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In-Ear by Ralf Willke 4 months ago

Bowers & Wilkins PI5

True Wireless in-ears with big sound

After we tested the PI7 some time ago and found them to be pretty good, we were naturally curious to see how the PI5s from Bowers & Wilkins, which have been stripped of a few features, would perform. It was already clear after the first...

4

Bluetooth by Ralf Willke 6 months ago

Bowers & Wilkins PI7

Premium True Wireless In-Ears

Bowers & Wilkins like to take their time in the innovation race and do not always try to jump on the technology-driven bandwagon immediately. Better late and done properly was what I thought when B&W announced the first True Wireless in-ears in their range with...

4.9

Bluetooth by Ralf Willke 6 months ago

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay HX

Lightweight over-ears with comfort features

Bang & Olufsen launches the HX, a successor to the H9 that is supposed to offer more in all respects - except weight. At 285 grams, it occupies a top spot in the lightweight ear-cup league, which makes them exceedingly pleasant to wear right from...

4.1

Bluetooth by Ralf Willke 12 months ago

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H95

High-end headphones with adaptive Noise Cancelling

The Danish high-end manufacturer Bang & Olufsen celebrate their 95th birthday with the special model H95, which - as of 2020 - seeks to combine all their experience and technical know-how in a pair of stylish ANC headphones.

4

Hi-Fi by Ralf Willke 1 year ago

Philips Fidelio X3

Open Hi-Fi headphones with brilliant power

With the Fidelio X3 Philips are targeting an audience who are more concerned with High Fidelity than with True Wireless or Noise Cancelling. The sheer listening pleasure of these sophisticated headphones is in the relaxed, peaceful atmosphere they create.

4.8

Bluetooth by Ralf Willke 2 years ago

Beats by Dr. Dre Solo Pro

Wireless on-ears with noise cancelling

The next popular on-ear variant of the Beats headphone range should actually be the Solo 4, but the Apple division has instead put a "Pro" on the table - for good reason. If "Pro" equates with "progress", then this pretty much applies to a product...

4.4

Bluetooth by Ralf Willke 2 years ago

Bowers & Wilkins PX7

Stylish and high quality over-ears with noise cancelling

As the PX5 on-ear version quite impressed us (see the test here), Bowers & Wilkins also sent their top model from the 2019 line-up to the editors. The essential difference is the design: Enclosing the ear instead of lying on the ear, so the only...

4.6

Bluetooth by Ralf Willke 2 years ago

Bowers & Wilkins PX5

A sophisticated On-Ear with style

Bowers & Wilkins is one manufacturer who would never be forgiven for making mistakes as, over several decades, this British brand has earned such a good reputation. As expected, trying out these 254-gram versions of the PX5 didn't bring any special surprises - except for...

5

Headphone stands by Ralf Willke 3 years ago

König & Meyer headphone table stand 16075

A permanent place for loose headphones

For those not familiar with König & Meyer (or K&M, for short), the manufacturer from Wertheim am Main in southwestern Germany is popular for their microphone stands that are available all around the world. "Stands for Music" is the K&M claim, so it goes without...

4.5

Bluetooth by Ralf Willke 4 years ago

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Wireless noise-cancelling headphones with Google Assistant integration

With the QuietComfort 35, Bose offers wireless noise-cancelling headphones that you’d be hard-pressed to improve and continue to be one of the top sellers in their category still more than two years after they first hit the market. With the release of version II, however,...

4.5

Bluetooth by Ralf Willke 4 years ago

B&O Beoplay H9i

Closed Bluetooth Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation

With the Beoplay H9i, B&O Play introduce an upgraded version of their premium model, the H9, with features that hold up well to heavyweights like Sony, Wilkins, Beats and Bose. In fact, it’s a highly competitive option, right down to the price.

4.9

Bluetooth by Ralf Willke 4 years ago

B&O Play Beoplay H8i

Premium Bluetooth On-Ears with Active Noise Cancellation

Fans of B&O Play headphones usually pay keen attention to two things: how they look and how they sound. Rightly so. The Danish audio-visual company has worked these elements into its design philosophy for some time now, with said philosophy proving a recipe for success....

3.8

Bluetooth by Ralf Willke 4 years ago

Beats by Dre Studio3 Wireless

Stylish Over-Ear Headphones with Plenty of Perks for Apple Owners

Apple’s successful subsidiary Beats now releases its third iteration of its successful headphone Beats Studio with an eye to broaden its following even further. The result is a pair of headphones that strive to convince with its sound as much as its functionality, without skimping...

4.5

Bluetooth by Ralf Willke 5 years ago

B&O Play Beoplay H4

Good looking and beautiful sound

Any brand who celebrates their success with flagship stores in exclusive locales should not show any weakness when it comes to their product offering. Let’s see if the Beoplay H4, the latest addition to the Bang & Olufsen family and a Bluetooth variant on an...

4.6
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