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Bang & Olufsen's BeoLab 50 speakers are £20,000 of Danish audio heaven

Bang & Olufsen's BeoLab 50 speakers are £20,000 of Danish audio heaven

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Danish speaker manufacturer Bang & Olufsen has announced the BeoLab 50 floorstanding speakers, that borrow technology from the company's flagship BeoLab 90. The latter being produced for the company's 90th birthday. The BeoLab 50 was also developed to... >>

B&O Play BeoPlay E4 noise-cancelling in-ears promise uninterrupted Scandi sound

B&O Play BeoPlay E4 noise-cancelling in-ears promise uninterrupted Scandi sound

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Bang & Olufsen's lifestyle arm B&O Play has unveiled its latest pair of in-ear headphones, the BeoPlay E4. The E4 are the successor to the H3 in-ear headphones and so retain their active noise cancellation status, which this time round is vastly improved.... >>

Bang & Olufsen's new product is... beer!

Bang & Olufsen's new product is... beer!

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Bang & Olufsen, through its B&O Play brand, has taken an odd swerve with its latest product. It has produced its own beer.Beobrew IPA has been crafted in partnership with Danish microbrewery Mikkeller and is unique in that a Beoplay A1 speaker is used... >>

B&O Play BeoPlay P2 is a palm-sized wireless speaker you control with your hands

B&O Play BeoPlay P2 is a palm-sized wireless speaker you control with your hands

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B&O Play, Bang & Olufsen's lifestyle arm, has released a new portable wireless speaker. Called the BeoPlay P2, it's the company's smallest wireless speaker to date and comes with some intuitive controls to replace physical buttons. Which B&O Play speaker... >>

Best speakers 2017: Best wireless and Bluetooth speakers for your tunes

Best speakers 2017: Best wireless and Bluetooth speakers for your tunes

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Speakers come in all sorts of different shapes and sizes, from larger options that have the power to fill your whole living room and then some, to smaller, portable ones that are great for taking to picnics or moving from room-to-room.Finding the right... >>

Which B&O Play speaker is right for you?

Which B&O Play speaker is right for you?

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B&O Play, Bang & Olufsen's lifestyle subsidiary, makes some of the best looking and best sounding Bluetooth speakers on the market. There are a couple of ranges within B&O Play's lineup: BeoPlay and BeoLit, with the BeoLit name dating back to 1939 - you... >>

Bang & Olufsen Beosound Shape is a wall of sound that you'll definitely want

Bang & Olufsen Beosound Shape is a wall of sound that you'll definitely want

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Danish speaker brand Bang and Olufsen is no stranger when it comes to marrying high quality audio and innovation, and its latest product has a great case to be considered the perfect partnership. Bang and Olufsen at 92: A closer look at how the luxury... >>

Bang and Olufsen at 92: A closer look at how the luxury brand found its success

Bang and Olufsen at 92: A closer look at how the luxury brand found its success

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If someone were to ask you to name some high-end speaker brands, chances are Bang & Olufsen would feature somewhere in that list. The Danish audio firm has become synonymous with luxury audio products that may cost a fair few quid, but deliver something... >>

B&O Play's Beolit 17 offers big, beefy sound in a delightfully Danish body

B&O Play's Beolit 17 offers big, beefy sound in a delightfully Danish body

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Bang & Olufsen's lifestyle arm B&O Play has announced the Beolit 17, the latest addition to its range of Beolit speakers first launched in 1939, but currently just comprising the Beolit 15. Bang & Olufsen Beolit 15 review: Portable picnic party This new... >>

B&O Play wireless Beoplay H4 headphones come with Apple Watch control

B&O Play wireless Beoplay H4 headphones come with Apple Watch control

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B&O Play, Bang & Olufsen's full and funky consumer brand, has launched a wireless pair of Beoplay H4 headphones.They have been "designed from the ground up" using lambskin, braided textile and aluminium and are now available from the Beoplay online... >>

Best of CES 2017 - Speakers: B&O, LG, and more

Best of CES 2017 - Speakers: B&O, LG, and more

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Speakers always get a good shout-out at CES and this year was no different. Multi-room is still a rapidly growing market and Dolby Atmos surround sound is now trickling down into more affordable soundbars. Here are some of the best we've seen from the... >>

B&O Play H9 headphones will deliver smooth, Scandinavian sound wirelessly and with ANC

B&O Play H9 headphones will deliver smooth, Scandinavian sound wirelessly and with ANC

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Purveyor of fine Scandinavian audio products B&O Play has just released its new flagship pair of headphones, the Beoplay H9. They’re a wireless on-ear design, available in black and argilla grey finishes, so they’ll keep you looking good no matter... >>

