Sony have launched a pair of angular new speakers today, in the shape of the Sony CMT-BT80WB and CMT-BT60B.
Though both offer standard Bluetooth wireless connectivity, each also houses an NFC connections, allowing you to simply tap an NFC-enabled music device against the speaker in order to initiate pairing.Each also offers DAB and FM radio tuners, USB input and mobile device charging ports and a 3.5mm jack, with the apt-X codec and AAC music files supported by the 40W speakers. Measuring 481 x 202 x 86mm each also boasts audio boosting technologies including Bass Boost and DSEE.
What seperates the two? Wi-Fi and Airplay connectivity, which are available on the CMT BT80WB only, adding easy Apple device syncing and DLNA connectivity into the mix.
Hitting stores in May, there's no pricing yet to share. We'll keep you posted.