Ultimate Ears (EU) Blast and MegaBlast: the new portable speakers with Alexa

Ultimate Ears, the well-known Logitech brand for premium speakers and earphones, has announced the new Blast and MegaBlast, two loudspeakers with the built-in Amazon Aalpha Assistant.

If from an aesthetic point of view they look much like Boom 2 and MegaBoom, they implement some different features that make them more complete and exciting. In addition to Bluetooth connectivity, there is also a WiFi module that can be used to connect to your internet (or with any hotspot), allowing you to work autonomously, without being intimately compared to a similar smartphone or device.

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Ultimate Ears (EU) Blast and MegaBlast: the new portable speakers with Alexa

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In the rubber IP67 (waterproof and dustproof) casing, lined with fabric side. Also, there are several microphones capable of capturing and recognizing the user’s voice at a great distance. Also, there is a high performing sound system that emits 360 ° audio. The Megablast is the most potent speaker made by the EU. Also, it offers a sound 40% stronger than the already excellent Megaboom. And that incorporates two 25mm tweeters, two active drivers and two 55mm passive radiators 85 x 50 mm.

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By leveraging Alexa, you can manage music playback, start a search. And control your virtual assistant-friendly devices using just your voice, only as with Google Assistant. MegaBlast is one of the significant apps compatible with the launch of the blast and MegaBlast, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio and TuneIn, but in the future, Pandora, Deezer, Spotify and many others will also be available.

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Together with the two speakers was also presented a base for charging, called Power Up. And the white shell with the minimal design that will regenerate their batteries. A noteworthy figure and 12-hour standby for the Blast and 16 hours for MegaBlast.

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Both speakers will be marketed in different colors by the end of October in the US at a price of $ 229.99 for the smallest and $ 299.99 for the largest with three months of Amazon Music Unlimited included. The Power Up bracket will be sold in the same period and will cost $ 39.99.

We remind you that, despite not natively implement, even the Boom 2 and Megaboom were recently made compatible with Alexa.