JBL Free Truly Wireless Earphones launches in India with day-long battery life. It competes against Bose SoundSport and Airpods, priced at 9,999 INR.
JBL Free Earphones
JBL Free Truly Wireless Earphones have been unveiled in India by the Samsung-owned Harman International. These pairs are truly wireless, and have been designed to counter Bose SoundSport and Apple Airpods. The JBL Free claims to give up to 24 hours of combined use on a single charge. It can be a really good companion for everyday active lifestyle by offering wire-free calls and music play on the go. It has been priced at 9,999 INR and can be purchased from the Harman Audio online store, various online and retail channels, and 350 key Samsung brand stores across the country.
The JBL Free Earphones were earlier showcased at IFA 2017. It sports a 5.6mm driver with a frequency response between 10 Hz and 22 KHz. The JBL Signature Sound technology claimed to offer an intelligent and intuitive sound experience. The JBL Free comes with a smart charging case providing over 20 hours of power. It also features a 15-minute quick charge technology adding an hour of music playback. Basically, the earphones deliver continuous listening for up to 4 hours.
The JBL Free Truly Wireless Earphones come with 3 ear-tip sizes and 2 silicone sleeve sizes. You can even interchange ear-tips and sleeves for 9 different size combinations. It is IPX5-certified designed for saving it from splashes of water and sweat. For offering a cross-platform experience, the JBL Free earbuds have Bluetooth connectivity with support for HSPv1.2, HFP v1.6, AVRCP v1.6, and A2DP v1.3.
Sumit Chauhan, the Vice President – Lifestyle Audio, Harman India, said in a statement during the launch, “JBL Free truly steps up the listening experience with its superior sound, versatility and sleek looks. The cord-free earbuds encourage music lovers and executives to break up from wires and neckbands for truly unrestricted movement. We are excited to introduce the new in-ear headphone to add to their active lifestyle, give them high-quality audio and the freedom to experience audio in a completely new way.”