Bang & Olufsen updates its Beoplay E8 truly wireless headphones with an easily updated model that is appropriately used by Beoplay E8 2.0, which for the most part offers a new and improved charging set with wireless charging and USB-C.
Along with New Charging Streams, Bang & Olufsen adds extra battery life to the case, which can now charge the headphones up to three times in 16 total battery life (up from 12 hours on the old model). There are also new LEDs that show the remaining charge.
When it comes to headphones, it's not quite clear what (if any) Bang & Olufsen has done to change them, but the new charging methods are good to have. USB-C, yes! It must be worth the upgrade there!
Bang & Olufsen also announces a new wireless charging station that is designed in the company's usual top style of brushed aluminum and cowhide leather with support for up to 1
Unfortunately, these updates come at a price: The Beoplay E8 2.0 headphones also get a price increase from the already costly $ 299 that the original model sold up to $ 350. Olufsen's website and the usual dealers.
In addition, Bang & Olufsen will also sell the wireless charger separately for $ 200, so owners of the existing E8s will be able to upgrade if they want. There is no price announced for the charge, but given Bang & Olufsen's usual pricing, it probably won't be cheap. The separate accessory will also not be out until sometime in April.