If you have just bought the iPhone 5 or iPad Mini, you’ll probably be short of accessories to utilize the new Lightning connector. Fret not, JBL has just released the JBL OnBeat Venue Lightning for music fans that also comes with the latest connector. The speaker dock is compatible with the iPhone 5, iPad Mini, iPad(4th generation), iPod touch(5th generation) and the iPod nano(7th generation).
JBL OnBeat Venue LT comes with 30 watts of amplifier power with four transducers(2 low-frequency and 2 high-frequency) to give you pretty decent and loud sound. The device supports Bluetooth which can be paired with up to eight devices for wireless audio streaming. It also has an auxiliary input to let you connect to other audio devices that does not have Bluetooth like an MP3 player, other smartphones or even laptop.
It also has a movie button that activates extra-wide sound that’s ideal for watching movies or videos. The dock not only acts as a sound system but can also charge your Apple Lightning-equipped devices. JBL OnBeat Venue Lightning is available for $199.95 and you can find out more from their website. iLounge has a hands-on review of the older model that comes with the 30-pin connector.