Danish audio company Bang & Olufsen is already well known for its chic, Scandi design – but now B&O has gone one step further, releasing some of of its headphones and speakers in a new color scheme inspired by “the subtle colors of the Scandinavian summer”.
The limited edition SS19 Collection includes headphones, speakers and accessories in what B&O say is “a new, ethereal color scheme that eases from the ground, through the forest and up into the pale blue sky”.
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The new colors include Clay, which is inspire by “dramatic seaside cliffs”, Pine, which is supposed to evoke the “crisp freshness” of the Scandinavian forest, and Sky, a light blue tone with “a cool sense of breezy summer afternoons”.
Luxury comes at a price
The products that have been given the spring makeover include the Beoplay E6 in-ear wireless headphones, which are engineered for sports with a splash and dust proof design. They're available to buy for $300 / £275, which works out at around AU$500. However, no official release date or pricing for the new range has been confirmed for Australia yet.
If you prefer a beefier sound, you might want to check out the Beoplay H9i wireless over-ear headphones, which provide up to 18 hours of playback and feature active noise-cancellation – potentially making them an ideal choice for commuters.
The H9is are an updated version of the Beoplay H9s, which impressed us with their battery life and luxurious design – although we weren't keen on the high price tag.
The H9is are similarly expensive at $499 (£450 / around AU$830).
Finally, we have the Beoplay A1, a puck-shaped portable Bluetooth speaker that B&O says can “pack a powerful punch way beyond its size.” The Beoplay A1 is available for $250 (£230 / around AU$420).
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