To keep up with the changing needs of different types of audiophiles, JBL and Harman Kardon has introduced its new lineup of earphones, speakers, and headphones fit for users with an active lifestyle during its recent grand launch.

Augmenting its Live Series, JBL has brought to the local market the CES-launched JBL Live 100, JBL Live 200BT, JBL Live 400BT, JBL Live 500BT, and the JBL Live 650BTNC.

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JBL Harman Kardon grand launch at Manila Hotel. Photo by Jansen Romero

The JBL Live 400BT and the JBL Live 500BT attribute their unique features to the Ambient Aware technology, which allows users to adjust the volume of either the right or left earcup of the headphones to let them be aware of what’s happening in the surrounding even with the headphones on. The JBL Live 650BTNC, on the other hand, has Google Assistant accessible through the headphones’ touch function. As its name suggests, the JBL Live 650BTNC has noise-cancelling feature for users to enjoy music without distractions.

For users who’d still prefer to have wired earphones, JBL has the JBL Live 100 which has a durable, fabric cable, and the JBL Live 200BT which allows seamless connection transfer from laptops to smartphones, and vice versa.

The audio brand also introduced the JBL Endurance Peak which is designed for the adventurous. The JBL Endurance Peak comes with a rugged charging case with 24 hours of total backup charge, and equates a 10-minute charge to 1 hour of music playback. This true wireless sports earphones also has a touch function, TwistLock and FlexSoft features, and has an IPX7 waterproof rating.

Local audiophiles can now also get their hands on the newest models of the JBL Under Armour

Series namely the JBL Under Armour Sport Flex, the JBL Under Armour Sport React, JBL Under Armour Sport Pivot, JBL Under Armour Sport True Wireless Flash, and the JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Train. Carrying the JBL signature sound complemented with Under Armor’s trademark design, the JBL Under Armour Series each has their own unique features for ergonomics, sound quality, and battery life.

JBL also paraded its latest offerings for the speakers segment top-billed by the JBL PartyBox 300 and the JBL Link View.

Meant to bring the party anywhere you go, the JBL PartyBox 300 is a powerful speaker with loud, pure bass sound, and funky lighting effects. Aside from Bluetooth connection, this speaker can play music from various sources, and comes with guitar and mic inputs. The JBL PartyBox 300 can play music continuously for 18 hours with its 10,000mAh battery, and can be used to charge other devices.

The JBL Link View, meanwhile, is a Google Assistant voice-activated speaker with an 8-inch high definition touch screen display, and comes with a 5-megapixel front camera which users can utilize for video calls.

Aside from JBL speakers, also highlighted during the launch was the Harman Kardon Citation line made to elevate home theater experience through the WiSa technology that delivers low latency, HD multi-channel, and multi-room capabilities. The Harman Kardon Citation line is also designed to accentuate any area of your home with its minimalist, modernized design clad with dust and flame retardant fabric.

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