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Say hello, everyone, to the JBL Link 500. This is a voice-activated smart speaker with a big sound. Oh, and it’s currently HALF PRICE, meaning you can pick one up for the low, low cost of $199.95. We’re in bargain country now.
Before we go on, why would you want a JBL Link 500?
Well, it’s rated to deliver a whopping 60W RMS of sound that should be more than enough to fill your living room. While I’ve never used the JBL Link 500 specifically, I have listened to other members of the speaker family and was impressed.
Apart from the great sound, the speaker also includes Google Assistant. This means you can not only control music from the device, but also ask it about the weather, what’s on your calendar, and, well, basically anything.
In terms of how you can listen, the JBL Link 500 has a range of options. You can play music over Wi-Fi, wirelessly connect your gadgets via Bluetooth, or use a good old Chromecast connection. The choice is all yours.
That’s not all the JBL Link 500 can do though. It’s part of a family of speakers that can all be interconnected to play music throughout your entire house. Many of these are on offer too, which you can find in the “HONORABLY CHEAP” section below.
The JBL Link 500 is the big daddy though. It’s the largest (and loudest) member of the family. It’s a slick, powerful device that’s an ideal starter if you’re looking to make your home audio a bit smarter.
As aforementioned, the JBL Link 500 is part of the Link family of speakers. Currently, a selection of these are also on offer. If you’re after something a bit smaller or cheaper than the Link 500 (or to complement it), one of these could be for you.
All of them are voice-activated and smart, meaning they work with Google Assistant. Specifically, we have:
- The slightly smaller, but similarly shaped, JBL Link 300 is now $124.95 (meaning it has $125 off).
- The JBL Link 20, which is smaller again and has a more cylindrical design, also has 50 percent off and is now $99.95.
- The tiniest of them all is the JBL Link 10 – this, shockingly, is also on offer and has 45 percent off, making it $79.95.
So, there you have it – a range of discounts on a great range of speakers. Enjoy!
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Published April 16, 2019 — 12:20 UTC