When you’re searching out a smart home speaker, you might assume you’re stuck with the ones made by using Amazon, Apple or Google so that it will use the unique smart assistants from the respective corporations. Now, however, you may choose up a speaker that works with Alexa or Google Assistant, in addition to the one that already helps Microsoft’s Cortana. The Samsung-owned Harman international just introduced three new JBL link audio system at IFA, every a voice activated speaker with Google Assistant built in. The company additionally revealed the Harman Kardon Allure, an Alexa-enabled smart speaker with 360-degree sound.
Harman Kardon Allure Alexa Smart Speaker Design
The Allure is a well-designed and high-performance wireless smart speaker that measures 8.46 x 8.46 x 10.8 inches and weighs 6.94 lbs. As shown in the images, the home speaker sports an elegant and stylish appearance design, and the 360-degree and responsive lighting animates the semi-transparent body for a stunning visual effect, and it makes the interaction between you and the speaker more intuitive. Meanwhile, the compact cylindrical form factor allows you to easily place it anywhere in your house.
Harman Kardon Allure Alexa Smart Speaker Features
The Allure Alexa smart speaker comes equipped with three placement optimized 1.5-inch midrange-tweeters and a high-excursion 3.5″ subwoofer in order to produce balanced and detailed 360-degree wireless audio with ultra-low distortion. More importantly, the wireless speaker is powered by Amazon Alexa. Using dual-band WiFi, it connects to Alexa voice service. Just ask your Allure and Alexa can answer questions, play music, place an order, interact with your smart home, and more. Moreover, the smart speaker also features built-in Bluetooth module, so it also streams music from Bluetooth-enabled mobile devices.
Harman Kardon Allure Alexa Smart Speaker Price
The Allure Alexa smart speaker is priced at $249.95 USD, while the Link speakers will debut in the UK this fall at €170, €200 and €300, respectively. If you are really interested, then jump to Amazon for its more details.