- The JBL Flip 6 transportable Bluetooth speaker options a greater battery life and sturdiness score over the Flip 5.
- The corporate expanded its line of Partybox audio system with the 710 and 110, the latter of which is out there now.
- It added a bunch of true wi-fi earbuds to its portfolio, rising the Replicate Stream, Tune, and Endurance strains; alongside the Quantum 350 gaming headset and JBL JR460NC children headphones.
Whereas we’ve identified for a while that IFA 2021 is a no-go, this didn’t cease JBL from refreshing its line of speakers, headphones, and earbuds when the conference would have taken place. Out of this deluge of noise-cancelling earbuds, social gathering audio system, and headphones, one thing is certain to catch your eye. The product that’s possible to attract essentially the most consideration, although, is the JBL Flip 6.
JBL Flip 6
The JBL Flip sequence of Bluetooth audio system is among the most ubiquitous round. The Flip 6 guarantees to enhance upon the technology earlier than it with higher sound high quality and a extra sturdy IP67 dust- and water resistant construct. The Flip 6 has a dual-passive radiator system, together with the woofer and tweeter which ought to yield higher audio high quality.
Identical to the Flip 5, the Flip 6 works with JBL PartyBoost, so you possibly can join two PartyBoost audio system collectively for stereo playback. PartyBoost additionally permits you to wirelessly join as much as 100 appropriate audio system for loud mono playback. JBL added Bluetooth 5.1 firmware to this on a regular basis speaker and a extra spectacular 12-hour battery life.
The JBL Flip 6 will probably be accessible in December within the US and can value $129.95. JBL will launch the Flip 6 in Europe this November for €139. It is available in 5 colour variants: Gray Stone, River Teal, Ocean Blue, Midnight Black, or Squad.
JBL Partybox 110 and Partybox 710
The JBL Partybox 110 and Partybox 710 each make it doable to take the social gathering wherever. These audio system have loads in frequent like an IPX4 score, Bluetooth and USB inputs, and help via the JBL PartyBox app. When music is streamed via the Partybox, a synchronized mild present emits from the embedded RGB lights. When a number of Partybox audio system are in shut proximity, you should use JBL’s one-touch true wi-fi stereo to hyperlink them for double the amount. Musically inclined house owners may even plug in a guitar and microphone into both Partybox.
Variations between the 2 audio system have a lot to do with energy output. The Partybox 710 has an 800W RMS output that handily outperforms the Partybox 110’s 160W output. The bigger Partybox additionally has wheels. The 110 mannequin has one thing the 710 lacks: 12 hours of battery life. Not like the Partybox 710, the smaller speaker doesn’t require an influence supply to work.
The JBL PartyBox 110 is available now for $399.95/€359, and the JBL PartyBox 710 will probably be accessible on November 14, within the US for $799.95 and can attain Europe in October for €749.
JBL Quantum 350
The Quantum 350 joins the ranks of JBL’s other gaming headsets and makes use of a well-recognized 2.4GHz USB dongle adapter for lossless, lag-free wi-fi streaming. PC avid gamers can use the JBL QuantumEngine software program to customise the headset, which sports activities the corporate’s QuantumSound profile and works with JBL QuantumSurround. As we’ve seen earlier than, the Quantum 350 wields a Discord-certified removable increase mic.
It has a 22-hour battery life and simply 5 minutes of charging over the included USB-C cable supplies 60 minutes of use. The comfy, light-weight construct allows hours-long gaming classes due to the leatherette reminiscence foam ear pads. Players of all varieties will benefit from the $99.95/€119 Quantum 350 as soon as it’s launched this month.
JBL Replicate Stream Professional
The Replicate Stream Professional true wi-fi earphones help each lively noise-cancelling (ANC) and Good Ambient mode, the latter of which amplifies background noise to maintain you conscious of your environment. Six embedded microphones promote clear voice transmission for convention calls and help with ANC. These versatile earbuds additionally advantage an IP68 score, making them simply as at house on the seaside as they’d be in your subsequent run.
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Battery life is kind of good with eight hours of playtime when noise-cancelling is on and an additional 20 hours of playback from the wi-fi charging case. The case can quick cost the earbuds with 10 minutes of cost offering 60 minutes of playtime. You possibly can say, “Hey Google” to activate the digital assistant, and the headset makes use of Bluetooth 5.zero to hook up with your smartphone. Both earbud could also be used independently due to JBL Twin Join + Sync. This allows you to decide which earbud you wish to use for telephone calls, and designate sure features to 1 earpiece over the opposite.
The JBL Headphones App makes it straightforward to customise the contact controls on these on a regular basis earbuds. The JBL Replicate Stream Professional will probably be accessible on November 14, for $179.95/€179.
JBL Tune 230NC and Tune 130NC
The Tune 230NC and Tune 130NC share various options, with the previous being the extra premium headset. Let’s begin with the similarities. Each pairs of ANC true wi-fi earbuds boast an eight-hour battery life with ANC on, and an additional 24 hours of playtime from the case. Quick charging effectivity can be equivalent: 10 minutes of cost provides 60 minutes of playtime. Each the Tune 230NC and Tune 130NC use Bluetooth 5.2, help Twin Join + Sync, home a four-microphone array, and work with the JBL Headphones app.
So what concerning the variations? Properly, the Tune 230 have a preferred stemmed design that contrasts the Tune 130’s conventional earbud design. One other distinction: the JBL Tune 230NC use 5.8mm dynamic drivers — fairly a bit smaller in comparison with the Tune 130NC’s 10mm drivers. This will sound odd since many consider that bigger drivers are higher, however it isn’t quite that simple.
Each the JBL Tune 230NC and JBL Tune 130NC will probably be accessible on October 17, for $99.95/€99, and each fashions are available in three colour choices: black, white, and blue.
JBL Endurance Race
The Endurance Race true wi-fi earbuds be part of the corporate’s activity-themed headsets. These earbuds function an IP67 score that protects them in opposition to mud and water harm, a small footprint, and quick charging. The Endurance Race final 10 hours on a single cost, and the case supplies an additional 20 hours of playtime. Simply 10 minutes within the case supplies 60 minutes of listening, which implies you by no means have to fret a few dead battery ruining your exercise.
Different options embody JBL’s signature Pure Bass sound profile, interchangeable ear ideas, and Ambient Conscious listening, all for $79.95/€68.24. The JBL Endurance Race will probably be accessible in black on October 17.
JBL JR 460NC
Youngsters (3-10 years outdated) aren’t forgotten with this litany of releases; the wi-fi JBL JR 460NC are the primary JBL JR headphones to incorporate lively noise-cancelling. ANC and JBL Secure Sound, an onboard volume limiter that caps output to 85dB, work collectively to guard your youngster’s listening to in opposition to exterior noise and unsafe playback quantity. These headphones even have an built-in microphone, so your youngster can simply take part in any digital education.
The JR 460NC final 20 hours and help quick charging. JBL designed these headphones to resist put on and tear with out breakage, and the removable 3.5mm cable is ideal for console gaming, and for when the battery depletes.
The JBL JR 460NC will probably be accessible this month for $79.95.