//JBL’s Clip 5 can go more places and connect to more speakers with Auracast

JBL’s Clip 5 can go more places and connect to more speakers with Auracast

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The JBL Clip 5 that’s launching at CES 2024 adds a slightly wider carabiner to clip onto more items and an updated sound system that makes it up to 15 percent louder with 10 percent more bass compared to the previous model. This lightweight, portable speaker will go on sale this year for $79.95 and also supports Bluetooth 5.3 with LE Audio and Auracast, along with the rest of a 2024 lineup that includes the new $379.95 Xtreme 4 that can run for up to 24 hours on a charge, and the cheaper $49.95 Go 4.

Auracast is one of the features of LE Audio, which we’ve described as “Bluetooth audio’s biggest upgrade in years.” Adding the ability to connect multiple audio devices to a single source makes them more capable than many other waterproof,…

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