Sensia is a revolutionary internet-connected digital audio system with Flow technology and a large colour touchscreen, giving you a unique way to enjoy internet radio content and podcasts, digital and FM radio stations, your own music collection via Wi-Fi, online apps like Facebook and Picasa, and unique broadcast material.
Using the touchscreen you can view and interact like never before: scrolling and spinning lists, tapping to select, sliding controls and swiping to change views. Sensia also features Pure Clearsound technology for impressive stereo sound, a handy RF remote control and an input for your iPod/MP3 player. There's also an alarm, countdown and sleep timers,and a headphone socket.
Add an optional rechargeable Pure ChargePAK and you can listen to internet content anywhere within range of your Wi-Fi network or to digital radio and FM when you?re further afield.
For extra information on Sensia including a 3D demo, screenshots, video review and more visit our dedicated Sensia microsite.
Radio: Digital (DAB/DAB+/DMB-Radio), FM and internet radio (Wi-Fi).
Wireless: 802.11b and 802.11g supported with WEP and WPA/WPA2 encryption.
Media streaming: Audio codecs supported include WMA (Standard V9), AAC, MP3, MP2, Real Audio (cook). Media streaming requires UPnP server or PC/MAC running UPnP server software (supplied upon registration to Pure Connect).
Speakers: Two full-range 3" drive units
Audio power output: 15 RMS per channel; 30W RMS total
Input connectors: 14.3V DC power adaptor socket (230/110V supplied). ChargePAK connector. 3.5mm Line-in for auxiliary devices. USB (mini-B type) for product upgrades.
Output connectors: 3.5mm headphone socket
Controls: 5.7" touchscreen display, standby button
Remote: Sensia RF remote control
Presets: 30 digital, 10 FM and unlimited internet radio favourites (maximum of 10 until user registration at www.thelounge.com).
Display: 5.7" Capacitive sensing, 64k colour, 640 x 480 pixel TFT display.
Mains power supply: 230/110V AC to 14.3V DC external power adapter.
ChargePAK: Optional ChargePAK E1 in-unit rechargeable battery pack.
Approvals Hereby, Pure, declares that Sensia VL-61294 is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. The declaration of conformity may be consulted at R&TTE DoC
Dimensions: 166mm high x 280mm wide x 180mm deep (stand dimensions not included).
Weight: 1.9kg (excludes ChargePAK E1).
Aerial: Captive telescopic aerial; internal Wi-Fi aerial.
Warranty: Comprehensive two year warranty.
T3 - September '12 4 star award
"Impressive sound from a small system, proving that micro doesn't have to mean compromise"Stuff - March '12 5 star Award
It looks great, and the clear audio and large colour touchscreen display give it an edge over every other audio streaming device we've tested.iPhone & iPad User - January '12 5 Star Award
PURE has redefined the radio with Sensia - <strong>Top 5 music gadgets in 2010</strong>T3.dk - March '11
Test Magazine - February '11 Testurteil - Gut 2.0
a solid performer that looks great and promises über functionality.What Hi Fi? Sound & Vision - February '11 What Hi-Fi? 4 Star Award
Un bel appareil à la pointe du multimédiaHi-Fi Video Home Cinema - November '10 70 products of the year
The Sensia takes what we expect a radio to do and turns it on its head. It was the first product to bring touch-screen interactivity to this most cherished medium.Hi-Fi Choice - October '10 Winner 2010 Best Innovation
More than just a simple radio, the Sensia won over the judges, thanks in part to its excellent PURE DAB reception.Hi-Fi Choice - October '10 Winner 2010 Best Radio Tuner
It looks great, and the clear audio and large colour touchscreen display give it an edge over every other audio streaming device we've tested.iPod & iPhone User - July '10 Star Buy
This is turbo-charged radio for the wired generation.GQ Australia - June '10
Das Pure Sensia überzeugte uns durch sein innovatives Design, die gute Bedienbarkeit und zahlreiche integrierte und im Internet vorgehaltene Funktionen am meisten. Als einziger Testkandidat kann der Gewinner unseres Vergleichs bequem per Touchscreen gesteuert werden.Digital Tested - June '10 Sehr Gut
Das Radio "Sensia" von Pure weiß im Test durchweg zu überzeugen. Neben dem leicht bedienbaren Touchscreen glänzt das Gerät durch eine exzellente Multiformat-Unterstützung. Die DAB+-Unterstützung macht das Radio zudem zukunftssicher.INFOSAT - May '10 Kauftipp
Sensia is much more than just PURE's most ambitious web radio to date, it's creating a whole new gadget category that fits somewhere between clock radio and computer and it's much more fun than eitherT3.com - May '10
The Sensia's responsive and intuitive touchscreen-led interface makes it a dream to navigate.BBC Music Magazine - April '10 BBC Music Magazine 5 Stars
Sensia rebondit dans tous les sens (Sensia stimulates all senses)Challenges - April '10 4 Star Award
Das Pure Sensia verbindet das Radio auf UKW, DAB und im Web mit Internetanwendungen in einer noch nie gesehenen Art und Weise. Die Zukunft des Radios, sie könnte tatsächlich so aussehen.reinHÖREN WLAN-Internetradio, April 2010 - April '10 4 Star Award
The PURE Sensia is a class act. It looks great, and the clear audio and large colour touchscreen display give it an edge over every other audio streaming device we've tested.iPod & iPhone User - March '10 iPod & iPhone User 5 stars and the Star Buy
hat sich gegenüber 2.000 anderen Bewerbungen durchgesetzt und die Jury durch seinen hohen Nutzwert, Innovationsgehalt und seine Mittelstandseignung überzeugtINNOVATIONSPREIS-IT 2010
Superbly packaged DAB/internet radio with 'game changing' touchscreen user interface. An important product.Hi-Fi World - March '10 5 Star Award
Certainly the smartest and cleverest table radio around and the 'media player' functions are great, adding wireless, computer-sourced music effortlessly.Hi-Fi Choice - March '10 4 out of 5 stars Best Buy Award
music sounds fast, crisp and balancedStuff - March '10 5 Star Award and Stuff Test Winner
… det er ubetinget en lækker detalje, at du kan se apps på din radio, og undertegnede må indrømme, at det bliver svært at vende tilbage til en statisk radio efter mødet med Sensia.T3 - February '10
Det er nyskabende og godt tænkt, og jeg tror ikke PURE Sensia bliver den sidste radio med touch-skærm, vi får at seGEAR - February '10
It is innovative and well thought through. - “Det er nyskabende og godt tænkt”GEAR - February '10 GEAR 5 Star Award - February 2010
Very cool, you've got everything you want... I'm loving itDave's Top Ten: CES 2010 Edition
It looks great and it sounds great too. The Sensia is to radio what the iPhone is to mobiles.MacUser - January '10 4 Star Award - January 2010
A built-in touchscreen transforms the Pure Sensia from a regular radio into a versatile, engaging, and fun audio streaming device. The radio of the future? It could well be...Best Network Entertainment Device 2010
Pas sic chère, et c'est bien la plus sexy et la plus complète des radios connectées'Stuff France - January '10 5 Star Award
thoughtful design and an upmarket interfaceStuff - January '10 4 Star & Hotbuy Awards - January 2010
Das Pure Sensia ist ein fantastisches RadioCNET.de - December '09 Exzellent 8,5
T3 Vainqueur (Winner)T3 France - December '09 4 Star Award and - January 2009
Exzellent8.5 out of 10 - December 2010
A stunning British gadget by a company at the peek of its powers.4 Star Award - December 2009
Without a doubt this is the most high-tech radio I have ever tested. Overall - a fun radio for technology fans and once you've experienced the superb screen, other radio displays just won't seem the same!Radio Listener's Guide - December '09 4 Star Award - 2010
4 Star Award - Throw your old radio out the window!Gadget Republic - December '09
...if music and radio chit-chat are a constant part of your daily routine, the Sensia is a treat that opens up plenty of new ways to listen and sounds good tooComputeractive - December '09 4 Star Award
Sensia - Best Product of the YearSmarthouse Awards 2009 - December '09 Best Product of the Year
Like no radio you've used before, the Sensia's touchscreen interface makes even tuning in more fun
...easily the most switched-on bedside radio that's ever graced Stuff's boudoirStuff.tv - December '09
It makes other radios look as up-to-the-minute as a top loading VCRWhat Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision - December '09 What Hi-Fi? 4 Star Award
