Ikea’s Vappeby Bluetooth speaker simply leaked courtesy of an FCC filing. And since it’s Ikea, this mushroom-shaped speaker with an IP65 ranking — which suggests it’ll resist mud, rain, and low stress jets of water — additionally options an built-in 20 lumen (2700Okay) bulb to tug double-duty as a transportable lamp. However that’s not the one shock.
The Vappeby speaker additionally has a Spotify Faucet button, in what would seem like a primary for Bluetooth audio system. Spotify Faucet allows you to resume your music from wherever you final stopped, or faucet the button once more to get a distinct advice tailor-made for you. Spotify Faucet is already accessible on a range of Bluetooth headphones from Samsung, Microsoft, Bose, Jabra, and others.
The diminutive speaker that appears ideally fitted to use within the backyard or patio additionally has a USB-C port for charging, and a battery that Ikea says will final for as much as 13 hours when set at 50 p.c quantity and brightness.
Be aware: the Vappeby isn’t a part of the Symfonisk range of Sonos-developed audio system. It’ll sit subsequent to Ikea’s different Bluetooth audio system which at present begin at $24.99 and go as much as $89. There’s no worth or date for this moveable, all-weather speaker, nevertheless it shouldn’t be lengthy earlier than it hits retail channels now that it’s cleared the FCC.