Creative Technology Ltd today announced the launch of Sound Blaster® JAM, a lightweight and powerful Bluetooth headset with long battery life to give today’s smartphone users great wireless audio for music, movies, games and communication on the go. The headset also doubles up as a pair of Sound Blaster audio-enhanced headphones when connected to a PC/Mac via USB.
The Perfect Smartphone Companion
The Sound Blaster JAM supports Bluetooth 4.1 audio streaming, allowing users to communicate and stream audio content from their mobile device without the hassle of wires. It also features Near Field Communication (NFC) wireless connectivity for easy one-touch pairing. The headset’s modern lightweight design, comfortable ear cushions, long battery life and fuss-free controls on the earcup make it the perfect smartphone companion for hands-free voice communication, music playback, watching movies and mobile gaming. Its powerful Neodymium drivers bring the user’s audio to live while the built-in microphone with noise reduction and acoustic echo cancellation abilities deliver amazing voice clarity, perfect for Bluetooth-enabled phone calls.
Sound Blaster Audio-Enhanced Headphones for Your PC/Mac
Connect the Sound Blaster JAM via USB to a computer to listen to clear uncompressed digital audio playback and enjoy advanced Sound Blaster’s SBX Pro Studio™ enhancement for music, movies and games. The SBX Pro Studio suite of audio technologies, such as Surround, Crystalizer, Bass, Smart Volume and Dialog Plus, give users the ability to fully customize every aspect of the headphones’ audio settings. SBX Surround increases and expands the virtual surround spaciousness, allowing users to enjoy realistic surround sound when watching movies or playing games while SBX Crystalizer restores details and expands the dynamic range of audio.
Key Features of the Sound Blaster JAM:
- Light, portable design
Sound Blaster JAM uses lightweight materials that minimise bulk and increase comfort and mobility.
- Long listening comfort
The ergonomic fit of the soft ear cushions ensure comfort and long listening hours.
- High-performance Neodymium drivers
The high-performance Neodymium drivers are capable of handling frequency response of 20Hz ~ 20kHz.
- Engineered by Sound Blaster
The Sound Blaster JAM is specially designed and tuned by the Sound Blaster team to deliver rich sound and powerful bass for a great music, movie and gaming experience on the go.
- Bluetooth 4.1 and NFC wireless technology
The Bluetooth headset features NFC technology which allows for easy, one-touch pairing by simply tapping an NFC-enabled device on the earcup.
- Up to 12 hours* wireless playback or talktime
Energy-efficient audio streaming provides extended wireless usage up to 12 hours* – among the best performance in this lightweight category.
- One-tap BASS enhancement
Boost the bass of the user’s audio by simply tapping the BASS button on the earcup.
- Easily accessible controls on earcup
Built into the earcup are also the main controls for the headset power, volume, Bluetooth connection, audio play/pause and calls, providing a convenient remote control over the user’s phone.
- USB port for digital audio streaming with advanced Sound Blaster processing from a computer and convenient charging
Charge the headset while enjoying high-quality audio with advanced Sound Blaster processing when listening to music, watching movies or playing games on a computer via a USB cable.
- Built-in noise reduction and acoustic echo cancellation microphone for phone calls
When paired to a phone via Bluetooth, the built-in microphone blocks out ambient noises, eliminates echoes and enables the speaker to listen to the other party clearly during a phone call.
Pricing and Availability
The Creative Sound Blaster JAM Bluetooth headset, priced at INR 3,499 will be available in India from end of May 2015 onwards. The product will be available for purchase online on Amazon India, Flipkart and Snapdeal.