JBL Tune 230NC TWS
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JBL Tune 230NC TWS JBL Pure Bass Sound - Image

JBL Pure Bass Sound

Smartly designed 6.0mm drivers enhanced by the stick form factor deliver JBL's Pure Bass Sound so you'll feel every pulsing beat.

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Active Noise Cancelling with Smart Ambient

Hear more of what you want, less of what you don't. Active Noise Cancelling technology with 2 microphones lets you minimize audio distractions. With Ambient Aware, you can tune into your surroundings at any time so that you feel safer when you're out in the world, while TalkThru lets you stop for a quick chat without having to remove your headphones.

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4 mics for perfect voice calls

Enjoy hassle-free, hands-free calls in stereo. The Tune 230NC TWS are equipped with 4 microphones, so you'll always be heard with perfect clarity. Never hesitate to take or make a call again. With VoiceAware you can control the amount of mic input routed back into your earbuds and choose how much to hear of your own voice.


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Up to 40 hours of battery life

Never miss a beat with 40 (10+30) hours of battery life or 8 hours, plus 24 hours in the case when noise cancelling is engaged. Need a boost? Speed Charge for just ten minutes to get 2 hours of playtime.

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Water resistant & sweatproof

Don't be deterred by bad weather. Thanks to IPX4 water resistance and sweatproofing, there isn't a workout or downpour the Tune 230NC TWS can't handle.

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All-day fit & comfort

Never be without your music. The Stick Closed design ensures comfort without pressure, eliminating ambient distractions with a design so light, you may forget you're wearing them.

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JBL Headphones App

The JBL Headphones App lets you enjoy your music your way. You can customize your listening experience, figure out your best fit, find your earbuds, and even create a silence bubble for ultimate calm.

Product Comparison

JBL Tune 230NC TWS
JBL Live Pro 2 TWS
JBL Tune Flex
JBL Wave Beam


Maximum play time (hours) 40
Maximum play time (hours) 40
Maximum play time (hours) 32
Maximum play time (hours) 8


Active Noise Cancelling
Active Noise Cancelling
Active Noise Cancelling
Active Noise Cancelling
Adaptive Noise Cancelling
Adaptive Noise Cancelling
Adaptive Noise Cancelling
Adaptive Noise Cancelling
Voice Assistant integration
Voice Assistant integration
Voice Assistant integration
Voice Assistant integration
Speed charge
Speed charge
Speed charge
Speed charge
Touch Control
Touch Control
Touch Control
Touch Control

Specs & Downloads



Pure Bass. Zero noise.

Tackle your day one song at a time with the JBL Tune 230NC TWS. True wireless earbuds give you 40 hours of exceptional JBL Pure Bass Sound, while the ergonomic and water-resistant design gives you all-day comfort in any weather. Connect calls simply and seamlessly with 4 mics that cancel out ambient noises offering perfect calls anywhere. And with Active Noise Cancelling and Smart Ambient technology, you choose whether you want to tune out the world or engage with your surroundings. The light stick-closed design ensures comfort all-day long. Best of all, the JBL Headphones App lets you personalize your entire listening experience. Stay connected to your world, your way.

General Specifications

Driver size (mm)

Audio Specifications

Driver sensitivity at 1kHz/1mW (dB)
Dynamic frequency response range (Hz)
20 Hz – 20 kHz
Impedance (ohms)


Charging Case Weight (oz)
Earpiece Weight (oz)
Charging Case Weight (g)
Earpiece Weight (g)

Control and Connection Specifications

Bluetooth profiles
A2DP 1.3 , AVRCP 1.6 HFP 1.7
Bluetooth frequency
2.4 GHz - 2.4835 GHz
Bluetooth transmitted modulation
Bluetooth transmitter power
<12 dBm
Bluetooth version


Charging time (hours from empty)
Maximum music play time with ANC off (hours)
Maximum music play time with ANC on (hours)
Maximum play time (hours)


Charging cable
Ambient Aware
Built-in Microphone
Hands Free Call
JBL Pure Bass Sound
Sweat Proof
True Wireless
Active Noise Cancelling
Charging case
Speed charge
Rechargable battery

What's in The Box?

  • 1 x JBL Tune 230NC TWS headphones
  • 1 x USB Type-C charging cable
  • 1 x 3 sizes of eartips
  • 1 x Charging case
  • 1 x Quick Start Guide / Safety Sheet (S / i)
  • 1 x Warranty / Warning (W / !)
What's in The Box?

