Logitech is rolling out a brand new version of its UE line with both on- and over-the-ear headphones, ear buds, Bluetooth boomboxes and a new smart radio. These devices look to be quite stylish, even if a little on the expensive side.
The device that caught my attention the most is the Logitech UE Mobile Boombox. It come in at US$99 and is fully Bluetooth compatible. The reason it piqued my interest is how small and portable the device is. It has a length of 11.1 cm (4.4 inches), a width of 6.7 cm (2.6 in) and a height of 6.1 cm (2.4 in). It is available in five colors.
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The Mobile Boombox (pictured below), like all the products from this line, is available for preorder now. This means I have not had to chance to get my hands on one and hear the sound quality, but I have owned a few Logitech audio products in the past, and they have never disappointed.
In addition to the Mobile Boombox, there is the full-size UE Boombox. This device comes packed with a lot more power. It has two dedicated tweeters and subs, while the Mobile Boombox only has two small speakers. The price tag is also much higher, at $249.
Another device that caught my attention is the Smart Radio, that connects to Wi-Fi and plays streaming radio from sources such as Pandora, Spotify and other popular services. You can also stream your music collection from your computer to the Smart Radio. A free app for smartphones allows you to control the Smart Radio from across the room.
Of course, there are a ton of different headphone models available with the launch of the new line. They start at $99 for the wired, on-the-ear UE 4000 and jump all the way to $399 for the Bluetooth, over-the-ear UE 9000.
All the devices in this new line are expected to launch next month.
Have a look at the video below for more information directly from Logitech.