Bang & Olufsen is introducing the BeoPlay H8 on-ear headphones, a product from its B&O PLAY brand. Users can control to the new headphones with an intuitive touch interface on the aluminum clad ear cup. By tapping and swiping, you can answer calls, control the volume, select a track or activate the noise cancellation.
Made of anodized aluminium, cowhide leather and smooth lambskin, the BeoPlay H8 comes it two flavors, Gray Hazel and Argilla Bright. From the photo it looks beautiful and I cannot wait to see it for real in a few hours, I will update this article with my photos and my first impressions.
The battery life is pretty impressive, from the information I have from the manufacturer, it looks like BeoPlay H8 last 14 hours of playtime on a single charge, which is great for long flights. Last but not least, all this beauty and performance is packaged in a very light body, at 255 gram it should be comfortable to wear for long periods of time.
BeoPlay H8 is available for EUR 499 / USD 499 / DKK 3699 at Bang & Olufsen stores, the B&O PLAY online store (www.beoplay.com) and third party retailers from January 2015.