Pure's Jongo Bluetooth-enabled and wireless speaker system has launched in the US alongside the Pure Connect on-demand music service.
Pure Connect enhances Jongo, offering users access to live and on-demand radio content, a music collection and subscription music service, as well as the ability to listen offline. You can control the system either through smartphones or PCs.
There are three service plans to choose from: Pure Connect Green (free), Pure Connect Blue ($4.99 a month - introductory offer available to Pure device owners) and Pure Connect Violet (free for a month and then $9.99 a month). While the first is limited, the second offers unlimited streaming and the third has offline capability.
As for Jongo, you can control the multi-platform system via iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. The mobile app is available as a free download. The family consists of the Jongo A2 wireless hi-fi adapter; Jongo S3 rechargeable and portable wireless speaker (£170); Jongo T2 (£130) and Jongo T6 (£300) wireless multiroom speakers.
Pure, the British company behind Pure Connect and Jongo, said all of its products are designed and engineered in the UK. Pure Connect and Jongo also have support from many music labels including Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group.
Expect Jongo and Pure Connect to hit US-based retailers like Walmart, Best Buy and Amazon soon. More retailers will follow. Pure has also published a trailer for Jongo that's specific to the US. Check out the video below. There's also a UK trailer available on Pure's YouTube channel.