Digital audio specialist Pure has introduced a new Alexa-enabled smart speaker that comes with a unique, compressing design that, when closed, physically disconnects the microphones to offer total privacy from Alexa.
Called DiscovR, it’s a compact portable Alexa-enabled smart speaker. When speaking a command out loud isn’t always appropriate, DiscovR comes with intuitive quick corners.
You can pre-set any voice command, station or playlist to be accessed instantly without the need to ask. There’s a button to mute the microphone, touch controls for volume and track skipping and source selection is shown by its corresponding colour.
Hear a tune you love? With Music Discovery, you can identify and add any song you hear on the radio to your Spotify music service playlist for listening back later.
The new smart speaker features integrated batteries offering a fully connected, around the home experience. A fully charged DiscovR can power your music for up to 15 hours and thanks to its expandable acoustic chamber, it’s even more compact for effortless portability.
For a versatile multi-room experience you can simply connect to either Amazon or Apple AirPlay-2 compatible speakers . Alternatively, you can pair up two DiscovR speakers for an unmatched stereo pair setup with Apple Air-Play 2.
DiscovR will be available to order online from Amazon.co.uk this October, priced at £229.99, and you can choose from two colours, Silver and Graphite. For more information, visit: www.pure.com/discovr
DiscovR technical features
- Amazon Alexa Voice Service
- 4 Quick Corner presets
- Allows user to save; smart voice commands, stations, playlists, home control and Alexa skills
- Powerful 45W RMS output, with immersive 360° sound
- 1 x 3” woofer and 2 x 1¼” tweeters
- Aluminium enclosure with non-slip base
- 3.5mm Aux-in for playback from other music devices
- Rechargeable battery with USB C fast-charging (15 hours)
- Alexa and Apple AirPlay 2 Multi-room support
- Spotify Connect support
- Bluetooth audio streaming
- Top-panel features
- Capacitive touch sensitive controls for volume up/down, microphone mute, Alexa action button (tap-to-talk), source switching, Discovery (Track identification), 4 x Quick corner presets
- LED/Light ring illumination to indicate feedback status.
- Music control – Play/pause, previous/next track
- Battery: 2 x 3.7v, 2200 mAh Li-ion (Rechargeable)