A portable Smart Hi-Fi Speaker delivering Adaptive 360° Cross-Stereo Sound
The arrival of the latest product, Devialet Mania is set to generate huge interest in the audiophile industry, given that this is the company’s first portable smart speaker, promising to deliver dazzling stereo sound through its premium design. Intelligently designed and embedding a suite of Devialet’s state-of-the-art technologies, with Mania, Devialet has broken down barriers for portable audio.
Mania is engineered with new and existing innovations that enable the speaker to adapt sound to the space it’s in, delivering a truly liberated sound. As quoted by Franck Lebouchard, Devialet’s CEO, says: “Devialet is relentless in its mission to provide extraordinary sound experiences no matter where you are listening. Devialet Mania marks a major step towards that goal, bringing our proprietary technologies to a portable speaker for the very first time. Great sound has now been unleashed.”
Devialet’s expert engineering team has composed a high-end portable smart speaker that transcends the metamorphosis barrier, using its unique technology to drive a sound regime that fits the discerning consumer. Devialet is able to do this, by employing two proprietary technologies that propels expansive 360° sound capability for a wonderfully curated sound experience in a neat and portable format.
We love it's compact form, lightweight, unrivalled and experienced this within a sound enclosure, and were amazed by its true form of sound audiophile!
Through its deployment of ASC (Active Stereo Calibration), the Devialet Mania uses four microphones and embedded intelligence capabilities to allow it's auto adaptation for the audio rendering to suit its surroundings. When Mania is placed in the centre of a room, 360° stereo mode is automatically activated. If positioned near a wall, two full-range speakers at the rear launch into action to seamlessly reinforce the two speakers at the front, creating an expansive, powerful soundstage for the ultimate portable listening experience. This was delivered to true brilliance!
With four full-range drivers and two SAM®-powered sub-woofers (Speaker Active Matching) in a push-push configuration, Devialet Mania delivers powerful stereo sound at frequencies as low as 30Hz and as high as 20,000 Hz, a superb feat truly endearing from the audio engineering team with Devialet.
Mania is currently the only product on the portable speaker market that offers both stereo rendering and real-time acoustic mapping, which combines with the speaker’s echo-cancellation and cross-stereo architecture to offer a truly superior listening experience, anywhere, anytime, always!
Elegance Devialet’s iconic and signature architecture is omnipresent is the newly designed Mania’s spherical, polished design and luxurious woven fabric that symbolises the company’s competency to bridging the gap between luxury and technological innovation. At just 170mm tall, weighing 2.3kg and with a cool handle for easy transportation, Mania can truly dazzle in all environments (read: living room, outdoors and indoors) and it is available in black and grey and meticulously designed to integrate beautifully with your surroundings.
Extending a long standing partnership with the Paris Opéra, the Mania range also includes a Paris Opéra edition, embellished with 24-carat moongold and including a docking station for easy charging, also available separately to other Mania models for SGD129.
Sophistication With an IPX4 water resistance rating, ten hours of battery at moderate volume, Devialet Mania provides a smooth user experience that can be shared with whoever you’re with, wherever you need to go. Equipped with four microphones and Amazon Alexa capabilities, Devialet Mania is the company’s first smart product. Accessible in four languages and set up via the dedicated Devialet App, listeners can now use the voice assistant to stream their favourite music and podcasts via Wifi, Bluetooth 5.0, Airplay 2 and Spotify Connect.
So Cool - Get one here! Devialet Mania is available to pre-order from November 8, retailing at SGD1360 for black and grey, SGD1760 for Paris Opéra edition and docking station for SGD129.
Devialet Outlets (Singapore) Devialet Marina Bay Sands | Unit #01-07/08, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
Devialet ION Orchard | Unit 03-11, 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801
It will be available at Devialet’s website and retail stores listed above and here.