Bowers & Wilkins

In 1966 John Bowers and his long-time friend Peter Hayward founded a company in Worthing on the south coast of England called B&W Electronics at the time. Both founders agreed right from the start to live modestly and reinvest all their profits in the company with the aim of developing the perfect loudspeaker…

The latest reviews: Bowers & Wilkins

Bluetooth by Sven Opitz 8 months ago

Bowers & Wilkins PI4

Neckband in-ears with adaptive noise cancelling and very good sound

With the PI4, Bowers & Wilkins deliver another superbly well-equipped neckband in-ear with two 14.2mm full-range drivers, three different aptX codecs, Bluetooth 5.0 with multipoint capability, adaptive noise reduction and a good app which enables you control and customise many of the features.


Bluetooth by Sven Opitz 9 months ago

Bowers & Wilkins PI3

Neckband in-ears with dual hybrid drivers

Bowers & Wilkins are committed to always wanting to do things right. Be it the new PX5 the current PX7, or the PI3, which is a neckband in-ear with dual hybrid drivers, the latest aptX adaptive codec, and of course, wireless connectivity via Bluetooth.


Bluetooth by Ralf Willke 10 months 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...


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Editor's recommendations: Bowers & Wilkins

All round success and a genuine recommendation for all those who expect a high value for money for scarcely 300 euros. The Bowers & Wilkins PX5 are on-ear headphones at the highest technical level, which is right at the top when it comes to sound. The Bowers & Wilkins PX5 shows their strengths both as travel headphones, and as a constant companion in everyday urban life between open-plan offices, underground trains and cafés.

Ralf Willke
Ralf Willke 10. October 2019
Bowers & Wilkins PX5

As with its on-ear counterpart, I would give a clear letter of recommendation to the PX7. Where the PX7 loses out for me is the price, since it does not justify the extra 100 EUR on top of the cost of the on-ear model. The competition for the PX5 comes from in-house. But if you want an ear–enclosing version of the current Bowers & Wilkins headphones, you can’t go wrong with the PX7.

Ralf Willke
Ralf Willke 30. October 2019

The PI4 from Bowers & Wilkins are high quality Bluetooth in-ears with very good sound, many useful features, codecs, and a good app. The adaptive noise reduction may be a bit more restrained than some people would like. The workmanship and appearance are top notch, with a touch of luxury just as you would expect from headphones by Bowers & Wilkins.

Sven Opitz
Sven Opitz 12. December 2019