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Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

alaTest has collected and analyzed 159 reviews of Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Opinions about the durability and usability are on the whole positive. The comfort and design are also mentioned favorably. Reviews are divided on the reliability. There are some negative opinions about the size and price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the portability and durability. The comfort and design also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the size and price, while opinions are divided on the reliability.

sound, design, comfort, durability, portability

price, size

75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 user reviews of Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com. Views about the portability and durability are generally positive. The comfort and design are also mentioned favorably, but the reliability and price get negative comments.

sound, design, comfort, durability, portability

price, reliability

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (trustedreviews.com)

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

 

The Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless are simply the wireless edition of the P5 Series 2 headphones I reviewed earlier this year. With this added functionality, you can now stream wirelessly from your phone. In most other respects, however, the design is...

High-class style ; Rich sound ; Wireless

Some report connectivity complaints ; Thick sound limits separation ; On-cup buttons could be refined

Luxurious, good-sounding wireless headphones – but for the price there are better units available.

Sep, 2015

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

B&W P5 Wireless review

 

Best wireless headphones £200-£300, Awards 2016. Bowers & Wilkins enters the Bluetooth headphone market. Do the B&W P5 Wireless cans have what it takes to compete?

Excellent sound ; Lovely design and build ; Easy Bluetooth operation

Nothing of note

The cord is cut but the quality remains. These are excellent Bluetooth headphones

Jul, 2015

Expert review by : Rik Henderson (pocket-lint.com)

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless headphones review: Class without the cables

 

When Bowers & Wilkins released the T7 wireless Bluetooth speaker , its quality considering its portability was outstanding. It was also the first time the company had opted for that specific wire-free technology, having only dabbled with Apple AirPlay...

Beautifully designed for aesthetics and comfort, Bluetooth 3.0 aptX compatible, 17 hours of battery life per charge, audiophile standard performance

Pricey when compared to the wired P5 headphones and some competitors

The Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless headphones are, quite simply, among the best wire-free cans we've heard. That's why they come at a premium.

Nov, 2015

Expert review by : Dave James (techradar.com)

Bowers and Wilkins P5 Wireless review

 

Stunning wireless audio...but with a connectivity catch

Fantastic sound quality ; aptX support ; Great battery life ; Easy to connect

Often flaky Bluetooth ; Cheap-feeling control buttons ; Pricey ; Can get uncomfortable when wearing glasses

The sound quality of these wireless headphones is excellent; rich, detailed and surprisingly powerful. But the P5 Wireless is let down by some flaky, frustrating Bluetooth connectivity problems.

Jul, 2015

Expert review by : Richard Easton (expertreviews.co.uk)

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless review

 

The P5 Wireless is an incredibly classy pair of Bluetooth headphones with the signature Bowers & Wilkins sound

The P5 Wireless builds upon what made the P5 great and adds the convenience of not being tethered by a cable, which is something you really appreciate once it’s gone. They’re supremely well-built with a fantastic design and luxurious feel. You’ll just...

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : Jim Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

B&W P5 Wireless headphones review

 

Ditch the cables and get great sound from your phone, tablet or PC wirelessly

We said in our Series 2 review that some might find the £249 price a little hard to swallow, and it’s harder still to stump up £80 more for the removal of a cable. Yet, if you are specifically after wireless headphones, these are one of the best pairs...

Jul, 2015

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless review

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These Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless headphones are pricey and instantly recognisable thanks to their rectangular ear pads. Does the price indicate quality, or are these headphones punching above their weight? Find out in our full review.

Dec, 2015

Expert review by : David Moynihan (digitalspy.com)

Review: Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless headphones

 

High-end Bluetooth audio technology makes cutting the cable a treat.

Thanks to Bluetooth aptX (the high-quality audio standard), the P5 Wireless deliver sound that is clean, powerful and highly impressive.

Sep, 2015

Expert review by : Alfred Siew (techgoondu.com)

Goondu review: Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless August 24th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew Audio-visual 0

 

The P5 Wireless is surely one of the best-sounding headphones today in a lightweight, portable package.

Aug, 2015

DT Recommended Product

Expert review by : Ryan Waniata (digitaltrends.com)

Bowers & Wilkins P5 review

 

The P5 are super stylish and sound good, but you'd better be ready for a powerful ride.

If the Bowers & Wilkins P5 look like an Aston Martin, they sound like a muscled up Mustang. While the low end can get a little pushy for our ears, those seeking powerful, musical bass without sacrificing lucidity in the midrange and treble will...

Aug, 2015

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