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Bang & Olufsen Beosound A1 (2nd Gen)

Bang & Olufsen Beosound A1 (2nd Gen)
alaScore 98

10 reviews

Apr, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Bang & Olufsen Beosound A1 (2nd Gen). The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the bass quality and reliability. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive comments about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Bang & Olufsen Beosound A1 (2nd Gen) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Bang & Olufsen Beosound A1 (2nd Gen) review

 

The weightiest and most refined little speaker we've heard in a while

Expansive sound, weighty bass ; Competent Alexa integration ; Stunning build and finish

Nothing at this level

B&O’s classy compact speaker adds Alexa and upholds its strong sonic profile

Dec, 2020

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Bang & Olufsen Beosound A1 2nd Gen review: The portable Bluetooth speaker king

 

The second-gen A1 Bluetooth speaker adds more battery, waterproofing, Alexa voice control, and more. Is it the best portable speaker?

Exemplary sound quality ; Far better low-frequency handling than many speakers ; Solid battery life ; Simple yet iconic industrial design

No 3.5mm jack ; Not truly 360-degree sound ; App-based EQ can push to excess ; Still costly ; Can't stereo pair new model with old

It might be small and rather pricey, but the second-gen Beosound A1 packs a big punch in the sound department. That, plus Alexa voice control and waterproofing, makes it worth every penny.

May, 2020

TechAdvisor Recommended

Expert review by : Chris Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

Bang & Olufsen Beosound A1 (2nd-Gen)

 

The B&O Beosound A1 (2nd-gen) is one of the best portable Bluetooth speakers you can get, but it has a few minor foibles to consider

Mar, 2021

Expert review by : Andy White (expertreviews.co.uk)

B&O Beosound A1 (2nd Gen) review: A smart, stylish, great-sounding Bluetooth speaker

 

The B&O A1 2nd Gen improves on its predecessor in pretty much every way – it's a truly wonderful Bluetooth speaker

Lovely looks ; Great sound ; Alexa support

No 3.5mm input ; Doesn’t pair with the original A1

Aug, 2020

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Exceptional Sound

 

The speaker has excellent sound with a greater sound range than my previous speaker and I have heard detail on familiar tracks that I have not heard before. It's quite heavy but this makes it feel solid. Not having controls that can be felt makes...

Feb, 2021

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

B & O Beosound A1 Bluetooth speaker

 

I bought this B & O A1 without hesitation as our son who is a freelance journalist specialising in technical equipment had tested and reviewed an earlier version a couple of years ago and rated it very highly. It was delivered within 24 hours of...

Jun, 2020

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