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Bowers & Wilkins P5 (series 2)

Bowers & Wilkins P5 (series 2)
alaScore 83

526 reviews

Jun, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 526 reviews of Bowers & Wilkins P5 (series 2). The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the bass quality. The durability is also appreciated.

durability, bass quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Bowers & Wilkins P5 (series 2) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Bowers & Wilkins P5 (series 2)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 249 user reviews of Bowers & Wilkins P5 (series 2) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com.

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Bowers & Wilkins P5 (series 2)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Bowers & Wilkins P5 (series 2) from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.ca.

86% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2020

Expert review by : David Carnoy Steve Guttenberg (cnet.co.uk)

Bowers and Wilkins P5 Series 2 (review): Swanky on-ear headphone looks the same but sounds even better

 

The $300 Bowers and Wilkins P5 Series 2 has the same winning design of its highly rated predecessor, but its sound engine has been upgraded. We approve.

The Bowers and Wilkins P5 Series 2 headphones have excellent build quality and rich, well-balanced sound that's now more transparent and accurate. Its earpads are removable and the two included cables are detachable (one has a built-in Apple friendly...

Somewhat pricey; leather earpads will cause your ears to get steamy on warmer days; not all remote features will work with Android and Windows devices.

The Bowers and Wilkins P5 Series 2 has the same winning design of its highly rated predecessor, but now it sounds even better.

Oct, 2014

Expert review by : Jonathan Margolis (howtospendit.ft.com)

Bowers & Wilkins P5

 

The brand's first Bluetooth headphones with exceptionally sweet sound

Oct, 2015

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Excellent value for money and quality

 

An excellent quality and sound for a great price..

Sep, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Superb

 

A lovely pair of headphones. Nice design and very well made. Soft ear pads and they rotate to fold and make the phones a bit smaller when placed in the bag. Adjustable and fit a small head. Good value for money. Very pleased.

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Quality Headphones

 

My first reaction was how impressive the quality and build was . I am not a sound expert but very happy with clarity and quality of sound in all modes of sound. Very happy .

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

When they work they are excellent

 

Sadly, mine cut out and crackle. The remote control is also erratic. However, when the music plays at the desired volume, they are wonderful. They are less than a year old but I can't return as I can't find my receipt.

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Tremendous

 

If you know b and w you know they are quality,excellent build and sound quality,so good bought a pair for daughters boyfriend and on top of that they are on offer

May, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Quite simple...the best!

 

Bought these headphones as a late christmas present...to myself. The are a revelation. Bass response has to be heard to be believed! I would recommend to anybody whether you be audiophile or just after a universe sized step up from generic in-the-ear...

Feb, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Extremely happy with this purchase!

 

Great product with excellent sound quality. Highly recommend this.

Jan, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Black Friday Price

 

Bought it on Black Friday deal. V good at that price. They look really good and the sound is good and smooth. The 20kHz frequency could have been a bit higher. They are tight on the ears and start to hurt after a while. Hope there was some sort of...

Dec, 2016

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