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Perfect headphones! Work great. Sound is great.
From JBL: Free True Wireless Headphones
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The JBL Free truly wireless headphones fit securely in-ear to prevent them from falling out.
I spent some time with the JBL Free truly wireless earbuds, and they offer a ton of value at this price. For one, they are JBL's first 100% wire-free headphones — a high-tech category that's gaining popularity. You'll notice there is no cord between the left and right earbuds.
And JBL has fine-tuned their sound signature to please the most amount of people — from their so-called "entry-level" headphones on up. We've visited their parent company, Harmon, and you wouldn't believe the amount of research that goes into honing their acoustics. It paid off here. These headphones have an energetic, mids-forward sound that I enjoyed as much for modern hip-hop as I did for classic outlaw country.
The JBL Frees are designed to be portable. They feel the part — these lightweight earbuds can handle some sweat, rain, or dust. Plus they offer up to four hours of on-the-go music listening with a full charge.
When it's time to refuel, you just click them into the included charging carrying case. This pocket-sized case can bank up to 20 hours of power to recharge your earbuds. 15 minutes inside the case gives you an hour of wireless use.
Place the earbuds into the case to recharge them or get them back in sync.
True wireless headphones are still relatively new, so you might think learning how to pair them would be a challenge. Fortunately, JBL makes it pretty easy. As soon as I pushed the Bluetooth button on my phone and pulled these headphones out of their case, they were connected.
I try a lot of wireless headphones and it is not always this fast or simple. And both the left and right earbuds were automatically in sync. If one earbud or the other stopped playing, I just put them both in the case to get them back on the same page.
JBL also makes it easy to make and take phone calls wirelessly. If someone calls, you just press the button on the right earbud to answer. You press this same button to play and pause music or skip tracks. The headphones automatically switch to mono sound for calls, so phone conversations sound more natural.
Average Customer Review(s):
Perfect headphones! Work great. Sound is great.
I'm a big fan of JBL products and I'm also an installer as well for all audio products, etc..! With that said this is by far the worst product that JBL has on the market. It's a shame really. The ear buds don't even fit into my ear as I have normal ear lobes. The audio is not even clear blue-tooth has major delays and no it's not my phone. I'm using a new iPhone X and I also tried them my wife's phone as well. I ending up giving them to my lawn guy and get a load of this, my lawn guy gave them away as well. Just don't purchase them and you will be happy. Trust me 100%. Sorry for the bad news guys and girls..!
Pros: JBL Free Truly wireless in-ear Bluetooth® headphones (Black)
Cons: I worked so hard on trying to get my points up and i use them for the 1st time. and i get this in return. The JBL Free (Black) has to be the worst product I have ever seen from JBL..!
Pretty good. A little big for small ears and one side keeps cutting in and out.
I bought them about two months ago and there is a small learning curve on connectivity but overall really great sound much better than average for music and phone. I have to give them a 10 because charging is a breeze and lasts forever! Outstanding job JBL!
Pros: Sound, charging, comfort
Cons: None yet!
The left earbud was dead on arrival, would not charge. Sent these back, sadly, before I ever had a chance to hear how they sounded. I love using my two JBL Charge 3's as a stereo pair and was expecting the Free to be another good product. Oh well.
Cons:Crutchfield response on 2/6/2018 We're sorry you had problems with your earbuds, but we're glad to see you took advantage of our 60-day return policy. Whenever you encounter a problem with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, please contact our Customer Support team at 1-800-955-9091. Purchases from Crutchfield can be returned or exchanged within 60 days of the purchase.
Product was average but bass is not there.JBL is known for a quality nice smooth bass but is not there.
|Earcup Width x Height||0.696" x 1.028"|
|Mic For Taking Calls||Yes|
|Frequency Response||10-22k Hz|
|Weight||0.3 + 0.3 ounces|
|1/4-inch Adapter Included||No|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
Overview: The JBL Free earbuds are truly wireless earphones with no connecting cables. Touch controls on each earbud let you power on/off, play/pause music, switch tracks, take phone calls, and activate voice commands, all without touching your smartphone. The JBL Free earbuds have built-in rechargeable batteries, and charge inside of the included hard clam-shell case.
Drivers: The JBL Free earbuds are equipped with 5.6mm dynamic drivers that deliver the immersive JBL Signature Sound with a wide frequency response (10Hz-22kHz).
Water Resistant: The JBL Free earbuds are IPX5-certified to protect the internal components from water and sweat. This keeps them performing in the rain or during a workout.
Bluetooth: The earbuds connect to your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth 4.2 (2.402-2.480 GHz). The earbuds support A2DP (V1.3), AVRCP (V1.6), HFP (V1.6), and HSP (V1.2). Pairing the earbuds to your smartphone or tablet requires touching and holding the right earbud for at least 5 seconds.
LED Indicators: Each earbud has a ring-type LED to indicate the charging and pairing status. In addition, there are four LEDs on the charging case to show the charging status in 25% increments (4 LEDs-100% charged, 1 LED-<25% charged).
Microphones: Each earbud has a built-in microphone for making phone calls, and using your smartphone's built-in voice recognition like Siri and Google Now.
Mono Call Mode: When you answer a phone call, the JBL Free will automatically switch from stereo to mono mode on the right ear piece for a more natural-sounding phone call. When the call ends, the earbuds automatically switch back to stereo mode.
Touch Controls: The JBL Free features intuitive touch control that lets you play/pause, change tracks, take calls, and activate voice commands, by simply tapping on the earpiece. Volume must be controlled on the source unit. Touch control operations include:
|Action||Left Earbud||Right Earbud|
|1 Tap||Next Track||Play/Pause Music |
|2 Taps||Previous Track||Voice Assistance (Siri/Google)|
|3 Taps||Manual Pairing Left and Right Earbuds|
|Touch/Hold (>5 sec)||---||Bluetooth Pairing|
|Manual Power On/Off|
Ear Tips: The earbuds comes with three pairs (S, M, and L) of silicone rubber ear tips, ensuring you get an airtight fit regardless of the shape or size of your ear. In addition, two pairs of ergonomic gel sleeves are included to give you a more secure fit for more rigorous activities.
Rechargeable Batteries: Each of the JBL Free earbuds contains a 3.7-volt 85mAh Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery. The charging case contains its own 1500 mAh rechargeable battery for over 20 hours of total backup charge. Fully charged earbuds provide up to 4 hours playback time. The earbuds charge in the case in less than two hours. A 15-minute quick charge will give you approximately 1 hour of playback time. The earbuds charge in the provided case with the supplied Micro USB cable.
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gift [ Justino Dec 12, 2018 ]
Friends recommend to me [ EVA Dec 03, 2018 ]
My husband has been wanting a totally wireless headphone but feared not being a good fit. Based on reviews they seem to be a great fit plus offers great sound [ Karen Dec 20, 2017 ]
JBL IS A EXCELLENT BRAND AND KNOWN FOR A BASS QUALITY PRODUCT. [ peter Nov 27, 2017 ]
Friend recommendation....Let's see, will update. [ FIDEL Nov 27, 2017 ]
If your soundbar and/or TV can transmit the audio wirelessly via Bluetooth then you should be able to pair the JBL Free headphones. For more details or to discuss further please contact an Advisor directly by phone (888.955.6000) or online chat. Thanks! [ Larry Jun 06, 2018 ] Staff