If you are looking for a small speaker that gives you maximum flexibility, then you will want to check out the new Sound Step Lightning from Soundfreaq. The Sound Step Lightning not only lets you dock your Lightning-equipped iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, but it also offers the flexibility of Bluetooth wireless connectivity. The speaker features a 2.1 speaker configuration with a dedicated sub-woofer and Soundfreaq’s proprietary UQ3 spatial sound enhancement. The result is the ability of the speaker to “deliver natural bass and stereo separation, unique for a compact speaker”.
We’ve seen a growing number of Lightning-equipped speaker docks hitting the market. We have also seen an explosion in the number of Bluetooth-equipped speakers. Having both in a single pack however gives a level of versatility that is going to be appreciated by anyone who loves their music. But the flexibility of the Sound Step Lightning doesn’t end there. No, the Sound Step Lightning also includes an FM Radio via the Soundfreaq app. The dock even flips out of the way when you aren’t using it. And there is even more. If you have one of the previous generation of iOS devices you can still use the 30-pin connector to play and charge your iOS devices using the USB audio port. And there is one more way to enjoy music – the Sound Step Lightning also has a standard 3.5mm line-in port. Plug any device in using a 3.5mm to 3.5mm cable and your music can play through it.
And just as there are a variety of ways to enjoy music via the Sound Step Lightning so too are there multiple ways to control the music you are enjoying. The Sound Step Lightning has capacitive touch buttons built into it, it ships with an IR remote controls and Soundfreaq’s Remote App lets your Apple or Android device control the music even as it turns the Sound Step Lightning into an FM radio.
It is an amazing package and the fact that the Sound Step Lightning has an MSRP of just $149.99 makes it all the more noteworthy. We are looking forward to offering a full review of the Sound Step Lightning. Until then you can learn more by clicking here.