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Technology This $180 JBL wireless speaker with Google Assistant is on sale for $40

16:55  17 october  2019
16:55  17 october  2019 Source:   cnet.com

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Available on Speakers . Get hands-free help around the house with Google Assistant enabled speakers . Just start with “Hey Google .” Simply ask your Assistant on your speakers to adjust the temperature, lighting, and more.2. Get answers. Enjoy entertainment.

This is my review of the JBL Link 10 Google Assistant Smart Speaker . Is it worth the 149 dollars? How is the sound quality? Does it deliver rich sound?

No one ever hires me to write marketing copy for their products, which is a shame: I think I'd be pretty good at it. For example, I have the perfect tagline for the JBL Link 10 : "Yeah, it does that."

a close up of a speaker: The JBL Link 10 is an insanely good deal at $40. Sarah Tew/CNET© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. The JBL Link 10 is an insanely good deal at $40. Sarah Tew/CNET

Seriously, check out the feature list. It's portable. It's waterproof. It's wireless times two: Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. It has built-in Google Assistant . It has built-in Chromecast . It supports multi-room setups.

Of course, you'll pay a premium for such a well-rounded speaker, right? Yep: It retails for $180. Yowza.

Good news: For a limited time, and while supplies last, the refurbished JBL Link 10 portable wireless voice-activated speaker is just $39.99, with free shipping to boot. Note that CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page.

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Product Highlights. Multi-Room Playback Across Speakers That Have Chromecast Built-In. Wireless Bluetooth Streaming. Stereo Sound With Deep Bass And Clear Highs. Built-In Virtual Assistant .

2. Google Assistant is still being integrated fully, so some features are not released for the JBL Link 500 yet. An example would the Sleep Timer. The link speakers sound great. I have the right size speakers for the respective rooms problem is the the kids love the speakers also and keep moving

SEE IT AT JBL

First things first: Although this is a refurb, it's obviously a manufacturer-refurb, given that it's sold by JBL proper. Although there's nothing on the product page to indicate JBL's refurb process (will this have any scuffs or other signs of wear, for example?), the listed warranty is one full year. To me that suggests the product should arrive -- and operate -- in like-new condition.

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I haven't tried the speaker myself, but I can turn you over to David Carnoy's JBL Link 10 review for all the important details. Curiously, he indicated a $150 price tag on this model; it seems odd that it would have increased in the past 18 months, but it definitely does list for $180 (new) at JBL, Best Buy, etc.

Carnoy's verdict: "One of the better voice-enabled portable Wi-Fi speakers out there." And that was based on the list price. At $40, I'd call this "one of the best voice-enabled portable Wi-Fi speaker deals of all time." (For the record, here's CNET's list of the best portable speakers, period.)

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Save money online with JBL Wireless Speaker deals, sales , and discounts September 2019. JBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker . 9.95 $ 180 .00. eBay. JBL - LINK 300 Wireless Speaker with Google Assistant - White / Black. JBL Playlist Wireless Speaker with Chromecast Built-in.

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