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Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay V1 40

We have collected and analyzed 17 expert reviews and 4 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 76/100 and users rate it 100/100. The average review date is Aug 29, 2012. We have compared these reviews to 1569372 reviews from other TVs. The alaScore™ for this product is 89/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 11, 2018.

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Expert review by : Rick Broida (

Review: Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay V1


Bang & Olufsen's BeoPlay V1 television does exactly two things right: picture and sound. Everything else feels like either a mistake or an oversight.

Exactly the kind of spectacular picture and sound you’d expect from B&O. Multiple stand/mount options based on your choice of hardware. Décor-friendly thanks to swappable color speaker grilles

Just the worst user experience from any TV ever, and an insultingly high price tag to boot. Needlessly complicated remote. No apps, no 3-D, no tuner. Wi-Fi adapter is external, and useless for anything except DLNA. Virtually impossible to access rear...

Jul, 2012

Expert review by : John Archer (

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay V1 40


An 'affordable' B&O TV? By its standards, the V1 is a bargain. Is it?

Cute industrial design ; Wide contrast range ; Unusually clever auto picture optimisation systems

Expensive for a set with no 3D ; Dark scenes lack shadow detail ; Motion isn't the cleanest

As noted earlier, if you want to get your hands on a B&O TV on the relative ‘cheap’ you have to make do without 3D. Though we suspect this loss won't trouble many readers all that much...

Jun, 2013

Expert review by : Michael Sawh (

Hands on: B&O Beoplay V1 review: Hands-on


Oh what a feeling, a TV that hangs from the ceiling…

May, 2012

Expert review by : Rik Henderson (

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay V1 pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint


Bang & Olufsen TVs is usually at the higher end of pricing - the much higher end. However, the company has, perhaps, surprised us all with its BeoPlay

May, 2012

Consumer review (

A beautiful picture encompassing media player


Love B&O. Great service from the B&O shop. The TV has great picture. It interfaces smoothly with our Apple TV, DVD/Blueray player. All in one easy to use system. Apple TV allows us to play our holiday photos while playing music. We can play files from...

Picture, easy controlls,service, interoperability with other devices

Mounting system

Jan, 2013