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JBL Reference 610

alaTest has collected and analyzed 125 reviews of JBL Reference 610. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and design. The usability and comfort are also mentioned favorably, but there are some less positive views about the reliability. There are some mixed reviews about the durability.

sound, comfort, usability, design, portability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the JBL Reference 610 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 74 user reviews of JBL Reference 610 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on People are impressed by the price and portability. The usability and comfort are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the reliability. Opinions are divided on the durability.

sound, comfort, usability, portability, price


76% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JBL Ref 610 Over the Ear Wireless Headphone (Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)JBL Ref 610 Over the Ear Wireless Headphone (Black)JBL Reference 610 Wireless Headphone -Black

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Dr. Macenstein (

Review: JBL Reference 610 Wireless iPod Headphones


Since the beginning of time, man has sought to cut the cable that attaches his iPod to his headphones. Primitive man used stone axes and crude cutting tools to smash the cables, but this often had undesirable side effects. Luckily, today we have...

This is unfortunately a side effect of Bluetooth's speed limitations, and not necessarily unique to the 610′s. The digital SBC (Single Bit Coding) that Bluetooth uses causes some of the data to be lost during transmission. JBL did their best to...

Dec, 2007

Product Specifications

Bluetooth isn't just for cell phone headsets any more. The JBL 600 Series combines the sound quality of high-end headphones with the convenience of Bluetooth wireless technology. So now you can enjoy and control your music without wires - and without digging your iPod out of your backpack or briefcase. Bluetooth is about making things easier, and JBL is about making things sound better. Together, well, maybe "paradigm shift" is too strong, but you get the idea.

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-cup
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:10 - 20000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Wireless Technology:Bluetooth

Audio System

Recommended Use:Game console / PC multimedia / Portable audio system/PC multimedia / Game console / Portable audio system

Dimensions & Weight



Manufacturer:Harman International Industries
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JBL Reference

Remote Control

Type: None