In addition to Megablast, Ultimate Ears has also released Blast, another more portable smart speaker with Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity. Like the idea? Let’s keep checking.
The Blast is a high-performance waterproof wireless speaker that measures 88 x 88 x 168mm. As shown in the images, the smart speaker has a same sleek design as Megablast, and it also comes in four optional colors to meet different personal preferences. Meanwhile, the Alexa speaker features a more compact form factor that allows you to take it anywhere with you, and it meets IPX7 waterproof and dustproof rating, meaning that it can be immersed in water up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes.
The portable smart speaker comes equipped with two 35mm active drivers and two 81mm x 39mm passive radiators in order to produce high-quality 360-degree audio. Using built-in WiFi and Bluetooth, the Blast let you enjoy music from your smartphone, tablet or the cloud. More importantly, the Alexa smart speaker features built-in Amazon Alexa, so you can use your voice to control your music playback, ask the Blast for various questions, and it connects in your home network for interacting with other Alexa smart home devices.
In addition, its multiple microphones with beam forming technology and noise cancellation delivers a smooth far field voice recognition, and built-in rechargeable battery offers up to 12 hours of music playback between charges.
The Blast portable smart speaker is priced at $229.99 USD. If you’re interested, jump to Amazon for its more details.