• B&O BeoPlay H8
  • B&O BeoPlay H8
  • B&O BeoPlay H8
  • B&O BeoPlay H8
  • B&O BeoPlay H8
  • B&O BeoPlay H8
  • B&O BeoPlay H8

I was expecting the H8s to be good but I didn’t think they’d be this great. Sometimes you simply get what you pay for.

- Andrew Kim , Minimally Minimal 

Specs / Features


Premium, light-weight, wireless, active noise cancelling on-ear headphones | Bang & Olufsen Signature Sound no matter if active noise cancellation is turned on or off | B&O PLAY products come with a 2-year limited warranty only when purchased from an authorized dealer including Amazon.com (indicated by ships from and sold by Amazon.com). | Aluminum touch interface on the right ear cup gives you complete control of your music and phone calls | Up to 14 hours of battery life with active noise cancellation and Bluetooth turned on | At just 255g, BeoPlay H8 is one of the lightest wireless active n... More

Premium, light-weight, wireless, active noise cancelling on-ear headphones | Bang & Olufsen Signature Sound no matter if active noise cancellation is turned on or off | B&O PLAY products come with a 2-year limited warranty only when purchased from an authorized dealer including Amazon.com (indicated by ships from and sold by Amazon.com). | Aluminum touch interface on the right ear cup gives you complete control of your music and phone calls | Up to 14 hours of battery life with active noise cancellation and Bluetooth turned on | At just 255g, BeoPlay H8 is one of the lightest wireless active noise cancelling headphones on the market

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Specification

Brand B&O PLAY by Bang & Olufsen
Model 1642206
Warranty 36 months
Size 18 x 3 cm (7.1 x 1.2 in)

Reviews (8/10 Avg. rating)


Expensive, but worth it

from Macnn

Yes, $500 is a lot of money to pay for a set of headphones. However, we can recommend the B&O BeoPlay H8s without hesitation. The upfront spend might hurt, depending on your budget, but you will soon forget the pain as you get immersed in a noise-free, and close to ideal listening experience.... More

Yes, $500 is a lot of money to pay for a set of headphones. However, we can recommend the B&O BeoPlay H8s without hesitation. The upfront spend might hurt, depending on your budget, but you will soon forget the pain as you get immersed in a noise-free, and close to ideal listening experience. In fact, for many listeners, these cans will sound right on the money.

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Outstanding sound quality

from Macnn

Yes, $500 is a lot of money to pay for a set of headphones. However, we can recommend the B&O BeoPlay H8s without hesitation. The upfront spend might hurt, depending on your budget, but you will soon forget the pain as you get immersed in a noise-free, and close to ideal listening experience.... More

Yes, $500 is a lot of money to pay for a set of headphones. However, we can recommend the B&O BeoPlay H8s without hesitation. The upfront spend might hurt, depending on your budget, but you will soon forget the pain as you get immersed in a noise-free, and close to ideal listening experience. In fact, for many listeners, these cans will sound right on the money.

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Style meets great features and good sound in B&O’s flagship on-ears

from What Hi-Fi

The asking price may be a little steep, but if you deem both Bluetooth and noise-cancelling as must-have features, the B&O BeoPlay H8s are ones to consider. While the Sennheiser Momentum Wireless’ more open, transparent sound stop the B&Os from topping our wishlist, they certainly g... More

The asking price may be a little steep, but if you deem both Bluetooth and noise-cancelling as must-have features, the B&O BeoPlay H8s are ones to consider. While the Sennheiser Momentum Wireless’ more open, transparent sound stop the B&Os from topping our wishlist, they certainly get a good shoo-in for second.

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Truly as good as they get in this segment

from Minimally Minimal

The BeoPlay H8s are truly as good as they get in this segment.

Yes, they do cost a bit more than their competitors but they’re built using quality materials, and look far better than anything else in the market. They also sound spectacular with a great balance of clarity and deep ba... More

The BeoPlay H8s are truly as good as they get in this segment.

Yes, they do cost a bit more than their competitors but they’re built using quality materials, and look far better than anything else in the market. They also sound spectacular with a great balance of clarity and deep bass, making them super versatile.

I was expecting the H8s to be good but I didn’t think they’d be this great. Sometimes you simply get what you pay for.

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Clear sound, effective noise-cancellation, quality construction, booming bass

from Pocket-lint

The Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H8 on-ear headphones look great, hammer out bass, and their active noise-cancellation is brilliant. But for £399 they're not cheap. And considering the feedback that can enter the earcup enclosures when, say, walking around, our praise isn't quite as lofty as... More

The Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H8 on-ear headphones look great, hammer out bass, and their active noise-cancellation is brilliant. But for £399 they're not cheap. And considering the feedback that can enter the earcup enclosures when, say, walking around, our praise isn't quite as lofty as that considerable price tag.

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A swanky Bluetooth headphone with a price to match

from Cnet

The $500 Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H8 wireless on-ear headphone looks great, sounds very good and is loaded with features, including noise canceling, but a few small flaws take away some of its luster.

The $500 Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H8 wireless on-ear headphone looks great, sounds very good and is loaded with features, including noise canceling, but a few small flaws take away some of its luster.

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Fancy wireless headphones with slick gesture controls

from Mashable

B&O's penchant for timeless, classy design is rivaled only by a few companies like Apple and Braun. I'm almost certain the H8 will still look great in 10 or 20 years. The H8 is a very attractive wireless headphone model with a nice solid build and useful active noise-cancellation, but its sou... More

B&O's penchant for timeless, classy design is rivaled only by a few companies like Apple and Braun. I'm almost certain the H8 will still look great in 10 or 20 years. The H8 is a very attractive wireless headphone model with a nice solid build and useful active noise-cancellation, but its sound could use some more kick and richness to it, in my opinion.

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Big look, big sound

from The Huffington Post

The H8s then are not without fault - they're slightly tight and the sound -- although excellent -- might be a little too bass-heavy for some. Conversely, they're some of the best-looking headphones we've ever laid eyes upon, the battery life is impressive, as is the noise-cancelling.

The H8s then are not without fault - they're slightly tight and the sound -- although excellent -- might be a little too bass-heavy for some. Conversely, they're some of the best-looking headphones we've ever laid eyes upon, the battery life is impressive, as is the noise-cancelling.

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Amazon.com Reviews Summary

164 from Amazon.com

164 Amazon.com shoppers shared a review for the B&O BeoPlay H8. Ratings are generally positive, averaging 4.1 out of 5 stars. See all Amazon.com customer reviews.

8.2/10

Amazon.ca Reviews Summary

7 from Amazon.ca

7 Amazon.ca shoppers shared a review for the B&O BeoPlay H8. Ratings are generally positive, averaging 4.3 out of 5 stars. See all Amazon.ca customer reviews.

8.6/10

Amazon.co.uk Reviews Summary

59 from Amazon.co.uk

59 Amazon.co.uk shoppers shared a review for the B&O BeoPlay H8. Ratings are generally positive, averaging 4.1 out of 5 stars. See all Amazon.co.uk customer reviews.

8.2/10

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