- UE Boom 3 and UE MegaBoom 3 printed at IFA 2018.
- Boom 3 priced at $149 and MegaBoom 3 priced at $199.
- Both Bluetooth audio system function a new design and a bodily button for playlist keep watch over.
Smart audio system and virtual assistants could also be all of the rage however from time to time a cast Bluetooth speaker with stellar sound and a fantastic design is all you wish to have to get the birthday celebration began. Ultimate Ears is hoping to supply simply that with the UE Boom 3 and MegaBoom 3 — two ‘dumb’ wi-fi audio system with a new glance and a “Magic Button,” unveiled as of late at IFA 2018 (by way of The Verge).
As you may have guessed, the Boom 3 is the 3rd iteration of UE’s vanilla speaker vary, whilst the MegaBoom 3 is in reality the follow-up to the unique MegaBoom, however stocks the ‘3’ moniker to check its smaller counterpart. Both audio system will hit the marketplace this September with the Boom 3 priced at $149 and the MegaBoom 3 going for $199.
The largest alternate with the new Boom vary comes all the way down to the design. The 360-degree design remains to be in tact and each gadgets are nonetheless water resistant (IP67 rated), however the quantity buttons are a lot higher this time round and are actually embedded throughout the speaker grill as a substitute of a separate rubber strip.
The most sensible and backside seem to be flatter, there’s a canvas loop for striking the speaker, and UE has mercifully determined to transport the ability port (which sadly isn’t USB-C) to the aspect so you’ll price the tool whilst it’s nonetheless status.
The different main addition is the so-called “Magic Button,” which is mainly a posh play/forestall/skip button with a couple of further bells and whistles. Users that obtain the Ultimate Ears app can program as much as four Deezer playlists (or Apple Music for iPhone customers) which can get started enjoying with a faucet of the button. Likewise, in case you grasp it down then you definately’ll skip to the following playlist in line.
For those who need virtual assistant smarts, UE nonetheless provides the somewhat costlier Blast and MegaBlast audio system with Amazon Alexa. But in case you’re taking a look to avoid wasting a bit of of money and nonetheless grasp a stellar transportable speaker, the UE Boom 3 collection must be smartly value a glance. Hit the buttons underneath to get your pre-order in as of late.