Belkin, the connected things division within the Belkin International and Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT) (HK:6088) entity, announced today the availability of its audio product, SOUNDFORM ELITE™ Hi-Fi Smart Speaker + Wireless Charger in the Middle East.
The SOUNDFORM™ ELITE speaker, developed in a partnership between Belkin and high-end audio brand Devialet, is sure to excite the technophile, and is just the beginning of a larger audio portfolio for Belkin, while still maintaining the brand’s global leadership in fast wireless charging. Devialet brings best-in-class technologies and industry-leading expertise across acoustic architecture, loudspeakers and signal processing, over 160 patents, and a premium consumer brand.
The SOUNDFORM™ ELITE speaker combines premium, high-fidelity sound (up to 90dB SPL of max volume), fast wireless charging and integration with a voice assistant. Users can charge their phone, play music, get answers and connect multiple voice assistant-enabled speakers for an immersive multi-room experience. They can also control their smart home with exceptionally powerful and clear sound quality.
Devialet worked on the acoustic architecture bringing its patented SAM® (Speaker Active Matching), technology that perfectly renders the original intent of the content creator with high-fidelity sound reproduction, and ‘Push-Push’ Woofers architecture. Devialet’s signature woofer configuration cancels any vibrations while ensuring a deep, impactful sound with implosive bass considering the size of the speaker. This allows for a steady wireless charging experience for Qi-enabled devices up to 10W without sacrificing impactful bass levels.
SOUNDFORM ELITE™ Hi-Fi Smart Speaker + Wireless Charger is now available for purchase in the UAE at Virgin Megastore, Amazon, Noon, Jumbo, and Sharaf DG for AED 1,299 and in KSA at Jarir for SAR 1,299.
Steve Malony, SVP, Belkin International., said;
Belkin is excited about the potential that both the SOUNDFORM ELITE™ Hi-Fi Smart Speaker + Wireless Charger and the partnership with Devialet unlock for us as a brand. Our heritage in audio, leadership in fast wireless charging, and Devialet’s acoustic expertise allow us to make products for consumers that are both exceptional and convenient.
Franck Lebouchard, CEO, Devialet, said;
We are excited to be partnering with Belkin for our first global partnership. At Devialet, we want to share the incredible audio experiences that our technology can deliver with as many people as possible. Partnering with Belkin on SOUNDFORM™ ELITE has given us the opportunity to bring our acoustic expertise and best-in-class sound architecture to an innovative new product type and reach a whole new audience of music lovers around the world.