Logitech has just announced a new Bluetooth speaker which
will act as a wireless speakerphone when connected to your mobile.
The Logitech Mini Boombox is a compact speaker which will
let you listen to all the music stored on your smartphone, tablet or PC as well as allowing you make
and receive phone calls. It has an integrated battery and backlit, touch
controls on the top of the speaker.
An integrated battery, charged via USB, promises up to ten
hours of playback. It uses Bluetooth A2DP to connect with compatible devices.
To make and receive phone and video calls, the Mini Boombox has an integrated microphone
and supports the Bluetooth Hands-Free Profile (HFP 1.5).
Logitech claim the palm-sized speaker has am
“The Logitech Mini
Boombox rises to the occasion to bring an immersive sound experience wherever
you go,” said Azmat Ali, vice president of tablets and mobile for Logitech.
“Now that mobile devices also act as cinemas, concert stages, game consoles,
and conference centres, people want sound quality to match – and the Logitech
Mini Boombox delivers.”
The Logitech Mini Boombox is expected to be available in Europe from the end of November for a suggested retail
price of £69.99.