Grain Audio PWS – portable Bluetooth speaker

This walnut-wrapped Bluetooth speaker is an elegant alternative to its plasticky peers

Price
$249.00+shipping (approx. £150.00)
 
Website
Grain Audio

Jawbone should be credited for popularizing a whole new tech category: portable Bluetooth speakers. In fact, Jawbone has been so humongously successful, its Jambox speakers now have hundreds of competitors.

One such rival is the Grain Audio PWS from a New York-based firm that was initially bankrolled on Kickstarter. In contrast to its plasticky peers, this 7″-wide Bluetooth speaker is wrapped in solid walnut and, according to reviews, “sounds excellent” (Wired).

In contrast to its plasticky peers, this 7″-wide Bluetooth speaker is wrapped in solid walnut

The PWS’s rechargeable battery is rated for eight hours of wireless playback and because each speaker is encased in genuine wood, no two look the same.

The Grain Audio PWS can be bought directly from Grain Audio, which helpfully ships worldwide.

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