Bang and Olufsen's BeoSound 35 is an 'all-in-one' soundbar

Bang and Olufsen's BeoSound 35 is an 'all-in-one' soundbar

In case you’re accustomed to Bang & Olufsen, you are properly conscious of its excessive-finish audio gear for the lounge. At CES, the Danish firm is displaying off its newest speaker: the BeoSound 35. Taking over the design and speaker format we sometimes see in soundbars, B&O has far higher aspirations for the BeoSound 35. Slightly than solely serving as a way of boosting audio out of your tv, this speaker is supposed to be what the corporate calls an “all-in-one built-in music system.” What does that imply precisely? Nicely, help for streaming providers like Spotify and Deezer is built-in into the unit, so you do not have to futz together with your telephone to get the tunes going. It additionally helps Google Forged, AirPlay and Bluetooth connectivity.

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The BeoSound 35 could be managed with a distant from some other B&O product or with the BeoMusic app. And as you may anticipate, the speaker is definitely paired with the corporate’s different gear for multi-room audio. So, in case you have a BeoPlay A6, for instance, the 2 may be simply linked. There’s an OLED show inbuilt and on-board contact controls deal with any quantity tweaks, play/pause and extra. Extra particularly, quantity is managed with a swipe, just like what we noticed on the A6.

When it comes to design, the BeoSound 35 is somewhat distinctive. A lot of the soundbars we see are fairly boxy and, frankly, relatively boring wanting. That is not the case right here. B&O opted for an aluminum outer shell that not solely enhances the aesthetics, but in addition helps with warmth administration. Slightly than a flat or brick-like housing, the BeoSound 35 has a pentagonal form that is extra slender on the ends than it’s within the middle. With the bigger loudspeaker within the middle and the tweeters on the ends, the shape follows perform right here, and contributes to the general sound.

Talking of sound, the BeoSound 35 beams audio one hundred eighty levels to fill a room. And it does simply that. I had the prospect to take heed to the speaker for a couple of minutes and it is definitely highly effective sufficient to blanket a room with music. When it comes to high quality, the BeoSound 35 is on par with what you’d anticipate from B&O. The audio is properly-rounded and actually clear, with heat tones and a touch of bass. I are likely to gripe that the corporate’s gear might use a bit extra on the low finish, and that is the case right here, too. However general, there’s little to criticize. As you may anticipate, the BeoSound 35 carries a steep worth, because it’ll set you again $2,785 (€2,295/£1,745) when it arrives in April.

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