Bang & Olufsen just released second generation true wireless earphones called Beoplay E8 2.0. The $350 headphone set includes a premium leather charging USB-C case that adds wireless charging compatibility. With three full re-charges possible, total playing time is improved from 12 hours to 16 hours.
Just like the original Beoplay E8, the new earphones come tuned by Bang & Olufsen’s acclaimed 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 (Near Field Magnetic Induction) and a Bluetooth 4.2 chip with Digital Sound Processing that allows for dynamic sound tuning and sound without interruption. Users will also be able to tune the sound themselves in the Bang & Olufsen app for Android and iPhone. Lastly, intuitive touch controls on the earphones provide total control over music, calls and voice commands.
As the original Beoplay E8 earphones fit perfectly into the new wireless charging case, Bang & Olufsen will make it possible for existing owners of Beoplay E8 to enjoy the benefits of wireless charging. The charging case will be sold separately, and you will also be able to buy separate left and right earphones.
Pricing and Availability
Beoplay E8 2.0 comes complete with a premium leather wireless charging case, five ear tips, and UBS-C charging cable for $350. The earphones are launched in Black, Indigo Blue, Natural and Limestone — all on February 14, 2019.
The Wireless Charging Pad (not included) is due out April 2019, but no word on pricing just yet.