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Bose has introduced three new Alexa-enabled wireless speakers

- Jan 10, 2019

Home audio pioneer Bose has long made its call because the go-to emblem for those who need super looks, solid sound, and ease of use whilst playing their preferred tunes at home or at the move. Today, the corporation stepped even in addition into the leading edge of home audio, imparting a first for the emblem in a brand new smart speaker to add to the ever-expanding style.

Bose Home Speaker 500 Features

The Bose home Speaker 500 isn’t your traditional wireless speaker. Equipped with wireless and an 8-microphone array, the house Speaker 500 connects to your own home’s wireless network and permits you to play track, test the weather and site visitors, listen sports activities ratings, and greater. The use of voice control tech powered by way of Alexa, the integrated microphones allow the speaker to choose up your voice from any route in the room, even even as track is playing. You could additionally movement at once to the speaker through Bluetooth from your like minded tool, or from legacy gadgets with the 1/8″ input. The house Speaker 500 may be wirelessly connected to other well matched Bose speakers for multi-room audio.

Bose Home Speaker 500 Specs

Dual Opposing Drivers
Amazon Alexa Built-In
Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity
Bluetooth Audio Streaming
1x 1/8″ Input
Color LCD Screen

Bose Soundbar 700 and Bose Soundbar 500

To coincide with the announcement of the Bose Home Speaker 500, Bose has also announced two new soundbars that will also come with smart assistant integration – the Bose Soundbar 700 and Bose Soundbar 500.

Like the Home Speaker 500, the soundbars will launch with Alexa support and be joined by AirPlay 2 with Siri and Google Assistant later.

Setting the soundbars apart, however, is a slightly different technology: Bose PhaseGuides. Sounding like something ripped from Star Trek’s holodeck, PhaseGuides use the acoustics of a room to “place discrete sound in places where there are no speakers” – which sounds like Dolby Atmos without the overhead channels.

Prices & Availability

The soundbars will join the Home Speaker 500 on store shelves starting in next month and will rock a complimentary price of $549 or £499 (about AU$750) and $799 or £799 (about AU$1,089), for the Soundbar 500 and the Soundbar 700, respectively.

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