Bang & Olufsen Beosound Explore Speaker Review

5.72 Mixed Usages
6.4 Music:
6.1 Movies:
7.6 Outdoors:
7.5 Podcasts
1 Voice Assistant:
Specification

GENERAL

Recommended Usage Bookshelf Speaker
Release Year 2021
Power Source Battery & USB
Multi-Device Pairing: N/A

BUILD QUALITY

Material Quality Great
Water Resistance: Submersible (IPx7)
Dust Resistance Dust-Proof (IP6x)
Floats In Water: Unspecified

STYLE

RGB Light: N/A
Color Variation Anthracite, Green and Grey Mist.
Sizes And Variants N/A

PORTABILITY:

Power Source: Battery & USB
Hand Carry Yes
Weight 1.3 lbs (0.6 kg)
Volume: 50 in³ (813 cm³)
Connectivity: Bluetooth and Wired

BATTERY:

Battery Powered: Yes
Battery Life 9.0 hrs
Charging Time: 3.9 hrs
Power Saving: Yes
Charging Port: USB-C

Bluetooth Specification:

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth Version: 5.2
Bluetooth Range: 334.6 ft (102.0 m)
Bluetooth iOS Latency: 6 ms
Bluetooth Android Latency: 28 ms
Multi-Device Pairing: Yes

Wi-Fi Specification:

Wi-Fi: N/A
Wi-Fi Version: N/A
Wi-Fi Frequency Band: N/A
Apple AirPlay: N/A
AirPlay Latency: N/A
Google Chromecast: N/A
Chromecast Latency: N/A

Wired Connectivity:

Aux Input: N/A
USB Audio: Yes
Other Ports: N/A

CONTROLS (physical buttons):

Ease Of Use: Great
Music Play/Pause [Button/Touch]: Yes
Call Answer/End [Button/Touch]: N/A
Volume Up/Down [Button/Touch]: Yes
Track Next/Previous [Button/Touch]: Yes
Microphone On/Off: N/A
Additional Controls: Yes

VOICE CONTROL:

Voice Assistant: N/A
Voice Activation: N/A
Speakerphone: N/A
Alexa: No
Siri: No
Google Assistant: No
Microphone Mute: No Microphone
Far-Field Performance: No Microphone
Ambient Noise Performance No Microphone

App:

App Name: Bang & Olufsen
iOS: Yes
Android: Yes
EQ: Presets
Stereo Pair Mode: Yes
Party Mode: N/A
Multi-Room: N/A

AUDIO QUALITY [TESTED RESULT]:

Frequency Response Accuracy: Mediocre
Soundstage: Decent
Dynamics: Fair

Rating System

Music: 6.4
Movies: 6.1
Outdoors: 7.6
Podcasts 7.5
Voice Assistant: 1

IN THE BOX

Accessories: Bang & Olufsen Beosound Explore speaker, USB-C to USB-A charging cable, Carabiner hook, Quick Start guide
User manual: N/A
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