Sony unveils a new version of its lamp-style portable speaker
Sony has unveiled a cheaper model of its speaker that looks like a light bulb. Style-conscious audiophiles will be able to order the LSPX-S3 windscreen audio speaker starting in August.
The Bluetooth-enabled device features an organic glass tweeter with three actuators that enable it to make sound in all directions, according to Sony. The company claims that the tweet “produces loud, clear and powerful tones” and spreads the sound evenly throughout the space. The LSPX-S3 has a 46 mm speaker unit and you can adjust the levels through the Sony Music Center app. She also has LDAC support for high resolution audio.
The speaker will not illuminate an entire room, but candle-style lighting should provide a cozy setting for reading at night. The LED can pulsate in sync with music and has several lighting modes and brightness levels.
You can also get the LSPX-S3 outside. It weighs about 1.1 kg and has a battery that Sony says can supply the device for up to eight hours on a single charge. You can recharge it via the USB-C charging port.
There is also an option to connect two units for stereo playback and can form part of a multi-room audio system. In addition, the speaker has a built-in microphone for calling, a metal base and a fabric bottom.
Almost six years ago, Sony first told a prototype for the stylish product. company released LSPX-S2 in Japan in 2019 and brought it to the US next year. The LSPX-S3 will cost $ 350/315 £/€ 350, which is about $ 100 cheaper than the previous model. It is not yet clear when Sony will start sending the speaker.
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