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Sony’s weird wearable speaker is coming

What on Earth?

sony immersive wearable speaker

The Sony Immersive Wearable Speaker (SRS-WS1) launched in Japan back in 2017 (and was previewed during SXSW they year before). Now it’s going to be here in time to be a stocking stuffer. Preorder by December 1st at $250, and $300 afterwards.

sony immersive wearable speaker
All these two need are Snuggies.

It’s not just weird looking. The Sony Immersive Wearable Speaker is also not Bluetooth compatible. It manually plugs into its wireless receiver via 3.5mm or optical cables. Minimal playback controls include volume adjustment, vibration controls (for low-end) and power. It will also plug into a tablet or device via USB-C.

Comes with charging station

Sony wants you to connect to your TV for late night viewing. But headsets work much better for that than wearing a vibrating soundbar around your neck that everyone else in the room/house can hear. Speaking of vibrating…

For more: Mashable reviews it and so does Digital Trends

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