Harman has finally taken the wraps off its new Harman Kardon One and Esquire 2 wireless portable speakers for the Indian lineup. The speakers are retailing at Rs. 14,999 and Rs. 19,999, respectively and they are available for purchase from the company’s official website as well as from HK Sound Lounges across the country.
The Harman Kardon One features aluminum unibody and has 2x6W stereo speakers. The speaker comes with standard audio cable input and it can be used as a speakerphone as well. It includes HTC Connect Technology for easy pairing with HTC smartphones. It is compatible with Android, Blackberry, iOS and Windows mobile devices.
The speaker is rated to deliver up to 5 hours of playback on a single charge and supports Bluetooth and NFC. Weighing 512.5 grams, the speaker measures 68.7×180.0x68.2mm and has a frequency response ranging from 100Hz – 20kHz. It is backed by a 2000mAh battery.
The Harman Esquire 2, on the other hand, is designed for business use. It features a quad microphone conferencing system with echo noise cancelling technology and a built-in mic. Also, it is capable of capturing voice at 360-degree for better conferencing experience. It packs a massive 3200mAh battery, which can be used as a power bank for smartphones in emergency situation. Measuring 190x34x130mm, the Bluetooth-enabled speaker has a frequency response of 75Hz-20kHz and can deliver up to 8 hours of playback.
Like the Kardon One, the Esquire 2 is compatible with Android, iOS, Blackberry and Windows mobile devices. The speaker is rated to deliver an output of 2x8W and a Bluetooth frequency range of 2.402GHz-2.480GHz. The speaker will be available in Black, Gold, and Grey.