Hold on to your hats, iHome just turned Android.
The long-time iOS accessory manufacturer unveiled a new line of pocketbook-friendly Android trimmings today.
“The size of the worldwide Android audience and lack of current speaker options gives us a significant opportunity to introduce our products to a new group of consumers,” announced iHome’s Director of Marketing Evan Stein in a press release. “Our new SmartDesign products maintain the high quality and innovation that is synonymous with iHome.”
First up is the iC50 for Android smartphones. It is a $59.99 alarm/radio clock with a microUSB charging cable, stereo audio cable, and 3.5 mm plug:
Wake and sleep to radio (you can also wake to tone). Reson8® speaker chambers and EXB bass enhancement provide great sound that’s perfect for your music, games or apps. Works with iHome Sleep app (free download) to wake and sleep to your favorite music and advanced custom alarms. SmartSlide™ dock with custom micro USB cable for smartphone charging regardless of its charging port location/orientation. Also enjoy FM radio with digital tuning. A microUSB charging cable and stereo audio cable with 3.5 mm plug are included.
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The second option is the $39.99 iC3 charging dock for Android tablets and smartphones. It has the ability to run by AC adaptor or through four AA batteries, and it doubles as a stand:
The iC3 is a stereo speaker stand that lets you charge and play your Android smartphone or tablet. Reson8® speaker chambers provide great sound that’s perfect for your music, games or apps. Charge your smartphone via USB quick charge port while powered by AC adaptor. App-friendly unit works with iHome Sleep app (free download) to set custom alarms. A micro-to-standard USB charging cable is included.
The iHome iC50 and iC3 are available now. The company will release a third option, a $59.99 iC16 compact portable alarm clock stereo speaker with USB charging, later this summer.
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