In the lineup of JBL headphones there are several new products. The Live series was replenished with four products at once: PRO +, Free NC +, 660NC and 460NC. Among the listed models, there are both fully wireless in-ear headphones and on-ear / full-size headphones. All new items have been united by JBL Signature Sound technology.
The Live PRO + model is positioned as the most advanced and technologically advanced. These TWS earbuds are equipped with Adaptive Noise Cancellation and Smart Ambient to hear what is happening around you. The headphones are equipped with microphones for telephone conversations and communication with voice assistants.
There is IPX4 level protection, support for wireless charging, and quick recharge in 10 minutes. With active noise canceling on, the headphones last for 6 hours of music. You can adjust the sound using the My JBL Headphones app.
The Free NC + in-ear headphones, also made in TWS-format, differ from the previous model in design, but almost all of the technologies mentioned are involved in it.
The Live Free NC + earbuds received ANC, Smart Ambient, wireless charging, touch controls, microphones, support for smart assistants and IPX7 protection. The case that comes with the headphones will give 14 additional hours of playback. For the PRO + model, the case is capable of 21 additional hours.
The Live 660NC headphones are designed for those who prefer large, classic earcups. The model is also based on the proprietary Signature Sound technology and can provide “high-quality continuous playback” up to 40 hours (with the ANC function disabled, the user will receive up to 50 hours).
The headphones are compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant voice assistants, can work with several devices at once, support Hotword and Device Action functions, and are compatible with the My JBL Headphones app. There is a possibility of fast charging (in 10 minutes – 4 hours of music).
Finally, the 460NC is a smaller version of the 660NC. These on-ear headphones get the same features and functionality, but with a redesigned design and smaller drivers for a lower price point.
All new items will appear on the American market in mid-March. The prices are already known: in-ear PRO + will cost $180, the Free NC + model will cost $150, for the full-size 660NC they will ask for $200, and for the 460NC on-ear “economy headphones” – $130.