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B & O Beolit 12

B & O Beolit 12
alaScore 87

16 reviews

May, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of B & O Beolit 12. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. Views about the size and design are generally positive, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the price.

usability, design, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the B & O Beolit 12 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of B & O Beolit 12 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers on People really like the size. The design also gets good feedback, but many are negative about the price.

usability, design, size


71% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Bang & Olufsen PLAY Beolit 12 Airplay - Portable Wireless Music System (Blue)Bang & Olufsen PLAY Beolit 12 Airplay - Portable Wireless Music System (Yellow)

May, 2016

Expert review by: (

B&O Beolit 12


An AirPlay-enabled dock that's beautifully built, but the sound is a touch too reined-in for us

Great design; amazing build quality; simple controls; clear, controlled sound

Sound is too reined-in; very pricey

The Beolit certainly isn’t clinical or buttoned-up. But for all that, the Beolit 12 just doesn’t make us grin. Clear though its presentation might be, and up to eleven its volume might go, there’s a restrained quality to everything we play through it.

Consumer review by: Morgan T (

One of the best purchases I've made


I was looking for a very good bluetooth speaker that is easily portable within the house. I already have a UE MINI BOOM Wireless Bluetooth Speaker. However the sound is not very clear when the volume is turned up high. When I work out on my treadmill,...

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Don (



Amazing sound, deep bass and very clean mid range and highs. Don't know why I waited so long to make my purchase. I use this speaker with my iPad and iPhone. I love jazz and this speaker let's you hear it all. Well worth the money.

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: MarathonRich (



Bang & Olufsen have done it again. I can hear sounds that I never heard on my Bose portable. Absolutely the best sounding portable I have ever heard!

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Christy the kid! (

B&O Champagne beautiful!


This is one of the best sounding Bluetooth speakers iv've ever heard,period!! Nice and smooth sounding all the way through your music listening! I truly love this product!! Try it, you'll love it!!

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: mrsoundandphoto (

The best portable sound. Worth it.


This speaker is by far the best overall portable speaker you can buy. It is beautiful in both looks and sound. I have owned and tested many comparable high end compact audio systems including the B&W T7, B&W Z2, Bose Soundlink 2 and Bose Soundlink...

Apr, 2015

Product Specifications


AirPlay: Yes
DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No
Remote Control: No
Subwoofer:No / Yes


Android Docking: No
Apple Docking:WIRELESS IOS
Bluetooth: No
Signal Input:Analogue / Digital
TYPE OF DOCKING:Wireless Pairing

Energy Information

Battery Powered: Yes

General Features

Construction:Single Case Speaker System
Signal Connection:Wireless / Wireless + Wired
Speaker Type:Active