Bang & Olufsen’s latest lunchbox-shaped speaker has a built-in Qi wireless charger

The Beolit 20 features a Qi wireless charging pad for keeping other devices topped up with power. | Image: Bang & Olufsen

Bang & Olufsen’s latest portable Bluetooth speaker is the Beolit 20, a lunchbox-sized successor to 2017’s Beolit 17. The big upgrade this time around is a new Qi wireless charging pad that can be found on top of the speaker, which can charge other devices like phones or earbuds.

According to Bang & Olufsen, the Beolit 20 can also play for 30 percent longer than its predecessor. The company says the speaker’s 3,200mAh battery offers 37 hours of listening at low volumes, but this reduces to a little over 8 hours if you’re listening at typical levels, or just under 4 hours at max volume.

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There’s a USB-C port for charging.

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