CES 2024 would not formally start till January 9, however that hasn’t stopped JBL (a part of the Harman Group of audio manufacturers) from saying a variety of new audio merchandise forward of the opening that can be coming our method in 2024.
These embrace the brand new JBL Reside TWS 3 wi-fi earbuds that includes the inclusion of the corporate’s sensible charging case that was a complete game-changer on JBL Tour Professional 2. Moreover, JBL has unveiled generational updates on three of its transportable speaker fashions, in addition to an enlargement to its PartyBox lineup.
This is a breakdown of all the brand new audio merchandise introduced by JBL at CES 2024 simply now.
JBL Reside TWS 3 collection with sensible charging case
The JBL Tour Professional 2 ($249) wi-fi earbuds shook up the standard charging case once they arrived this time final yr. A yr on, and the favored touchscreen tech has simply been unveiled for the brand new JBL Reside 3 collection of adaptive noise canceling earbuds which can be scheduled to reach later this yr.
JBL’s Reside 3 collection can be accessible in 3 sporting kinds, together with Buds, Beam and Flex options. The totally different kinds are designed for consolation and suppleness to match your necessities relying in your way of life. The up to date charging case brings JBL’s 1.45-inch LED touchscreen tech to every of the brand new fashions, and makes the game-changing charging case extra accessible than ever earlier than. Homeowners may have full management of just about all options and capabilities with no need to entry the JBL Headphones app.
Geared up with Bluetooth 5.3 with LE (accessible through a later OTA replace), JBL says that they assist multipoint connections, have prolonged battery life (though there aren’t any figures talked about) and are IP55-rated in opposition to water and mud.
They are going to be accessible in 4 new colorways together with purple, blue, silver and black. The worth is predicted to be $199 / £179 / €199 once they go on sale at JBL.com from mid-June 2024.
JBL’s transportable audio system get Bluetooth increase
JBL has new variations for 3 of its hottest transportable audio system. The Xtreme 4, Clip 5 and Go 4 can be up to date to Bluetooth model 5.3 with assist for LE audio and multi-speaker connection through Auracast. JBL says it will unlock connectivity choices for stereo or multi-speaker pairing throughout totally different audio system for the primary time.
As with the present fashions that rank amongst a few of the greatest waterproof audio system we have examined, the three new variations are additionally IP67-rated to guard them from water and mud ingress.
JBL Xtreme 4
Different updates coming to the JBL Xtreme 4 embrace AI Sound Enhance, which analyzes audio in actual time to optimize the acoustic output degree for extra highly effective sound and fewer distortion tailor-made to your environment.
As at all times, the JBL Xtreme 4 has a big battery capability offering as much as 24 hours of playtime and an influence financial institution to cost your telephone on the go. The battery is replaceable, and the Xtreme 4 transportable speaker will value $379 / £379 / €399.
JBL Clip 5
JBL says that Clip 5 can be even simpler to tackle the street because of a redesigned carabiner with a bigger opening that makes it extra accessible and simpler to clip on. Speaker driver energy is alleged to be better, providing improved sound and constant bass it doesn’t matter what the quantity. The Clip 5 has a built-in battery for as much as 12 hours playback and is ready to value $79 / £59 /€69.
JBL Go 4
The JBL Go 3 has ranked as certainly one of our greatest low cost Bluetooth audio system since 2020. The up to date Go 4 has a wider and extra sturdy strap and is on the market in six colorways together with black, crimson, blue, camo, grey and purple. It boasts as much as 7 hours of playtime and is predicted to be priced at $49 / £39 / €49.
The brand new transportable audio system can be accessible on JBL.com from mid-March.
JBL’s next-gen PartyBox speaker lineup
JBL has additionally unveiled the most recent evolution of its widespread PartyBox collection with the introduction of the JBL PartyBox Membership 120, JBL PartyBox Stage 320 and JBL PartyBox Wi-fi Mic.
JBL PartyBox Stage 120 can be accessible for $399 / £349 / €399 whereas the JBL PartyBox Membership 320 is available in at $599 / £549 / €599. The JBL PartyBox Wi-fi Mic can be on sale for $149 / £119 / €129. The brand new additions to the PartyBox lineup can be accessible on JBL.com in April 2024.
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