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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

We have collected and analysed 7 expert reviews and 9 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 87/100 and users rate it 96/100. The average review date is May 11, 2018. We have compared these reviews to 1780950 reviews from other Headphones & Headsets. The alaScore™ for this product is 95/100 = Excellent. Last update: Dec 17, 2018.

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Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

B&O Beoplay H9i

 

B&O Beoplay H9i review: the most gorgeous wireless headphones you can buy. They're expensive, but they're worth every penn

Gorgeous looks ; Excellent build quality ; Sounds great ; Proximity sensors work ; Removable battery

Touch controls can be fiddly ; Optional app is buggy ; Expensive

The most gorgeous wireless headphones you can buy.

Aug, 2018

Expert review by (engadget.com)

B&O Beoplay H8i and H9i headphones review: Diminishing returns

 

While the B&O Play H8i on-ear headphones sound good and have impressive battery life, they could be even better with a few more notches of volume.

Premium materials ; Touch controls ; Lightweight and decently comfortable ; Crisp and clear audio ; USB-C charging

Expensive compared to the competition ; Touch controls present a learning curve ; Companion app offers minimal audio controls

B&O continues its run of well-designed headphones with the H8i and H9i, and for the most part, the audio is up to par. The volume issue with the H8i is a big sticking point for me, especially when you consider how steep the investment is there. The H9i...

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Tim Gideon (pcmag.com)

B&O Play Beoplay H9i

 

The handsome B&O Play Beoplay H9i headphones offer excellent audio quality in a luxurious design, but you can get better noise cancellation for less.

Rich bass depth matched with detailed highs. Adjustable EQ in app. Luxurious materials and lovely design. Can be used in passive, wired mode.

Expensive. Noise cancellation affects audio playback and adds hiss.

From an audio standpoint, the Beoplay H9i headphones are terrific, if a bit pricey. From a noise cancellation standpoint, they're not up to par with Bose, which sells the Bose QuietComfort 35 II for $150 less. So if you're looking for the best active...

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Alfred Siew (techgoondu.com)

Goondu review: B&O Play Beoplay H9i sounds refined, has excellent noise cancellation February 8th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew Audio-visual 6

 

The Beoplay H9i pleasantly surprises with a neutral, transparent sound that handles a wide variety of material extremely well.

Feb, 2018

Expert review by : Michael Knott (netzwelt.de)

High-End-Kopfhörer mit ANC-Sahnehäubchen

 

Verarbeitung, Klang, Funktionen: Der B&O Beoplay H9i erfüllt den Anspruch an einen hochwertigen Kopfhörer voll und ganz. Als Sahnehäubchen setzt er eines der derzeit effektivsten ANC obendrauf. Empfehlung.

Klang; effektives ANC; Verarbeitung; Tragekomfort; Akku wechselbar

keine AptX-Unterstützung; Klangabfall bei aktivem ANC

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Marc (diisign.com)

[test] Beoplay H9i : B&O place la barre encore plus haut 1 commentaire

 

Utilisateur quotidien du Beoplay H8, j'ai suivi avec beaucoup d'intérêt le lancement des H8i et H9i, les deux derniers casques de B&O Play. Sur le papier le H8i remplace le H8 ( testé et approuvé ici ) et le H9i remplace le H9. Mais ça, c'est sur le...

+ Qualité de fabrication ; + Qualité acoustique ; + Annulation de bruit digne des références (Bose…) ; + Autonomie très correcte ; + Matériaux luxueux ; + Il reste une prise Jack (et un câble fourni) pour écouter en filaire ou batterie vide ; +...

– Assez encombrant sur la tête et dans un sac ; – Housse de transport indigne d’un casque à 500€ ; – Seulement 2 couleurs pour le moment (mais on peut être sûr que d’autres viendront très vite)

Coup de foudre. Le H9 dépasse tout ce que j’ai eu l’occasion d’essayer comme casque avec ou sans fil dans un budget inférieur (de peu) à 500€. Que ce soit en confort, en qualité audio ou en qualité d’annulation de bruit, ce casque fait tout mieux, ou...

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Mikael Hansen | 12. februari 2018 (ljudochbild.se)

Tight och klart ljud från B&O Play

 

Bättre design, ljud och brusreducering, hävdar B&O. Men är verkligen H9i bättre än sin föregångare?

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Best Bluetooth headphones

 

The Beoplay are the best for sound quality and build quality, the H9i really stand out with the quality materials used on them. Sound is out of this world and you can tweak it to your own preferences with the Beoplay app. Great touch sensors on right...

Sep, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Best sound wireless anc headphones

 

Best sound luxury finish. I have had numerous good headphones. These are the best!!! A little pricy but the best is the best

Sep, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Fabulous headphones, but not perfection

 

I really like the features these headphones have, the touch controls are very handy but they're not perfect, even after the latest firmware update that was installed straight out of the box. Sound from H9i is crisp and bright, sometimes too bright, but...

Apr, 2018
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Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:770
Battery life (max):24
Battery recharge time:2.5
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:Built-in
Battery voltage:1
Continuous audio playback time:18

Design

Colour of product:Beige / Black
Frame material:Aluminium, Leather, Polymer
Headset type:Binaural
Volume Control:Digital
Wearing style:Head-band

Headphones

Driver unit:4
Ear coupling:Circumaural
Headphone frequency:20 - 20000
Noise Reduction:Y

Microphone

Noise-canceling:Y
Number of microphones:4

Packaging Content

Audio adapters included:Flight
Cables included:Audio (3.5mm), USB Type-C
Carrying case:Y
Quick start guide:Y

Packaging Data

Audio adapters included:Flight
Cables included:Audio (3.5mm), USB Type-C
Carrying case:Y
Quick start guide:Y

Performance

Operating keys:Bluetooth pairing, Play/pause, Track <, Track >, Volume +, Volume -
Proximity sensor:Y

Ports & interfaces

2.5 mm connector:N
3.5 mm connector:Y
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.2
Cable Length:1.2
Connectivity Technology:Wired/Wireless
USB Connectivity:Y
USB connector:USB Type-C

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:52
Height :200
Weight:295
Width:195