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Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay V1 40

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay V1 40. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the design and price are on the whole positive. The image quality and usability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, image quality, price, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay V1 40 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Rick Broida (

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.

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 (

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