The BeoPlay H6 over-ear headphones give you authentic sound that's built on a clear midrange and a careful balance between bass and treble. This level of audio quality is delivered by 40 mm custom-designed drivers with neodymium magnets that are perfectly angled to get the best distance and sound direction into your ears. There's also an internal bass port to ensure carefully balanced bass performance from this closed headphone design.
Optimal sound and fit
To provide the ideal listening experience, B&O PLAY thoroughly studied the shape and curves of the human ear to determine the proper geometries that reduce sound leakage and reveal all the fine details in the music no matter what the volume.
The primary structural components are made of anodized high-grade aluminum, so BeoPlay H6 is surprisingly light as well as robust and scratch-resistant. There's even anodized aluminum on the adjustable slider arm and cover plate to finish the design with a final vibrant touch.
Superb industrial design
Danish industrial designer Jakob Wagner collaborated with B&O PLAY in shaping BeoPlay H6. His training as a mechanical engineer and industrial designer allowed him to influence all the practical stages of the design process.
- Super soft, flexible over-ear headphone
- Sound performance that takes audio to another level
- Luxury materials—real leather combined with anodized aluminum
- Fold flat when wearing it around your neck
- Adjustable for all sizes of heads
- Daisy chain functionality lets you share music
- Three-button inline remote with microphone
Did you notice?Anodized high-grade aluminum construction means lightweight comfort and true durability.
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What's in the Box?
- BeoPlay H6 over-ear headphones
- Headphone cable with three-button remote
- Headphone bag
- Flight adapter
- Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 22,000 kHz
- Impedance: 30 ohms
- Other Features: Foldable, With Remote and Mic, Sound Isolating
- Form Factor: Over Ear
- Cable Length: 4.1 ft./1.25 m
- Mfr. Part Number: 1642003
- UPC or EAN No.: 5705260041316
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- Warranty: Three year (When you register your B&O PLAY product at www.beoplay.com/register, you'll receive an automatic one-year warranty extension to your standard two-year warranty.)
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Ratings & Reviews
From Scandinavia with Love
I came across Beoplay H6 on apple store website. Its elegant, stylish design caught my eyes. I have owned Bose QuietComfort 15, cu I came across Beoplay H6 on apple store website. Its elegant, stylish design caught my eyes. I have owned Bose QuietComfort 15, currently have a pair of Sennheiser Momentum, i have decided to give it a try. Well, that's one of the smartest decisions I have made since I purchased Sennheiser Momentum. If you are a fan of good sound, you need no introduction of Sennheiser Momentum, i would say Beoplay H6 is on the same level as Momentum, even better in some aspects.
In terms of style,its looks speaks for itself, I haven't seen a more beautiful headphone than this, and that including Momentum. Don't let the beauty fools you, its sound is just as nice as it looks. If you are looking for heavy bass, go look somewhere else, i can say this is hands-down the most balanced headphone on the market (in the 400 dollars range). No matter how loud you turn on the volume, it doesn't distort the sound, it let you hear every single keys. Its light weight enables you to wear it for hours without feeling it is on your head. What i like about is its bigger earcups, if you have big ears like me, wearing Momentum for longer duration can hurt my ears and make them steamy, this problem doesn't exist with Beoplay H6. However, i found it will make your good tracks (320kbps) even better, and expose your bad tracks (256 kbps or less) even more. It also can be folded for easy storage (Momentum can't be folded). It has two connections ports (one each under the earcup), allows you to share music with other people, just by plugging the 3.5mm jack into the other connection port. Overall, it is one of the elite headphones I have experienced (in the 400 dollars range). If i have to pick between Beoplay H6 and Momentum, I would pick Beoplay H6, because of its balanced sound, better design and portability, lastly, bigger earcups. So, if you have extra 100 bucks to spare, i would say go for it, you won't regret it. (If you do regret it, you have the Applestore 14 days return policy :) …
- Written by Tian Q from Verdun
29 of 30 people found this useful
Great quality for 399
Most of my stereo stuff is Bang & Olufsen. So when I found out that they were going to make a new headphone set to compete with o Most of my stereo stuff is Bang & Olufsen. So when I found out that they were going to make a new headphone set to compete with others on the market I was excited. The old Form 2 headphones, which b&o has had for years, really needed to be updated. first off let me say that if you like listening to heavy rock or Rap then these headphones are not for you. These headphones have a well balanced frequency range. While most headphones concentrate on heavy bass, the B&O H6 allow you to hear the mids and highs that you wouldn't hear with other headphones, with just the right amount of bass. These headphones are crafted in aluminum with plastic with large driver magnets. Real Australian leather, which is supposed to be a lot smoother. They have very comfortable ear cushions and at times you forget you are even wearing them. These are not noise canceling but they do a good job at silencing noises around you so that you can enjoy your music. Overall these headphones are well worth it at 399. …
- Written by Ernesto S from Santa Maria
26 of 29 people found this useful
Design & Build Quality:
I think this headphone is one of the most beautiful headphones on the market. When you hold it in your ha Design & Build Quality:
I think this headphone is one of the most beautiful headphones on the market. When you hold it in your hands, it feels very well made with good quality materials. Everything feels expensive (they are actually expensive too!). B&O has always focused a lot on the design of its products and this one is no exception.
