Former Apple designer unveils incredible space-age speaker
What you need to know
- Former Apple designer Christopher Stringer has released a new AirPlay 2 speaker.
- It's called the Cell Alpha, from Stringer's Syng company.
- It costs $1,800 and features AirPlay 2 support, as well as wired and wireless playback.
Former Apple design Christopher Stringer has just unveiled a brand new speaker, the Cell Alpha, through his company Syng.
Syng is described as an audio company building "sound for the future". From its website:
The Cell Alpha is the world's first Triphonic speaker:
It comes with an app for iPhone and Android, and supports AirPlay 2 as well as wireless and wired playback. It also has two USB-C ports, so can be used with your laptop or a record player. Syng is also working on cables for TV so that it can be used for home theater sound.
You'll be paying for the privilege, mind, as the Cell Alpha starts at $1,799, or $1,969 with a stand.
If that's a bit steep, you could always try a HomePod from our roundup of Best HomePod deals.
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Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple. Follow him on Twitter @stephenwarwick9
It's the price that's outrageous, not the design!