Samsung announces another Mini – the Level Box Mini

Samsung announces another Mini – the Level Box Mini
Samsung has announced a new addition to its Level series and it's called Samsung Level Box Mini. That's right, Sammy has decided to give us a more portable variant of its Bluetooth speaker, which was kind of supposed to be a portable solution in itself, no?

The new Box features a 55mm stereo speaker – only one millimeter smaller than the one in the original Level Box. The Mini's dimensions are 6.14 x 2.6 x 1.97 inches (156 x 66 x 50 mm), which, compared to its bigger sibling measuring at 6.47 x 2.45 x 2.72 inches (164.3x62.3x69.2 mm), make it noticeably shorter and a bit less wide, but expand its depth ever so slightly. The weight of the device is dropped to 389g – compared to the original's 600g, it would make a noticeable difference, especially when you combine the Box Mini with a bunch of chargers and other electronics you might take on your trip / hike / any-other-event-you-would-carry-a-bluetooth-speaker-for.

Samsung's Level Box Mini comes in 4 different colors – black, silver, blue, red – and is wrapped neatly in metal (*cough* unlike 99% of its phones). It comes with support for the Level App, which provides remote volume control, text-to-speech, S Voice, and Sammy's SoundAlive technology, which is said to automatically adjust the sound quality to produce the best results possible. Seems such automatic software may become a thing, with Harman Kardon's Clari-Fi picking up pace in the mobile market as well, even though tinkering with the users' tracks usually creates controversy among audiophiles and critics. Let's hope the manufacturers acknowledge this fact and always implement the software with an off-switch.

Anyway, enough going off on tangents. The Level Box Mini will have a 1,600 mAh battery, which Samsung says will last for 25 hours of music play. That's pretty impressive, considering that the Level Box is said to last up to 15 hours (our test gave us 12 hours of mixed usage). There is still no word on pricing, but we assume that the new, smaller Box will also come with a smaller price tag. If so – here's hoping that there will not be a huge compromise in sound quality.


source: Samsung via SamMobile

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6 Comments

1. HTCOE

Posts: 650; Member since: Nov 20, 2011

Samsung will literally make ANYTHING lol phones that imitate apple, vacuums that imitate dyson, headphones that imitate beats, speakers that imitate beats, glasses bc of google, watches bc of iwatch rumors, i won't be suprised if they start making cars bc of tesla

3. chaoscauser

Posts: 39; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

Stop imitating Steve Jobs who imitated the caveman that discovered a rectangle stone.

4. ikkuh

Posts: 42; Member since: May 22, 2011

Grow up dude, this is the real world where ppl learn from each other. You may call it imitating but everyone is imitating everyone somewhere somehow.

5. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

"Samsung will literally make ANYTHING lol phones that imitate apple, vacuums that imitate dyson, headphones that imitate beats, speakers that imitate beats, glasses bc of google, watches bc of iwatch rumors, i won't be suprised if they start making cars bc of tesla" Are you going to complain about how Apple has ripped off literally everything they've made as well? So much of their industrial design comes from Braun. The Mac came from Xerox Parc. One could go on and on. Like others have said, humans copy from each other. It's how we work. Give your "Apple is the source of all invention" BS a rest.

6. HTCOE

Posts: 650; Member since: Nov 20, 2011

i was being sarcastic actually... i hear it all the time that oh this copied that on her eall the time but in the end the argument turns out to be a contradiction to begin with

2. MrKoles

Posts: 368; Member since: Jan 20, 2013

Stop writing, you are imitating the Mesopotamians! If the lack of brain would hurt...

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