Bang & Olufsen’s Beosound Balance is a nice-looking Google Home alternative that costs $2,250

High-end audio company Bang & Olufsen is no stranger to expensive speakers, so it’s not really a surprise that the company’s latest product, the rather nice-looking Beosound Balance, costs $2,250.

Don’t get me wrong: it’s a very attractively designed speaker, elevating the standard “fabric mesh-covered cylinder” that’s become popular these days with a solid oak base (which also houses one of the bass drivers) and clean aluminum accents. Bang & Olufsen even points out how the aluminum grilles are drilled in “a Fibonacci pattern,” which is definitely the sort of attention to detail you’d expect from a speaker with a comma in the price tag.

But it’s effectively a $2,250 Google Home, albeit one that looks better and almost certainly sounds…

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