JBL, the audio brand of Harman, has launched the JBL Go+ Bluetooth speaker in India. The JBL Go+ is an upgrade over the hugely popular JBL Go, which Harman claims is being used by millions of music enthusiasts who want their music on-the-go. The new JBL Go+ will be available at an inaugural price of Rs 1,799 via Flipkart. The speaker will be available via a timeout sale between 12:00PM IST and 2:00PM IST on March 5, 2019. The Go+ from JBL is a wireless Bluetooth speaker and Harman claims that it is bigger, better and louder than its predecessor. Also Read - Amazon India Best of Tech Sale; Check out the best deals on laptops, smart TVs and moreAlso Read - JBL launches three headphones in India, price starts from Rs 11,999: Check features
The speaker brings bigger acoustics than the JBL Go to allow for louder sound and deeper bass with signature JBL sound quality. The speaker is also backed by a high-power Li-Ion battery that ensures that the Go+ lasts longer than its predecessor. The JBL Go+ users can also take calls from their speaker with a touch of a button and the speaker uses onboard microphones to eliminate background noise during calls. It comes with a frequency response between 85Hz and 20,000Hz and has an impedance of 4 Ohms. Also Read - India's TWS earbuds market grows 700% YoY in 2019; Apple, Noise and JBL in the lead
“We are excited to bring the popular JBL Go+ to India and extend our strong partnership with Flipkart. Through this partnership, consumers can get their hands on JBL’s signature sound, admired by music enthusiasts all over the world. JBL Go+ is the perfect speaker for anyone who wants a handy, yet powerful Bluetooth speaker for every occasion,” said Sumit Chauhan, Vice President – Lifestyle Audio, HARMAN India.
Ranjit De, Director Electronics at Flipkart said, “As a core pillar of our consumer-centric strategy, we see tremendous opportunity in bringing quality products and brands to our platform. We are witnessing huge acceptance for premium audio products among Flipkart s large pool of 150 million plus consumers and JBL’s latest product offering will be great addition to that. We strongly believe this collaboration will provide both Flipkart & JBL a better opportunity to provide delightful propositions to Indian consumers.”
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The JBL Go+ packs a 730mAh battery and takes two and a half hours to charge. It weighs around 200 grams and comes with 1 year warranty. It lacks memory card slot and is aimed at those who are interested in streaming music directly from their mobile device. The Go+ comes in Blue, Black and Red color options and is priced at Rs 1,799.