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General Features

The JBL Go Essential is an ultra-compact portable Bluetooth speaker. Stream music via Bluetooth for up to 5 hours of JBL Original Pro Sound. Make a splash with its IPX7 waterproof design. Available in 3 vibrant colors, Go Essential is the perfect speaker to take your music everywhere.

JBL rich Original Pro Sound delivers surprisingly big audio and rich bass from Go Essential’s ultra-compact size.

To the pool. To the park. JBL Go Essential is IPX7 waterproof, so you can bring your speaker anywhere.

Wirelessly stream music from your phone, tablet, or any other Bluetooth-enabled device.

Don’t sweat the small stuff like charging your battery. Go Essential gives you up to 5 hours of playtime on a single charge.

What’s in the box:

  • 1 x JBL Go Essential
  • 1 x Micro USB cable for charging
  • 1 x Safety Sheet
  • 1 x Quick Start Guide
  • 1 x Warranty Card

Key Specifications

  • Model No.: JBL Go Essential
  • Transducer: 1 x 40mm/1.57"
  • Output power: 3.1W RMS
  • Frequency response: 180Hz – 20kHz
  • Signal-to-noise ratio: >80dB
  • Battery type: Li-ion polymer 2.7Wh (equivalent to 3.7V/730mAh)
  • Battery charge time: 2.5 hours (5V/1A)
  • Music play time: up to 5 hours (dependent on volume level and audio content)
  • Cable type: Micro USB charging cable
  • Cable length: 300mm/11.8"
  • Bluetooth® version: 4.2
  • Bluetooth® profile: A2DP V1.2, AVRCP V1.5
  • Bluetooth® transmitter frequency range: 2400MHz – 2483.5MHz
  • Bluetooth® transmitter power: ≤ 6dBm (EIRP)
  • Bluetooth® transmitter modulation: GFSK, π/4 DQPSK, 8DPSK
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 86.0 x 71.2 x 31.6mm/3.4 x 2.8 x 1.2"
  • Net Weight: 0.18kg/0.39 lbs
  • Packaging Dimensions (W x H x D): 115 x 100 x 33mm/4.5 x 3.9 x 1.3" 
  • Packaging Gross Weight: 0.24kg/0.52 lbs