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Premium over-ear headphones with microphone

$149.95 each
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Expected delivery time Sun Feb 14 2016.


For over 60 years, JBL has engineered the precise, naturally articulated sound found in cinemas, arenas and recording studios around the world. That legendary JBL sound is now available anywhere personal audio travels – with a style all its own. The premium JBL drivers in J88i headphones generate clarity and extended bass that competitive products simply can’t compete with. Pure, accurate bass means you hear the truth from your favorite music and artists. Our unique, DJ pivot mechanism lets you rotate either ear-cup up to 180 degrees, so one ear can hear outside sound. Bold styling sets the J88i headphones apart, while a padded headband and ear cushions make them as comfortable as they are distinctive. A single-side, flat elastomer cable resists tangling, and an in-line microphone lets you take calls without taking the headphones off. A twist-lock mechanism secures the detachable cable when it’s connected to the ear-cup, and a rugged strain relief connector dampens resonance that can adversely affect sound quality. An extension ring on the jack accommodates most smartphone cases, and a padded carry pouch protects the headphones when they’re not over your ears. JBL engineers take professional audio technology personally. With J88i over-ear headphones, you can too.

What's in the box?

  • 1 set of JBL J88i over-ear headphones
  • 1 4' 3-3/16" (1.3M), single-side, detachable, flat elastomer cable
  • 1 padded carry pouch
  • Owner’s manual
  • Warranty card

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From the brushed stainless steel headband and ear-cup accents to the matte black or white housings, from the embossed, metallic JBL logos to the cable that matches the ear pads, these headphones are designed to be as pleasing to the eyes as they are to the ears.

JBL drivers deliver precise, powerful sound for an exceptional listening experience. Bass is pure, deep and accurately produced – the calling card of legendary JBL sound. As a result, J88i headphones outperform competitive products costing much more.

Sometimes you need to be aware of more than just your music. J88i ear-cups rotate up to 180 degrees while you’re wearing them so you can keep one ear on your audio and one ear on external sounds or conversations. The ear-cups rotate under the headband for easy storage and transport.

Our ear cushions feature a soft leather that provides longwearing comfort. It also helps maintain an acoustic seal on the ear, which improves the headphones’ passive noise reduction. And that means a purer listening experience.

J88i headphones feature a closed-back design that blocks ambient noise and minimizes leaking. So outside noise stays outside, and your listening experience stays yours and yours alone.

Made specifically for use with iPhone and iPod devices, the in-line remote offers familiar audio playback controls. A built-in microphone lets you answer calls with remarkable clarity while leaving the headphones on.

Tangled cables are a constant source of frustration. But not with the J88is. The tangle-resistant, flat elastomer cable connects to just one ear-cup, which further minimizes tangling. The cable detaches from the ear-cup for added flexibility.

A unique, twist-lock mechanism keeps the detachable cable secure when it’s connected. When you plug the cable into the ear-cup, a simple twist locks it in place.

A strong, secure connection between the housing and cable is critical for both durability and sound quality. Our rugged strain relief connector dampens vibration for enhanced acoustic performance.

The gold-plated jack incorporates an extension ring that works with most custom smartphone covers and cases. So you don’t have to slip off your protective case to connect the headphones.

JBL sound is always worth protecting. An included padded carry pouch keeps the headphones safe from bumps and bruises when you’re not wearing them.

Over-ear style
Frequency Response
8Hz – 24kHz
Input Impedance
1-31/32-inch (50 mm)
4' 3-3/16" (1.3M), single-side, detachable

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1 Year

Products purchased online or from an authorized local retailer and under warranty may qualify for an exchange with a valid receipt.

Purchases made from an unauthorized dealer will not be elibible for exchange.

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J88i is rated 4.4444 out of 5 by 9.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Clear Sound I liked it so much, better than Beats. Great sound quality and good design, very confortable, some people are saying that they are not durable, but for me they are
Date published: 2015-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply the best! These headphones are nothing short of AMAZING! The sound is incredible - absolutely zero distortion, buzzing, etc., nothing but crystal clear sound. The bass is perfect, even if turned way up! The flat cord is great! I doubt you could find an easy way to damage it short of cutting it with scissors, you can literally jump up and down on it! I love that it locks into headphones too, so no chance of accidentally pulling it out. Not having to take my iPod out of my pocket when I want to skip a song or turn up the volume is just awesome. Saved the best for last - THE MOST COMFORTABLE thing you'll ever put on!! OMG are these things comfy! Crazy soft material, perfectly hugs your head and cups your ears. I own a bunch of different headphones by a variety of manufacturers including Denon, Turtle Beach, Beats, i-MEGO, and Bose, and I'm tellin ya, I cannot even say enough about how unbelievably WONDERFUL these headphones are in every single way! Simply the BEST!
Date published: 2014-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Headphones I've had! Not owning many headphones in the past, these blow my other pairs out of the water. On top of their crisp sound from low to high ends, they are very comfortable to wear.
Date published: 2014-02-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stunning! I took part in a mentorship program from my school in stamford ct and I got these headphones for free. Let me say they are absolutely AMAZING! I now hear so many elements of music that I have never heard before! The sound quality is amazing, lots of bass, and they're surprisingly noise canceling! Totally recommended!!
Date published: 2014-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great sound thes headphones Iv had for a week now and they are so much better than beast and the sound quality is the best very low low and high highs and very good base
Date published: 2013-10-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Ridiculously Clear Sound These are truly great headphones, best in its price range. Sounds better than most studio headphones. Very comfortable and they look good. They are massive tho
Date published: 2014-09-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Very Dissapointing I bought these headphones, which have a pretty good sound quality. The sound good and all but the first time I dropped them the completely cracked and became useless. The headband cracked where the orange plush cushion ends. Believing it was perhaps just bad luck (I drop stuff an average amount but never have my headphones broken after falling just once), I bought another pair the next week. A while later my dog knocked them off my desk by accident, and surprisingly they broke in the exact same place as the first pair. Needless to say, I will not be repurchasing.
Date published: 2015-03-07
Rated 3 out of 5 by from it's okay These headphones are huge. These headphones make my head look a peanut, when in reality my head is the size of a watermelon! The build quality is good there's some hard plastic. These headphones are so comfortable. Once you start listening to music you forget they're on. The sound is decent. I thought they would have a little more bass but that's okay. If you listen to genre's other than hip hop these headphones are perfect.
Date published: 2014-02-17
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Can u use these headphones on a computer ?

Asked by: Narlsj
Yes, using the supplied 4' 3-3/16" (1.3M), cable you can connect the J88i headphones to your computer.
Answered by: ChrisS
Date published: 2016-01-26
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