Harman Kardon Citation 500 is a brand new Google Assistant Smart Speaker that cost £549.00 (US $700.00) and comes in Black and Grey wool fabric exterior and plastic top panel. It is the latest smart home speaker which is inspired by the timelessness and attention to detail of Nordic design, and it has been designed in conjunction with Kvadrat, a design textile manufacturer to produce an elegant and minimalist speaker which aims to fit in with the decor of your home as well as providing a dynamic listening experience.
The speaker has a full-colour LCD touch-sensitive panel on the top and it shows information such as what track playing currently. The speaker comes with features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Chromecast and Google Assistant.
Soundwise, the high-end speaker supplies 360 levels of audio playback and 24Bits/96kHz high-quality audio streaming, with 200 watts of power behind your music. The two-way speaker system with a passive radiator creates the detailed, and room-filling sound.
Harman Kardon claims that the Citation 500 delivers a dynamic listening experience that will satisfy even the most discerning of audiophiles. The speaker is Bluetooth enabled and works with Chromecast, so you can cast audio to it from a compatible smartphone or tablet. Apart from this, the standout feature of Citation 500 is the excellent integration of Google Assistant, allowing the speaker to be controlled by voice commands. For your information, Google Assistant is a digital assistant that answers your questions, manages your duties, plan your day, and control linked media or dwelling gadgets.