About the Belkin SOUNDFORM™ ELITE Hi-Fi Smart Speaker + Wireless Charger
Joining forces for exceptional audio
The built-in wireless charger holds your compatible smartphone in place as it charges.
Joining forces for exceptional audio
Belkin is renowned for their smartphone chargers, Devialet for their high-performance audio. The Belkin SOUNDFORM ELITE Hi-Fi Smart Speaker is the result of their unique collaboration. It features a wireless charger for your compatible smartphone. And it uses Devialet's innovative acoustic design to deliver richly detailed, accurate sound. But this is more than just a great-sounding Bluetooth speaker. With Google Assistant built-in you also have get voice control, plus multi-room audio options with other speakers featuring Chromecast Built-in.
Acoustics by Devialet
The SOUNDFORM ELITE features Devialet's Speaker Active Matching™ technology, which ensures extraordinarily accurate sound from a compact speaker — particularly in the low frequencies. This little speaker can play very loudly, with lots of deep, accurate bass. And Devialet's "push-push" woofer design cancels out unwanted vibrations, keeping the sound clean at any volume level.
Minimizing vibration has another benefit: it keeps your smartphone from bouncing off the wireless charger. The charging cradle is angled so your smartphone sits securely in place. The charger can be used with a compatible iPhone, or Samsung or Google smartphone.
Google Assistant voice control
Two built-in microphones let you use Google Assistant for voice commands. The mics can be disabled with a mute button on the SOUNDFORM ELITE's touch-sensitive control panel.
Aside from tasks like playing music and weather reports, the Google Assistant can control compatible smart home devices WeMo, Philips Hue, Samsung SmartThings, Nest, and more. Setup is done through the free Google Home app on your Android™ or Apple® device.
- built-in Wi-Fi
- built-in Bluetooth
- one 1-3/8" full-range driver; two 3" side-firing woofers
- peak power: 150 watts
- frequency response: 40-20,000 Hz
Google Assistant functions:
- "Voice Match" recognizes up to six different voices for personalized info
- each person can sync their Google account, contacts, calendar to their voice
- wirelessly stream with voice control from Spotify®, Pandora®, YouTube Music, Google Play Music, and other online music services
- multiple Google Chromecast built-in devices can be grouped together so you can play the same song in every room
- wireless charger for compatible Apple®, Samsung, and Google devices
- vibration-canceling design ensures device remains in continual contact with charger
- top-mounted touch-sensitive control panel
- works without removing most lightweight, non-metal phone cases (3mm thick or less)
- includes a mute button to put microphones on standby
- AC adapter included
- 6-7/16"W x 6-11/16H x 6-7/16"D
- weight: 2.8 lbs.
- warranty: 2 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # G1S0001TT-WHT
What's in the box:
- Voice-activated wireless speaker
- AC power adapter (attached 58" DC cord)
- Quick Start Guide
- Regulatory And Sustaninability Information
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Acoustics By Devialet: Belkin's SoundForm Elite has been created in partnership with sound pioneers Devialet to deliver high-fidelity sound that is impactful and crystal-clear. The SoundForm Elite houses a single 1.375" full-range driver and two 3" woofers powered by a 75W RMS / 150W Peak amplifier for room-filling sound. Utilizing unique audio technologies from Devialet, you'll hear your favorites songs just the way the artist intended down to the most subtle detail. The result is high-fidelity sound that delivers an emotional experience.
- Speaker Active Matching (SAM) Technology: Devialet's patented Speaker Active Matching (SAM) technology makes high fidelity sound reproduction possible in a compact speaker. You'll feel the full resonant bass with crystal-clear detail at any volume level.
- Push-Push Dual Woofer Configuration: Devialet's signature "Push-Push" dual woofer configuration cancels vibrations while ensuring a deep, impactful sound experience with truly powerful bass.
Note: Founded in 2007, Devialet is one of the world's most critically acclaimed companies for innovation in sound technology. Devialet's success is built upon a series of radical innovations embedded in all Devialet products, which include the Expert Pro amplifiers, connected Phantom Premier speakers, and the Phantom Reactor.
Dual Band WiFi: The Belkin SoundForm Elite is equipped with Dual Band WiFi, so you can wirelessly connect to your home's wireless network router and internet service provider. By connecting to your home's network and ISP, you gain the ability to access a wide variety of music apps via Chromecast built-in and the convenience of voice recognition via Google Assistant.
- WiFi Standard: 802.11 b/g/n/ac
- Dual Bands: 2.4GHz and 5GHz
Note: There is no hardwired Ethernet jack.
Google Home App: Use the Google Home app (for Apple iOS 11.0+ and Android OS 5.0+) to connect the Belkin SoundForm Elite speaker to your home's wireless WiFi network, as well as setup the Google Assistant and Chromecast built-in from your compatible Apple iOS or Android device. You can also configure compatible apps within the Google Home App, plus adjust other various settings.
