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Samsung high-end R series speakers feature circular design

Samsung's new R series speakers can he heard equally loud from all sides, include Wi-Fi controls
By: Sean Ridgeley | Audio, Sound & Speakers News | Posted: Nov 2, 2015 6:05 pm

Samsung's new R series speakers are shaped funny, but for a reason: the circular design means you can hear audio equally loud regardless of what side you are listening from. You might think distortion would be an issue, depending on placement, but Samsung claims this is not the case, as the diaphragms of the woofer and tweeter are closer to the speaker sides, resulting in "superb" treble and bass balance.




The R1 ($299), R3 ($499), and R5 ($649) set (pictured above, starting from the left) are the standard offerings, while the R6 ($599) and R7 ($699) are branded portable (those being the two on the right side in the image above).


The Samsung Multiroom app is supported here, allowing you to stream Spotify, Pandora, and such to the speakers via Wi-Fi.


The R Series is available now from from Harvey Norman and JB HiFi.


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