New Bang & Olufsen Cool Modern Collection is bold as brass, see the stunning new look here

New Bang & Olufsen Cool Modern Collection is bold as brass, see the stunning new look here

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Bang & Olufsen has announced a new design theme for its entire high-end range of products, based on the Art Deco movement of the 1920s.Its Cool Modern Collection adds a touch of brass-toned class to its range, with speakers, its latest TV and music systems... >>

B&O Play A2 Active is the A2 on steroids

B&O Play A2 Active is the A2 on steroids

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B&O Play has just unveiled the BeoPlay A2 Active wireless speaker, a new, more rugged version of the premium A2. The new model has undergone more cosmetic changes than anything else but can now defend against dust, as well as the occasional splash of... >>

B&O BeoPlay H7 review: Not at the top of its game
3.5 stars

B&O BeoPlay H7 review: Not at the top of its game

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Headphones have been passing through the office in abundance of late, so when the Bang & Olufsen H8 over-ear cans arrived we were expecting something special. The Danish company’s top-end H8 cans are some of the best we’ve heard, but can the step-down... >>

Ford will offer a B&O Play in-car sound system in 2017

Ford will offer a B&O Play in-car sound system in 2017

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Ford will be upping its in-car audio game as of next year thanks to a collaboration with Harman and B&O Play.The car manufacturer has said there will be a global roll out of a new sound system, which will take on different forms in different cars. The... >>

B&O BeoSound 1 and 2 speakers look to Daleks for inspiration

B&O BeoSound 1 and 2 speakers look to Daleks for inspiration

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Bang & Olufsen has announced two new speaker systems at at the IFA trade show in Berlin, Germany this week, bringing with them a striking cone design for those wanting something more than just a box.The aluminium cone design means that the two speakers... >>

B&O BeoPlay A1 by Bang & Olufsen review: Bluetooth speaker bliss
5.0 stars

B&O BeoPlay A1 by Bang & Olufsen review: Bluetooth speaker bliss

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It's not often a Bluetooth speaker has its designer's name tucked away within its specification. But then the BeoPlay A1, by Bang & Olufsen, is no ordinary Bluetooth speaker; it's exemplary for the kind of sound quality that can be achieved at this small... >>

Bang & Olufsen embraces 4K Ultra HD and Android TV with BeoVision 14

Bang & Olufsen embraces 4K Ultra HD and Android TV with BeoVision 14

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It has been a couple of years since Bang & Olufsen unveiled a new television, the stunning BeoVision Avant. And it's been even longer since it released the BeoVision 11.However, a spiritual successor to the latter is now available in the form of the BeoVision... >>

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H5 earphones show that wireless and class can go together

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H5 earphones show that wireless and class can go together

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B&O Play, the offshoot brand from Bang & Olufsen, is continuing its release of wireless headphones with the Beoplay H5, the company's first in-ears to cut the cord.The earphones are tethered by a single cable, that keeps them together, but Bluetooth 4.2... >>

Bang & Olufsen embraces Google Cast, you can now Cast music to your B&O systems

Bang & Olufsen embraces Google Cast, you can now Cast music to your B&O systems

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Over the years, high-end audio brand Bang & Olufsen has been making strides to standardise its systems, with many of them now able to stream music through Apple Airplay, DLNA, Bluetooth and its own Beolink Multiroom technology.Now you can add Google Cast... >>

B&O Beoplay A1 Bluetooth stylish speaker lasts a whopping 24-hours

B&O Beoplay A1 Bluetooth stylish speaker lasts a whopping 24-hours

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B&O Play has gone back to the drawing board to create a small speaker that's portable but doesn't compromise on sound or power, the result is the Beoplay A1.The Beoplay A1 is co-created by designer Cecille Manz meaning it's not only functional but attractive... >>

Multi-room audio: What is it and what are your options?

Multi-room audio: What is it and what are your options?

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Multi-room audio is one of those buzzwords that's been kicking about for a couple of years. It's a word that ultimately refers to what you might expect - audio in multiple rooms - but don't be fooled into thinking that's all there is to it.The simple... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 35 preview: Pentagonal powerhouse

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 35 preview: Pentagonal powerhouse

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Danish audio maker Bang & Olufsen is known for its high-end materials and finish in its products. That's something the BeoSound 35 soundbar-esque multi-room music system strives to achieve, but with a somewhat harsher-looking pentagonal form than the... >>

Bang & Olufsen Beolit 15 review: Portable picnic party
4.0 stars

Bang & Olufsen Beolit 15 review: Portable picnic party

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Bang & Olufsen is well known for making top notch speakers with quirky design features. In the Beloit 15 it's as though B&O has taken the concept of a picnic hamper and crammed a bunch of drivers into it for large scale on-the-go sound.It's not a boombox... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H7 wireless headphones cut the wires but not the class

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H7 wireless headphones cut the wires but not the class

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Bang & Olufsen has added a second pair of wireless headphones to its rapidly expanding B&O Play audio range.The BeoPlay H7 over-ear headphones are wire-free, with one of the aluminium encased ear cups offering touch controls. They even respond to gestures... >>

B&O's latest wireless speaker is the curvy BeoPlay A6, and it costs £799

B&O's latest wireless speaker is the curvy BeoPlay A6, and it costs £799

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Bang & Olufsen has yet another fancy, wireless speaker to sell you.It's called BeoPlay A6, and it's really cool looking. It's also really expensive. The speaker, which has a curved shape, was designed in collaboration with Danish studio Kvadrat, a manufacturer... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoLink Multiroom turns B&O products into a super sound system

Bang & Olufsen BeoLink Multiroom turns B&O products into a super sound system

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Bang & Olufsen has announced its new BeoLink Multiroom offering which aims to connect its products, for music that follows a user round the home.The idea behind the BeoLink Multiroom is to turn older B&O products into a modern audio solution akin to Sonos'... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H8 review: Bang & Oh... the price
4.0 stars

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H8 review: Bang & Oh... the price

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In the hunt for a decent pair of headphones it's logical to select a well-known brand such as Bang & Olufsen. The Danish high-end audio manufacturer's most recent noise-cancelling on-ear headphones, the BeoPlay H8, certainly look the part, but with a... >>

Harman is buying Bang & Olufsen's car audio unit for £106M

Harman is buying Bang & Olufsen's car audio unit for £106M

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Harman is gobbling up one of Bang & Olufsen's main businesses.The audio and electronic systems company has announced it will buy the Bang & Olufsen automotive unit for about €145 million (converts to £106 million). Bang & Olufsen, which is known for... >>

Bang & Olufsen teams up with HP to take on Apple and Beats

Bang & Olufsen teams up with HP to take on Apple and Beats

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Bang & Olufsen and HP have announced a partnership that will see the high end audio manufacturer and PC maker team-up to take on the Apple and Beats group.HP laptops used to have Beats branding and tuning until Beats moved to Apple.So what does this partnership... >>

Audi R8 2015 to come with Bang & Olufsen 13-speaker surround sound system

Audi R8 2015 to come with Bang & Olufsen 13-speaker surround sound system

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Bang & Olufsen has created a sound system tailored to work perfectly in the new 2015 Audi R8. It can even cancel the vehicle noise for a more immersive audio experience.The Bang & Olufsen sound system was unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show... >>

New BMW 6 Series now comes loaded with B&O's 16-channel surround sound system

New BMW 6 Series now comes loaded with B&O's 16-channel surround sound system

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Bang & Olufsen has previously teamed up with Audi and Aston Martin, but now the company is revealing the "most successful model" to come from its long partnership with BMW.B&O and BMW have introduced a new BMW 6 Series model, equipped with B&O’s high-end... >>

Seven-seater Audi Q7 only car to come with Bang & Olufsen 3D Advanced Sound System

Seven-seater Audi Q7 only car to come with Bang & Olufsen 3D Advanced Sound System

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Bang & Olufsen and Audi have teamed to include the home entertainment company's "most revolutionary collaborative sound system to date".The Audi Q7, unveiled at the North American Motor Show in Detroit, features a Bang & Olufsen 3D Advanced Sound System.... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Moment wireless music system is fronted by touch-sensitive wood interface

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Moment wireless music system is fronted by touch-sensitive wood interface

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Bang & Olufsen, the high-end audio manufacturer, isn't a company to do things by half measures. Using the Consumer Electronics Show 2015 as its platform, the Danish company has unveiled its latest wireless music system: the BeoSound Moment.Described as... >>

Bang & Olufsen follows up 55-inch 4K BeoVision Avant UHD TV with 85-inch behemoth

Bang & Olufsen follows up 55-inch 4K BeoVision Avant UHD TV with 85-inch behemoth

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Bang & Olufsen has announced an 85-inch version of its first 4K Ultra High Definition TV, the BeoVision Avant.Seen by Pocket-lint in May, the 55-incher stood out from its peers by having a rotating stand or wall-mount function and built-in soundbar. It... >>

Vertu announces headphones and wireless speaker, that Bang & Olufsen helped to build

Vertu announces headphones and wireless speaker, that Bang & Olufsen helped to build

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Vertu, known for high-end luxury smartphones, is branching out into audio with its first headphones and wireless speaker. The range was created in collaboration with Bang & Olufsen.The V Headphones, or HP-1V, were tuned and tested with Bang & Olufsen.... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay S8 is a wireless music streaming system and soundbar replacement

