JBL Free earbuds, Reflect Fit headphones, LINK speakers with Google Assistant and more announced

JBL Free

HARMAN International at the IFA 2017 announced several JBL audio products including JBL Free wireless in-ear earbuds, Reflect Fit sport heart rate tracking headphones, LINK Series with the Google Assistant, E65BTNC over ear wireless noise-cancelling headphones, JBL Boombox and more.

JBL Free charging case

Highlights of JBL Free earbuds

  • Bluetooth 4.1 technology
  • Hands free calls
  • Comfort-stay secure fit ergonomics
  • Comfort Fit Ear Tips (3 sizes: S/M/L)
  • Secure Fit Silicone Sleeves (2 sizes: M/L)
  • Splashproof (IPX5 certified)
  • Smart charging case
  • Battery life of up to 4hrs on the headphones, 20 hours of backup from the smart charging case
  • Black and White colors

JBL Reflect FIT

Highlights of Reflect Fit headphones

  • Live Heart Rate feedback: Get instant Heart Rate read-outs without touching your phone or device.
  • Hands-free calls + Vibration Alerts – Headphones vibrate to alert you of an incoming call
  • Lighweight, flexible neckband design combined with ergonomic ear tips (Freebit) help the headphones stay put through the most intensive workouts.
  • Sweatproof (IPX5)
  • 200mAh battery offers 10 hours of battery life with Heart Rate monitoring on
    JBL LINK 10, LINK 20, and LINK 300 Google Assistant

Highlights of JBL Link 10, 20 and 300 speakers

  • Hands free voice-activated with the Google Assistant built-in
  • Chromecast built-in with multi-room music playback
  • Output – LINK 10 – 2x8W, LINK 20 – 2x10W, LINK 300 – 50W
  • Bluetooth,  HD audio streaming (24bit/96K)
  • IPX7 waterproof (LINK 10 and 20)
  • Battery life – 5 hours (LINK 10), 10 hours (LINK 20)


Highlights of JBL E65BTNC headphones

  • Active noise-cancelling technology
  • Bluetooth 4.1 technology
  • Seamlessly switch between devices
  • Built-in Microphone for hands-free calls
  • Comfort-fit fabric headband
  • Calls and music controls on ear-cup
  • 24-hours of battery life in Bluetooth mode and 15-hours of battery life in Bluetooth and active noise-cancelling mode

JBL Boombox

Highlights of JBL Boombox

  • Wireless Bluetooth Streaming: Wirelessly connect up to two smartphones or tablets to the speaker
  • IPX7 Waterproof: Take Boombox to the beach or pool without worrying about rain, spills or submersion in water.
  • JBL Connect+: Amplify your listening experience and rock the party by wirelessly connecting more than 100 JBL Connect+ enabled speakers.
  • Sound modes: Enjoy deeper bass and richer sound in indoor mode; switch to outdoor mode for expansive sound with strong bass and longer playtime
  • Monstrous Sound and Bass: Incorporated with four active transducers and two JBL bass radiators, JBL Boombox delivers monstrous sound along with hard hitting bass
  • 20,000mAH rechargeable Battery: Built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery supports up to 24 hours of playtime and charges devices via dual USB ports.

Pricing and availability 

  • JBL Free – Black and White colors – $149.95 (Rs. 9600 approx.), available starting from October 2017
  • JBL Reflect Fit – Black, Blue, Teal and Red colors – $149.95 (Rs. 9600 approx.), available starting from October 2017
  • JBL Link 10, 20 and 300 – Black color – $149 (Rs. 9,540 approx.), $199 (Rs. 12,740 approx.), $249 (Rs. 15,945 approx.) respectively, available starting fall 2017
  • JBL E65BTNC – Black, White, and Stone Blue colors – $199.95 (Rs. 12805 approx.), available starting from October 2017
  • JBL Boombox – Black and Forest Green – $449.95 (Rs. 28,800 approx.), available starting from fall 2017

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