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New wearable JBL Soundgear launched in India

ANI  |  Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] 

Soundgear, a for a hands-free and ear-free intimate sound experience was launched here on Tuesday.

The device, worn around the neck, was launched by HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets.

"Soundgear gives users the freedom to experience audio in a completely new way. No matter the activity, users can create their own personal sound zone without the closed-off feeling of a headphone. Whether doing house or office work, engaging in or watching a movie from a tablet, Soundgear empowers users to create their very own listening environment while staying connected to their surroundings," said Sumit Chauhan, Vice President - Lifestyle Audio, HARMAN

JBL Soundgear is wireless and connects seamlessly through to and tablets. Users can enjoy mobile headsets, such as the Samsung Gear VR, using the to create a powerful audio experience with JBL Signature Sound. Additionally, the ensures users are always connected, packing up to six hours of playtime before having to recharge.

The device is also built with a versatile, dual-microphone conferencing system with echo and to ensure sound clarity for crystal clear conversations. The echo cancelling mic also allows users to take phone calls without the worry of sound quality or interruption. The 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 and at 350 key Samsung brand stores across in

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 12:55 IST