Philips WOOX speakers finally here in the Philippines
May 8, 2015
Three award-winning music innovations from Philips WOOX are finally coming to the Philippines.
Last year, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has recognized three WOOX Innovations in the prestigious 2015 International CES Innovations Design and Engineering Award, an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in consumer electronics products. Among the winners is the Philips FidelioB5 Wireless Surround Soundbar speaker, which was one of the honorees for “Best Innovations” in the Home Theater Category.
“We are thrilled to have these four products recognized with this prestigious award from CEA,” said Kenne Chu, Chief Business Leader of WOOX Innovations, brand licensee of Royal Philips. “The Philips brand has an exceptional heritage in audio and these new innovations continue to build that tradition. For more than a decade, CEA has recognized the insight, innovation and design of Philips products and we are proud to have these awards as proof of our continuing innovation.”
The Philips Fidelio B5 wireless surround soundbar speaker is a smart and versatile soundbar. The latest addition to the premium Philips Fidelio range, it offers the perfect solution for those looking for a stylish and authentic cinema experience at home. A major new innovation in the Philips Fidelio range, the soundbar and its two wireless detachable speakers can also be used as independent Bluetooth speakers. The Fidelio B5 delivers crystal clear sound performance for TV, movies and music.
From stereo to surround sound in seconds
Used in its standard configuration, the Fidelio B5 delivers great sound for TV shows and movies day-to-day. When it comes to fully immersing yourself in the action, simply place the two wireless detachable speakers behind you for a real surround sound experience. Thanks to its advanced calibration algorithm, you don’t need to worry about the positioning of the detachable speakers. Once you’ve placed them where you want them, run the embedded calibration algorithm to ensure perfectly balanced surround sound regardless of where the speakers are placed in the room.
Balanced, dynamic, and immersive surround sound is delivered by the soundbar’s audiophile-grade 3-inch full range drivers and premium soft dome tweeters by Dolby Digital and Dolby Pro Logic II technology. Thanks to the inclusion of proprietary wireless audio technology, there isn’t any risk of network interference between the wireless detachable speakers, no matter where you place them in the room. The Fidelio B5 offers a sophisticated design with a minimalist approach that includes a premium aluminum finish. Even the cloth covering the speaker is advanced: it’s treated with a special coating that ensures resistance to dust and any accidental spills of liquid, but at the same time it’s breathable, letting sound waves pass through freely.
Speakers that move with you
Every part of the soundbar, including the main bar and the two detachable speakers, can be used as independent Bluetooth speakers. Versatile and powerful, place the detachable speakers anywhere in your home or garden: their battery can last up to 5 hours for music and up to 10 hours in movie mode with just one full charge, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy your favorite music and films. The main bar also includes Bluetooth aptX® and AAC for high-fidelity streaming, as well as NFC for easy and intuitive pairing.
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Innovation Award Honorees
Philips FL3X Bluetooth Speaker – Winner in Portable Media Players and Accessories Category
Funky and fresh, the FL3X Bluetooth speaker (BT2000) is rugged, collapsible and pocket-sized, so you can carry it around for music on the move. To get a richer bass, simply pull out the sides to expand the speaker for a better audio experience. It also has an anti-clipping function for loud distortion-free music.
Compatible and connected, it is easy to link to a smart device via Bluetooth. Alternatively, simply plug in via the Audio-In. Adaptable to your surroundings, it also works brilliantly outdoors.
Bold and fun, the FL3X speaker makes a style statement in four bright colors: lime green and black, white and black, red and black, and blue and green. Each speaker comes with a finely knitted strip handle. Mix and match them to suit your outfit or clash to really stand out.
A full charge can play for up to 12 hours of non-stop tracks: these certified green products are easy to grab and go. Pluggable into any available USB socket when they need charging, they also make ideal laptop speakers when you’re on the go.
For only 2,849 PHP, you can enjoy wireless speaker anytime, anywhere.
Philips ShoqBox Mini Bluetooth Speaker – Winner in Portable Media Players and Accessories Category
The Philips ShoqBox Mini (BT2200) is an innovative addition to Philips award-winning Bluetooth speaker family. Designed to go anywhere, the ShoqBox Mini is waterproof and ultra-rugged making it the perfect companion wherever your adventure takes you, whatever the weather. Clear wireless music streaming via Bluetooth and anti-clipping technology allows for loud distortion-free music. It also offers an Audio-In connection allowing you to connect other devices. A built-in microphone allows the Mini to double as speakerphone for hands-free calls. The ShoqBox Mini’s waterproof casing can endure the elements and its’ unique design allows it to actually float in water.Its rechargeable battery provides up to five hours of music playback.
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