The Bang & Olufsen has extended its portable speakers line up with Beolit 17, the B&O company is engaged in the creation of Hi-class audio and video equipment, and now comes with a new Bang & Olufen Play Beolit 17 portable speaker which is now available in Natural and Stone Gray color options for $499 at Amazon US store.
The Beolit 17 speaker has been followed by the Bang & Olufen’s Play line series including Beolit 12 and Beolit 15 was launched back in 2012 and 2015, respectively. Externally, the new B&O portable speaker is similar to its predecessors, but now comes with more power. Like other models in the B&O Play series, Beolit 17 is made of quality materials. For example, cover the speaker grille made of anodized aluminum and a special carrying handle – made of genuine leather.
The Beolit 17 incorporates two 35 watts Class D amplifiers for bass and treble, one long-stroke full range driver, two passive bass radiators and three mid-tweeters. According to the manufacturer, Beolit 17 Handheld Speakers packs in 200mAh battery should be enough for a full-day music playback. That will be quite enough for most situations. Charging is carried out through the USB Type-C port placed on the rear panel. To manage all wireless speaker features users need a mobile app, which available for both iOS and Android. In addition to Beolit 17 bang and olufsen speaker is equipped with a Bluetooth 4.2 and a 3.5-mm audio jack, so the speakers can be connected to the sound source via cable as well.
Beolit 17 Specifications
- Dimensions: 23 x 18.9 x 13.5 inches
- Weight: 2.6 kg
- Frequency: 37 – 20,000Hz
- AMP. & Drivers: 2 x 35 watts Class D for bass and treble; 1 x 5.5” long-stroke Full- Range Driver; 2 x 4” Passive Bass Radiators; 3 x 1,5” Mid-Tweeters
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.2, 1 x line-in 3.5 mm jack, 1 x USB-C for charging
- BeoPlay App for Wireless stereo pairing
- Battery: 2200mAh capacity
- Battery life: Up to 24 hours
- Charging time: 2.5 hours