More than a decade ago, when PCs still rule our world, Altec Lansing speakers were the ubiquitous pair that went with every purchase of a desktop. Through these pair of popular speakers, we were able to enjoy music or movies served in our PCs. They were the affordable speakers but nevertheless offered sound quality.
The mobility trend took over forcing many tech brands, including Altec Lansing, to produce products adopting features such as wireless portability.
The brand, which is now under Infinity Lifestyle Brands, relaunched in the Philippines and introduced a lineup of speakers intended for use in tandem with your smartphone or tablet.
Altec Lansing’s newest series include “breakthrough” outdoor bluetooth speakers the Lifejacket and Mini H20, which the company says are durable and able to withstand beatings from elements. Built to last, both speakers are waterproof, sand-proof, snow-proof, rustproof, and shockproof.
The Lifejacket Bluetooth Wireless Speaker comes in two sizes (Lifejacket 2 and Mini Lifejacket 2) and it certainly looks tough with the thick rubber material wrapping its corners.
It features sound technology Altec Lansing is known for, also voice confirmation, and an onboard microphone for clear, hands-free communication. It is packed with power features such as speaker phone with caller ID, voice confirmation and commands, easy Bluetooth pairing, and NFC compatibility.
The bigger Lifejacket Bluetooth Wireless Speaker offers 16 hours of battery life and power bank capability. Yes, you can use it to charge your smartphone.
Though not as rugged looking as the Lifejacket, the Mini H2O Bluetooth Wireless Speaker features an ultra compact design, voice confirmation, and an onboard microphone for clear, hands-free communication.
The Life Jacket comes at a suggested retail price of P7,250. While the Mini H20 also comes in 5 color options: black, white, red, orange, and blue at a friendlier SRP of P1,995.
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Altec Lansing also unveiled a range of wireless Bluetooth speakers, each designed to perfectly suit your unique lifestyle:
The Mini Lifejacket features a rugged compact design, voice confirmation, and an onboard microphone for clear, hands-free communication. With 10 hours of battery life, aux in, and an integrated carabineer, the Mini Life Jacket can keep up with your action-packed adventures. It has a suggested retail price of P4,850.
The Jacket H2O features a sleek, compact design, and comes with voice confirmation and an onboard microphone for clear, hands-free communication. With 8 hours of battery life and an aux in port, the Jacket H2O is perfect for any outdoor fun, even for water activities. It has a suggested retail price of P3,995.
The Orbit is one of the most impressive power packed ultraportable Bluetooth speaker on the market today. This device delivers high quality sound rarely found in such a small, affordably priced speaker. Great audio performance plus an onboard microphone for clear hands free communication, voice confirmation, aux in jack and up to 6 hours of battery life. The Orbit is the compact music companion for travelers. It has a suggested retail price of P1,425.
All new Altec Lansing models will be available in selected branches of SM Appliance Centers, Astro Vision, Astro Plus, Anson’s, and other gadget retailers nationwide.
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