CES 2017, Las Vegas – January 4, 2017 HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE: HAR), the premier connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, today announced its expanding its wireless footprint with the next generation of JBL® E-Series. The new line of four versatile wireless and wired lifestyle headphones includes in-ear, on-ear and around-ear styles. A complement to music lovers’ everyday lifestyle, the JBL E-Series offers great convenience whether on-the-go, in the office or at home.  

The JBL® E-Series wireless models, the E25BT, E45BT and E55BT, connect to smart devices through Bluetooth® technology, enabling users to have a hands-free experience throughout their day, no matter the activity. Each model allows users to seamlessly switch between devices providing an uninterrupted listening experience. Users can effortlessly switch from music on a portable device to a call on a smartphone, guaranteeing they never miss a beat or phone call.  

The JBL® E-Series’ new stylish design combines both comfort and fashion, creating a visual statement as striking as its sound. Featuring comfort-fit fabric headbands, the JBL® E-Series boasts best-in-class ergonomics providing a comfortable fit for all listeners. The E45BT and E55BT come with music control buttons on the ear cup to use in wireless mode and also include a detachable fabric cable with 1-button remote for wired listening mode.

The JBL® E-Series incorporates JBL’s signature sound featuring excellent bass performance and providing listeners with a high-quality audio experience. Also offering a built-in microphone, the JBL® E-Series gives users the ability to take phone calls with the simple touch of a button.

“When creating the next generation of our JBL E-Series, we wanted to design headphones that resonated with our energetic, yet spontaneous, music lovers who are constantly on the move,” said Michael Mauser, president, Lifestyle Audio Division at HARMAN. “Our new line of E-Series offers something for everyone with four different lifestyle models all featuring HARMAN’s new fabric design for an even more comfortable fit.”

For JBL® E-Series Feature Set by Product, click here.

Pricing and Availability

The JBL® E-Series (MSRP: $39.95 - $149.95) will be available for purchase April 2017. Colors include black, blue, red, teal and white. Learn more at JBL.com/CES.

HARMAN at CES 2017
Visit the HARMAN showcase during CES 2017 for demonstrations of the company’s full portfolio of connected car and lifestyle audio systems that elevate the connected life. The HARMAN experience showcase is located at the Hard Rock Hotel. Follow HARMAN online during CES 2017:  


HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and connected services.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. The Company’s software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $7.0 billion during the 12 months ended September 30, 2016. The Company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.

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