Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E4

Editor rating: 9.0 / 10
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E4 highlights its key features that include the Active Noise Cancellation, Transparency Mode, 10.8mm Drivers, and 20 Hz to 16 kHz Frequency Response. Enjoy listening to your favorite music as this earphone block out the world in black. It is designed by Jakob Wagner. The active noise cancellation allows you to tune out unwanted noise from your environment while on the go while the Transparency Mode helps you to listen to your surroundings in a single gesture so you will know what’s going on around you.

The ANC Capabilities

The BeoPlay’s biggest potential in beating the sales is its ANC technology that works remarkably good.  It canceled out the low-level rumble and clatter daily commute. It impressively worked well in canceling people’s voices that allows you to enjoy music without any distractions of random conversations. When music is turned off, you can hear a slight hiss that is also expected in any ANC-enabled device.  This device has a “Transparency Mode” that instantly mutes the music and amplifies the external sound. It is a great use whenever you are waiting for your flight at an airport so you can still hear announcements.

The Sound Quality

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E4 has an electro-dynamic driver that measures 10.8mm. It delivers a serious punch, a great sound quality compared to other Bluetooth headphones. All reviews give this device an excellent rate when it comes to sound quality. It is known to its superb bass levels and remarkable clarity. Its bass is surprisingly pleasant and the details of the music are very clear. The treble reproduction is accurate and clear. It picks the admirable amount of the sonic detail.

The Battery

 When it comes to the performance of Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay’s battery, it’s one that people love. Its battery can run for up to 20 hours with active noise cancellation that is turned on. If the battery is almost low, you can still listen to your favorite music without the noise cancellation. The battery is charged through the micro USB port.

The Accessories and Build Quality

The inclusions of this device are a set of silicone tips in various sizes, XS, S, M, and L and a set of medium Comply T-200 foam tips. A soft carrying pouch is also included a flight adapter and a micro-USB charging cable. The Comply foam tips are a plus giving you more comfortable listening experience. For hygienic purposes, always remember to change the foam tips every couple of months to prevent earwax.

Editor's Pros & Cons

It has an impressive ANC capability

The build quality and looks are great

Detailed sound quality


Bloated mid-bass response

No wireless capability