Designed by award-winning Cecilie Manz, Bang & Olufsen have released the Beoplay M5 as a standalone speaker with multi-room audio capability. The Beoplay M5 seamlessly connects while dispersing Bang & Olufsen Signature Sound evenly in all directions, and is clad in a wool-blend fabric- making it a stylish home accessory.

“Beoplay M5 delivers perfectly on our vision of speakers for the home that play beautiful music and look wonderful doing so. For people who dream of a home where music flows through every room and speakers double as design objects that are controlled from the comfort of your smartphone or tablet, Beoplay M5 marks the perfect beginning to that journey”, says Jens Jermiin, Head of Global Marketing at B&O PLAY.

True360 Bang & Olufsen Signature Sound

  • Beoplay M5 comes with True360 degree omnidirectional technology for sound wherever you are placed. Three evenly distributed tweeters, a full range capable front facing midrange driver and a powerful 5” neodymium powered long stroke woofer provide a uniform dispersion of well-balanced Bang & Olufsen Signature Sound all around.
  • Three pre-set sound modes optimise the acoustic performance of the player depending on its position in the room. You can choose free standing, corner or wall position in the Beoplay App.
  • To optimise Beoplay M5 as a standalone speaker, B&O PLAY uses a proprietary Ambient Technology solution to create a true stereo sound experience from one single speaker. B&O PLAY creates this stereo like sound by psycho-acoustic knowhow and DSP capability to boost signal queues minimised by the physical size of Beoplay M5.
  • The unique acoustic setup in Beoplay M5 is capable of beam direction and beam width control- a simpler version of the technology that Bang & Olufsen use in the prestigious BeoLab 90 speaker and the Bang & Olufsen patented reflected audio technology.

Connectivity

Beoplay M5 comes with Chromecast built-in, to stream millions of songs from more than 100 music streaming services such as Spotify, Google Play Music and Pandora. Beoplay M5 also supports Beolink Multiroom, Spotify Connect and QPlay 2.0 and at the same time Bluetooth and Apple Airplay.

Price and availability

Beoplay M5 launches in two colours: Natural and Black with seasonal colours to come, and is available for a SRP of £529. Both colours are available in B&O stores, on beoplay.com/m5 and in selected third party retailers now.