The new gaming headset designed by Bang & Olufsen Stomp
The first wireless headphones designed for games from Bang & Olufsen arrive under the name Beoplay Portal. To accompany the hearing quality, the company presents a sophisticated aesthetic with premium materials. In addition, the surround sound of the Beoplay Portal brings all the benefits of Bang & Olufsen to the world of video games. These new headphones are suitable for both immersive gaming experiences and playing movies or music on our Xbox. The device adapts gracefully to any situation with minimal latency and immersive sound. Likewise, the performance of the microphone, with its noise cancellation and convenient interface, accompanies the lightness and comfort it offers.
“The Beoplay Portal is the first of its kind: a wireless headset that combines gaming technology with sound, design and Bang & Olufsen craftsmanship. Our designers and engineers have worked tirelessly to create a helmet that meets the most advanced technological needs of the gaming community while standing out every day. Bang & Olufsen is excited to enter the gaming market with this product that redefines the category. “
Dorte Vestergaard, Director and Head of On-The-Go Category at Bang & Olufsen.
DESIGNED FOR XBOX
The Beoplay portal is designed as part of the ‘Made for Xbox’ program and easily syncs with Xbox Series X consoles | S and Xbox One using wireless protocol. In this way, they get a high bandwidth, low latency connection. The headphones are also compatible with PCs and mobile devices via Bluetooth 5.1, aptX Adapative USB-C.
Tuned by renowned acousticians from Bang & Olufsen, Beoplay Portal offers a superior audio experience, accompanied by incredible detail and nuance. Thanks to two custom-made 40mm drivers with neodymium magnets, acoustic reproduction is precise and reliable. With Dolby Atmos, the headphones deliver immersive, virtualized sound with great levels of depth and texture for games, movies, and music.
The performance of the Beoplay Portal is powered by new active noise cancellation technology. By combining forward ANC and feedback ANC, the Beoplay Portal allows full immersion to enjoy every detail even when outside noise may get in the way. On the other hand, they include Own Voice, which allows the user to listen to themselves even with the cancellation of everything else.
TIMELESS DESIGN AND UNMATCHED CRAFTSMANSHIP
The Beoplay Portal are designed to provide elegance, comfort and durability. From designer Jakob Wagner, in collaboration with Bang & Olufsen, the Beoplay portal offers three attractive colors: anthracite black, mist gray and navy blue. The design also includes touch sensitive aluminum discs with a weathered effect, which is achieved with the Bang & Olufsen anodizing technique.
The pads that rest on our ears are made of memory foam and lambskin. With a subtle rear extension, the pads fit snugly, producing comfort and preventing sound leakage. The inner b and is padded to compensate for pressure from the top. the padding is covered with high quality bamboo fiber. In addition, durability and breathability are ensured with a weight of just 282 grams.
These headphones incorporate a newly designed virtual arm. In this way, the need for a traditional external microphone is eliminated, because by means of Directional Beamforming technology, a set of microphones isolates and amplifies the user’s voice while eliminating background noise.
ELEGANT USER INTERFACE AND UPDATED BANG & OLUFSEN APP
The Beoplay Portal offers an elegant user interface with integrated touch controls on the side of the headset. With simple keys, users control volume, ANC, transparency mode, music and phone calls.
On the other hand, these options can also be controlled from the Bang & Olufsen app for Android and iOS. With the advent of headphones, the app is updated with Game Mode, which introduces a new set of features specifically designed for gamers. Microphone optimization, balance between game and chat, etc. When connected to an Xbox or PC via USB-C, the game mode is activated automatically.
These headphones have a 1200 mAh lithium-ion battery, with a duration of up to 24 hours of continuous playback via Bluetooth and noise cancellation, or up to 12 hours of Xbox playback wireless, Bluetooth and active noise cancellation.
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
The Beoplay portal will cost $ 499 and will be available worldwide at Bang & Olufsen from the online store and select stores from April 29. The wireless dongle is sold separately.