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JBL Tune 500BT

Wireless Bluetooth® on-ear headphones (Black)

Item # 109T50BTBA

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Item # 109T50BTBA

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About the JBL Tune 500BT

Affordable wireless convenience

These JBL headphones connect to your phone or tablet over Bluetooth, so you can enjoy powerful sound without the hassle of a connecting cable. We've been impressed recently with the performance of JBL headphones in this price range. They're carefully tuned to deliver a crowd-pleasing sound signature. The built-in rechargeable battery gives you up to 16 hours of music on a single charge.

Product highlights:

  • sleek on-ear design
  • 32mm dynamic drivers deliver clear highs and powerful bass
  • Bluetooth 4.1 connectivity for wireless music listening and phone calls with compatible smartphones
  • built-in rechargeable battery provides up to 16 hours of music listening
  • earcup buttons offer music play/pause, volume, and call controls
  • built-in microphone for hands-free calls
  • folding design for easy storage
  • form-fitting design keeps headphones from moving around
  • fabric-covered headband and ergonomically designed earpads for long-lasting comfort
  • USB charging cable included
  • frequency response: 20-20,000 Hz
  • impedance: 32 ohms
  • weight: 5.3 oz.
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the box:

  • On-ear wireless headphones (black)
  • 10" USB charging cable (Type A USB on one end and Micro-B USB on other end)
  • Quick Start Guide
  • FCC and IC Statement
  • Safe Listening Guide
  • Warranty Card

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Features & specs

Fit Style On-ear
Earcup Type Closed
Earcup Width x Height 2.888" x 2.888"
Noise-canceling No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 4.1
Single-earbud Operation ---
Mic For Taking Calls Yes
Voice Assistant Access
Amazon Alexa No
Google Assistant Yes
Siri Yes
3.5mm No
1/4" No
Lightning No
4.4mm balanced No
XLR4 balanced No
2.5mm No
Other None
Frequency Response 20-20k Hz
Sensitivity Not Given
Impedance 32 Ohms
Weight 5.3 ounces
Cord Length None
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
The JBL Tune 500BT replaces these items:

Product Research


Overview: The JBL Tune 500BT wireless on-ear headphones are lightweight, weighing just over 5 ounces (without cable). With Bluetooth 4.1, you can listen to your music or carry on a phone conversation hands free and without annoying cables. The Tune 500BT also comes with a USB charging cable.

Drivers: The headphones are equipped with 32mm dynamic drivers to give you clear highs and powerful bass. The drivers are housed in sleek, stylish ear cups that sit comfortably on your ears. The soft, padded headband adjusts for a perfect fit. When not using your headphones, you can fold in the ear cups for compact storage.

Bluetooth: The Tune 500BT wireless on-ear headphones feature Bluetooth (version 4.1) with HFP (v1.6), HSP (v1.2), A2DP (v1.2), and AVRCP (v1.5) profiles. On board controls are located on the right ear cup, and include the following: Power, volume up/down, play/pause, next track, previous track, answer/reject call, and end call. The headphones also let you activate Siri or the Google Now voice assistant with a push of the multi-function button.

Battery: The Tune 500BT headphones are powered by a built-in 3.7V 300mAh Polymer Lithium-ion rechargeable battery. The battery charges in approximately 2 hours via the supplied USB charging cable. On a full charge, the battery gives you up to 16 hours of music playback. A 5 minute Quick Charge provides approximately 1 hour of playback time.


  • Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz
  • Impedance: 32Ω
  • Dimensions: Ear Cups: 2.888" diameter, 1.557" depth
  • Weight: 5.3 ounces

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Customer Q&A

6 questions already asked

Will the headphones connect with two Bluetooth devices, for example PC and cell phone?
[ Ed  Mar 16, 2021 ]
3 answers
[ PATRICK  Mar 19, 2021 ]
Hi, no one device at a time.
[ VIP SECURITY  Mar 17, 2021 ]
Am I helping myself?? Yes, the phones will connect to two devices.
[ EDWARD  Mar 16, 2021 ]
Do they have a a microphone?
[ Gug9000  Oct 09, 2020 ]
4 answers
Yes they do on the right side
[ Jeremy  Oct 09, 2020 ]
"Yes , no not in that sense due to how the manufacturer built the headphone listening device with a receiver from within. I hope my answer to your question was mildly clear Gug9000.
[ GERALD C  Oct 09, 2020 ]
Not that I've noticed. I only use them for music
[ G  Oct 09, 2020 ]
Yes they do. Solid product
[ JASON  Oct 09, 2020 ]
What phones are they compatible with?
[ James  Sep 09, 2020 ]
2 answers
I will conclude any Android with WiFi Bluetooth capability, James S.
[ GERALD C  Oct 09, 2020 ]
Hi they are compatibles with Android and Apple too.
[ VIP SECURITY  Sep 11, 2020 ]
I am assuming that these are compatible with smart tv with bluetooth?
[ WOLFMAN  Jun 02, 2020 ]
2 answers
My tv doesn't have bluetooth. Paired with receiver that has bluetooth. Works fine with tv.
[ R  Jun 02, 2020 ]
[ VIP SECURITY  Jun 02, 2020 ]
I can not get my blue tooth on?
[ Franz  Jan 01, 2020 ]
2 answers
[ VIP SECURITY  Jun 02, 2020 ]
Hi very the blue tooth charger, or the internal battery has malfunction.
[ VIP SECURITY  Jan 02, 2020 ]
Why can't I use the cord that comes with my JBL speakers?
[ Patrick  Aug 25, 2019 ]
1 answer
Hi, maybe is a factory damage by try with another charger like celular one.
[ VIP SECURITY  Aug 25, 2019 ]

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