World Music Day: Top smart speakers that you can buy

Are you looking for a smartspeaker? Here are our top recommendations for you.
| Updated on Jun 19 2020, 08:00 AM IST
Apple launched its smartspeaker, HomePod in India earlier this year.
Apple launched its smartspeaker, HomePod in India earlier this year. (Pixabay)

World Music Day is right around the corner. The day that is dedicated to music, artists and music lovers is celebrated on June 21 every year.

The day was first celebrated as Fête de la Musique in Paris back in 1982. Today, this day is celebrated in 120 countries across the globe including India, the US, UK, and Mexico among others.

If you are a music lover and you are looking for a smartspeaker, here are our top recommendations for you:

Under 25,000

Amazon Echo Studio: Amazon Echo Studio was launched last year in September at Amazon’s annual event at a price of 22,999. This Alexa-enabled smart speaker has three 2-inch mid-range speakers, one 1-inch tweeter and one 5.25-inch woofer. It supports Dolby Atmos audio technology for an advanced audio experience.

Sony SRS-XB402M Bluetooth speaker: It is powered by Amazon Alexa and costs 24,999 in India. It is protected by IP67 rating and it offers up to 12 hours of battery life.

Under 20,000

Apple HomePod: Apple finally brought its first smart speaker, HomePod, in India earlier this year. Priced at 19,990, the Apple HomePod is powered by the company’s virtual assistant, Siri.

Under 15,000

LG XBoom PK5: This Google Assistant-powered wireless smart speaker costs 14,990 in India and offers a battery life of up to 18 hours. It is powered by Meridian’s audio technology and comes with IPX5 water resistant technology.

Under 10,000

Amazon Echo Plus (2019): The second generation Echo Plus smart speaker was launched alongside the Echo Studio at a price of 9,999. It is powered by Alexa and it comes with Dolby audio technology and built-in hub.

Under 5,000

Amazon Echo Dot 3G: If you are looking for a pocket-friendly smart speaker, Echo Dot 3G smart speaker is worth considering. Priced at 3,499, Echo Dot 3G is powered by Alexa and has a small display in the front that displays a digital clock.

Google Nest Mini: If your digital life is integrated in Google’s ecosystem, Nest Mini is a budget-friendly solution that you can consider. It costs 3,999 in India.

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First Published Date: 19 Jun, 08:00 AM IST
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