CES 2012: Samsung speaker docks support Apple and Galaxy S devices - and use valve amps

Samsung DA-E750

Samsung has announced two new audio docks, with support for both Galaxy S and Apple devices via a dock connection and wireless.

The DA-E750 and DA-E670 both support for DLNA wireless streaming, supported by many smartphones and tablets, and Apple's AirPlay.

Leading the line is the DA-E750, which uses Samsung's proprietary "hybrid vacuum tube amplifier" technology.

A digital amplifier delivers 2.1 channels with 100w of power. There are analogue and USB inputs, plus wireless support via DLNA, AirPlay and Bluetooth.

Also new is the DA-E670. Boasting many of the same specifications - DLNA, Airplay, Bluetooth, dock support for Apple and Galaxy S devices - it's a smaller, 40w speaker dock.

No word on a UK release date or price as yet.

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Joe Cox
Content Director

Joe is the Content Director for What Hi-Fi? and Future’s Product Testing, having previously been the Global Editor-in-Chief of What Hi-Fi?. He has worked on What Hi-Fi? across the print magazine and website for almost 20 years, writing news, reviews and features on everything from turntables to TVs, headphones to hi-fi separates. He has covered product launch events across the world, from Apple to Technics, Sony and Samsung; reported from CES, the Bristol Show, and Munich High End for many years; and written for sites such as the BBC, Stuff, and the Guardian. In his spare time, he enjoys expanding his vinyl collection and cycling (not at the same time).