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New wearable JBL Soundgear launched in India

News Agencies | Updated on: 13 March 2018, 16:01 IST

JBL Soundgear, a wearable device for a hands-free and ear-free intimate sound experience was launched on Tuesday.

The device, worn around the neck, was launched by HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets.

"JBL Soundgear gives users the freedom to experience audio in a completely new way. No matter the activity, users can create their own personal sound zone without the closed-off feeling of a headphone. Whether doing house or office work, engaging in virtual reality or watching a movie from a tablet, JBL Soundgear empowers users to create their very own listening environment while staying connected to their surroundings," said Sumit Chauhan, Vice President - Lifestyle Audio, HARMAN India.

JBL Soundgear is wireless and connects seamlessly through Bluetooth to smartphones and tablets. Users can enjoy mobile virtual reality headsets, such as the Samsung Gear VR, using the wearable sound device to create a powerful audio experience with JBL Signature Sound. Additionally, the wearable sound device ensures users are always connected, packing up to six hours of playtime before having to recharge.

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The device is also built with a versatile, dual-microphone conferencing system with echo and noise canceling technology to ensure sound clarity for crystal clear conversations. The echo canceling mic also allows users to take phone calls without the worry of sound quality or interruption. The rubber anti-slip treatment ensures the device stays put when moving around, and soft-touch fabrics provide long-lasting comfort.

JBL Soundgear is priced at Rs. 14,999 and is available at HARMAN's e-commerce platform, on various online and retail channels and at 350 key Samsung brand stores across in India.


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First published: 13 March 2018, 16:01 IST