JBL, sponsored by Harman, has released a new portable speaker called the JBL Charge 5. The novelty is a slightly improved version of the JBL Charge 4 speaker introduced in 2018.
JBL Charge 5 received a rugged case, protected from water according to the IP67 standard. A 7500 mAh battery provides the autonomy of the device. According to the company, the column can work up to 20 hours on a single charge. The dimensions are 220 x 95 x 93 mm, and the weight is 960 g.
JBL Charge 5 connects via Bluetooth 5.1. A JBL PartyBoost feature allows you to connect the speaker to other JBL audio systems.
The column is available in black, blue, gray, red, turquoise, and other colors. The price is $180, and the sales will start in April.