Sony’s LSPX-S3 is a refreshed, more affordable take on its lamp-style Bluetooth speaker

It’s priced over £200 less than its predecessor, the LSPX-S2.

Sony has announced the LSPX-S3, the latest version of its lamp-style portable Bluetooth speakers.

The LSPX-S3’s primary 46mm speaker wraps around the base of the device, and the glass tube extending out of it isn’t a mere aesthetic touch either. According to Sony, it helps the speaker project sound in 360 degrees.

“The LSPX-S3 Advanced Vertical Drive Technology uses three actuators to tap the end of the organic glass, which vibrates to help the spread the sound in every direction,” the brand wrote.

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Users take control of the speaker through Bluetooth and a companion app, which includes a bass boost mode for accentuating the low-end, and brightness control for the lamp portion. The device packs an eight-hour battery life (double that of its predecessor) and has physical controls for volume, brightness and power.

It’s possible to run the speaker as a stereo pair if you have a second unit. Based on the size and cosy candlelight effect, it’s clear that this is intended for more intimate settings and not a replacement for more powerful sound systems.

Watch Sony’s demo of the LSPX-S3 below:

The LSPX-S3 arrives at $£315, which is considerably cheaper than its predecessor, the LSPX-S2, which was released at £550.

Learn more at sony.co.uk 

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