Bang & Olufsen is updating its Beoplay E8 truly wireless headphones with a lightly updated model

Posted on Apr 15 2019 - 5:10pm by David Gregorio

Bang & Olufsen has updated its clearly wired-free Beoplay E8 earbuds with a brand new slightly unique model known as the Beoplay E8 2.0. This new edition of the twine-unfastened earbuds now include even much less wires…that is, there’s now a wi-fi charging option to cross alongside the charging case and the earbuds themselves. This offers purchasers “authentic wirelessness,” in keeping with the business enterprise, on top of longer normal run times via a better capacity charging case.

The unique Beoplay E8 earbuds are round a couple year old at this factor, making a slight refresh welcomed. The adjustments had been made in reaction to feedback from current E8 customers, according to Bang & Olufsen, which says the overall user revel in has acquired an improvement.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0 Truly Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds Features

As for the headphones, it’s now not completely clean what (if anything) Bang & Olufsen has carried out to exchange them, but the new charging strategies are top to have. USB-C, y’all! That ought to be worth the upgrade right there!

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To go with the new wireless charging case, Bang & Olufsen is also announcing a new wireless charging pad that’s designed in the company’s usual premium style from brushed aluminum and cowhide leather with support for up to 10W wireless fast charging.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0 Truly Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds Price

Sadly, those updates come at a price: the Beoplay E8 2.0 headphones are also getting a price increase from the already pricey $299 that the original model sold for up to a whopping $350. The E8 2.0 headphones will be available starting on February 14th at Bang & Olufsen’s site and the usual retailers.

Additionally, Bang & Olufsen will also sell the wireless charging case separately for $200, so owners of the existing E8s will be able to upgrade if they’d like. There’s no price announced yet for the charging pad, but given Bang & Olufsen’s usual pricing, it likely won’t be cheap. The separate accessories also won’t be out until sometime in April.

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