BeoLab 90: the world's most beautiful speakers
After years of being an afterthought, hi-fi is very much back on the agenda. Now the fastest-growing area in the audio-visual market (move over headphones and 4K TVs), filling your living spaces with high quality sound is not just a passing phase, but a pressing priority. It’s no surprise then, that we have turned our gaze to Bang & Olufsen - the Nordic kings of the hi-fi – and their impressive BeoLab 90 speakers.
Named after the brand’s 90th anniversary, the BeoLab 90 has been a labour three years in the making, with some of the world’s best audiophiles slaving away in B&O’s secret Danish development lab. Standing at 4-feet tall, weighing 137 kg and delivering an earthshaking 8,200 watts through a complex array of drivers and amplifiers it is an absolute beast. But it’s not all about blowing down doors, the sexy 360-degree design and Active Room Compensation technology deliver fantastic sound no matter where the speakers are placed, or, failing that, you can use even the Beam Width and Direction control to place the sound precisely where you want it.
The speakers to go on sale in the UAE in December, costing an wallet-crippling Dhs 280,000. It may not sound like a bargain, but that’s because there has been no bargaining in B&O’s quest for the perfect sound.