B&O PLAY expanded its earphone portfolio, with the brand’s first truly wireless earphones, Beoplay E8 which is still one of the best devices that offers seamless listening experience while exuding simplicity and style on the move and a design in premium materials that remain at the heart of the Bang & Olufsen heritage. Beoplay E8 is the perfect companion for everyone, who won’t trade in sound and design for true wireless freedom. It is designed to sit beautifully in your ear as a discreet and stylish technology statement and comes with a sound that is full-bodied and precise in its soundstage.
The splash and dust resistant Beoplay E8 is designed for an effortless listening experience on the move. Simply take the earphones out of the premium leather charging case, tap on the aluminum encircled touch interface and you are set up to listen to music, switch between tracks, take calls, and activate Transparency Mode and voice commands. With everything controlled by the intuitive touch interface on the earphones, you don’t have to take your smartphone out of your pocket.
Beoplay E8 delivers up to four hours of music on one charge, for two additional charges on the move simply snap the earpieces into the pocket-friendly charging case. The sleek case sports a braided fabric strap adding another layer of tactility and making it easier to find in your bag. As Beoplay E8 has small magnets built into each earphone, clicking them into the charging case will automatically power down the earphones and start to charge them, so they are ready for your next move.
Beoplay E8 comes tuned by acclaimed Bang & Olufsen sound engineers for a rich, full-bodied and precise soundstage that will leave your ears wanting more. Each earpiece has a 5.7mm dynamic speaker, a small electromagnetic transducer, NFMI technology and a Bluetooth 4.2 chip with Digital Sound Processing that allows for dynamic sound tuning and sound without interruption. You can fine tune your listening experience by using Beoplay App for Android, iPhone and Apple Watch to control Beoplay E8.
Beoplay E8 also features an audio-transparency feature called Transparency Mode, which lets you decide just how much real-world sound you want to hear. Simply chose between three levels of audio pass-through in Beoplay App and activate Transparency Mode by tapping once on the left earpiece. Transparency Mode lets you remain connected to colleagues in the office space while listening to music or to be attentive to your surroundings when walking in traffic. Beoplay E8 pack includes a premium leather charging case, five ear tips and charging cable in Black and Charcoal Sand and retails for US$ 299. Both colors are available online, at Bang & Olufsen stores and third party retailers.