News hardware Bang & Olufsen presents its first high-end gaming headset
The Danish brand Bang & Olufsen presents its first gaming headset, the Beoplay Portal, which was developed for Xbox platforms, PCs and other Bluetooth devices. Aside from having a high-end placement that is common with this brand, the headset offers an active noise canceling feature for both mobile users and gamers in noisy locations.
So, halfway between the brand’s Beoplay H4 and Beoplay HX, this portal is presented as a true Xbox certified headset that works on Xbox One and Series using Microsoft’s proprietary 2.4 GHz protocol
Equipped with a 1200 mAh battery, the headset promises an autonomy of 12 hours with Xbox Wireless and Bluetooth at the same timeplus active noise cancellation and 24 hours if we limit ourselves to the Bluetooth connection just. It is also equipped with a USB-C port for charging and benefits from a quick charge in just 2 hours. And for long days that end without power, you will also find a 3.5 mm mini-jack connection and a 1.2 meter cable for connecting to your smartphone, console or gamepad. What makes it compatible Switch and PS4 or PS5.
The Beoplay portal also ensures its full compatibility with many other certifications than the Xbox and enables the official creation for the iPhone (MFi), but also for Android with the Google Fast Pair tag or Windows with the Microsoft certification. Swift Pair. Something to reassure users of different platforms. Especially in terms of noise, The headset accepts SBC, AAC and aptX Adaptive codecs for direct one-way connection. Also note that the headset combines physical controls between buttons and sliders with a touch surface that should still be limited to play / pause and mute. It is also possible to control the headset and its settings through a special application on iOS and Android.
After all, the brand maintains its usual status with high-quality materials. Aluminum, leather and fabric in addition to the inevitable plastics and rubbers for a weight that should not exceed that 282 grams. A great achievement.
While we are waiting to be able to test this high-end model on our Xbox, we are nevertheless informing you about the quite elitist price of this Beoplay portal, which is being sold for the sum of 499 $ since yesterday in Bag & Olufsen branchesand from April 29th at the various resellers. The helmet is available in 3 colors: Black, white and navy blue.
If you are interested, you can pre-order the headset from Amazon.
By oliveroidubocal, Writing from igamesnews.com