On the outside, the $300 P5 Series 2 looks almost identical to its predecessor, but B&W has upgraded its sound engine.
Whether you're out listening to your MP3 player or out at home with your high-end stereo, your headphone choice is critical. Here we've picked our five favorites across every style and category, but if you already know which type of headphones you want, use the links at the left to get more options.
B&W's P5s aren't cheap, but they're well built, offer a unique design, rich sound, and a built-in microphone for making calls.
B&W's P5s aren't cheap, but they're well built, and they offer a unique design, rich sound, and a built-in microphone for making calls.
Everybody's getting into the headphone market, but when Bowers & Wilkins enters the fray, expect something special. Yup, the P5 is pretty amazing.
We got a glimpse of Bowers & Wilkins snazzy new P5 headphones and MM-1 multimedia speakers late last year. It appears that the products will be available for purchase in the next months or so.
Whether you listen to death metal or nature documentaries, the Bowers and Wilkins B&W 685 S2s are an astoundingly good set of speakers and an excellent deal at this price level.
The Sony KDL-W800B series is a classy television with excellent color and shadow detail, but in pure bang-for-buck terms, its black level can be bettered for much less.
The Sony KDL-W800B series is a classy television with decent picture performance and ultra-low latency but it can be bettered in pure bang-for-buck terms.
Sony's wedge-shaped KDL-W850B TV offers better picture quality, albeit for a higher price, than many big-screen LCDs.
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The wedge-shaped design of the Sony KDL-W850B makes for a unique look, and in addition to a good picture helps justify a relatively high price.