Documents & Downloads

Reviews and Q&A

Customer Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable, clear mids and highs and good bass I really like these earbuds and how they fit. I haven't had any problem with them sliding out. Which is a common problem for me. Bass is great but not too much. The mic gives me some trouble though. It randomly drops sound as if I were speaking from the other side of the room. I can hear fine but the person I'm talking to on the phone can't really. The noise canceling is really nice. And the talk through as well as I find myself needing to switch between the two depending on my location. The quick start guide is a must in order to figure out what tap changes what setting. With the app you can look these up as well and even change the touch commands.
Date published: 2021-12-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What more could you want? I've always had over the head headphones but wanted something less cumbersome for travel. I'm really impressed at the power and sound quality of these - I usually test with One Vision by Queen as my standard measure and I was blown away. I reached my comfortable loudest volume without any sound leakage. My main reservation to this type of earphone was the fear that they would fall out, but so far that's unfounded. They're very comfortable for extended periods, also matched by the battery life. Having the carry case as a portable charger was also a welcome addition. I’ve started using them at home over my much more expensive headphones. Excellent value for money.
Date published: 2021-12-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect fit! Finally an ear phone that fits and feels secure. I have tried other brands over the years and they all felt loose and I was afraid they would fall out during activities. These are secure, no worries. The sound is great as I have come to expect from JBL, Bass2 is my personal favorite setting. Get the app, it helps with adjustments and pairing. I appreciate that the charging cord has gone to the C-type. Magnetic charging base is nice as well. I am a bit confused on the controls on the headphones themselves, in time I should be able to figure everything out. I love the built in Alexa functions, makes music changes easy.
Date published: 2021-11-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Broke down after 2 days I bought this JBL Tune 230NC about 5 days ago, the sound was so amazing the bass was so pure, but after 2 days later the left earbud just went down and won't turn on anymore the right one still working but I am unsure about what's going on with the left one. I saw some other reviews that face the exact same problem, JBL should be more attentive to these technical issues. I am really disappointed with this product now, customer support need the item to be returned back to fix it, and you will need to waste your time to make this 100$ earbud work, but meanwhile, my 10$ other earbud already working for a year, without any single problem, not yet sure if I will buy another JBL earbud.
Date published: 2022-10-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Out of sync with video I've been using them a lot at work over the last few weeks after purchase. And I would NOT recommend them to anyone. They're not comfortable at all. They will end up making your ears sore after about an hour. (I've tried all size rubber caps, no help). The other major drawback is the terrible audio/video delay. Sound is out of sync with ever video. On phones, laptops, etc. Videos are almost unwatchable due to this. The one thing that gives this product any value is that the sound quality is very nice. If you ONLY listen to pods, books, or music w/o video, you might find this product good for you. Or if you don't have nerve endings in your ears
Date published: 2022-09-23
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Product Q&A

The right earbud battery drains very fast. Left at 100% while right at 20% even though they were charged the same amount of time. &nbsp;Does this mean it is flawed? &nbsp;What else could it be? &nbsp;I've downloaded the software update. &nbsp;They're about 6 weeks old.

Asked by: Gerry N
I think the issue is not that the earbud is losing battery quickly. &nbsp;It seems to be that sometimes when it's in the case it's not connected and charging. &nbsp;What I'm doing now is when I put it in to fiddle with it until the light flashes which means it's charging. &nbsp; Also, stand up the case when charging. Don't lie it down.&nbsp;
Answered by: Gerry N
Date published: 2023-02-21

Is the Tune 230 NC TWS compatible with iPhone XR?

Asked by: Dave8
Yes, our JBL Tune 230NC TWS is compatible with both iOS and Android devices via Bluetooth connection.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2023-02-22

Have these earbuds been updated to have dual connect as previous answers aren&rsquo;t clear

Asked by: Judd144
Thank you for your question. Yes, the JBL T230NCTWS are dual connect, to use on mono simply leave your right pod on the charging box and only use the left pod, for stereo mode simply wear both pods. Should you wish to receive further support, you may contact the Harman Customer Support team by telephone, email or chat in order to receive direct assistance. Please see https://uk.harmanaudio.com/support-contact.html#ns for further details. Thank you.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2022-12-12

Is there a case to purchase for protection?

Asked by: Tjohnmarc
As of the moment, we don't sell a protective case for our JBL Tune 230NC TWS. You may look for available cases/ silicone cases from third-party sellers such as eBay or Amazon.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2022-04-30

Can you tap the side of an ear bud and the ear bud would play or stop the music or can I tap the side of an ear bud and control the volume without ever touching my phone.&nbsp;

Asked by: JBL curious
If you're using both ear buds at the same time, tap the right bud once to play/pause the music that's playing. The same applies with the left bud if used individually.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2022-08-05

Can you connect a single ear bud?

Asked by: Rlaw2
Our JBL Tune 230NC TWS can't connect a single earbud. As this earbuds don't feature a Dual Connect.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2023-01-27

How can I prevent the high pitched noise that the earbuds occasionally give off when I pick them up? (While outside of the case)

Asked by: Lmwbryan
This feature can't be turned off. It allows the user to know that the earbuds are turning on.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2022-09-26

i lost my left ear bud how do i get a new one

Asked by: sandrapay
Thanks for reaching out. Please be informed that lost earbuds are not covered under warranty. In addition, our earbuds are sold as a pair, and we do not sell individual earbuds.
Answered by: Customer Support
Date published: 2022-10-10
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