Beoplay HX – Review

Beoplay HX Test - Black Anthracite

The essentials elevated

Beoplay HX is created for the ultimate sound experience with long-lasting comfort and efficient active noise cancellation.

Beoplay HX is a further development of Bang & Olufsen’s best-selling headphones to date and offers improvements on all fronts with quality sound, digital ANC, strong battery capacity and a refined design with enhanced comfort as some of the highlights.

Beoplay HX is the largest evolution since the launch of the H9 series. All elements of the headphones have been redesigned and optimized for use and aesthetics. That is why we thought it was appropriate to give the product a completely new name.

Sound

Bang & Olufsen Signature Sound

Fine-tuned by industry-leading acoustic engineers, the Beoplay HX delivers excellent sound quality with two custom-designed 40mm speaker devices and Bluetooth 5.1 wireless connectivity. Plus, four dedicated microphones ensure impressive call quality through advanced beamforming technology wherever you’re on the phone. Bring the superb Bang & Olufsen sound on the journey.

Vi præsenterer Beoplay HX - Sand
Vi præsenterer Beoplay HX - Sand

Sound

Bang & Olufsen Signature Sound

Fine-tuned by industry-leading acoustic engineers, the Beoplay HX delivers excellent sound quality with two custom-designed 40mm speaker devices and Bluetooth 5.1 wireless connectivity. Plus, four dedicated microphones ensure impressive call quality through advanced beamforming technology wherever you’re on the phone. Bring the superb Bang & Olufsen sound on the journey.

Battery

Total 35 hours of playback time

Playtime reaches an impressive 35 hours of battery life. The battery improvement makes HX one of the best battery-performing ANC headphones on the market. Beoplay HX has market-leading battery life, so you can enjoy your favorite music on your journey – also the very long ones. The latest in wireless technology ensures that HX can deliver up to 35 hours of continuous playing time at normal listening levels with ANC on, and up to 40 hours without ANC. A full charge takes about 2 hours.

Comfort

A gentle embrace

Great sound does not rule out accomplished aesthetics. Made from quality materials, Beoplay HX headphones gently embrace the ear with their luxurious and perfect fit. The wireless headphones are designed for long-term use with over-ear earcups, soft top grain lambskin and malleable memory foam for a perfect experience.

Comfort

A gentle embrace

Great sound does not rule out accomplished aesthetics. Made from quality materials, Beoplay HX headphones gently embrace the ear with their luxurious and perfect fit. The wireless headphones are designed for long-term use with over-ear earcups, soft top grain lambskin and malleable memory foam for a perfect experience.

Operation

Intuitive Touch Interface

The touch interface is milled from a single piece of aluminum, and the markings on the surface make it easy to operate the headphones:
– Tap the center of the interface to answer incoming calls or play and pause the music
– Swipe back or forth to navigate your songs
– Circles to turn the volume up or down.
– And disconnect or reject a call with a long tap.

Portable

Supplied fabric case

To give you an even more luxurious experience, the Beoplay HX offers an included stylish fabric carrying case that will not only increase comfort and portability, but also the durability of your Beoplay HX. The fabric case makes it easier to carry and protect your headphones and accessories on the go.

Portable

Supplied fabric case

To give you an even more luxurious experience, the Beoplay HX offers an included stylish fabric carrying case that will not only increase comfort and portability, but also the durability of your Beoplay HX. The fabric case makes it easier to carry and protect your headphones and accessories on the go.

Design

Effortless luxury

The exclusive, carefully selected, high-quality materials make the Beoplay HX extremely comfortable to wear – even for longer time – and bring a sense of luxury to your everyday life. We’ve improved overall comfort, so you can wear your HX headphones for a longer time thanks to a light design and a redesigned headband. The fit has been improved to fit more heads.
All materials are authentic and carefully selected to give a pleasant feel when touching them, and to convey sheer elegance. The memory foam and soft leather on the ear cushions ensure passive sound reduction from your surroundings.

ADAPTIVE ANC

Adaptive Active Noise Cancellation

With Beoplay HX, you get your very own private space, anywhere. Adaptive Active Noise Cancellation adjusts according to the environment, ensuring you to fully immerse yourself in music, calls or total silence, while traveling, exploring or relaxing. In addition, a button on the left earcup allows to quickly and easily activate or disable the ANC. In the Bang & Olufsen App it is also possible to adjust the noise reduction according to your preferences. The ear cushions are designed to provide excellent passive noise reduction – so you can fully enjoy your favorite music or just enjoy peace and quiet on your journey.

ADAPTIVE ANC

Adaptive Active Noise Cancellation

With Beoplay HX, you get your very own private space, anywhere. Adaptive Active Noise Cancellation adjusts according to the environment, ensuring you to fully immerse yourself in music, calls or total silence, while traveling, exploring or relaxing. In addition, a button on the left earcup allows to quickly and easily activate or disable the ANC. In the Bang & Olufsen App it is also possible to adjust the noise reduction according to your preferences. The ear cushions are designed to provide excellent passive noise reduction – so you can fully enjoy your favorite music or just enjoy peace and quiet on your journey.

Read more about Beoplay HX

Beoplay HX costs 449€ and is available in Black Anthracite, Sand (available mid-April) and Timber (available early June).
HX can already be purchased or pre-ordered in our store or webshop: