Start with the most obvious innovation – the integrated metal caribiner. That alone makes the Clip 3 a convenient companion, whether hanging from belt or bag. That, and the ultra-light weight – a half pound, even soaking wet – makes it travel friendly. Full-range 1.6-inch driver And you can indeed soak it without damage. The IPX7 rating means it’s fully waterproof, so you can even submerge it for as much as a half-hour. Not recommended – the water would muffle the music anyway – but it means you can take it poolside, beachfront or shipboard without concern. The built-in microphone includes noise- and echo-canceling technology for crisp, clear conversations.