Bang & Olufsen is not any stranger with regards to shopper headphones and audio merchandise. The firm has been making them for years the place they’re normally marketed and styled as life-style merchandise. However, evidently the corporate is now exploring a brand new market phase with its first pair of headphones designed for gaming.
Dubbed the Beoplay Portal, these headphones had been created with Microsoft’s Xbox platform in thoughts. If this sounds acquainted, it’s as a result of again in 2020, Bang & Olufsen had introduced their partnership with Microsoft on official Xbox equipment, nevertheless it appears like it is just now that their partnership has bore fruit.
That being mentioned, the Beoplay Portal doesn’t appear too totally different from common non-gaming headphones. They characteristic lively noise cancellation and they’re additionally wi-fi. However, they’re designed to work seamlessly with the Xbox console and include a button that permits you to pair with the Xbox Series X, Series S, Xbox One, or PC by way of the Xbox Wireless adapter.
Also not like extra conventional gaming headphones that characteristic a growth mic, the Beoplay Portal has what the corporate calls a “virtual boom arm” that supposedly delivers “crystal clear conversations”. It has a battery lifetime of 12 hours and as anticipated from a Bang & Olufsen product, it received’t come low-cost with a price ticket of $500, sufficient to purchase a model new Xbox Series X console.
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