Today Ultimate Ears introduced the UE MINI BOOM speaker. The compact speaker comes with Bluetooth and NFC connectivity, has a 15 Meter streaming range and has ten hour battery. You can wirelessly pair two UE MINI BOOM speakers together using the free UE MINI BOOM app (available for iOS and Android) to double the sound.

Ultimate Ears is setting the standard for audio solutions that fit today’s mobile lifestyle,” said Rory Dooley, general manager of Ultimate Ears. “Marrying incredible convenience with huge sound, the UE MINI BOOM is the latest mobile speaker in the Ultimate Ears lineup to deliver the best of both worlds. Whether you’re at home watching the latest music video on your tablet, taking a long road trip with family or just listening to your favorite tunes, the UE MINI BOOM was designed to be the ideal companion for today’s music consumption lifestyle.

The UE MINI BOOM is available in a range of colors, including orange, purple, red, yellow and black. It can withstand some rough-and-tumble, thanks to its metal frame and rubber casing.

Tech Specs:

Wireless Capabilities

Pair up to 8 Bluetooth® enabled source devices – Connect up to two source devices at the same time.
Wirelessly play (stream) to 2 UE MINI BOOMs from one source.
Mobile range of play is up to 15m (50 ft).
NFC (passive) enabled – (works with active NFC enabled source devices * Android Jellybean and higher).

Audio

Maximum Sound level SPL = 86dBC
Frequency Range = 130 Hz – 20 kHz
Drivers = Two 1.5″, 4 Ohm Drivers; One 3″ x 1.5″ Passive Radiator

Power

Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery for up to 10 hours of battery life between Micro USB charges.
Actual battery life will vary with use, settings and environmental conditions.
Charge time: 3.8 hours

App Configurable  (iOS AND ANDROID)

2-Year Limited Hardware Warranty

Dimensions

LENGTH: 11.1cm (4.4”)
WIDTH: 6.7cm (2.6”)
HEIGHT: 6.1cm (2.4”)
WEIGHT: 301g (speaker only)

Compatibility 

For Audio Playback:
Smartphones, tablets and other devices that support Bluetooth® wireless audio profile [Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)] or 3.5 mm audio output.
For Phone Calls:
Phones that support Bluetooth® Hands-Free Profile (HFP1.5)

Pricing and Availability

The UE MINI BOOM is expected to be available in Apple Retail Stores and Apple Online Stores across Europe as of today and in other retailers from February 2014 for a suggested retail price of €99.99. For more information, and to find a retailer near you, please visit www.ultimateears.com.