The British hi-fi firm has embraced Bluetooth, cutting the cord on its high-end headphones. We go hands-on with the P5 Wireless.
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.
The Bowers and Wilkins P5 Series 2 has the same winning design of its highly rated predecessor, but now it sounds even better.
What better way to listen to Emeli Sande's chart-topping debut album "Our Version of Events" than with a pair of fancy Bowers & Wilkins headphones?
On the outside, the $300 P5 Series 2 looks almost identical to its predecessor, but B&W has upgraded its sound engine.
The Secure Loop design may not be a perfect fit for every ear, but the Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 sounds better than the original and is one top in-ear headphones for less than $200.
The Bowers & Wilkins CM1 S2 speakers look great and sound terrific, but they aren't the best choice for rockers.
The Bowers & Wilkins P7 may not the best headphone you can buy in its luxury price range, but it certainly is among the best, with excellent build quality and rich sound that works well with a wide range of music genres and sources.
The attractively designed $400 Bowers & Wilkins Z2 wireless speaker sounds pretty good and has a built-in Lightning dock, but it doesn't quite stand out enough in a crowded market.
Everybody's getting into the headphone market, but when Bowers & Wilkins enters the fray, expect something special. Yup, the P5 is pretty amazing.