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Soundfreaq Cuts The Cord With The Sound Kick Portable Speaker
Soundfreaq announces a string of products which includes the Sound Kick.
Unveiled earlier during CES 2012, the Sound Kick is a mobile wireless speaker which allows users to stream music from any Bluetooth compatible device including the iPad/iPhone/iPod touch, Android, and BlackBerry. Capable of running up to seven hours, it comes with a rechargeable Li-ion battery, and can change any USB-chargeable device via its USB power port, making it ideal for powering smartphones while on-the-go.
Integrated inside the Sound Kick is a XKICK speaker chamber, which closes compactly when traveling, and expands open for the audio experience. Designed with mobility in mind, this technology delivers acoustically balanced audio in a compact body.
So far, the Sound Kick is available in Singapore for S$199 or roughly PhP 6,750.No word yet if it will make it here, but given the proximity of the initial launch and the fact that Soundfreaq's speaker docks are found in many local resellers means there's a good chance that it will.
Read on for the full press release.
Singapore – Soundfreaq today announces its newest products, which include Sound Kick, a mobile wireless speaker. Unveiling during CES 2012, Sound Kick adds portability and power in a compact package to the company’s line of speakers.
Designed for mobility, Sound Kick’s unique XKICK speaker chamber closes compactly for travel and then expands open for full sound whenever users are ready to play audio. This technology innovation delivers acoustically balanced audio in a portable package. With a rechargeable Lithium-ion battery, Sound Kick allows for up to seven hours of on-the-go listening. Sound Kick can also charge any USB-chargeable device via its USB power port, even when running on its battery to keep smart phones powered -- a helpful feature for traveling.
With the addition of Sound Kick, Soundfreaq offers the most complete line of Bluetooth speakers on the market along with the critically acclaimed Sound Platform, Sound Step/Sound Step Recharge, and Sound Stack. All Soundfreaq products allow users to stream music wirelessly from any Bluetooth compatible device including iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Android and Blackberry.
Sound Kick continues Soundfreaq’s commitment to delivering a versatile, wireless audio entertainment experience, including:
• Impressive Portable Performance – Sound Kick measures just 1.6” thick for travel. When users are ready to listen, Sound Kick expands open to produce full sound with balanced bass, vocal clarity and UQ3 spatial enhancement
• Always in Charge – Universal USB power port allows users to charge any USB-chargeable gadget including Blackberry, Android and Apple phones from Sound Kick, even when its running on battery power
• App-solute Entertainment – Sound Kick is the perfect portable speaker for enhancing any entertainment experience on the go -- delivering crystal clear audio with any app to enjoy for movies, TV shows, videos, games, and Internet radio, including Pandora, YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, TiVo, Spotify and HBO GO
• Everyone Can Connect, Today and Tomorrow – Sound Kick is designed for both today’s and tomorrow’s smart devices using Bluetooth – the portable wireless standard
Available now at SRP$199.00