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The Libratone Zipp is a portable AirPlay speaker that has a body wrapped in wool with a leather carrying handle attached. It has USB audio and charging support for iOS devices and connects to other players via 3.5mm line-in.

Description

The Big Jambox by Jawbone is a Bluetooth stereo speaker that has a 33-foot wireless range and 15 hours of audio playback with its built-in rechargeable battery. It has integrated media control buttons, can be paired with two devices at the same time, and comes in different colors and relief patterns.

The Bose SoundLink portable Bluetooth speaker system is about the size of a hardcover book, with an integrated cover that folds back to serve as a stand, four midrange drivers, and two intriguing “waffle” woofers placed opposite each other to provide full-range bass performance without vibrating the unit off the table.

SoundLink Air is Bose's first AirPlay-enabled wireless speaker. It also includes Bluetooth connectivity and an IR remote.

The Play:3 wireless home speaker is part of the family of wireless audio products from Sonos. It features 3 speaker drivers and uses your home network (Wi-Fi or ethernet) to steam audio from a Mac or PC using SonosNet - a secure AES-encrypted, peer-to-peer wireless mesh network.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: October 2012
  • Price at launch: $399.00

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: May. 15, 2012
  • Price at launch: $299.00
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 09/2011
  • Price at launch: $299.95
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Sep. 13, 2012
  • Price at launch: $349.95
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jul. 20, 2011
  • Price at launch: $299.00

Pricing / SKUs

  • SKU description: Standard model (Black finish, gray nylon cover), Premium model (Silver finish, Brown leather cover)
  • Width: 4.8 inches
  • Depth: 4.8 inches
  • Height: 10.2 inches
  • Weight: 4 pounds
  • Color: White, Purple, Pink, Red, Yellow, Black, Blue

Hardware

  • Width: 10 inches
  • Depth: 3.1 inches
  • Height: 3.6 inches
  • Weight: 2.7 pounds
  • Color: Red, White, Black
  • Width: 9.6 inches
  • Depth: 1.9 inches
  • Height: 5.1 inches
  • Weight: 2.9 pounds
  • Color: Gray / Black, Silver / Brown
  • Width: 12 inches
  • Depth: 4 inches
  • Height: 6.75 inches
  • Width: 10.6 inches
  • Depth: 6.3 inches
  • Height: 5.2 inches
  • Weight: 5.71 pounds
  • Color: White / Gray, Black / Gray
  • Bass speaker(s): 1
  • Bass speaker size (diam.): 4 inches
  • Tweeter speaker(s): 2
  • Tweeter speaker size (diam.): 1 inches
  • Total speaker drivers: 3
  • Min. frequency response: 60 Hz
  • Max. frequency response: 20000 Hz
  • Max. output: 96 dB

Speaker(s)

  • Total speaker drivers: 2
  • Bass speaker(s): 2
  • Mid-range speaker(s): 4
  • Total speaker drivers: 6
  • Mid-range speaker(s): 2
  • Mid-range speaker size (diam.): 3 inches
  • Tweeter speaker(s): 1
  • Total speaker drivers: 3
  • USB: 1
  • 3.5mm stereo analog audio input(s): 1
  • Wireless streaming: AirPlay (Wi-Fi)

Connectivity

  • 3.5mm stereo analog audio input(s): 1
  • Wireless streaming: Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth profiles: A2DP, HFP, HSP
  • 3.5mm stereo analog audio input(s): 1
  • Wireless streaming: Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth profiles: A2DP
  • 3.5mm stereo analog audio input(s): 1
  • Wireless streaming: AirPlay (Wi-Fi), Bluetooth
  • Ethernet port(s): 1
  • Wireless streaming: Proprietary
  • Battery powered: Yes

Power

  • Battery powered: Yes
  • Quoted use time: 15 hr
  • Battery powered: Yes, removable
  • Quoted use time: 8 hr
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