Bang & Olufsen Beosound Explore, nomadic Bluetooth speaker in type II anodized aluminum

Bang & Olufsen presents its latest Bluetooth speaker designed for outdoors, even in the harshest conditions.

The Beosound Explore portable speaker from Bang & Olufsen is compact and lightweight (631 g), designed to be taken anywhere, especially in nature.

Speak to Christoffer Poulsen, Senior VP and Head of Product Management at Bang & Olufsen

“Beosound Explore is designed to be our most rugged speaker, capable of withstanding the elements outdoors,” explains Christoffer Poulsen, Senior Vice President and Head of Product Management at Bang & Olufsen. Dust and waterproof, the speaker is encapsulated in a scratch-resistant Type II anodized aluminum shell. The exceptional sound quality compared to the size of the speaker makes Beosound Explore the ideal companion for all your adventures. ”

Scratch resistant with Type II anodized aluminum

This is the first enclosure on the market made from Type II anodized aluminum, the process of creating a film of aluminum oxide on the surface of the metal to make it more resistant to scratches. It is also practical, equipped with an aluminum carabiner for easy hanging, as well as a suspension strap.

IP67 certified, it resists water and dust and offers up to 27 hours of autonomy (2400 mAh battery). On the sound side, it is equipped with two 1.8 '' (4.57 cm) wideband speakers and two Class D amplifiers delivering 30 W each. Finally, there is an omnidirectional True360 sound so that everyone can enjoy it and the possibility of configuring a real stereo system by combining two Beosound Explore speakers.

Available in Black Anthracite and Green at the indicative price of 199 euros. Gray Mist colorway planned for summer 2021.

Reminder of the key features of the Bang & Olufsen Beosound Explore:

• Type: 1.0

• HP Wideband: 2 x 45.7 mm

• Power: 60 W (2 x 30 W)

• Bandwidth: 56-22,700 Hz

• Connectivity: 1 USB-C port for charging

• Certification (s): IP67

• Compatibility (s ) Bluetooth 5.2 (SBC)

• Dimensions (W x D x H): 81 x 124 x 81 mm

• Weight: 0.631 kg without carabiner, 0.637 kg with carabiner

• Consumption: 6 , 2 W (0.19 W in standby)