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Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A1

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A1
alaScore 95

123 reviews

Dec, 2018

We have collected and analyzed 26 expert reviews and 97 user reviews from international sources. experts rate this product 84/100 and users rate it 93/100. The average review date is Nov 17, 2016. We have compared these reviews to 1147433 reviews from other Speakers. The alaSCORE™ for this product is 95/100 = Excellent. Last update: Dec 10, 2018.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A1


alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A1 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative opinions about the price.

usability, design, size, reliability


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: B&O PLAY by Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A1 Ultra-Portable Rechargeable Bluetooth Wireless Portable Speaker - Moss GreenB&O PLAY by Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A1 Ultra-Portable Rechargeable Bluetooth Wireless Portable Speaker - Moss Green

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : David Carnoy (

B&O Play Beoplay A1 (review): A superslick mini Bluetooth speaker with strong sound and long battery life


Part speaker, part speakerphone, the Danish-designed Beoplay A1 boasts 24-hour battery life and is the most compact -- and least expensive -- Bluetooth speaker in the Beoplay line at $249.

The dome-shaped, aluminum-clad Beoplay A1 speaker looks sleek, delivers relatively high-quality sound for its very compact size, has excellent battery life and works well as a speakerphone. A leather carrying strap allows you to hang the speaker from a...

It's fairly pricey and heats up a little when played at high volumes for long periods. Also, no protective carrying pouch or case is included.

The Beoplay's strong design, sound and battery life make it a worthy premium mini Bluetooth speaker contender.

May, 2016

Product Specifications


Frequency range:60 - 24000
Peak Music Power Output (PMPO):280


Colour of product:Green / Silver
LED indicators:Y / Yes
Volume Control:Digital


USB connector type:USB Type-C


Number of Speakers:1
Stereo pairing mode:Y
Subwoofer:Y / Yes
Subwoofer included:Y
Tweeter:Y / Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Quick start guide:Y / Yes


Amplifier Class:D
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Hands-free mode:Y / Yes
On/off switch:Y / Yes
Recommended usage:Universal

Ports & interfaces

3.5 mm connector:Y
AUX In:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.2
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Interface:Bluetooth/3.5 mm
USB charging port:Y / Yes
USB connector type:USB Type-C
Wireless Technology:Bluetooth


Battery Capacity:2200
Battery life (max):24
Battery recharge time:3
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:Built-in
Battery voltage:7.4
Power source type:Battery, USB
USB charging:Y / Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Height :48