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JBL® Announces JBL J46BT Wireless Headphones

In-ear convenience meets Bluetooth® freedom

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CES 2014 -- HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, is proud to announce new options for enjoying legendary JBL sound with wireless freedom and convenience.  Dynamic sound meets wireless Bluetooth® flexibility in a small, in-ear configuration with the new JBL J46BT Bluetooth in-ear headphones.



"HARMAN recognizes the benefits that Bluetooth wireless technology can bring to consumers who listen to music on the go," said Michael Mauser, president, Lifestyle Division, HARMAN. "By bringing Bluetooth to market in this small, ultra-comfortable in-ear headphone, we are offering consumers the ultimate in portability and convenience."

Coupling signature JBL sound with the freedom of Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, HARMAN has created a quality, lightweight, in-ear headphone that doubles as a wireless headset for managing phone calls in a flash. The JBL J46BT comes with a three-button remote control that lets you start, stop and adjust the volume of your music easily and comfortably, as well as answer or end phone calls hassle-free. It's a perfect match for those who want on-the-go headphones for hours of award-winning sound, without constraining wires.  The built-in USB-rechargeable battery delivers up to five hours of music or talk time without pause. And with the added comfort of angled sound nozzles, stabilizing sports cushions (small and large included) and silicone ear tips in three different sizes (S, M, L), these remarkable headphones give you a great fit and lasting comfort. With the JBL J46BT, you've got yourself JBL quality, Bluetooth liberty and all-around top value.

Features and Specifications: 

  • Advanced 6 mm drivers
  • Dynamic Frequency response: 20 Hz to 18 kHz
  • JBL signature sound with PureBass performance
  • Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity
  • S and L sized sport cushions for added stability
  • S, M, L sized silicone ear tips for comfort and noise isolation
  • In-ear design for maximum portability
  • Angled earpiece provides ergonomic and secure fit
  • Cable clip to clasp L and R cables together when headphone is not in use
  • Integrated remote control on cable allows for direct, easy access to buttons
  • Three-button remote control to adjust volume, play/pause music and answer/end calls
  • USB rechargeable lithium-ion battery with innovative charging clip
  • Battery charge time: 2.5 hrs
  • Music playing time: 5.5 hrs
  • Talk time: 5.5 hrs
  • Includes carrying pouch for easy storage

Pricing & Availability
For additional information or to purchase the JBL J46BT (MSRP $99.95), visit

HARMAN designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of infotainment and audio solutions for the automotive, consumer, and professional markets. It is a recognized world leader across its customer segments with premium brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, and Mark Levinson® and leading-edge connectivity, safety and audio technologies. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 14,600 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.5 billion for the twelve months ended September 30, 2013. The company's shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR. Please visit for more information.

© 2014 HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated. All rights reserved. Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL, Authentics, Signal Doctor, Lexicon and Mark Levinson are trademarks of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, registered in the United States and/or other countries. The Bluetooth® word mark and logo are registered trademarks and are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks by HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, is under license. Apple, iOS, and AirPlay are trademarks or servicemarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. DLNA is a registered trademark of the Digital Living Network Alliance. Qi is a trademark of the Qi Wireless Power Consortium, used under license. Features, specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice.

For more information contact: 

Christopher M. Dragon                                                  Derrick Stembridge
HARMAN                                                                     levin|bridge
Tel.: +1-203-328-4203                                                   Tel.: +1-919-263-9006
[email protected]                                        [email protected]


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