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The JBL OnBeat Air is an iPad / iPhone speaker dock that features AirPlay wireless audio streaming to allows you to transmit stereo audio from your compatible iOS device wirelessly to the OnBeat Air in addition to the more traditional docking method. For non-iOS devices the OnBeat Air also includes an auxiliary audio input as well as a USB port.


Altec Lansing's inAir5000 is an AirPlay-enabled speaker geared for audiophile iOS users. It features dual 3-inch drivers, two tweeters, and a 4-inch subwoofer. An auxiliary input is also built-in for other media sources.

The Logitech UE Air Speaker is a wireless stereo speaker dock that streams music from your iTunes library or from an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch using Apple's Airplay. It's accompanied by the Logitech UE Air app for a simplified setup and control of your music.

  • Status: Available
  • Price at launch: $249.99


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: February 2012
  • Price at launch: $499.95
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 04/2012
  • Price at launch: $399.99
  • Width: 10.81 inches
  • Depth: 5.75 inches
  • Height: 5.31 inches
  • Weight: 1.9 pounds
  • Color: Silver / Black
  • Bundled remote control: Yes


  • Width: 19 inches
  • Depth: 7.5 inches
  • Height: 7.8 inches
  • Weight: 8.5 pounds
  • Color: Black / Silver
  • Color: Black
  • Mid-range speaker(s): 2
  • Mid-range speaker power: 7.5 watts
  • Total speaker drivers: 2
  • Min. frequency response: 70 Hz
  • Max. frequency response: 20000 Hz


  • Bass speaker(s): 1
  • Mid-range speaker(s): 2
  • Tweeter speaker(s): 2
  • USB: 1
  • Wireless streaming: AirPlay (Wi-Fi)
  • iPad compatible dock: Yes


  • USB: 1
  • 3.5mm stereo analog audio input(s): 1
  • Headphone output(s): 1
  • Ethernet port(s): 1
  • Wireless streaming: AirPlay (Wi-Fi)
  • 3.5mm stereo analog audio input(s): 1
  • Wireless streaming: AirPlay (Wi-Fi)
  • iPod / iPhone dock connector: Yes
  • iPad compatible dock: Yes
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