Large touch screen interface makes navigation a breeze, entertaining apps, fantastic styling, great sound qualitymacworld.co.uk - December '09 Macworld Editors' Choice Award - 5 Stars
DIGITAL RADIO of the year: Pure SensiaSound+Image's Awards issue - December '09 DIGITAL RADIO of the year
Schicke Schale, sauberer SoundSFT - December '09 Sehr Gut 1,4
Sehr GutSFT - December '09 SEHR GUT 1,4
PURE's Clearsound provides impressive clarity and, with its touchable display and social networking, it's a new breed of radio.T3 Christmas issue - November '09 T3 Test Winner - Best for Versatility
Sensia takes radio into a new dimension.The Sunday Times - October '09
The Wi-Fi compatible DAB/DAB+ and FM radio device is the latest - and most impressive - manifestation of the UK company's 'connected radio' strategy or, to borrow Pure's own marketing tagline, it is "the radio for the Facebook generation
Pure promise Internet radio for the Facebook generation
If anyone knows how to make radios it's Pure.... It's one of the cleverest radios we've seen in a while. But the Sensia's party piece is its social networking skills.... On sale now, the Pure Sensia costs £250. We suggest you snap one up. You know it makes Sensia
Pure has launched a product today that it hopes will "do for radio what the iPhone did for mobile". That's the dream of the CEO of Pure's parent company, Hossain Yassiae of Imagination Technologies.”
Touch my radio: Pure brings new meaning to wireless
Pure goes space age with the retro-styled Sensia radio
But this is far from vintage tech - packing a 5.7-inch touchscreen interface for accessing internet, DAB and FM radio, as well as podcasts, listen again services and apps for accessing Twitter, Facebook and online photo galleries, all via the built-in Wi-Fi.
DAB and web radios are generally much of a muchness, but every so often something comes along with blows them all out of the water...
That's exactly what Pure has done today with the announcement of the 'Sensia' which it describes as bringing "radio to the Facebook generation". Translation: the world's first high resolution DAB and web radio with a large, colour touchscreen and gobsmacking finger friendly Linux-based user interface.
The new Pure Sensia is simply the best-looking radio in the world. It's also the smartest, grabbing DAB and FM broadcasts, as well as data from the web. It's also the first radio to run apps, letting owners tap into Twitter, Facebook and news sources
Is this the coolest, smartest DAB ever? Probably
Radio isn't just about listening anymore
There's a new radio star in town, and it goes by the name of Pure Sensia
Forget every internet radio you've ever seen. Pure just blew them away with the new Pure Sensia, the world's first real connected radio.
Watch our world exclusive video of Pure's Sensia DAB/internet radio
Pure's stunning new Sensia digital radio covers literally every single tech base it's possible to imagine, even in today's bonkers world of multi-tasking gadgetry.
Pure has launched - with the help of Absolute Radio's Christian O'Connell - its most radical product ever, the Pure Sensia: a lifestyle, touchscreen DAB and internet radio that also has social networking skills.
If it lives up to its promise, the Sensia could be the radio to rock the DAB world
Pure is the prince of DAB radio and its got a right royal triumph on its hands with the Pure Sensia.
Add a ChargePAK E1 rechargeable battery pack and listen to your Pure radio wherever you go. ChargePAKs are much more economical than regular batteries and significantly kinder to the environment, reducing the quantity of batteries that end up in landfill sites.
ChargePAK E1 features include:
Specification: lithium-ion 3.7V 8800mAh.
Keep your Sensia as good as new for years to come with this twin pack of super-thin, made-to-measure screen protectors. Designed to combat the small scratches and dust encountered in day-to-day use, the protectors are supplied with a super-soft cleaning cloth and guided applicator for easy, bubble-free application. Extremely durable and long-lasting, they're also easy to remove and residue free.
Ethernet cable (RJ45) required
Mains powered radio operation only