By Nic Healey | July 18, 2013
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Nic Healey could normally be found about a sofa muttering regarding aspect ratios plus 7.1 channel sound - that is helpful because he's the house entertainment man at CNET.
The UE Boom from Logitech is a little, 360-degree speaker crafted for exterior employ.
Just 18cm tall plus about 540g inside fat, the speaker has a stain- plus water-resistant coating found on the cloth cover. Logitech claims a 15-hour power existence for the device.
The Boom utilizes Bluetooth to pair, plus will really pair with 2 separate equipment simultaneously, permitting 2 consumers to share the speaker plus take turns to play music by it. This really is where the "social" aspect of the Boom originates from.
Two Booms may additionally be paired to a single mobile device to make the stereo-style sound.
Sound smart, the speaker has 2 1.5-inch full-range motorists, plus 2 2-inch passive radiators, plus could pump out sound at about 88dB — somewhat louder than a diesel truck doing 65km/h whenever heard from 15 metres away.
The UE Boom is AU$199, plus is accessible today from Apple Stores, JB Hi-Fi plus additional stores. Available colors include black, red, blue plus white.