This headphone is not meant for everybody.
The sound is flat but well balanced. The mids and highs are very clear but the lows are almost absent (almost no bass). Compared to Sennheiser's Momentum, I find the Momentum to have a clearer sound but less wide sound stage than the H6.
Many people may not like flat sound, since nothing is pronounced and it can become boring after a long period of listening. I personally prefer a warmer sound. …
- Written by Yue Heng X from Gatineau
21 of 22 people found this useful
Great quality, but poor on-head design & flat sound for the price.
Purchased the tan&steal B&O H6 which look great in the marketing materials online and offline, but do not look good on-head. I fou Purchased the tan&steal B&O H6 which look great in the marketing materials online and offline, but do not look good on-head. I found them bulky and the sounds flat for the price of the product. On the positive side, the quality of the product is very good, with a nice thick detachable sturdy cord. …
- Written by Nathan M from Toronto
1 of 5 people found this useful
Clarity In Music.
$400 for a pair of headphones? Expensive, but the BeoPlay H6 is certainly worth every penny. If you are buying this thinking it is $400 for a pair of headphones? Expensive, but the BeoPlay H6 is certainly worth every penny. If you are buying this thinking it is bass-heavy, look elsewhere. The bass on this pair is sufficient but is not what stands out. What stands out on this headphone is how clear every note in my music stands out. I have not heard any distortion in my music even at high volumes. Just amazing. Designwise, it is gorgeous headset. The design of the pads apply very minimal pressure to my glasses and are incredibly comfortable. The inline mic, music and volume control is a huge plus!
An excellent pair of headphones! Highly recommended! …
- Written by Kevin L from ROWLAND HEIGHTS
3 of 3 people found this useful
Sound is exceptional, but accessories should be better
$400 is a lot to pay for a headphone. The H6 is worth it. Its soundstage is unparalleled, and the sound quality is incredible, esp $400 is a lot to pay for a headphone. The H6 is worth it. Its soundstage is unparalleled, and the sound quality is incredible, especially for a closed-back design. While the B&W P5 comes close to matching the sound quality, it cannot pull together the complete quality, precision, and soundstage package as well as the H6 can. The Sennheiser Momentum and VModa M100 are also great products, but they just can't match the H6.
Bang and Olufsen does need to address its accessories, most notably the quality issues of its cable/mic and the atrocious bag in general. However, accessories issues aside they are well worth a look (and the $400 leap) if you are in the market for a high-end set of earphones. The H6 aims for precision instead of character, and while there are some drawbacks to this choice, it not only is a step outside the box in terms of high-end headphone design, but also is able to bring the sheer experience of listening to music to another level. I am curious as to how the Bowers and Wilkins P7 stacks up, as they are true competition to the H6, and will update this review with my comparison thoughts when I am able to get a hold of a pair.
In short, if you can swallow the price tag, the H6 is absolutely worth the investment. But be warned: once you use them, you may never want to use a different set of headphones ever again. …
- Written by Charles F from Raleigh
6 of 6 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Is there a recommended amplifier to use with H6?? and is it carried by Apple???
- Asked by Liviu A from Huntington Station
- Dec 2, 2013
I use the JDS Labs C5 amp: sounds fantastic and the bass boost is there if you want/need that someth I use the JDS Labs C5 amp: sounds fantastic and the bass boost is there if you want/need that something extra! …
- Answered by John G from Upper Tantallon
- Dec 6, 2013