Bang & Olufsen’s Beoplay EQ are the Danish audio brand’s first pair of noise-canceling true wireless earphones. Two microphones on each earbud handle noise cancellation duties close by an extra mic for making calls, for a total of six across the two earbuds. They’re releasing around the world on August 19th in black and gold.
At $399 (£359/€399), the Beoplay EQ are around $50 more costly than B&O’s non-noise-canceling Beoplay E8 earbuds were at launch. They don’t feature the third-generation E8’s formidable battery life, which tops out at 35 hours of total charge from the earbuds and case consolidated. All things considered, the Beoplay EQ can run for around 20 hours when utilized with the charging case. Battery life from the earbuds themselves is about something very similar, notwithstanding, at around six and a half hours with ANC on, or seven and a half with it off. Charging is dealt with over USB-C or Qi remote charging.
Balancing the specs, the Beoplay EQ support Qualcomm’s AptX versatile norm, which can make different changes in accordance with improve your remote sound contingent upon your current circumstance or the substance you’re paying attention to. The earbuds likewise support the AAC and SBC codecs, and there’s an IP54 rating for residue and water opposition.
Like the entirety of Bang and Olufsen’s gadgets, the Beoplay EQ aren’t by and large modest. They’re $150 more costly than Apple’s AirPods Pro and around $120 more than Sony’s WF-1000XM4 — our present pick for the best noise-canceling earbuds accessible. Be that as it may, what else did you anticipate from an organization whose Xbox headset costs probably however much the console with which it’s intended to be utilized.