Big sound, small package
Atlas Hifi Corporation Malaysia sdn Bhd has launched a couple of new products under the Bose brand, namely the soundlink Mini Bluetooth speaker and the QuietComfort 20 in-ear noisecancelling headphones.
the soundlink speaker may look pretty small but representatives from Bose were very happy to demonstrate how big a sound you can get from the speakers.
thanks to newly-designed transducers which move twice the volume of air as conventional units, the speaker is able to produce clear mid- and highfrequencies. For low notes, it uses two passive radiators.
the built-in lithium-ion battery allows for up to seven hours of battery life and as an optional extra, there are a number of soft covers available in orange, green and blue.
If it’s headphones you’re looking for, Bose also has the QC20, the company’s first in-ear active noise cancelling headphones.
the QC20 blocks out external sound by utilising passive noise cancellation via soft silicon earplugs, as well as active electronic noise cancellation which requires power.
It also has an aware mode which stops the noise cancellation at a push of a button, thus eliminating the need to remove the earphones when having a conversation.
the rechargeable battery is rated to last 16 hours on a single charge although it will still work even when the battery is depleted but without active noise cancellation.
It comes in two flavours — the QuietComfort 20 which has in-line controls for Windows, android and BlackBerry phones, and QuietComfort 20i which works with iOs devices.
the soundlink Mini retails for RM1,100, while the QC20 goes for RM1,560.
Crisp and clear: despite its size, the SoundLink speaker produces clear mid- and high-frequencies.