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Philips Announces Range of Audio Products for 2011

By Joy Hou - on 3 Jun 2011, 8:46am

Philips Announces Range of Audio Products for 2011

SINGAPORE - Whether you enjoy listening to music in your bedroom, living room or study room, Philips has a Fidelio docking speaker for every room so you can enjoy the ultimate, full-fidelity listening experience – no matter where you are at home. Philips’ extensive range of Fidelio docking speakers allows the listener to hear details of their favorite music on their iPhone/iPad/iPod, just as the artists had intended.

With over 90 years of rich heritage and expertise in high-end sound, Philips’ range of Fidelio docking speakers is set to deliver an ideal combination of authentic sound reproduction, premium design and simple user experience to music lovers. The impressive line-up of docking speakers along with its two distinct flagship products sets new standards in superior sound along with its stylish design. There is no doubt that Philips will bring to the homes of all music lovers an authentic sound experience with ‘a Fidelio in Every Room’.

Philips Flagship Fidelio SoundSphere DS9800W

Philips has merged two of its most successful product lines, SoundSphere and Fidelio, to present the innovative and beautifully designed Philips Fidelio SoundSphere DS9800W to sound enthusiasts. Combining the impressive functionality of its Fidelio docking speaker range, the superior sound quality of the Philips SoundSphere technology and Apple’s AirPlay, the DS9800W delivers authentic sound everywhere in your home while your device simply stays in your hand.

The DS9800W also integrates perfectly with your iTunes, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch to give you amazing sound and hassle-free access to all your favorite music.

Uni-directional sound: The curved design of the separate speakers with their unique free-floating tweeters on top of both speakers, enables the Philips Fidelio SoundSphere to deliver sound in superb clarity for a deeper and wider audio impression with minimized interference.

Easy music streaming: The Philips Fidelio SoundSphere docking speaker utilizes Airplay to seamlessly play music over a home Wi-Fi network from iTunes on Mac and PC, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. With AirPlay, you can enjoy your music through the brilliant speakers of the Philips Fidelio SoundSphere without plugging in cables or even docking your device.

Highly-stylized design: With its gleaming lacquered piano-black finish, wrapped around the uniquely circular-shaped hand-crafted wood speakers, the DS9800W fits seamlessly into any designer living room and will guarantee to be a conversation piece with house guests.

Philips Fidelio DS7700/DS7600 Docking Speaker


Designed to go places, the Philips Fidelio Docking Speakers DS7700 and DS7600 are extremely portable and versatile but definitely no lightweights when it comes to performance.


Engineered to let you hear every note-perfect detail of your music, you can be sure that no matter where you are, you will experience the same rich audio performance as the artistes intended in pristine clarity.

Enjoy your music anywhere: The DS7700 and DS7600 docking speakers are battery-operated and have an AC power option, making them perfect companions even as you are gardening or lazing by your poolside. Both players also enable wireless Bluetooth streaming for undocked music playback.

Built for travel: Both docking speakers come with a robust aluminum finish and a cover case for full protection while you are on the move. Their compact size also means you can fit the docking speakers into any briefcase. What’s more, the DS7600 is crushproof and shockproof for safe transit; it is able to withstand drops of up to two meters and weight pressure of up to 100kg.

Shielding technology: Listen to your favorite tunes as the docking speakers come with shielding technology to block mobile phone interference.

Philips Fidelio DS9000 Docking Speaker

Built with premium components and natural wood, the award-winning Philips Fidelio Docking Speaker DS9000 is now also compatible with iPad, and combines elegance and functionality for listeners to enjoy detailed, refined and high quality sound no matter how long they play their music.

A smartly designed docking speaker, the clean lines and sensual curves of the wooden back frame are meant to create a more effective structure for acoustics by randomizing the direction in which sound waves are reflected inside the acoustic chambers. The DS9000 is also the first one-control button audio speaker from Philips and it charges your iPhone, iPad or iPod even with its protective case, to let you enjoy music without any disruption.

Advanced intuitive control: This advanced docking speaker comes with a proximity sensor that activates a backlit control panel only when needed. It also comes with an intuitive remote control that complements the design and finishing of the speaker.

Peerless sound quality: The DS9000 is a true stereo sound architecture system with isolated acoustic chambers delivering an excellent level of clarity and detail. It comes with carefully selected audiophile-quality drivers that combine ultimate performance with incredible sound accuracy and detail along with bass management technology for deep bass without distortion.

Pricing and Availability

The Philips Fidelio DS9000, DS7700 and DS7600 docking speakers are available at all leading electronics retailers. The Philips Fidelio SoundSphere DS9800W will be available from September 2011 onwards.

Philips Fidelio SoundSphere DS9800W $1,299
Philips Fidelio Docking Speaker DS7700 $299
Philips Fidelio Docking Speaker DS7600 $159
Philips Fidelio Docking Speaker DS9000 $699


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