Audio gear maker JBL by Harman, which is owned by South Korean tech main Samsung Electronics, on Wednesday launched its new Live sequence of headphones in India. The sequence includes of 5 pair of headphones. According to the corporate, the brand new JBL Live 650BTNC will carry a price ticket of Rs. 12,599, whereas the JBL Live 500BT headphones will retail at Rs. 9,999 and JBL Live 400BT at Rs. 7,899. The new JBL Live 200BT and JBL Live 100 have been priced at Rs. 5,299 and Rs. 2,499, respectively.
The newly launched JBL Live 400BT, Live 500BT and Live 650BTNC are optimised for Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa digital assistants. The headphones additionally include Ambient Aware and TalkThru expertise assist. The JBL Live 650BTNC is the one new pair of headphones that assist lively noise cancellation, but it surely lacks Ambient Aware and TalkThru assist.
With the TalkThru characteristic, the brand new JBL Live headphones can briefly pause music on the contact of a button, decreasing speech and amplifying sound to make it straightforward to talk with a buddy with out eradicating the headphones, whereas with the Ambient Aware mode, the listeners can management the quantity of background noise they wish to let in, to remain keyed into their environment. Lastly, to make use of Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa, the customers can activate the characteristic by going to the My JBL Headphones app after which faucet on the left earcup to activate the voice assistant.
While the JBL Live 650BTNC and Live 500BT headphones sport an around-ear design, the JBL Live 400BT headphones include an on-ear design. The JBL Live 200BT and JBL Live 100 have an in-ear design. Apart from JBL Live 100, all the brand new JBL headphones are wi-fi and assist connectivity over Bluetooth.
In phrases of the battery life, JBL Live 650BTNC can present as much as 20 hours of battery with noise cancellation. The JBL Live 500BT, Live 400BT, and Live 200BT will last as long as 30 hours, 24 hours, and 10 hours, respectively.
“Smart headphones are the future of audio and we will continue to lead this category with the new Live series. It will strongly reinforce Harman’s leadership in consumer audio technology in India and globally,” Harman India Country Manager Pradeep Chaudhry instructed reporters.
The new JBL Live wi-fi headphones are presently out there in any respect main retailers and on JBL.com.
Written with inputs from IANS