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JBL Charge 5 Speaker Can Party Underwater

After 75 years of being committed to providing amazing sound, JBL is ready to celebrate this milestone anniversary. But how do you build on that much history? For JBL’s part, that means committing to “delivering ‘out of this world’ live music experiences at home, on the go, and in the great outdoors.” That’s exactly what they are doing with the JBL Charge 5—a portable speaker that can survive being submerged in water and left in a dust storm, and still continue providing and impressive audio experience.

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“Whether listening at home or outdoors, the JBL Charge 5 sets a new standard for high-quality sound. We’re thrilled to introduce the next generation of our popular lineup and are beyond excited to offer listeners the unmatched power of JBL Original Pro Sound,” says Marcus Fry, the General Manager of JBL AUNZ. That new standard of high-quality sound Fry references is made possible by the racetrack-shaped driver, separate tweeter, and dual passive radiators built into the Charge 5. This hardware set up results in better audio clarity and deeper bass.

The speaker also features JBL Original Pro Sound for even better sound quality. Add in the built-in power bank, and you’ll be able to enjoy 20 hours of playtime, so regardless of where you go, you’ll have plenty of music to go around. When you get there, if there are other compatible JBL portable speakers, you can use JBL PartyBoost to connect them to the Charge 5 and amplify your sound. The IPX67 rating also means that you don’t have to worry about how wet or dirty things get as well.

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If you purchase the JBL Charge 5, you’re not going to get much in the package—which, in this case, is a good thing. You’ll get the speaker itself along with a protective sock, a charging cable, and documentation on how to use the product. But what else do you really need? Just charge it up, hit the power button, and connect it to your device through Bluetooth. You’ll be rocking in no time. And for just $179.95, you’ll have that music without having to break the bank.

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