ASUS has officially introduced its new all-in-one Home network solution called Lyra Voice. It features an integrated 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), AiMesh Wi-Fi Router, Amazon Alexa and Bluetooth Stereo speakers all-in-one.
The ASUS Lyra Voice can delivers fast and stable Wi-Fi throughout their home, listen to music, news and podcasts via its great-sounding stereo speakers and avail benefits of Amazon Alexa voice assistant.
The device can operate in three types of Wi-Fi modes like AiMesh router or node, as a stand alone router or as a universal Wi-Fi repeater. It has Alexa which answers questions, listen to news, traffic info etc. It has pair of 360-degree microphones with far-field voice detection to easily pick commands.
The Asus Lyro built-in stereo speakers have passive radiators and bass reflex ports to extend resonance of low-frequency sound. These speakers have been tuned by expert audio engineers at ASUS Golden Era team to ensure they deliver maximum audio fidelity. DTS Surround sound technology is also present.
ASUS Lyra Voice Specifications
- Overview: AC2200 Mesh Router + Alexa Voice Assistant + Bluetooth Speaker
- Speakers: 8-Watt Stereo Speakers x 2 with Passive Radiator x 2
- Operating Frequency: 2.4GHz / 5GHz – 1/5GHz-2
- Encryption: 64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA PSK, WPS support
- Memory Size: 512MB RAM / 256GB Flash
- Bluetooth V4.2
- I/O Ports: WAN Port, LAN Port
- Antenna: 6 internal single-band antennas (5GHz x 4 + 2GHz x 4), 1 internal Bluetooth antenna
- DC Power Adapter: AC Input: 110V~240V (50~60Hz) / DC Output:19V with max 2.375A current
- Languages: Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Italiano, Japanese
- Alexa Ability: Alexa Skills, Music services, Free audio calls to US, Mexico, Canada
- Control Smart home devices: will be available in Q1 2019
- Features: AiMesh mode, Router/AP/Repeater mode, AiProtection, Spotify Connect
- Microphone: Far-field mic array, Echo cancellation, 360-degree sound detection
ASUS Lyro Voice price starts at $219.99 (MSRP) (Rs. 15,280 approx.) and will be available in coming weeks.