Pl8ty – Portable Bluetooth speaker in the shape of a walkman

Pl8ty is a Bluetooth speaker where the smartphone can be inserted like a cassette.


The speaker offers clear and loud 85db sound, 2.1 stereo, a 3200mAh battery that can also be used as a power bank and Bluetooth 5.0.

It plays music in the frequency range 80Hz – 20kHz and offers USB-C, a 3.5mm headphone jack and microphone output.

With the help of real, haptic buttons all important functions can be operated (start/stop, louder, quieter, etc.), just like on an “original” walkman.

Availability and Price

Pl8ty is currently still in the financing phase on Kickstarter where it can be pre-ordered for 93CHF. (as of 10/19/2020)

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