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JBL has released a new line of sports and lifestyle headphones and earphones suited for fitness, professional, and everyday use.
The 11 new models are made to suit different types needs for their daily activities from working out, listening music, working from home, and distant learning.
“As offices were temporarily close, working from home meant we rely on our headphones, not only to enjoy our playlists but also taking calls and attending online meeting. For students, distant learning brought the classroom together. Headphones became essential not only for music, but for our livelihood and education,” Harman Asia-Pacific Vice-President and General Manager Grace Koh said at an online press launch on June 10 held via Zoom.
“JBL pays meticulous detail to delivering quality sound, technology designed to enhance everyday activities. From features such as wireless, adaptive noise cancelation, voice assistant, to designs that fits everyone,” she added.
Three of the new models are designed for those with active lifestyles. The JBL Reflect Mini NC TWS (P8,299) in-ear sport headphones are an all-around accessory for athleisure lifestyle. With 21 hours of playtime, an IPX7 waterproof rating, and Active Noise Canceling (ANC) feature, these headphones allow you to focus on your fitness. For outdoor or group workouts, the Smart Ambient technology keeps you aware of your surroundings.
Meanwhile, the JBL Endurance Peak II (P6,999) wireless headphones deliver JBL Pure Bass sound while providing comfort and connectivity. It is equipped with 30 hours battery life and a sweatproof/waterproof design.
The UA True Wireless Streak (P8,499) is a lightweight choice engineered to maximize performance while minimizing size and distractions. Designed with Sport Flex Fit ear tips, it provides comfort and secure fit tested by athletes. It is also equipped with 18 hours of total playtime, UA waterproof technology, TalkThru and Ambient Aware Technology.
CREATIVES, CASUAL USERS
For digital creatives and music lovers, JBL Live 460NC (P6,999) on-ear headphones and JBL Live 660NC (P10,999) over-ear headphones are equipped with 40mm drivers to deliver JBL Signature Sound, punctuated with enhanced bass so every track pops. Activate ANC if you need to focus and Smart Ambient for keeping in touch with your environment. It also has a voice assistant technology and a total of 50 hours battery life.
Meanwhile, whether it is used for studying or working on passion projects, the JBL Tune 510BT (P3,299) on-ear headphones and JBL Tune 660NC (P5,599) Noise Canceling on-ear headphones are equipped superior bass sound. They can provide up to 40 hours of streaming with ANC on, as well as convenient pairing technology to connect to Siri or Google devices.
Meetings, classes, events, and social gatherings have migrated to the virtual space. The wireless JBL Live Pro+ TWS (P9,199) earbuds and JBL Live Free NC+ TWS (P8,599) in-ear headphones are designed for teachers, hosts, and employees working from home. Both models deliver JBL Signature Sound with 28 and 21 hours playtime, respectively. They also feature intuitive touch and voice assistant control.
For newbies to wireless technology, the JBL Tune 225 TWS (P7,199) earbuds and the JBL Tune 115 TWS (P4,699) in-ear headphones are introductory pieces fit for one’s usual daily routine as they allow for free movement and various activities. These two products have up to 25 and 21 hours battery life, respectively.
JBL also announced singer and actress Nadine Lustre as its new brand ambassador as it launched the new products.
All the new earphones and headphones are now available in all JBL stores, authorized dealers and online stores, except for the JBL Endurance Peak II, which will be launched later on.
Visit JBL Philippines’ official website (www.jbl.com.ph) and social media accounts for more information. — M.A.P. Soliman