HARMAN unveils JBL Soundgear in India

A wearable around the neck for a hands-free and ear-free audio experience.

HARMAN International, a Samsung based company had launched the JBL Soundgear in India. It happens to be a wearable device around the neck for a hands-free and ear-free sound experience.

JBL Soundgear is wireless and designed to connect seamlessly through Bluetooth to smartphones and tablets. Users can use mobile virtual reality headsets, such as the Samsung Gear VR, using the wearable sound device to create an audio experience with JBL Signature Sound. Additionally, the wearable sound device ensures users are always connected, packing up to 6-hours of playtime before having to recharge.

The company says that the Soundgear also features dual-microphone conferencing system with echo and noise cancelling technology to ensure sound clarity for clear conversations. The echo cancelling mic also allows users to take phone calls without interruption in the sound quality. 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 India.

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