In-line mic and remote for controlling an iPod or iPhone.
They look great.
Replaceable cables in case disaster strikes.
Over-ear design offers passive noise cancellation.
The cord is wimpy and short.
Headphones will be too heavy for some.
Leather earpads will cause your ears to get steamy on warmer days.
By Macworld Australia on June 17, 2012
Bowers & Wilkins make premium equipment at a premium price. But rarely do customers who spend the money come away disappointed, and that goes for the P5 headphones. Amazing sound, comfort and design come at a price, and B&W has shown that it’s...100
By I4U on August 15, 2011
The Bowers & Wilkins P5 are simply the best headphones I have ever used and if you can afford them, they are worth every penny. What Others Say about This Headphone heavenCheaper headphones can leave some screaming for a better sound Consumers are...95
By Onheadphones on August 12, 2011
Bowers and Wilkins P5 Mobile Hi-Fi Headphones ReviewThese headphones are manufactured by the Bowers & Wilkins Company, who been making many other products for a few years now and increases product reliability. They are very stunning and extremely...60
By Mac|Life on February 04, 2011
Bowers & Wilkins P5 headphones aren’t for the audio consumer, they’re for the connoisseur. Everything about the P5s is solid and full -- including the intended audience’s wallets. The $300 price point might be hard to justify on paper,...100
By GadgetMac on January 13, 2011
Walk into any Apple Store, and you will find a number of different headphones hooked up to iPods and iPhones on display. The B&W P5 Mobile HiFi Stereo Headphones will quickly stand out as a handsomely stylish set, but do these live up to their $299.95...90
By AVguide on December 14, 2010
Bowers and Wilkins (B&W for short) is a long established English manufacturer of audio products, most famously its Nautilus and 800 series loudspeakers. B&W speakers have a history of usage in the making of recordings. As well, they have often been...-
By iLounge on November 05, 2010
Though B&W’s Zeppelin entered the iPod marketplace with the sort of bold, interesting design that polarized potential customers, the company’s three subsequent products—Zeppelin Mini, MM-1, and now P5—have all found ways to bring...60
By Beatweek Magazine on November 03, 2010
The rise of in-ear earbuds has full-size headphones feeling like something of a lost art when it comes to mobile devices. But the right headphones can bring your iPhone or iPod audio experience to a level that no earbuds, no matter how well designed,...100
By DigitalVersus on October 14, 2010
The P5 are a definitely good pair of headphones, but we were hoping they'd be excellent. That plus a few minor design issues (such as being bulky to carry around) ultimately cost these high-end headphones their fifth...80
By The Gadgeteer on September 25, 2010
How do you judge a pair of headphones in this pristine, digital age when you’re listening to a new track from Jónsi and Alex that has analog noise added for effect? I have no idea, but boy, does it sound ethereal and haunting. The track is...-