(Pocket-lint) - The marketplace for sizeable, outdoor-ready speakers seems to beryllium expanding, and LG wants successful connected that action. It's conscionable debuted a caller speaker, the Xboom 360, which doesn't look similar overmuch other connected the marketplace close now.
It's beauteous large, for 1 thing, but besides has a lantern-like conical plan that comes to a caput with a carrying grip connected the top, but besides packs successful a hollow conception featuring a tiny airy for ambience. That airy has aggregate modes that you tin power betwixt to alteration up the mood.
The talker itself is omni-directional and connects via Bluetooth, truthful this isn't a full-on hybrid astute talker that you tin instrumentality outdoors, similar the Sonos Move. LG says it's managed to put the speaker's tweeters and woofer successful a reflector operation for minimal distortion, and it should beryllium capable to scope beauteous frightening volumes if desired.
As a portable speaker, it's got a artillery beingness of 10 hours connected a charge, and tin beryllium picked up successful a assortment of colours acknowledgment to its cloth covering, letting you take from beige, burgundy, achromatic and green.
What LG isn't saying astatine this signifier is however outdoor-proof the talker really is, though it's precise overmuch positioning the Xboom 360 arsenic susceptible of powering an outdoor lawsuit - whether those events volition request to beryllium held successful just upwind mightiness beryllium thing we find retired successful time.
Writing by Max Freeman-Mills. Originally published connected 7 September 2021.