Samsung owned sub-brand, Harman Kardon, a leading car and home audio manufacturer, recently unveiled their plans for launching not one, not two, but a total of 7 brand new products in India! The line-up from Harman Kardon includes a total of 3 headphones and 4 speakers, comprising of FLY headphones, including FLY BT (Bluetooth), FLY TWS (True Wireless) FLY ANC (Active Noise Cancelling), its flagship Aura Studio 3 speakers, Esquire Mini 2, Onyx Studio 6 speakers and Harman Kardon Neo.
As per Harman, years of research has enabled them to bring to us their highest quality audio systems along with fine crafted designs. So, let us have a look at each of these new products!
The Harman Kardon FLY Headphone Range
1. FLY BT
On the lower end of their new launch is the Harman FLY BT. Priced at Rs.5,999 (check), the FLY BT is an in-ear, neckband style pair of earphones. It comes with 8.6 mm drivers, magnetic earbuds, voice assistant support, IPX5 rating, and about 8 hours of battery life and equipped with quick speed charge functionality.
2. FLY TWS
The FLY TWS is the middle ground in the price range of the 3 headphone devices. Priced at Rs.10,999 (check), they are truly wireless earbuds that come with full touch control, Talk Thru functionality, IPX5 rain and sweat resistance, in ear detection as well as around 15 hours of a mesmerising audio experience for 15 hours of continuous playback, even coming with the quick charge support.
3. FLY ANC
Finally, we have the FLY ANC as the last of their latest headphone devices. While it will set you back by Rs.20,999 (check), their high end over ear style headphones come with 40 mm custom drivers and can last for up to 20 hours of uninterrupted listening with Bluetooth and active noise cancellation enabled. Speed charge support, a detachable audio cable and a hard-sided travel case offers the perfect mix of comfort and convenience as well as flexibility and durability.
4. Harman Kardon Neo
Coming in a highly compact, palm sized portable package, it will cost Rs.7,999 (check). Featuring up to over 10 hours of nonstop playback, it also comes with IPX7 certification and an echo cancelling speakerphone system. It comes in 3 colors and can be easily carried around with its sturdy strap.
5. Esquire Mini 2
It is an extremely slim and portable speaker that has a conferencing system with noise cancellation for clear calls, over 10 hours of playtime and a built in power bank. Getting this will make you shell out Rs.11,599 (check). While it comes in a variety of distinctive colors and includes a carrying pouch as well, it mainly aims to suit users’ work from home needs.
6. Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 6
Starting at Rs.15,999 (check), it is yet another uniquely designed speaker with its signature round silhouette, premium fabric cover and an aluminum handle. It has an IPX7 waterproof design rating and can support over 8 hours of playback and can even be connected to another Onyx Studio 6 for stereo sound.
7. Harman Kardon Aura Studio 3
The costliest product in their latest line up, this will set you back by a whopping Rs.25,999 (check). This is part of a product line that goes back about 20 years! The latest Aura Studio 3 continues its transparent enclosure and adds a new subtle ambient lighting effect. It emits audio through a 360 degree radius in a minimal footprint design. It has 2 15W speakers with a tweeter and mids that combine with a 100W sub-woofer to provide a highly rich and room filling audio experience!