Harman Kardon and JBL at CES 2013

Posted on Jan 7 2013 - 9:08am by Paul Merak
Harman Kardon AVR 3700

Harman Kardon AVR 3700

Five new products from Harman Kardon will be introduced at this years CES in Las Vegas.

 

Harman Kardon’s new 4K video ready AVR 2700 receiver will be showcased. AVR 2700 has 8 HDMI ports and 7.1-channel audio (100 watt each). It should be available for purchase in Q1 for $799.

AVR 3700 receiver is essentially same with added WiFi connectivity and 125 watts per channel and extra subwoofer. AVR 3700 will cost you $999.

Both receivers can be accessed via android or iOS apps and they both have internet radio, AirPlay and DLNA connectivity as well as multi-zone functionality.

JBL Mini and Rumble and Harman Kardon receivers

JBL comes in with Mini and Rumble speaker docks. JBL Mini is a standard play dock that connects iPad mini, iPhone 5 and other Apple’s devices and charges them up. JBL OnBeat Mini’s battery will last 5 hours. 1 USB port is included to hook up other devices. JBL OnBeat Rumble offers Bluetooth streaming and 4.5-inch subwoofer for fuller sound. Both Mini and Rumble speaker docks will hit the stores in Q1 and will cost $149 and $399 respectively.

JBL Charge

CES 2013 will shine a spotlight on JBL Charge, which is another speaker dock with 12 hour battery and Bluetooth functionality enabling it to work with all bluetooth capable devices. It has a built-in bass port and a special ‘digital sound processing’ to fill the room with crisp and full sound.

“The JBL Charge is a durable speaker that goes wherever you go, providing a high-quality audio experience and the convenience of long-lasting power,” said Sachin Lawande, executive vice president of HARMAN and co-president of HARMAN Lifestyle and Infotainment. “It is a sophisticated speaker with two high-performance drivers and a built-in bass port that is unmatched in the market. Music fans will hear the truth with the JBL Charge.”

Engadget has the full PR.

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