JBL introduces three new ultraportable speakers designed for users to enjoy music on-the-go from smartphone or tablet. The JBL Flip and JBL Micro Wireless both use Bluetooth for wireless music streaming from Bluetooth-enabled devices such as iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, while the Micro II is a wired model. Compact enough to easily fit into a backpack or back pocket, all three speakers have rechargeable battery that offers up to five hours of playing time.
The Flip features two high-performance drivers to deliver 2 x 5W output and digital signal processing for enhanced sound quality. It comes with a built-in microphone for hands-free calling. You can place the Flip horizontally to use it like a small speaker system or flip it upright on a desktop for room-filling sound.
The Micro Wireless, equipped with 40mm drivers for quality sound, also use Bluetooth for wireless music streaming, and has built-in audio cable eith a Smart-cable design for connecting to any device with 3.5mm audio jack. The Micro II is basically the wired, Bluetooth-less version of the Micro Wireless. It gets the same built-in audio cable for connecting audio sources with 3.5mm jack. Both of them can be daisy-chained to other JBL Micro speakers for bigger sound.
All these JBL speakers have built-in bass port deliver a deep, more resonant sound than comparably sized portable speakers. The Flip is priced at $99, while the Micro Wireless and Micro II are priced at $59 and $39, respectively.