Accessories: Thoughts on Nokia Play 360 NFC Speakers

| September 26, 2011 | 11 Replies

Richard Dorman has got his hands on TWO Nokia Play 360s from the Nokia Flagship store in Helsinki and has posted his thoughts at his new blog, OnlyFoolsAndMobiles.

  • Better than MD-3 and MD-11, Play 360 are in another league
  • Not as portable but not huge either
  • Box contents: micro usb charger, a 3.5mm double ended jack cable and a cover/carrier for the speaker
  • Set up very easy
  • Pairing instructions in box lid (note, you can use these with other non NFC bluetooth devices, you just won’t get that tap and connect experience)
  • Can act as paired unit – as in with two Play 360s, turning one off will also turn the other one off (and of course as noted before, as a pair, they can split the channel into left and right and they will say whether they are “left” or “right”
  • Oddly changing volume on the phone doesn’t change volume on Play 360s (perhaps not with handsets tested? Maybe with N9?
  • Most importantly: Sound is glorious and is loud “too loud” apparently. I’d like to hear that.
  • I want one. No wait. I want two.
Here’s a recent Play 360 demo by  with a Nokia 701

Category: Accessories, Nokia

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