when an audio maker refers a speaker as wireless speaker system, it usually means it sports just one or two of current popular wireless audio streaming methods, but not in the case of the Harman Kardon Onyx Wireless Speaker System for it has not one, not two, but three of today’s preferred mode of wireless audio transmission, namely Apple AirPlay for Apple and iOS devices, DLNA for Android, Windows and Harman Kardon devices, and Bluetooth technology with aptX and AAC for virtually any Bluetooth-enabled sources, including both iOS and Android devices – and that my friend, is truly a wireless speaker system. of course, there’s also a 3.5mm stereo audio jack for user with non-wireless sources and it also equipped with NFC to facilitate painless pairing of your Bluetooth device to the speaker.
apart from connectivity, the Onyx’s aesthetic is nothing short of awe-inspiring. i mean. just look at the product, does it even look like a speaker system? seriously, no. it is more like a beautiful sculpture than a speaker, which means to say, the Harman Kardon Onyx Wireless Speaker System is the one device that would have music-loving, art aficionados nodding in approval. under the skin, it has 60W of amplification put through its dual 3″ woofers and dual 3/4″ tweeters, bolstered by dual aluminum passive radiators for exceptional bass response and Harman Kardon DSP for improved soundstaging and voicing. other features include a built-in rechargeable battery for up to six hours of playtime per charge, a sleek leather-wrapped enclosure accentuated by a stainless steel handle, option to be powered by wall outlet, and it is naturally, compatible with Harman Kardon Remote app. dropping in soon for $499.95.