Harman Kardon Launches a Slew of New Headphones and Speakers

Harman Kardon Launches a Slew of New Headphones and Speakers
Samsung sub-brand Harman Kardon has in the present day introduced its new line up of audio system and headphones for India. The firm made the announcement through a press launch, detailing all the brand new merchandise it’s now promoting within the nation.

As far as headphones go, the corporate is introducing its FLY vary of headphones available in the market. There are three fashions right here, every at a distinct price level and with differing options.


The FLY BT are the corporate’s in-ear Bluetooth earphones that include 8.6mm drivers. These are your typical neckband Bluetooth earphones, and so they include Bluetooth 4.1 for some unusual motive. The driver right here has a frequency response within the 20Hz – 20kHz vary, and Harman Kardon claims that the audio high quality from the headphones is ‘sublime’, however that’s one thing I want to take a look at for myself first.

The earphones provide 8 hours of playback on a cost and are outfitted with ‘Speed Charge’. However, the corporate says it would take them 2 hours to get a full cost, which doesn’t sound all that quick in spite of everything. The earbuds are IPX5 rated, so they need to be ok in your exercises, and so they include a carrying case as nicely.

The Harman Kardon FLY BT are priced at Rs. 5,999 however are at present out there at Rs. 4,999 on their web site.


As the identify suggests, these are really wi-fi earbuds from Harman, and so they look fairly good. The earbuds are available a single black color choice, and include Bluetooth 5. Harman hasn’t specified driver sizes for the earbuds, however they do have a frequency response within the 10Hz – 20kHz vary, so bass response ought to be higher than the FLY BT.

The earbuds provide 5 hours of playback on a cost, and the charging case provides one other 2 full prices, bringing the full listening time as much as 15 hours. That’s not the very best battery life I’ve seen for TWS earphones, but it surely’s nonetheless high quality. Moreover, the earbuds include all of the options you’d anticipate from TWS earbuds. You get IPX5 score, voice assistant assist, contact management, ear detection, and extra.

The FLY TWS are priced at Rs. 10,999 however are at present out there for Rs. 9,999 on their web site.


Lastly, in the event you’re on the lookout for headphones with lively noise cancellation, the FLY ANC are additionally out there now. Priced at Rs. 20,999, these are over ear headphones. They function 40mm drivers and a frequency response in 16Hz – 22kHz vary.

Battery life is fairly strong right here as nicely. You get 35 hours with a wired connection and ANC turned on. That drops all the way down to 30 hours for Bluetooth with out ANC, and 20 hours for Bluetooth with ANC.

The headphones aren’t IP rated, so don’t put on them out within the rain, however they do include contact management.

Right now, the FLY ANC can be found for Rs. 19,999 on their web site.

Aura Studio 3

Building on the corporate’s Aura Studio line up of dwelling audio system, the Aura Studio 3 brings the corporate’s iconic design as much as 2020. It has a clear enclosure and a brand new ambient lighting impact that makes the speaker look visually beautiful as nicely. The speaker provides 360 diploma sound because of its two 15W audio system with a tweeter, and a 100W subwoofer for bass.

Priced at Rs. 25,999, the Aura Studio 3 surprisingly comes with Bluetooth 4.2 which appears ridiculous to have at such a price tag.

Onyx Studio 6

There’s additionally the brand new Onyx Studio 6 which could simply be the prettiest Bluetooth speaker I’ve seen thus far. It comes coated in a material and has an aluminium deal with for simple portability. The speaker is IPX7 rated, so you should use it anyplace in the home, and it provides 8 hours of playback on a single cost. Moreover, in the event you get two of those, you can also make them a stereo pair for a good higher listening expertise.

The Onyx Studio 6 is priced at Rs. 15,999 however is out there proper now for Rs. 14,999 on the web site.

Esquire Mini 2 and Neo

HK has additionally launched two transportable Bluetooth audio system. The Esquire Mini 2 is the larger of the 2, which matches in opposition to the ‘mini’ in its identify. The firm says that the speaker provides 10 hours of playback on a cost and has a in-built powerbank that you should use to cost your gadgets as nicely. It additionally comes with a conferencing system with noise cancellation so you should use it to take convention calls wherever you need.

Harman Kardon Neo

The Neo then again is a palm sized Bluetooth speaker. It is available in a compact design, IPX7 score, and provides a 10 hour battery life as nicely.

The Esquire Mini 2 is priced at Rs. 11,599 and the Neo is priced at Rs. 7,999.


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