Harman Kardon Allure with Alexa voice assistant, 360-degree sound launched at 22,490

Priced at 22,490, Harman Kardon Allure is exclusively available for Prime customers on Amazon.in starting today.

| Updated on: Dec 11 2017, 19:25 IST
(Harman Kardon)
(Harman Kardon)

HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, on Monday launched its Alexa voice assistant-based speaker, 'Harman Kardon Allure', in India. The speaker is priced at 22,490 and is available for Prime customers on Amazon.in

First unveiled at the IFA Berlin Show in August this year, Harman Kardon Allure is one of the first third-party speakers that run on Amazon's voice assistant.

"Ever since its launch at IFA, we have seen tremendous interest and demand for the 'Harman Kardon Allure' from our Indian customers," Sumit Chauhan, Vice-President, Lifestyle Audio Division, HARMAN India, said.

Harmon Kardon Allure: Specifications, features

This hands-free speaker is powered by Amazon "Alexa Voice Service". The device can be connected to "Alexa" through Wi-Fi to provide information, place an order, play music, among others.

Users in India can enable over 11,000 skills on "Harman Kardon Allure", the company claimed. Just like Amazon Echo devices, HARMAN Kardon Allure users can access content across sectors like Travel (Uber, Ola, Goibibo, Jet Airways), order Food and hear recipes (Faasos, Box8, Freshmenu, Zomato, Tarla Dalaal), get Sports & Entertainment updates (Amazon Prime Music, Saavn, ESPNCricinfo, Bollywood Hungama), Home Services (UrbanClap, Housejoy).

Users can also control their Smart Home, consisting devices such as smart bulbs from Syska, Phillips, and Silvan with their voice. Place it anywhere and the speaker will be able to fill any space with refined and powerful 360-degree Harman Kardon sound, it added.

The device sports 360-degree ambient lighting design that reacts to voice commands and moves along with the rhythm of the music.

There is built-in four-microphone array with advanced noise-cancellation technology that lets the user have hands-free voice control from across the room. The speaker has transducers and built-in subwoofer that claim to produce 360-degrees sound. The device also supports wireless Bluetooth streaming.

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First Published Date: 11 Dec, 19:24 IST