Denon Cocoon speakers offer device-agnostic wireless streaming

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denon-speakers-1.jpgDenon have today unveiled two new speaker docks that are happy to play your tunes wirelessly, no matter which of the three leading smartphone platforms you’re using.

Both the Denon Cocoon Home and Cocoon Portable speaker docks are optimised for iPhones and iPods, with the usual docking connection and AirPlay functionality. However, Android and Windows Phone users can download a Denon app which adds wireless streaming functionality for their devices too.denon-speakers-2.jpgDespite the portable speaker being slightly smaller, both Denon docks offer two-way speaker system, large acoustic chamber and four 25W Class D amps as well as Denon’s advanced DSP technology. Internet radio stations can be accessed too, with the Denon app for iOS devices letting the touchscreen phones act as a station browser when docked.

The main difference between the two is with the Denon Portable’s dust and water resilience, as well as housing a five-hour internal battery. Considering both are priced at £499, it may make the portable option the slightly more attractive device.

It’s the second impressive range launch from Denon in as many weeks. Just a few days ago we saw their nifty, mahogany built £1,000 premium headphones revealed too.

By Gerald Lynch | August 7th, 2012