A brief hands-on with the Lenco app showed us that it's simple to operate the wireless system, with the user being able to play different tracks (either stored on the local device or network, or via streaming) on different speakers throughout the home. The same track can be played on all speakers when they are grouped together. The sound quality from both speakers is clear and punchy, with the larger PlayLink 6 offering more depth due its size and higher power output.
The speakers make use of the Qualcomm AllPlay standard, which means that they should be inter-operable with other speakers on the market that also support the standard. The Lenco PlayLink app could control Lenco speakers and speakers from other brands, and vice versa. It's an open system in this respect, which should leave you plenty of choice regarding speaker selection.
Both the PlayLink 4 and PlayLink 6 will be available through Amber Technology from this month. The PlayLink 4 costs $359 without a battery and $399 with a battery (rated for four-hour playback), while the PlayLink 6 costs $549.
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