|[January 04, 2013]
Portable and Powerful JBL OnBeat™ Mini: the Perfect Partner to Dock New Lightning-Connected iPad mini
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
The JBL® brand will unveil the first portable speaker dock
with a Lighting connector designed specifically for Apple (News - Alert) Inc.'s latest
line-up of iOS® devices, including the iPad mini (pictured,
right), at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES (News - Alert)®).
The acoustically sophisticated JBL OnBeat™ Mini fits into a
backpack or travel bag, providing a portable charging dock for the
office, dorm room, business trip or bedroom. The JBL OnBeat Mini
includes two full-range transducers and built-in digital signal
processing to deliver crisp, room-filling sound.
JBL OnBeat Mini (Photo: Business Wire)
The JBL OnBeat Mini is on display at HARMAN's CES booth - Central Hall,
booth number 10431 - from January 8 through 11.
The JBL OnBeat Mini provides up to 5 hours of playback when used with
batteries and charges the iPad mini, iPhone (News - Alert) 5, iPad 4th generation and
new iPod models when used with the included AC adapter. The portable
speaker also includes a built-in USB connector to power and play other
"This portable Lightning dock continues our leadership in being first to
market with high-quality docking stations designed specifically for
Apple iOS products," said Sachin Lawande, executive vice president of
HARMAN and co-president of HARMA Lifestyle and Infotainment. "The JBL
OnBeat Mini delivers a truly robust listening experience and goes
wherever you go, a feature today's mobile consumer demands so they can
hear the truth."
The JBL OnBeat Mini joins the well-reviewed JBL® OnBeat Venue™
LT and JBL OnBeat Micro as the first docks available for consumers to
use with Lightning-compatible devices. The JBL OnBeat Mini includes a
battery-saving auto-standby feature that turns the dock off after 10
minutes of non-use and an LED status indicator to alert users when new
batteries are needed. The JBL OnBeat Mini is available in black or white.
Pricing and availability
The JBL OnBeat Mini has a suggested retail price of $149 and will be
available from select retailers or JBL.com in March. For additional
information, visit HARMAN's CES booth at Central Hall, booth number
designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment
solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets -
supported by 15 leading brands, including AKG®, Harman Kardon®,
Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon® and Mark
Levinson®. The company is admired by audiophiles across
multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and
the venues where they perform. More than 20 million automobiles on the
road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems.
HARMAN has a workforce of about 13,400 people across the Americas,
Europe and Asia, and reported sales of $4.4 billion for the year ended
June 30, 2012. The company's shares are traded on the New York Stock
Exchange under the symbol NYSE: HAR.
© 2013 HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated. All rights
reserved. Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon, Mark Levinson and
Odyssey are trademarks of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated,
registered in the United States and/or other countries. AKG is a
trademark of AKG Acoustics GmbH, registered in the United States and/or
other countries. JBL OnBeat and JBL OnBeat Venue are trademarks of
HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated. Apple, iPhone, iPod and
iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other
countries. iPod, iPhone and iPad not included. Lightning is a trademark
of Apple Inc. CES is a registered trademark of the Consumer Electronics
Association. iOS is a registered trademark of Cisco (News - Alert) Systems, Inc.,
and/or its affiliates in the United States and certain other countries.
Features, specifications and appearance are subject to change without
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