JBL has simply introduced the Tour Professional 2 wi-fi earbuds, that includes adaptive noise cancellation and customizable ANC alongside a charging case with a 1.45-inch LED touchscreen management panel.
The show on the charging case permits you to flick by a number of screens the place you may handle your music and make changes to your earbuds, in addition to obtain calls, messages, and social media notifications with out having to first seize your telephone. It’s being marketed as a productiveness function, and that does seem to carry some weight should you don’t already personal a smartwatch or should you don’t are likely to maintain your telephone in an simply accessible pocket.
The Tour Professional 2 earbuds themselves are Bluetooth 5.3 LTE suitable and are available geared up with 10mm drivers, up from the 6.8mm that featured on the Tour Professional Plus. JBL says they’ll last as long as 40 hours, with the earbuds themselves able to operating for round 10 hours earlier than needing to cost within the case.
That is an enchancment on the claimed 32 hours complete and 6 hours per utilization claimed on the Tour Professional Plus when ANC is energetic, although a overview from Rtings locations real-world utilization nearer to 4.2 hours utilization and 16.8 hours complete battery life. Other than that, the Tour Professional 2 function six built-in microphones just like the Tour Professional Plus, which didn’t carry out effectively based on this Tom’s Information overview. We will solely hope that the Tour Professional 2 earbuds present higher battery life and microphone efficiency to keep away from the identical disappointments as its predecessor.
JBL can also be releasing the Tour One M2 over-ear wi-fi headphones, which the model claims “combines JBL’s best-ever hybrid True Adaptive ANC with JBL Professional-tuned drivers.” This can be a successor to the unique JBL Tour One, providing enhancements to battery life when ANC is energetic (from 25 hours to 30) and a connectivity improve to Bluetooth 5.3. General battery life stays at 50 hours, although the Tour One M2 affords quick charging, supplying you with 5 hours of juice in simply 10 minutes.
The Tour One M2 cans will retail for $299, up from the $200 price ticket on the unique Tour One, whereas the Tour Professional 2 wi-fi earbuds will listing for $249, up from the $200 on the Tour Professional Plus. Each the JBL Tour Professional 2 and Tour One M2 can be obtainable in black or champagne and are that can be purchased at present.