HTC and JBL Launch the Reflect Aware C, the World’s First USB Type-C Sport Headphones with a Great Deal

Starting today, if you purchase an HTC 10 through (and if you live in the US), you will receive a free pair of the JBL Reflect Aware C Sport Headphones. This offer is good until August 31st as long as supplies last. You’ll also get a $100 accessory credit to use on (excluding the HTC Vive and accessories).

HTC Deal

If you purchase the HTC 10 from one of their retail partners, you’ll get the $100 credit (again, excluding the Vive and any accessories) when you register your phone on

Here’s a quick rundown of the HTC 10’s specs:

  • Brilliant Design – All-metal body with signature dual finish
  • 5.2 inch display with Super LCD 5 with 2.5D Gorilla Glass
  • Camera Experience – 12MP HTC UltraPixel™ 2 with laser autofocus & Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)
  • 32 GB storage
  • Worry free coverage for your phone with UH OH Protection, EXCLUSIVE for purchases of HTC 10
  • HTC BoomSound™ Hi-Fi Edition

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So what’s the big deal about these headphones beyond the fact that they use USB Type-C?

JBL’s noise cancelling technology pairs the immersive experience of noise-cancelling with the power to control the amount of outside noise let in, creating each user’s ideal balance of ambient sound and music, perfect for distraction free workouts. With a simple press of a button, the JBL Reflect Aware C headphones provide users with the ability to align their listening experience with awareness of their surroundings.

The JBL Reflect Aware C is rugged and sweat-proof, and they have “highly reflective, tangle-free cables designed for ultimate visibility at night.”

JBL Reflect Aware C Features:

  • Noise Cancellation
  • Adaptive Noise Control
  • USB Type-C Connection
  • JBL Signature Sound
  • Sweat proof
  • Ergonomic Ear-Tips
  • Reflective cables
  • Available in black or white

 JBL Reflect Aware C

Technical Specifications:

  • 14.8mm Dynamic drivers
  • Frequency response 10kHz-22kHz

If you simply want the headphones, they are now available in black or white for $199.99 exclusively from

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Visit or for more information.

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