Harman at IFA 2020: portable speakers and a huge speaker system
As part of the IFA 2020 exhibition, Harman, a subsidiary of Samsung, presented an updated line of portable speakers. Among the interesting products are compact speakers, a convenient carrying bag, and a huge speaker system in the form of a suitcase with a handle and wheels for transportation.
JBL Xtreme 3 model received four improved speakers and branded passive emitters that provide stereo sound and powerful bass. The dust-and moisture-proof case is supplemented with a belt for easy carrying. The built-in battery is designed for 15 hours of continuous playback, and the USB ports on the back allow you to charge your smartphone and other gadgets. With PartyBoost technology, you can combine two speakers to achieve a full stereo effect, or connect any number of speakers with this function in a single circuit.
The most compact portable speaker system JBL Go 3 is presented in a completely redesigned design. From the older models, it received a durable woven cover, a carrying loop, and new colors. At the same time, 5 hours of continuous operation from the battery and the case protected from water according to the IP67 standard remained unchanged.
JBL Clip 4 model also received an external update. It uses an improved carbine and an IP67-protected case. The claimed battery life is 10 hours.
JBL PartyBox 310 is made for parties. This audio system offers 240W of powerful sound, musical instrument ports, built-in sound effects, and bright LED lighting. The built-in battery is designed for 18 hours of continuous operation.
The 100W JBL PartyBox On-The-Go features led lighting, a wireless microphone, and an IPX4 splash-proof enclosure. The speaker is equipped with a belt with a built-in bottle opener and TRS inputs for connecting musical instruments. The claimed battery life is 6 hours.
As part of the Citation line, Harman Kardon introduced the Citation 200 portable speaker system. Thanks to IPX4 protection, it can be used both at home and abroad. You can stream high-definition content to your speaker from Wi-Fi via Chromecast and AirPlay 2, or via Bluetooth streaming when Wi-Fi is unavailable. The built-in battery is designed for 8 hours of playback and can be charged from a compact dock at home or on the road via USB Type-C. There is support for the voice assistant "Google Assistant".