Excellent sound reproduction.
Secure Loop design and weighted body hold ear buds securely in place.
Inline remote for calls and controlling music functions.
Includes airline and right-angle adapters.
Low cord contact noise.
Good passive noise isolation.
Inoffensive sound signature.
2 year warranty.
Large sound stage.
Reasonably priced (for B&W).
Solid build quality.
Sound good with different genres of music.
Integrated microphone with navigation controls for cell-phone use.
Lightweight with resilient Cable.
Two included adapters.
Secure Loop takes some getting used to.
Heavier than other in-ear ’buds.
Included case is too fiddly to use.
Ear loop design not comfortable for everyone.
Remote/mic only work with Apple.
Poor tactile feedback on iPhone control.
Slightly confusing and unintuitive MFI controls.
By Canada HiFi on December 17, 2012
December 17th, 2012, In Headphones/Earphones (and Heaphone Amplifiers), Reviews, by George de SaBowers & Wilkins (B&W) is an audio product company that is based in its home town of Worthing, West Sussex, England and is part of the B&W Group. The B&W...-
By Sound and Vision Magazine on June 25, 2012
A great-sounding IEM with a unique fitting twist Enlarge Measured: Bowers & Wilkins C5 See Gallery If you’re sick of trying to choose among dozens of lookalike IEMs in the racks at electronics stores, you’ll find the C5 to be welcome...-
By Macworld Australia on January 04, 2012
The overall sound quality of the C5s are exemplary. However, if you’re after a pair of in-ear headphones with full noise isolation, you may be disappointed with what the model offers.In terms of design, the C5s are hard to look past. Match your...90
By GadgetMac on December 26, 2011
Bowers & Wilkins has a tendency to make the most incredibly unique audio products in the world. First we took a look at Bowers & Wilkins' highly regarded P5 headphones early this year and liked them so much that we've given them our Editors'...80
By Pocket-lint on December 01, 2011
If you are looking for premium headphones for your iPhone, the Bowers & Wilkins C5 are certainly worthy of consideration. The combination of comfortable fit and excellent sound quality make them a pleasure to use, but they are...80
By Macworld on November 17, 2011
Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) has long been a respected name in high-end audio, producing jaw-dropping “statement” products such as the Nautlius loudspeaker, applying new materials to speaker design such as diamond-coated tweeters, and placing its...70
By Mac|Life on November 17, 2011
B&W’s C5 offers crystal-clear audio, and deep, satisfying bass. At less than $200, it sounds like a surprisingly good value. Product C5 In-Ear Headset Company Bowers & Wilkins Contact bowers-wilkins.com Price $179.95 Requirements iPhone,...90
By Top Review Shop on November 09, 2011
Bowers & Wilkins may not be the first loudspeaker company to tackle portable audio in recent years, but it is one with a very rich hi-fi heritage. Known best for the Nautilus, an audiophile-class speaker with an audiophile-class price tag, B&W made...80
By Whathifi.com on October 27, 2011
It’s rare that new kit doesn’t arrive with a sense of anticipation. And more often than not, the products live up, more or less, to the hype.Everything from the packaging of these C5 in-ears to the literature gently whispers...80
By The Gadgeteer on October 20, 2011
hello People don’t usually associate Bowers & Wilkins name with reasonably priced audio. Yes, they make killer products, but affordable? Not for the average Joe with little knowledge of how good audio can and should sound. Well, B&W have come out...-