Bower & Wilkins are well-known for their Audio quality with high-end audio products. The B&W P5 mobile Hi-fi headphones do not stray away from that signature status. to put it frankly listening to the Bower & Wilkins P5 headphones are a pure audio treat. But before I get to the how the headphones sound, lets talk about deign and craftsmanship that Bower & Wilkins has put in the P5. the material used in crafted these headphones are of the highest quality, from the soft luxurious leather used on the earpads and headband, to the solid metal finishing around the earpads and detailing in design. The Made for iPod cable allows easy control of an iPod, and the microphone facilitates calls on an iPhone. The leather earpads are magnetically attached, and can be quickly removed to swap the supplied cables.
Sound Quality- This is where a lot of headphone manufactures get things wrong, after spending time with design and aesthetics, what you are left with is bass infused audio or heavily reproduced sound. the Bower & Wilkins P5 buck that trend by giving you pure natural sound. What that means; With P5, the sound you hear is completely natural – as close to the sound of the original recording as we can possibly take you. They call it true sound, with the headphones allowing you to listen to music as it was intended and created in the studio. I call it awesome!!!
It is hard to quantify how well the Bower & Wilkins P5 headphones sound., but the easiest way to describe it, Akins to the slogan on the P5 package ‘concert for one”. Your music comes out alive with clarity and richness, everything is audible and you feel like you are getting a personalized jam session in your honor. The Noise isolation feature is fantastic as it blocks away a every bit of outside interference, living you in a places of audio nirvana that can only be described as truly “a concert for One”
So the next question is how much are they and are the worth it? You can pick up a pair of the Bower & Wilkins p5 from Amazon with prices ranging from $275- $389. So yes the headphones are on the premium side of things. But they are worth every penny. If you are going to spend More than $200 on a pair of headphones, get the Bower & Wilkins P5. If you are looking for great listening headphones, get the Bower & Wilkins P5. If you enjoy listening to music then you have to get the Bower & Wilkins p5 Mobile Hi-Fi headphones. right now the sit at the top of my headphone list as a definite buy!!!!.
iPhone compatible remote control
Driver type dynamic Mylar diaphragm
High precision diaphragm resistance material
Closed back for noise isolation
Single sided detachable/changeable OFC
Mobile supra aural headphone with noise isolation
10Hz to 20kHz
+/-1dB at 1kHz
Max. input power
@100dB I25<0.05% for 80-20kHz <0.2% for 20-20kHz
115dB/V at 1kHz
3.5mm stereo mini jack (on cable)
2.5mm mini jack (on Headphone)
35mm folded flat, 60mm in service
Enclosure: Real Leather and metal
The remote and mic are supported only by iPod nano (4th generation and later), iPod classic (120GB, 160GB), iPod touch (2nd generation and later), iPhone 3GS, iPhone4, iPad and iPad 2. The remote is supported by iPod shuffle (3rd generation or later).
Audio is support by all iPod models. Includes universal cable for audio only use with computers, phones and music players with a standard headphone output.