Chromecast built-in: Thanks to Chromecast built-in you have access to 300+ online music streaming services, internet radio, and podcasts. Chromecast built-in streams audio directly from the cloud, so you get the 24-bit/96kHz sound quality and the ability to enjoy crystal clear sound exactly the way the artist intended. Simply tap the Cast button from a Chromecast built-in compatible music app on your Apple iOS or Android OS device to start streaming to the SoundForm Elite speaker. You can search, browse, play, skip, and turn up the volume directly from the music apps you know and love on your compatible smartphone or tablet. Chromecast built-in supports FLAC, WAV, AAC, and MP3 music files. While you cast your music, you can still use your phone to answer a phone call, play a game, send a text, and even leave the room - all without interrupting what's playing on the Belkin SoundForm Elite speaker.
- Music, Radio, & Podcasts: Chromecast built-in lets you play music from popular music services and search by artist, song, genre, album playlist, mood, or activity. You can also listen to your favorite internet radio stations and podcasts. Compatible music and internet radio apps include Tidal, Spotify, Pandora, TuneIn, GooglePlay Music, iHeart Radio, and more (subscriptions and fees will apply). You'll also be able to stream your favorite music, playlists, podcasts, and more that are stored on your Android (OS 4.4.2+) device to the SoundForm Elite speaker. You cannot stream stored content on an Apple iOS device using Chromecast built-in. If you're on your laptop or computer, you can also cast any music streaming website through the Chrome web browser to the speaker.
- Multiroom Audio: The SoundForm Elite delivers multiroom audio capability by adding additional Chromecast built-in speakers (sold separately - see Accessories Tab) to create a whole house audio experience. You can play the same Chromecast built-in compatible music app (like Tidal, Spotify, or Pandora) on all speakers or groups of speakers in different rooms of your home. You'll be able control the multiroom audio system from the Google Home app on your Apple iOS or Android device, or using the built-in Google Assistant and your voice.
- Chromecast built-in currently supports a single account per user (up to 6) and streaming service.
- Click here for a complete list of Chromecast built-in compatible apps.
Dual Microphones with Google Assistant: Dual farfield microphones and the built-in Google Assistant brings convenient voice control to the SoundForm Elite. Use the Google Assistant and your voice to access Chromecast built-in music apps and then select a specific station or song to wirelessly stream to the SoundForm Elite speaker. You'll also have voice control over Play, Pause, Skip, & Volume. In addition, use you'll be able to use your voice to control Google Home compatible smart home products like lights, cameras, thermostats, locks, and more. You can even use the Google Assistant to get weather updates, new reports, sports scores, calendar dates and more. The Google Assistant has the ability to recognize up to six different users. So when you ask the Google Assistant for help, it can distinguish your voice from your spouse or kids, and you'll be able to hear your own personal playlists, your own commute time, your own schedule and more.
- Music & Radio: Ask the Google Assistant to play your favorite music on Tidal, Spotify, Pandora, TuneIn, GooglePlay Music, iHeart Radio, and more. Plus, use your voice to control Play, Pause, Skip, & Volume. You can even tell the Google Assistant where you want to play and group your music in a Multiroom Audio setup.
- Smart Home Automation: The SoundForm Elite with Google Assistant lets you control devices around your home from Google Home compatible smart home automation partners - like Philips Hue, Samsung SmartThings, Belkin Wemo, Nest, Honeywell, and more. You can even create your own voice commands for the Google Assistant on your Apple iOS or Android device using IFTTT (If This, Then That).
- News, Weather & Sports: With the built-in Google Assistant, you can ask about top headlines, get the latest on a certain category of news (like world, weather, business, tech, etc.), or ask about a specific news item. With Google Assistant, you can even stay up-to-date on your favorite sports, teams, and games using just your voice.
- Manage Tasks & Plan Your Day: Ask the SoundForm Elite with Google Assistant about your day and hear the information you need without going online or opening your Google Calendar. Also, use voice commands to set alarms and timers for things you need to do.
- Get Answers: The SoundForm Elite's built-in Google Assistant helps you find answers for many of your daily questions through the Google search engine - including calculations, translations, unit conversions, nutrition, dictionary, finances, facts, and more.
- For additional security and privacy, the SoundForm Elite's microphones can be switched off.
- Click here for the Google Assistant support site.
Bluetooth Audio Streaming: Thanks to built-in Bluetooth 5.0 you are able to wirelessly streamed stored music, music apps, and other audio content on your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer to the SoundForm Elite speaker. You can control Play/Pause and Volume Up/Down from the speaker's top-panel. However, more advanced music navigation and song/artist/album information is still done from your Bluetooth source device (Google Assistant voice control is not supported for Blueototh).
- To enable Bluetooth audio streaming, you still need to setup the Belkin SoundForm Elite speaker on your WiFi network using the Google Home app.
- The Belkin SounForm Elite speaker does not support Bluetooth hands-free communication for making and answering phone calls.
Top-Panel Controls: Along the top-panel of the SoundForm Elite speaker are touch-sensitive controls that include Volume Up/Down, Play/Pause, Bluetooth Pairing, and Mic Mute.
Wireless Charging: The SoundForm Elite's thoughtfully designed charging cradle holds your smartphone securely, for fast, convenient wireless charging. Vibration-cancelling technology in the speaker ensures your device charges steadily without interruption. The integrated wireless charging cradle can deliver up to a 10-watt charge.
AC Power Adapter: The included AC power adapter (with 58" cord) plugs into the back of the Belkin SoundForm Elite speaker and into an AC wall outlet or surge protector (sold separately - see Accessories Tab).
Note: The Belkin SoundForm Elite speaker is not battery powered.