We’re thinking psychedelic frog with boggly eyes up on stalks, sort of winking with its left eye and with an LCD screen for a nose.

philips soundsphere face

The gap between the units is the mouth – the drive slot a self-consciously-styled beard. It could be a character from a DreamWorks animated movie about the music industry. It would talk with a French accent and make poor copies of Daft Punk records. Further backstory extrapolation available on request.

philips soundsphere face happy

Here’s one where it looks happier.