Berlin, Germany. – HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, unveils the Harman Kardon Soho headphones and Harman Kardon Esquire for the ultimate in stylish sound whilst on-the-move – both available in white, black and brown leather finishes.

“Today’s digital lifestyle means people carry their favourite music, games, movies, and TV shows with them wherever they go, but can’t always enjoy room-filling audio with it," said Michael Mauser, President of Harman Kardon Lifestyle. "Our new Harman Kardon Esquire system solves that problem by delivering a refined, crystal clear audio experience wherever they want to enjoy it, whether on vacation, at the office, or anywhere their mobile life takes them.”

Mauser continues: “To accompany this, our new Harman Kardon Soho headphones aren't just about outstanding sound alone. They make an unmistakable visual design statement, as well as being remarkably convenient to use and travel with.”

Harman Kardon Esquire Wireless Speaker

Available in white, black and brown, the Harman Kardon Esquire wireless speaker takes stylish portability to a new level. Perfect for the stylish business traveller, the Harman Kardon Esquire doubles up as a quality wireless loudspeaker and teleconferencing system.

Custom-tuned microphones with noise-cancellation technology ensure crystal-clear hands-free conference calls from your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone, tablet or computer. For music enjoyment in downtime, dual performance-tuned drivers and a built-in bass port deliver rich sound.

An adapter with three built-in USB ports that can charge your speaker, phone and tablet at the same time, while the Harman Kardon Esquire 10-hour rechargeable battery will never leave you in the lurch.

  • Hi-fidelity sound and speakerphone designed for on-the-move
  • Two high-performance drivers and bass port
  • Dual mode teleconferencing with smart orientation detection
  • SoundClear® echo and noise cancellation technology for vocal clarity
  • Easy NFC-assisted Bluetooth setup
  • Wireless Bluetooth connectivity for phone calls and music streaming
  • Built-in rechargeable battery gives ten hours of wireless operation
  • Sleek leather-paneled aluminum enclosure
  • Compact shape travels well
  • Three-port USB adapter, USB cable and premium carrying pouch
  • Available in white, black and brown with a leather finish

Harman Kardon Soho Headphones

The Harman Kardon Soho headphones perfectly combine high style and good sound quality in one distinct design; perfect for home or on-the-go use. Available in white, black and chocolate brown, the headphones feature a leather headband and ear cups and stainless steel construction giving a premium finish. Folding flat to less than 1.25 inches (about 30 mm), the Harman Kardon Soho headphones fit inside their own sophisticated travel pouch. The generous shape of the cups is comfortable and kind to the ears during extended listening. For convenience in taking phone calls, Harman Kardon Soho is available in a choice of remote control straight microphone cables: a universal remote/mic for Android users, or an Apple iOS-compatible remote/mic for users of iPhone.

  • Best-in-class sound and looks
  • Distinctive shape identifiable at a glance
  • Genuine stitched leather and stainless steel craftsmanship
  • 30 mm drivers deliver crisp highs and rich, refined bass
  • Comes with choice of straight cable or iOS/Android-compatible inline remote
  • Folds flat for travel to less than 1.25" thickness
  • Includes sophisticated ultra-slim carrying case
  • Available in white, black and chocolate brown with a leather finish

Pricing and availability

Harman Kardon Esquire: available from October 2013 for an approximate price of €249 
Harman Kardon Soho: available from October 2013 for an approximate price of €199

For additional information on Harman Kardon Soho folding stereo headphones or Harman Kardon Esquire wireless speaker, or to purchase, visit


HARMAN designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of infotainment and audio solutions for the automotive, consumer, and professional markets. It is a recognized world leader across its customer segments with premium brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, and Mark Levinson® and leading-edge connectivity, safety and audio technologies. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 14,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.3 billion for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013. The company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR. Please visit for more information.