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Porsche Design Conference Speaker launches with 12-hour lifetime

The Porsche Design Conference Speaker has a 3 m (~10 ft) listening range. (Image source: Porsche Design)
The Porsche Design Conference Speaker has a 3 m (~10 ft) listening range. (Image source: Porsche Design)
Porsche Design has launched the Conference Speaker PDS30, a portable Bluetooth device. Conference mode allows a two-way conversation with 360° voice coverage and a listening range of up to 3 m (~10 ft). Plus, speaker mode lets you play content from a connected device. The gadget can last 12 hours on a single charge and recharges via USB-C.

The Porsche Design Conference Speaker PDS30 has been launched. The portable hybrid device is designed for the office and home, combining a conference speaker and Bluetooth 5.2 speaker. Four microphones are built into the gadget, providing 360° voice coverage with a 3 m (~10 ft) voice to microphone distance, ensuring everyone in the room can be heard clearly.

In Conference Mode, you can twist the upper and lower sections of the speaker in opposite directions, exposing the microphones. When the gadget is closed, it operates in Bluetooth speaker mode. The device lasts up to 12 hours between charges; you can recharge the gadget via USB-C in around three hours. You can connect the Conference Speaker to any Bluetooth-enabled smartphone, tablet or laptop, and the device is compatible with any smartphone assistant.

You can use the touch controls on top of the gadget to answer or end calls and adjust the volume. The speaker has a round, compact design with a satin anodized aluminum housing and fabric cover. The device measures 133 mm x 133 mm x 34 mm (~5.3 x 5.3 x 1.4-in) and weighs 415 g (~0.9 lbs). Included in the box are a USB-A to USB-C cable, a USB adapter and a storage pouch. You can buy the Porsche Design Conference Speaker PDS30 for £290 (~US$353) or €329 (~US$335).

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Polly Allcock, 2022-08- 3 (Update: 2022-08- 3)