Brown is the new black – Or rather, black (even white) is the new Braun LE01, the famous company's new flagship smart speaker bowing in November. A landscape ⇔ portrait mode EQ switch allows either placement and there's Google Assistant hands-free control, privacy mode to disconnect the four built-in microphones, an in-app bass and treble control, 24/96 WiFi streaming, multi-room, Apple AirPlay and Chromecast. Inside the aluminium enclosure with laser-cut aluminium grill sit 2 x 5.25" aluminium neodymium-powered woofers, 3 x 2.5" active flat-membrane BMR units and two passive oval radiators. Three class D power modules are steered by 32-bit DSP for claimend 62-21'500Hz response -6dB.