can remain focused on their workout knowing that they will hear important sounds when they needs to. For full adaptive noise control, the JBL Ambient Aware app not only gives the athlete control of the ambient noise level, but also custom EQ settings to create the perfect audio sound for your workout.

Another distraction common to conventional in-ear noise cancelling headphones is the battery box. Designed to draw power and audio directly from the lightning connector on Apple devices, the JBL Reflect Aware headphones are not burdened by the bulky battery box. It comes with a small 4-button remote control to enable standard play/pause and volume controls in addition to ANC on/off.

The JBL Reflect Aware is designed as a piece of sport equipment, with a rugged, sweat-proof design and patented ergonomic eartips for hours of comfortable wear, not to mention powerful sound you expect from JBL. Now, you can stay in total control of your zone with the world’s first ANC sport headphone on the market.

JBL Grip

The new line of JBL Grip headphones provide the soundtrack to keep the momentum going through every flip, grind, and crash. The headphones are created through collaboration with action sport athletes, extensive consumer testing and with support from professional snowboarder Ben Ferguson.

The JBL Grip line includes the JBL Grip 100 and JBL Grip 200 headphones. They allow action athletes such as snowboarders and skateboarders to perform at the top of their game without interruptions, while addressing all extreme athletes’ concerns:

  • Award-winning Twist-LockTM patented design ensures these in-ear headphones never fall out, especially while in motion, allowing athletes to focus on their tricks and performance; Provides up to 10-hours of playtime with its built-in rechargeable battery
  • Durable build of the JBL Grip products is made to stand up to the extremes of action sports, so athletes don’t need to worry about replacing their gear after each session;
  • FlexSoftTM eartips ensure a comfortable fit while the headphones are in use, enabling pure enjoyment of a session and music experience;
  • Cord Pinch Technology allows one- or two-bud use and custom cord control to offer settings unique to each athlete and enables better awareness of surroundings to maintain safety during a session;
  • Integrated controls on the JBL Grip 200 headphones, the advanced model within the line, allow easy access for music and calls, and minimize disruption during a session, allowing athletes to continue to perform at the top of their game.

JBL Grip offers both models in three colour combinations: navy/orange, charcoal grey and olive green and features a 2 X 14mm transducer, 20Hz-20kHz frequency response, and a 114 cm cord with pinch capability.

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40 Responses to JBL Releases More Compact, Powerful and Durable Portable Listening Devices

  1. Anne V

    I’m actually not familiar with the JBL brand. I’m not really into music unless it’s the Praise and Worship kind. Will look these speakers up some more, maybe my husband will like it. 🙂

  2. violetaloredana

    These speakers look indeed nice – and from what you are saying, they seem to be high quality. I’d try the JBL Charge 2+.

  3. Jason Panuelos

    Would love to own the Clip!! But it’s a little expensive for such a small portable speaker. I wish JBL would have a sale soon so I can buy it! Haha!

  4. 3xhcch

    Very very nice product. Small and handy. Waterproof. No wires to get entangled in. Just the price will be the problem though, but sounds like it is worth the price. – Fred

  5. Pooja Kawatra Gupta

    They look wonderful – waterproof speakers just perfect for any outdoor parties with kids.

  6. Roxi Santiago

    My friend has the Clip+ Ultra and I find the sound quality umimpressive. I’m saving up for the Xtreme one.

  7. phyliciamarie

    Nice finally meeting you at the event Franc! I love the Charge 2, it’s perfect for road trips with friends, and the shockproof feature of the JBL speakers. 🙂

  8. Leilani Gamboa

    I need a durable headphone for my hubby which he can use daily, I guess this is perfect. This headphones look cool, and I also like the colour combinations available!

  9. Peachy @ The Peach Kitchen

    I love the colors of JBL speakers!

  10. Peachy @ The Peach Kitchen

    I love that it’s waterproof and colorful!

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