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LG announces new levitating speaker, which will be unveiled at CES 2017

LG plans to unveil a new levitating portable speaker, PJ9 with IPX7 rating and multipoint Bluetooth connectivity

By: Tech Desk |
December 27, 2016 11:38:12 am
 LG, LG CES 2017, CES 2017, LG PJ9 speakers, LG levitating speakers, portable speakers, LG PJ9 speaker features, LG PJ9 speaker battery life, gadgets, technology, technology news LG promises 10 hours of battery for the speaker, following which it will descend to the Levitation Station for wireless charging

With CES 2017 less than a week away, manufacturers like LG have started giving teasers around future products they plan to unveil at the event. LG is planning to a ‘futuristic’ levitating portable speaker called PJ9, which will be unveiled at CES 2017 in Las Vegas.

The wireless speaker is designed to hover in place over its Levitation Station, with LG promising the delivery of high-quality audio along with an ‘eye-catching’ design. LG PJ9’s 360-degree omni-directional speaker levitates in the air with the help of powerful electromagnets, which are inside in the Levitation Station.The sound system has a sub woofer in the Levitation Station, which the company promises will deliver a deep bass.

“Our latest addition to our growing lineup of premium wireless audio devices is not only eye-catching but also communicates the message that LG is serious about bringing something different to the table,” said Brian Kwon, president and CEO of LG’s Home Entertainment Company in a press statement.

“We are absolutely dedicated to exploring new concepts and to pioneering innovative designs for its advanced audio products for consumers around the world, and the PJ9 is the latest example of this commitment.”

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LG promises 10 hours battery life with this speak, and as the speaker runs out of juice it automatically descends to the Levitation Station – beginning to start charging wirelessly without an interruption in music. The speaker is IPX7 rated, which means that it is capable of withstanding rain, snow or water splashing. Multi-point technology enables the speaker to connect to two Bluetooth devices simultaneously.

Read: Samsung Galaxy S8 rumour roundup: 8GB RAM, bigger display and more

LG is not the first company to have come up with the design of levitating speakers, with a lot of new (unknown) tech brands already offering such speakers – for example Ice, Om Audio, Crazybaby, Fineway and others.

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