Harman Kardon launches three headphones, four speakers in India: Prices start at ₹5,999
Audio brand Harman Kardon seems to have made its biggest announcement till date in India. The firm launched a range of FLY series headphones and speakers as well including Aura Studio 3, Esquire Mini 2, Harman Kardon Neo and Onyx Studio 6. The FLY range includes three models - FLY BT (Bluetooth), FLY TWS (true wireless) and FLY ANC (active noise cancelling). As for the price, the Harman Kardon FLY BT, TWS and ANC cost ₹5,999, ₹10,999 and ₹20,999 respectively. The HK Aura Studio 3, Esquire Mini 2Onyx Studio 6 and Neo cost ₹25,999, ₹11,599, ₹15,999 and ₹7,999 respectively.
HK FLY headphone range is aimed to deliver untethered, comfortable and truly wireless experience. The headphones come with fast pairing feature and has full-functioned touch control. They are also said to deliver audio experience for 15-hours of combined playback. Some other mentioned are TalkThru, voice assistant support (Google Assistant and Alexa) and sweat-proof build.
The FLY ANC features Automatic Noise Cancelling along with 40mm custom drivers. It is claimed to deliver up to 20-hours of music playback with Bluetooth and active noise-cancelling enabled. In addition, you get multi-point contact between devices for easy switching. On the other hand, FLY BT, which is the most affordable in the series, has 8.6mm drivers and guarantees 8-hours of active listening, as per Harman Kardon. This neckband has magnetic earbuds along with a high-quality fabric cable.
The Aura Studio 3 has a transparent enclosure and adds a new ambient lighting effect adding to the visual interest. Powering it are two 15 W speakers with a tweeter and mids which combine with a 100W subwoofer to deliver high-quality audio. The Esquire Mini 2 is a slim and portable speaker that is being pitched by the firm as a travel companion for customers.
The Onyx Studio 6 also falls on the same line and is made with portability and ‘style’ in mind. Harman Kardon states that this Bluetooth speaker offers up to 8 hours of playtime on a single charge. The HK Neo however, is the smallest of them all. This palm-sized Bluetooth speaker is IPX7 rated and is claimed to run for up to 10 hours. You can get it in three colours.