This 12 months’s Client Electronics Present (CES 2021) does not technically begin till subsequent week, however there are all the time corporations that reveal their new stuff a bit early. JBL has now introduced a number of new audio merchandise that can begin transport subsequent month, together with out of doors audio system, true wi-fi earbuds, and different audio gear.
First up are two pairs of high-end headphones, the JBL Tour One and JBL Tour Professional+. The Tour One is a pair of normal over-ear headphones with lively noise cancelling, 40mm dynamic drivers (licensed for frequencies as much as 40kHz), quick charging, and quick access to your telephone’s digital assistant. JBL claims a battery lifetime of as much as 25 hours with ANC on, plus one other 25 hours by means of the charging case. In the meantime, the Tour Professional+ true wi-fi earbuds have 6.8mm dynamic drivers, Qi wi-fi charging, twin connections, IPX4 water/sweat resistance, and faucet controls. Battery life is estimated at 6 hours with ANC on or 8 hours with out, which is roughly the identical as you’d get from the Galaxy Buds Dwell. The Tour One might be priced at $299.95/£279.99, and the Professional+ might be $199.95/£179.99.
Left: JBL Tour Professional+. Proper: JBL Tour One.
JBL additionally revealed three merchandise in its mid-range ‘Dwell’ collection. The Dwell Professional+ is the one true wi-fi earbuds within the collection, that includes “adaptive noise cancelling,” twin join, 6 hours of battery life (or 7 with ANC off), IPx4 water resistance, and contact controls for £169.99. The opposite two choices are customary Bluetooth over-hear headphones — the £159.99 Dwell 660NC and £119.99 Dwell 460NC.
Left: JBL Dwell Professional+. Center: JBL Dwell 660NC. Proper: JBL Dwell 460NC.
When you’re extra inquisitive about audio system, the JBL Cost 5 is coming to a retailer close to you in March for $179.95/£159.99. Identical to earlier fashions within the Cost collection (the Cost 4 is pictured on the high of this text), it is IP67 waterproof and helps JBL’s ‘PartyBoost’ for pairing a number of suitable audio system collectively. The Cost 5 additionally has a 7,500mAh inside battery for 20 hours of playtime, plus a Kind-C port for charging different units. It will likely be obtainable in Black, Blue, Grey, Purple, Teal, and Camo.
Left: JBL Cost 5. Proper: JBL Bar 5.0.
Moreover, a brand new JBL Bar 5.0 MultiBeam Soundbar was revealed. No, it is not a sequel to the JBL Hyperlink Bar with Android TV, but it surely does help Dolby Atmos, Apple AirPlay 2, Chromecast, and Bluetooth audio. It has 4 passive radiators, however no included sub-woofer. The JBL Bar 5.0 MultiBeam will go on sale someday this spring for $399.95/£349.99.
And at last, JBL additionally introduced the Mirror Mini NC TWS ($149.95), a brand new pair of waterproof and reflective true wi-fi buds with lively noise cancelation; some low-end to midrange Bluetooth buds and headphones within the Tune collection; and the Onyx Studio 7, a conveyable Bluetooth speaker beneath its mom model, Harmon.