I know I have a strange fetish for cell phone speakers, which is why I had to scope out these Samsung ASP700 speakers that I first saw at CES. I found them at CTIA sitting pretty in Samsung's booth (where else would they be?) while attached to a Samsung Juke. These round little beauties, which have a decent sound for their size, include an ICE amplifier. Considering they're designed by Bang & Olufsen, it's not surprising that they're so eye-catching.
Samsung showed off a series of new cell phone speakers at CES. On the bottom row are the cube-shaped ASP800 (left) and the ASP600 (right), and on the top left is the circular ASP700. The white color scheme is an interesting design choice, but we like the minimalist look.
As they were behind glass, we weren't able to inspect them closely, but we did get a short demonstration. Like the similar products from LG and Sony Ericsson they seemed decent on the whole. No, they won't replace your living room sound system, but they're perfectly fine for … Read more