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B & O Beolit 12

B & O Beolit 12
alaScore 87

16 reviews

May, 2016

We have collected and analyzed 3 expert reviews and 13 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 82/100 and users rate it 89/100. The average review date is May 21, 2014. We have compared these reviews to 945041 reviews from other Speakers. The alaScore™ for this product is 87/100 = Very good. Last update: May 24, 2016.

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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 are impressed by the size. The design also gets good opinions, but there are some less positive views about the price.

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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