HARMAN International when introduced JBL GO in 2015 it was never though of selling more than 10 million units till date !! So no surprise they want to keep same hold onto the market by adding more punch to the sound as well as making it fully waterproof ..
No one can compete JBL:
So here comes all new JBL Go2 which will further capture market .. making it difficult for the competition to penetrate … virtually making JBL king of portable mini Bluetooth speakers.
So it will be interesting to know the differences made by the company research team in this latest launch …
JBL GO2 will give you a packed punch, super portable, compact, mini-bluetooth, latest trendy design, fully waterproof, easy to use, one the go type BT speaker with high performance and JBL reliability.
What’s New in JBL GO 2 ?
- New, bolder design.
- Modern look with block-shaped design & newly introduced soft, curved edges. Purposeful use of Of-the-moment shades like Misty Blue, Lemonade Yellow and Midnight Black give a pop of color to the mini-speaker.
- Next-generation audio quality with JBL’s signature sound.
- Richer & Clear sound with more audio output in the same compact palm-sized design
- New waterproof IPX7 rated design, capable to survive even when submerged into water. So use the speaker to poolside, to the beach, or on a porch or patio without any worries of water.
I have prepared simple comparison table based on the information available on internet as on Jan 2018 which shall help you understand differences in a glance
JBL Go vs Go 2 upgrade Specs comparison
|Color||Black, Blue, Gray, Orange, Pink, Red, Teal, Yellow||Misty Gray, Seafoam Mint, Lemonade Yellow, Sunkissed Cinnamon, Pearl Champagne, Midnight Black, Deep Sea Blue, Moss Green, Coral Orange, Ruby Red|
|Transducer||1 x 40 mm|
|Output power||3.0 W|
|Frequency response||180 Hz – 20 kHz|
|Support Protocol||A2DP V1.2, AVRCP V1.4, HFP V1.6, HSP V1.2|
|Waterproof rating||Not waterproof||IPX7|
|Built-in Speakerphone||With noise and echo cancellation|
|Audio Cable Input||Play music via wired connection|
|Battery||Lithium-ion polymer (3.7V, 600 mAh)|
|Battery charge time||1.5 hours|
|Music playing time||up to 5 hours
(varies by volume level and audio content)
|Dimensions (H x W x D)||68.3 x 82.7 x 30.8 (mm)||Most probably dimns are same|
|Weight||130 g||Specs not known|
Finally question is by when JBL GO2 will be available for sale?
So answer is that it shall be available starting spring 2018.