Bang and Olufsen, popular for its audio products has introduced a new Beoplay H5 wireless earphones. It uses Bluetooth 4.2 to connect to devices and also has support for aptX and AAC codecs for a clear audio output.
It has a durable design. The earphones are made of textured rubber and polymer that are designed to resist sweat and moisture as well as wear and tear. “The cords are made of braided textile, making it durable, comfortable and easy to clean,” says the company.
The earpiece have magnets so that you can wear it around your neck when not used. Clicking the magnets together automatically powers down the earphones to save battery.
It comes with different set of ear tips, including Comply Sport that have a membrane to prevent moisture interfering with the electronics. It is compact and weighs just 18 grams. It has Omnidirectional microphones for taking calls.
Beoplay App lets you choose different preset profiles or you can even choose to tweak the tonality using the intuitive B&O PLAY ToneTouch interface.
It has a 100mAh battery, 50mAh on each earbuds that promises battery life of up to 5 hours on a single charge using the bundled magnetic cubic charger.
The Bang and Olufsen Beoplay H5 comes in Black and Dusty Rose colors and costs €249 / £199 / $249 (Rs. 16,770 approx.).