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B&O PLAY BEOPLAY E8: Wireless, Splashless and Dustless

B&O PLAY has launched its first truly wireless earphones, Beoplay E8

For the splash and dust resistant Beoplay E8 you can, “…take the earphones out of the premium leather charging case, tap on the aluminium encircled touch interface and you are set up to listen to music, switch between tracks, take calls and activate Transparency Mode and voice commands,” said the company.

With everything controlled by the touch interface on the earphones, you don’t have to take your smartphone out of your pocket.

Two additional charges on the move 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 charging case. The case sports a braided fabric strap. 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.

Each earpiece has a 5.7mm dynamic speaker, a small electromagnetic transducer, NFMI technology and a Bluetooth 4.2 chip with Digital Sound Processing.

Beoplay E8 comes with an audio-transparency feature called Transparency Mode, which lets you decide just how much real-world sound you want to hear. Chose between three levels of audio pass-through in Beoplay App and activate Transparency Mode by tapping once on the left earpiece.

You can fine tune your listening experience by using Beoplay App for Android, iPhone and Apple Watch to control Beoplay E8,

As part of the ToneTouch feature, Bang & Olufsen sound engineers have created a variety of sound profiles specifically for Beoplay E8 to match the sound to different types of activities such as working out, commuting or listening to podcasts. These are available as presets.

Connecting Beoplay E8 to Beoplay App, users also receive software updates over the air.

Beoplay E8 comes complete with a leather charging case, five ear tips and charging cable in Black and Charcoal Sand and retails for £259.

Separate Beoplay E8 left and right earphones retails for £119.

Click www.beoplay.com for more information

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