JBL has stepped as much as the plate in opposition to Sonos with its contemporary lineup of Authentics audio system designed for multi-room connectivity; Whereas Sonos has been a pioneer on this area since 2013, JBL’s new collection comes filled with options that would give Sonos a run for its cash.
The three fashions within the Authentics collection have multi-room audio help, automated self-tuning, and versatile connectivity choices through Bluetooth, WiFi, and Ethernet. All three merchandise can concurrently run each Google Assistant and Alexa, setting a precedent within the business for such dual-assistant functionality.
Drawing design inspiration from its 70s L100 speaker, JBL has given the Authentics collection a particular look with a grid-patterned Quadrex grille, leather-wrapped aluminum body, and a black and gold shade scheme.
The headliner of the lineup, the Authentics 500, gives three one-inch tweeters, three 2.75-inch mid-range woofers, and a single 6.5-inch downfiring subwoofer. This mannequin helps Dolby Atmos and retails for $700.
For moveable comfort, the Authentics 300 gives 360-degree audio, that includes a user-replaceable battery for eight hours of listening time. Priced at $430, it might be an excellent choice for on-the-go use.
The Authentics 200, priced at $330, boasts two one-inch tweeters, a five-inch woofer, and a six-inch passive radiator. It guarantees to ship wealthy stereo sound, deep bass, and a balanced audio profile.
All three audio system are set to launch in black on September seventeenth. They’re suitable with the JBL One app, permitting customers to sync music providers, customise the EQ, and regulate settings in response to their preferences.