Details of HTC‘s latest peripheral, the HTC Conference Speaker, have been revealed by the FCC, though the Bluetooth speakerphone isn’t entirely as sensible as the business-centric name might suggest. A UFO-styled combination of brushed metal and plastic, the Conference Speaker can be used as a standalone mono speakerphone for up to 10hrs of hands-free calling, or a pair of them can be linked wirelessly for stereo audio playback.
HTC reckons a two hour charge is good for up to 8hrs of music playback, and if your budget – or the petty cash in your office – only stretches to a single unit there’s support for mono playback too. Standby time is 200hrs, and the Conference Speaker recharges via a regular microUSB port so you can use the same AC adapter as came with your phone.
Range is 10m and the device can retain pairing information for up to eight phones (but be actively connected to only one at a time). Obviously no word on pricing or availability, but we’re guessing HTC will pull the trigger on this sooner rather than later.
[via Android Community]