Vizio announces Portable Smart Audio speakers

Posted Jan 7, 2014

Vizio has announced two Portable Smart Audio speaker products at CES 2014. The speakers support Bluetooth and is powered with Android software. Each of the speakers have a large LCD touch-screen display. One has a 4.7-inch screen size and the other has a 7-inch screen.

Each of the speakers can run popular apps that are available on Android KitKat including music, video, and games. The Portable Smart Audio speakers have a quad-core proessor, built-in WiFi, and USB port. The speakers also have a lithium battery.

?After looking very closely at the audio space, VIZIO decided it needed to be disrupted with a combination of our leading audio and smart TV technologies,? stated Vizio CTO Matt McRae. ?Our new portable smart audio line-up reinvents the category by combining class-leading audio performance with a full touchscreen Android platform, delivering a first-class device capable of streaming music, playing games and watching video directly from the cloud or local storage.?

[Source: CNET]