Zagg Origin both a portable and desktop speaker

This 2-in-1 system comes with a portable Bluetooth speaker that can be docked into the desktop unit for bigger sound.

Zagg Origin
The portable speaker is separate from the desktop unit. Reuben Lee/CNET Asia

LAS VEGAS--If you can't decide whether to buy a portable or desktop speaker for your smartphone, here's a solution that may give you the best of both worlds.

The Zagg Origin, spotted at the Digital Experience event here at CES, is a 2-in-1 speaker system. It consists of a portable Bluetooth speaker that can be used on the go for more than 10 hours with its onboard rechargeable battery.

When this portable unit is docked into the desktop component, sound output is seamlessly transferred to the larger speaker, enabling it to fill a bigger room. Meanwhile, the portable unit is being charged. An onboard USB power output can additionally be used to charge mobile devices like smartphones and portable music players.

The Zagg Origin is expected to launch around April or May, and will retail at $249.99.

Zagg Origin
The portable speaker docks into the desktop unit. Reuben Lee/CNET Asia

(Source: Crave Asia)

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