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay S8 is a wireless music streaming system and soundbar replacement

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Bang & Olufsen, purveyor of premium home entertainment kit, has announced a gorgeous new 2.1 speaker system called BeoPlay S8.The B&O BeoPlay S8 is clearly aimed at those that like minimalism but also want high quality sound. Primarily this made for music... >>

Bang & Olufsen limited-edition Graphite Blush BeoPlay H6 headphones look fantastic, we have a listen

Bang & Olufsen limited-edition Graphite Blush BeoPlay H6 headphones look fantastic, we have a listen

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Bang & Olufsen has announced it is expanding its BeoPlay H6 headphones range with three new limited edition models designed especially for the autumn/winter season.The headphones have been released in a number of special editions in the past, including... >>

Bang & Olufsen expands wireless speaker range with floorstanding BeoLab 20

Bang & Olufsen expands wireless speaker range with floorstanding BeoLab 20

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Bang & Olufsen has followed its launch of the BeoVision Avant 4K UHD TV with a wireless floorstanding speaker to match.The BeoLab 20 speaker features the same B&O Immaculate Wireless Sound technology as other speakers in the company's range, as well as... >>

Bang & Olufsen enters the 4K age with BeoVision Avant UHD TV... and it moves

Bang & Olufsen enters the 4K age with BeoVision Avant UHD TV... and it moves

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Bang & Olufsen has launched its first 4K UHD TV and in typical B&O style it has given it a sense of the dramatic to set it apart from rivals.The 55-inch BeoVision Avant has an ultra high definition LED panel and an impressive specification and feature... >>

Hands-on: Bang & Olufsen BeoVision Avant 4K UHD TV review

Hands-on: Bang & Olufsen BeoVision Avant 4K UHD TV review

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Bang & Olufsen undoubtedly has a reputation for beautifully designed consumer electronics, but is sometimes criticised for favouring aesthetics over technical prowess, most often when it comes to the brand's TVs.The BeoVision Avant however bucks that... >>

Opera SDK to power Bang & Olufsen's smart TV platform

Opera SDK to power Bang & Olufsen's smart TV platform

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Bang & Olufsen has taken a leap forward with its smart TVs by adding the Opera Devices Software Development Kit.The Opera software will appear in BeoPlay V1 and BeoVision 11 TVs. This will mean smart apps that are ready for HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, SVG... >>

Bang & Olufsen unveils BeoPlay H3 Golden Edition in-ears

Bang & Olufsen unveils BeoPlay H3 Golden Edition in-ears

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At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas everything seems to sparkle. Including Bang & Olufsen’s latest gold-finish BeoPlay H3 in-ear headphones. Very tasty.Being the design brand it’s known to be, the B&O BeoPlay H3 was designed by Jakob Wagner,... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Essence: Hands-on with the one-touch, wall-mounted control music system

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Essence: Hands-on with the one-touch, wall-mounted control music system

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Bang & Olufsen is known for its high-end audio products and its bold, showy designs. The BeoSound Essence music system focuses instead on simplicity - the small wall-mounted aluminium controller and a separate box combine for a subtle, almost hidden concept... >>

Spotify comes to Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay and BeoVision

Spotify comes to Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay and BeoVision

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Bang & Olufsen has announced that Spotify will be integrated into all its TV launched from today. Owners of current models will also be able to access the software upgrade for free.All new TVs from B&O Play and Bang & Olufsen will come with Spotify integrated... >>

Bang & Olufsen introduces special-edition green BeoPlay H6 headphones

Bang & Olufsen introduces special-edition green BeoPlay H6 headphones

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Bang & Olufsen has added a new special-edition colour scheme to its BeoPlay H6 headphone range. Previously available in "natural" (silver and cream) and black colours, the cans now also come in fetching agave green.According to the company, the fashion... >>

Bang & Olufsen announces Immaculate Wireless Sound, 24-bit uncompressed audio with no cables

Bang & Olufsen announces Immaculate Wireless Sound, 24-bit uncompressed audio with no cables

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Bang & Olufsen has lifted the lid on its new speaker technology that it claims is the first to be robust enough to send audiophile-quality uncompressed sound wirelessly.Called Immaculate Wireless Sound, the platform will be adopted by the Danish company for... >>

Spotify Connect takes on AirPlay, dozens of speakers to support new streaming option

Spotify Connect takes on AirPlay, dozens of speakers to support new streaming option

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Spotify is to take on Sonos and Apple's AirPlay offering with a new feature it is rolling out in the coming weeks. Called Spotify Connect, a new button within the company's iPhone and iPad apps (an Android version is coming very quickly soon after) will... >>