Philips just announced four new speaker docks compatible with iPhone 5 and 4th generation iPad with Retina Display, which use Apple’s new Lightning connector. Philips claims their new docking speakers offer superior sound performance in comparison to the analog processing technology common in current docking speakers.
The new line-up includes a music system, two docking speakers and a bedroom docking speaker that includes a clock display.
Philips Portable Docking Speaker (DS7580) (photo above) – $129.99
The DS7580 is slim and compact enough to fit in your bag, features Philips’ wOOx technology that provides a rich and deep bass. Precise tuning between the speaker drivers ensures a smooth transition between low- to mid- and high-frequencies. With a built-in battery that lasts for approximately eight hours you can enjoy your music anywhere.
Philips Lifestyle Music System (DCM2067) – TBD
The DCM2067 is an elegant and slim design that looks good in any modern interior. As well as charging and playing music from Lightning enabled devices through its retractable Lightning dock; the system also includes a CD player and FM radio. Even with its slender footprint, the system delivers 20W RMS power to provide a great sound performance.
Philips Room to Room Docking Speaker (DS3205) – $129.99
The DS3205 incorporates high-quality neodymium speakers, which are great for better bass response and a pure balanced sound quality.
Philips Bedroom Docking Speaker (DS1155) – $89.99
The DS1155 has a 360-degree design, providing rich omnidirectional sound to fill your bedroom. The clock display of the docking speaker automatically synchronizes with the clock of your Apple device, and the speaker also includes a USB port at the back of the speaker allowing users to easily charge a second mobile device.
The DS3205 will be available late-December 2012. The others will be released Jan/Fed 2013.