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Native Union Reinvents The Portable Speaker For Unveiling At 2013 International CES

Fabulously Functional SWITCH Speaker Produces Big Sound

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Native Union, a company committed to evolving their passion for audio and developing products that focus on style, design and ease-of-use, will debut SWITCH, a powerful, portable Bluetooth® speaker and conference call unit that allows users to wirelessly enjoy an unmatched sound quality experience, at its CES booth (LVCC, North Hall, #5225). Universally appealing for anyone who uses their mobile device for conference calls and enjoying music or movies on the go, SWITCH is a portable speaker solution that accompanies you anywhere you go.

SWITCH is powered by three high performance drivers including an active sub-woofer and has been designed by professional sound engineers to ensure exceptional natural sound and optimal clarity throughout the frequency range -- perfect for all genres of music, from classical to hip-hop. SWITCH also features an intuitive volume control wheel, both simplistic and iconic in its application that allows users to effortlessly alternate between music and calls for up to 14 hours at a time.

"Wireless speakers have become an essential accessory for today's consumer who seeks solutions to fluidly switch gears between work, travel and play. Weighing in at less than an iPad, SWITCH's beautifully simple design is engineered to offer exceptional natural sound balance perfect for music, movies or games," explains John Brunner, managing director, Native Union. "SWITCH is a true, all-around speaker, complete with an interesting design aesthetic and unsurpassed sound quality for people who are looking for the next big thing in wireless speaker technology."

SWITCH features a battery that acts as a portable power bank for any USB mobile device, such as your camera, tablet or smart phone. Able to work in vertical or horizontal position, the speaker also serves as a professional conference call center with a full-Duplex microphone that enables multiple participants to be heard at once.

SWITCH follows in the formidable footsteps of Native Union's Honeycomb BT iDock speaker system, recently awarded as an Electronics category winner in the prestigious Chicago Athenaeum GOOD DESIGN Awards. SWITCH is compatible with all Bluetooth® enabled devices and is available in either rubberized or gloss finishes in a variety of sophisticated colors, including Slate, Bordeaux, Aquamarine, white or black. SWITCH will be available online at in spring of 2013 for $149.99.

For more information on the SWITCH and all of Native Union's products, please visit or view the Facebook page at If attending CES, please experience SWITCH at the Native Union booth, located in the North Hall, #5225.

About Native Union
Native Union is the inspiration of an international group of entrepreneurs and designers from Britain, France, Japan, and Hong Kong, with the simple goal of enhancing the art of communication with a focus on style, design and ease-of-use. The Native Union team is driven to reinvent how users communicate daily in their homes, offices and travels and is the first to bring the cell phone handset concept to over 60 countries worldwide. By creating stylish and design-friendly devices that function as much as a technological tool as an integral part of a design concept, Native Union is leading the way in bringing the most chic and trendy techcessories to consumers. Visit for more information and images.


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