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Harman Kardon Unveils the Onyx Studio 5, a Beautiful Wireless Speaker Featuring Wireless Dual Sound


Developed for Brightstar, the Onyx Studio 5 joins the
award-winning Onyx Studio line

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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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.

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.

HARMAN ( 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.

Brightstar (
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.
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