After releasing several smart devices last year, Baidu continues its forays into hardware industry by releasing a wireless music box to enrich its smart gadget lineup. The first batch of 20,000 sets is on sale at online retailer JD with a price tag of 99 yuan ($16.35) .

The music box is a heart shaped box similar to Apple’s mouse both in shape and size. Supporting wireless Internet protocols of Airplay, DLNA, Qplay, it can play the music stored on users’ smartphones and tablets, as well as the songs from various apps like Baidu Music, QQ Music, Douban FM, Xiami Music, among others.

Baidu music box is also a smart router that supports 802.11 b/g/n, PPPoE as well as stable and dynamic IP access technologies. The transmission speed is up to 300Mbps.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.