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Wireless Bluetooth® on-ear headphones (Black)

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Our take on the JBL E45BT

Value-packed portable 'phones

Here's a real bargain if you're looking for on-ear Bluetooth headphones. The JBL E45BT headphones check all the portability boxes: lightweight, nicely padded, and convenient to use. They don't feel quite as durable as some of the higher-end on-ears, but the headband is very flexible and can handle some punishment. (My sample pair survived weeks of getting shoved in and out of bags.) And JBL always delivers a crowd-pleasing sound — they tune every headphone to meet a data-driven sound signature that they've discovered most people prefer.

Product Highlights:

  • sleek on-ear design
  • 40mm dynamic drivers deliver immediate sound with punchy bass
  • Bluetooth 4.0 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, 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
  • includes cloth-covered miniplug headphone cable for wired listening
  • USB charging cable included
  • frequency response: 20-20,000 Hz
  • Impedance: 32 ohms
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • On-ear wireless headphones (black)
  • 52" Audio cable with in-line remote/mic (angled 3.5mm plug)
  • 41" USB charging cable (Type A USB on one end and a Micro-B USB on other end)
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty card
  • Attention! document
  • FCC and IC Statement

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Features and Specs

Fit Style On-ear
Earcup Type Closed
Earcup Width x Height 2.577" x 2.577"
Noise-canceling No
Mic For Taking Calls Yes
iPhone Control Yes
Lightning Connector No
Android Control Yes
Frequency Response 20-20k Hz
Sensitivity 96 dB
Impedance 32 Ohms
Weight 6.4 ounces
Cord Length 52"
1/4-inch Adapter Included No
Storage No
Charging Case No
Volume Control Yes
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year

Product Research


Overview: The JBL E45BT wireless on-ear headphones deliver the JBL Signature Sound either wired or wirelessly. Bluetooth 4.0 lets you listen to your music or carry on a phone conversation without being tethered to your smartphone. You can also plug into your device with the supplied audio cable when you can't (or don't want to) go wireless. The E45BT also comes with a USB charging cable.

Drivers: The headphones are equipped with 40mm 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 fabric-covered headband adjusts for a perfect fit.

Bluetooth: The E45BT wireless on-ear headphones feature Bluetooth (version 4.0) with HFP (v1.6), HSP (v1.2), A2DP (v1.2), and AVRCP (v1.4) 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. You can also pair the headphones to two devices and seamlessly switch from one to the other.

Cable: The headphones come with a 52" fabric-covered, tangle resistant cable for those times when you need to plug into your device. The cable has an in-line 1-button universal remote that is compatible with most smartphones, including iOS and Android devices. The remote controls play/pause, next track, previous track, and voice control/assistant. On iOS devices, you can also control fast forward/fast reverse.

Battery: The headphones are powered by a built-in 3.7V 610mAh 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 wireless music playback time or 16 hours of talk time.


  • Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz
  • Sensitivity: 96dB
  • Maximum SPL: 111dB
  • Impedance: 32Ω
  • Dimensions: Ear Cups: 2.577" diameter, 1.593" depth
  • Weight: 6.4 ounces

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Why did you buy this?

Research and help from chat! Thanks, Wade. [ LINDA T  Aug 31, 2018 ]
It was on sale and I like JBL's sound quality. [ Kam  May 12, 2018 ]
it's what he wanted for his B-day! [ A  Apr 02, 2018 ]
very good price,quality and jbl prestige [ Valentin  Mar 25, 2018 ]
I own 3 different pair of JBL headphones/earbuds. Love the sound quality. [ O  Mar 06, 2018 ]
cuz they da bomb! yo [ Jonathan  Sep 08, 2017 ]
needed new headphones with bluetooth as a must and this pair fit perfectly what I was looking for. [ Hauner  Jul 08, 2017 ]
I can use wired or wireless with headphone. [ goang ning  Jun 04, 2017 ]
I bought some wireless JBL head phones a while back and l really liked them, so I'm getting some more for another room. [ Mike  Oct 09, 2018 ]
Birthday gift for 11 yr old grandson - seems like they will fit the bill perfectly...and nice color for a youngster! [ Marilyn  May 29, 2018 ]
Quality and price [ Christopher  Nov 28, 2017 ]
Hubby and I are retired and will be full time RVers in the fall. We needed the Garmin RV 770 for our travels. It's filled with so many capabilities that will help us in our trip planning and keep us safe from low bridges. We are looking forward to using the Garmin and if we need help setting up, tech help is available. That means a lot to hubby and I. Thanks for all your help and answered questions. Kudos on the user friendly website. [ Barbara J.  May 31, 2018 ]
Convenience of wireless. [ Judy  Jan 13, 2018 ]
Better looking than other choices for on ear headphones at this price [ Leonard  Dec 05, 2017 ]
Great price [ Mary  Nov 27, 2017 ]
I have the black ones and they are awesome. Bought this one for my daughter. [ N  Sep 09, 2017 ]

1 question already asked

Switch the power on the JBL headphones and press the Bluetooth icon button to make the headphones discoverable, it should appear in the Mac as a device and click it to connect. [ RONALD  Jun 14, 2018 ]

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