BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 30, 2018--IFA 2018-- Elegant and sophisticated with superior sound quality, the Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 is the newest addition to the popular Onyx Studio series. The Onyx Studio 5 combines Harman Kardon’s rich design with captivating and powerful sound, offering a breathtaking audio experience from a compact speaker.

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Harman Kardon Unveils the Onyx Studio 5, a Beautiful Wireless Speaker Featuring Wireless Dual Sound (Photo: Business Wire)

The Onyx Studio 5 is a Bluetooth-enabled speaker that connects wirelessly to a smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth-enabled device, delivering a premium listening without the needs for wires. Additionally, leveraging Harman Kardon’s Dual Sound feature, two Onyx Studio 5 speakers can pair together to create a rich room-filling listening experience.

Combining premium audio quality with Harman Kardon’s iconic design elements, the sleek look of the Onyx Studio 5 is accentuated by its luxury fabric and a streamlined handle to easily transport the powerful, rich sound to any room in a home. The Onyx Studio 5 is available in Black, Blue and Grey.

“The Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 represents the latest innovation in one of our most beloved speaker series,” said David Owens, Vice President of Business Development at HARMAN. “Our unique relationship with Brightstar allows them to provide outstanding exclusive products that bring both great quality and value to their partners and customers.”

The Onyx Studio 5 offers connection to two devices simultaneously allowing listeners to share music and take turns take turns playing DJ. Its built-in high capacity rechargeable battery allows the for up to 8 hours of playtime.

Brightstar is the exclusive distributor of Harman Kardon’s Onyx Studio series and has been since the line’s launch in February 2014. Their partnership has enabled Brightstar to meet the growing demand of audio product customers who desire powerful, impactful listening experiences. The Onyx Studio 5 will be sold worldwide, exclusively by Brightstar.

“We’re thrilled to continue working with Harman Kardon to bring the most unique and premium products to our customers,” said Khalid Zitouni, Vice President of Global Gear at Brightstar. “The Onyx Studio line has always been hugely popular globally, and the Onyx Studio 5 beautifully represents the next step of its evolution.”

The Onyx Studio 5 ($479.99) will be available exclusively at Sprint stores in the US and Brightstar customers worldwide starting in mid-August 2018.

ABOUT HARMAN KARDON World-renowned audio brand Harman Kardon seamlessly merges function and form. Beloved for iconic design and exceptional sound, Harman Kardon products provide sophisticated audio in a premium package. Harman Kardon is part of HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co, LTD.

ABOUT HARMAN HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 50 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

ABOUT BRIGHTSTAR Brightstar ( www.brightstar.com ) simplifies the wireless world, making mobile technology accessible to everyone. A subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp., we are the world’s leading mobile services company for managing devices and accessories. We work with carrier, retail and enterprise customers across 70 countries, touching every stage of a device’s lifecycle, from when it’s manufactured to the moment it’s time to trade it in and re-market it.

© 2018 HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated. All rights reserved. Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson are trademarks of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, registered in the United States and/or other countries. AKG is a trademark of AKG Acoustics GmbH, registered in the United States and/or other countries. Features, specifications, and appearance are subject to change without notice.

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