OPPO Digital, renowned for award-winning universal disc players and personal audio products, has announced its entry into the Wi-Fi speaker market with the Sonica Wi-Fi Speaker, which is now available for immediate shipping.
From the press release:
Sonica is an elegant and powerful Wi-Fi speaker designed with state of the art technology delivering unbeatable sound quality in a compact package. Sonica comes equipped with Wi-Fi, AirPlay and Bluetooth capabilities, and the companion smartphone and tablet app makes it easy to manage multiple speakers on the same network. The Sonica app puts you in the conductor’s seat, allowing you to have every speaker play the same song in unison or enjoy a difference listening experience around every corner.
Acoustic design and tuning of the Sonica Wi-Fi Speaker is performed by Igor Levitsky, the same designer behind the award-winning OPPO PM-series planar magnetic headphones. The speaker drivers, amplifiers, and chassis have all been expertly tuned for a deep, pure, and engaging sound that can be further optimized with built-in presets for different room sizes, speaker locations, and listening preferences using the Sonica app.
Sonica is capable of decoding audio files up to 24-bit / 192 kHz from your mobile devices, USB drives, DLNA servers, and NAS drives. It supports established lossless audio formats such as FLAC, WAV, and Apple Lossless, so you don’t have to compromise on quality. Additionally, multiple built-in adaptive antennae with MIMO technology ensure stellar signal strength for 2.4 and 5 GHz 802.11ac Wi-Fi (compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n), meaning users stay in control of the experience wherever in the house they may be.
Sonica is available directly from OPPO Digital’s website www.oppodigital.com at a retail price of $299. The free companion app for iPhone and iPad can be downloaded from Apple’s App Store, while the Android version is available from Google Play. For more information about the Sonica Wi-Fi Speaker, please visit www.oppodigital.com/sonica/.
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