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B&O PLAY LAUNCHES NEW ADDITION TO WIRELESS RANGE WITH STYLISH BEOPLAY H7 HEADPHONES

Press Release   •  Oct 15, 2015 09:00 BST

B&O PLAY today announced the launch of the BeoPlay H7 headphones, the latest addition to its popular headphones collection.

With wireless features, 20 hours of battery life and an intuitive aluminium one-touch interface, the BeoPlay H7 headphones combine the comfort of the iconic BeoPlay H6 over-ear headphones with the wireless technology of the critically acclaimed BeoPlay H8 headphones.

The BeoPlay H7 headphones provide unparalleled freedom and mobility, making them perfectly suited to modern urban living.

“The BeoPlay H7 headphones are targeted at both music lovers on the search for headphones with great sound quality and consumers who are interested in style and fashion. The headphones are uncompromisingly innovative and provide enough freedom in the design to allow music to be listened to on the go.” says Henrik Taudorf Lorensen, Vice President B&O PLAY.

“Every component of the BeoPlay H7 is carefully considered in terms of function, materials and detailing. The luxurious materials and high end sound quality are combined in perfect synergy to form an unbeatable listening experience”,” explains designer Jakob Wagner.

  • Impeccable wireless sound

The BeoPlay H7 delivers the acclaimed Bang & Olufsen Signature Sound, that stays true to the source material whether it’s used wirelessly or corded, and superior passive noise cancellation due to the over-ear cups with memory foam and soft lambskin.

  • Rechargeable and replaceable battery

The BeoPlay H7 features efficient battery technology with up to 20 hours of wireless playtime and if you forget to turn it off, the intelligent battery-saving function will automatically kick in after 15 minutes.

  • Intuitive aluminium touch interface

With simple gestures on the touch sensitive aluminium ear cup, you will be able to control your music and answer calls even when wearing gloves.

  • Aging with beauty

From the anodised aluminium interface to the soft lambskin of the ear cushions, BeoPlay H7 is all about comfort and travelling in style. The materials age with beauty - the more you use it, the more it more personality it gets.

For a full introduction of BeoPlay H7, please visit: www.beoplay.com/H7

AVAILABILITY:

  • BeoPlay H7 is priced at EUR 449 / USD 449 / GBP 329 / DKK 3299
  • BeoPlay H7 will be available in the following two colours: Black and Natural
  • Available at Bang & Olufsen stores, www.beoplay.com and selected design and department stores from October 15th, 2015.

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INFORMATION AND CONTACT:

For further press-, test-, tech- or design inquiries, please contact:

Creation

Email: B&OPlay@creation.ioc

Phone: +4420 7067 0531

BASIC SPECIFICATIONS Headphone type

Over-ear

Dimensions (W X H X D)

W 197 mm x H 225 mm x D 40 mm

Weight

280 g

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Driver

40 mm

Driver type

Electro-dynamic

Impedance

20 Ohm

Frequency range

20 – 22,000 Hz

Sensitivity

102 db/mW @ 1KHz

Microphone

One electret type, Omni-Directional

Battery

Replaceable and rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery

Capacity 770 mAh

Up to 20 hours playtime with Bluetooth

Charging time: approximately 2.5 hours

CONNECTIVITY
Wireless Connectivity

Bluetooth 4.1

Supports aptX and AAC codecs

Corded Connectivity

Via audio cable with 3.5 mm mini-jack

Connections

1.2 m audio cable with 3.5 mmmini-jack as alternative towireless connectivity

USB to Micro USB cable for charging

On-device Controls

One slide button for Bluetooth pairing (on/off)

Aluminum touch interface on right ear cup for controlling your music and phone calls (Play/ Pause/Take call), Volume (Up/Down), Track (Next/Previous)

DESIGN

Designer

Jakob Wagner

Firmly grounded in decades of design excellence, craftsmanship and product innovation from Bang & Olufsen, B&O PLAY interprets the same values for a new type of contemporary products aimed at design-conscious people with an active lifestyle. The B&O PLAY portfolio is made up of sound systems and stand-alone, portable products – they are all intuitive to use and easy to integrate into your daily life – whether it is at home or on the move.

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