GEAR 4 intros Explorer-SP 'home portable' speaker

, the Mac, iPhone and iPod accessory manufacturer, has introduced the GEAR4 Explorer-SP speaker for iPhone and iPod.

Dubbed a 'Home Portable' speaker, the Explorer-SP promises a wealth of audio features in a compact and portable design, which says GEAR 4 is ideal for travel.

The speaker unit offers impressive audio quality combined with advanced battery functionality according to the company, giving up to eight hours of portable use after a two hour charge. A battery level indicator lets users know when the unit needs to be recharged.

According to GEAR 4, the speaker unit comes with a 3D sound effect for increased music width and depth and a bass port for a fuller rich sound.

The Explorer-SP package includes remote control, carry case, power supply with UK / EU plugs and four dock adapters for iPod and iPhone.

The GEAR4 Explorer-SP has a SRP of £99.99 / €149.99 (US$160) and will be available from retailers across Europe or from from November.