Portronics has launched a portable BT speaker dubbed SoundDrum in India. The new speaker is a Bluetooth 4.2 multi-function stereo speaker with FM and other multiple connectivity options.
The company claims that Bluetooth 4.2 BLE offers 2.5x faster speeds and much more security over Bluetooth 4.1. SoundDrum has a solid and stable drum shape design with a grille. The speaker weighs about 330g and its compact size allows users to carry it easily. The device is IPx6 rated making it water resistant and dustproof. SoundDrum features two 5W in-built speakers with amplifiers and also sports an FM tuner with an inbuilt antenna.
The device draws its power from a 1800mAh lithium-ion battery and the company claims that the speaker offers more than 7 hours of playback music on a single recharge while the battery takes around 1-2 hours to top up. The SoundDrum carries a price tag of Rs 2,499.