HARMAN International Industries released two JBL speaker docks built to support the new Apple iPhone 5, iPad Mini, new iPod models and the revised iPad with Retina display.
The JBL OnBeat Micro ($99) and JBL Venue LT ($199) include the new Apple Lightning connector.
The portable JBL OnBeat Micro is battery powered and easily fits easily into a backpack, purse or briefcase. It provides up to 5 hours of playback when used with batteries and charges the iPhone 5, the iPod touch 5th generation and the new iPod nano when used with the included AC adapter. The portable speaker also includes a built-in USB connector to power and play other portable devices. The JBL OnBeat Micro includes a free, downloadable JBL music app to create customized playlists, adjust volume and browse album artwork.
The JBL OnBeat Venue LT is a tabletop speaker dock featuring dual full-range drivers and Slipstream port technology for powerful bass and a wide soundstage.
It features a hidden Lightning dock connector behind the JBL logo at the speaker's base. Designed for the iPad Mini and revised iPad with Retina display, HARMAN's TrueStream Bluetooth wireless streaming technology allows the JBL OnBeat Venue LT to connect with up to eight devices. The device also includes the free, downloadable MusicFlow app, which allows users to create customized playlists, edit mixes, adjust volume and EQ settings, and browse album artwork.
Both models are available through select retailers and online at JBL.com.