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JBL Synchros S400BT

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User ratings:
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Editorial reviews:
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3.7 out of 5
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Pros

  • The whole design feels smooth and polished in your hands
  • They fold up nicely; and fit in a relatively small case
  • a beautiful mess of materials that somehow comes together well

Cons

  • touch pad is weirdly sensitive
  • the internal microphone is not the best when making phone calls
  • proprietary charging cable

Key specs

  • 20, 20000 Hz
  • Closed
  • Stereo
  • On-Ear, On-Ear
  • Wired & Wireless

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JBL Synchros S400BT - Pros & Cons

JBL Synchros S400BT

Pros

  • The whole design feels smooth and polished in your hands
  • They fold up nicely; and fit in a relatively small case
  • a beautiful mess of materials that somehow comes together well
  • design yields durability and comfort
  • Sound performance is good

Cons

  • touch pad is weirdly sensitive
  • the internal microphone is not the best when making phone calls
  • proprietary charging cable
  • not a deal-breaker
  • snare hits could be a bit too much at higher volumes
  • the most tacked on and uninspired
  • JBL likes to blaze its own path
  • no in-line mic or control on the cable
  • S400BT requires a proprietary USB cable

JBL Synchros S400BT - Technical Overview

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40 mm
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275 g
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JBL Synchros S400BT Full Specifications

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Technical details
Sound outputStereo
Style
  • On-Ear
  • On-Ear
Connectivity technologyWired & Wireless
Headset (integrated/enclosed microphone)yes
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Dimensions
Width5.75 in
Depth3.03 in
Height7.48 in
Weight9.7 oz
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Connectivity
Inputs supported
  • 3.5mm
  • Bluetooth
Audio streaming via bluetooth
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • HFP
  • HSP
Bluetooth version3.0
Wireless connectionBluetooth
Wireless range9
USByes
Detachable cableyes
Multi Point connectionno
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Power
Battery operatedyes
Battery life15.0 h
Talk time20.0 h
Charging via USByes
Power handling capacity30.0 mW
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Design
Colour of product
  • Black
  • Silver
Acoustic designClosed
Attachment typeHeadband
CategoryAudiophile
Foldableyes
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Sound
Frequency range20 - 20000
Diaphragm diameter1.5 in
Driver technologyDynamic
Driver size1.57 in
Maximum input power30.0 mW
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Features
Playback controlsyes
ButtonsVolume
NFCyes
Carrying caseyes

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JBL Synchros S400BT Editorial Reviews (7)

3.7
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JBL Synchros S400BT JBL Synchros S400BT review
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TechRadar
Published: 16.01.2015
JBL Synchros S400BT review
4.0

Incredible sound and design knocked down by connectivity issues

JBL Synchros S400BT Home review
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whathifi
Published: 09.01.2015
Home review
3.0

A patchy performance from the JBLs: the fit isn’t quite right and neither is the sound

JBL Synchros S400BT Protected: JBL Synchros S400BT On-Ear Headphone Review
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Chip Chick
Published: 12.03.2014
Protected: JBL Synchros S400BT On-Ear Headphone Review

The Synchros S400BT is JBL's latest edition to their wireless bluetooth headphone lineup. The S400BTs are on-ear headphones made of a beautiful blend of metal, leather, plastic, and LEDs. In addition to high fidelity sound

JBL Synchros S400BT JBL Syncros S400BT: Close to Syncros-nicity
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Sound & Vision
Published: 13.03.2014
JBL Syncros S400BT: Close to Syncros-nicity

Ah, Bluetooth. The desire to cut the cord has led to a market flooded with a dozen new wireless headphone options in the last few months. The latest to enter the fray is JBL, with their Synchros S400BT: a touch sensor controlling, LED glowing, aptX encoding, Bluetooth 3.0 stereo over-ear headphone. With all those bells and whistles, I just had to give them a try. How would they measure up?

JBL Synchros S400BT JBL Synchros S400BT Review
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Phone Arena
Published: 09.08.2014
JBL Synchros S400BT Review

Audio aficionados know the name JBL, a company long known for its various audio electronics products – spanning from amplifiers all the way to loudspeakers. They’ve been in the business of making mobile audio accessories as well, like its diversified portfolio of wired and wireless headphones. In looking at its current selection, the JBL Synchros S400BT is undoubtedly one of the company’s higher-end offerings, since it features Bluetooth 3.0 with advanced aptX technology, NFC, and touch-sensitive controls – all for the price of $230. With all of the goodies in tow, it’ll be intriguing to find out how its audio quality stacks up...

JBL Synchros S400BT Review: JBL Synchros S400BT Bluetooth Wireless Headphones
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iLounge
Published: 11.02.2014
Review: JBL Synchros S400BT Bluetooth Wireless Headphones

Expected to ship in mid-March, JBL's Synchros S400BT ($300) is the audio company's latest set of Bluetooth wireless headphones. Shipping along with a ...

JBL Synchros S400BT JBL Synchros S400BT Review
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PCMAG
Published: 28.03.2014
JBL Synchros S400BT Review
4.0

The JBL Synchros S400BT is a Bluetooth headphone pair that delivers absolutely thunderous bass in a comfortable design.

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