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Bowers & Wilkins PX

alaTest has collected and analyzed 123 reviews of Bowers & Wilkins PX. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Comments about the usability and comfort are overall positive. The design and noise isolation also get good feedback. There are some mixed views about the treble quality. Many are less positive about the portability.

sound, noise isolation, design, comfort, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Bowers & Wilkins PX is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Vlad Savov (

These are the best wireless headphones you can buy


Bowers & Wilkins, Audio-Technica, Sony, Beats, and a whole lot more

Fantastic noise cancellation ; Very comfortable ; Long battery life

Bland design ; Non-replaceable battery ; Not sweat-proof

Dec, 2017

Expert review by : Vlad Savov (

Bowers & Wilkins PX review: wireless noise-canceling nirvana


These headphones have no right to sound as good as they do while being as practical as they are

Best sound from noise-canceling headphones ; Plentiful battery life ; USB-C charging and connection versatility ; Durable and attractive design ; Headphones pause automatically when you take them off

Sound can be a bit too edgy and forward for listening at home ; More comfortable when worn on the move than sat in front of a desk ; Automatic pause can be finicky ; Bluetooth pairing is as nightmarish as most other wireless cans

Before the B&W PX, Sony’s 1000X were the headphones that I could most readily and casually grab on my way out the door. There were never any worries with those headphones about the sound or the fit proving fatiguing over the course of a full day. I...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Tim Gideon (

Bowers & Wilkins PX


The Bowers & Wilkins PX wireless headphones are a rare misfire from the iconic audio company, with buggy operation and audio performance that changes when the noise cancellation is enabled.

Powerful audio performance with rich bass and crisp highs. Comfortable, stylish design. Cable included for wired use. Noise cancellation can be turned off. App allows for nuanced NC adjustments.

Expensive. Glitchy in testing. NC changes audio performance noticeably. Can't be used in wired passive mode—cable requires power.

Let's hope this is an early hiccup for the new team leading B&W. Since we tested two pairs, we're confident that we at least had an experience that will be similar to what customers will encounter, though it's possible we were sent two defective units....

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Carlo Lo Raso (

Bowers & Wilkins PX Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphone Review


If wireless noise cancelling headphones happen to be on your purchasing radar, the Bowers & Wilkins PX are definitely worth your time and consideration.

Addictive, spacious and balanced sound quality. Wired or wireless. ; Effective noise cancellation technology, with fine tuning via app. ; Style and build quality are top shelf. ; Excellent battery life per charge. ; 1/4” phono plug adapter please.

1/4” phono plug adapter please.

Bowers & Wilkins offers you a smart, well-dressed and great sounding travel companion for your consideration. You owe yourself a listen to the PX WIRELESS HEADPHONES!

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Marc Henney , Sam Vafaei, Yannick Khong (

Bowers & Wilkins PX HEADPHONES


The Bowers and Wilkins PX are decent mixed-usage, wireless headphones, with great isolation for commuting, and a sturdy premium design. They are easily one of the best-built over-ears we've tested, and they have a good enough sound quality for most...

Great build quality. ; Easy to use controls. ; Great isolation and low leakage.

A bit too tight on some heads. ; Slightly bulky and cumbersome design. ; Bass delivery varies significantly across users. Sensitive to glasses.

May, 2018

Expert review by : Séamus Bellamy (

Bowers & Wilkins PX wireless noise-cancelling headphones review: They demand a small sacrifice for silence


B&W's first noise-cancelling headphones sound so good that you'll happily to live with their quirks.

Wide soundstage with excellent audio separation ; Comfortable to wear during long listening sessions ; Long battery life ; Easy-to-use on-cup controls

More expensive than the competition ; Small drop in sound quality with ANC engaged ; USB-C charging port can’t be used to transmit audio ; Headphones cannot be used passively

Provided you can live with their quirks, the Bower’s & Wilkins PX headphones’ excellent audio fidelity and solid noise cancellation make these a set of headphones all but the most fussy audiophiles will be happy to own.

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Sherri L. Smith (

Bowers & Wilkins PX Headphones Review: High Tech for a High Price


The Bowers & Wilkins PX Headphones provide a showstopping design, smart sensors. adjustable active noise cancellation and long battery life.

But if you're looking for absolute quiet, the Bose QuietComfort 35 IIs are without equal and deliver great sound quality. The $329 cans are still a bit expensive, but they're cheaper than the PX. They're also a lot lighter than the PX and come with a...

Mar, 2020

Expert review by : Adam Clark Estes (

Bowers & Wilkins' New Noise-Cancelling Wireless Headphones Blew My Mind


I'm a longtime Bowers & Wilkins fan. The headphones are so good, I've always thought, they don't even need noise-cancelling. Well, Bowers & Wilkins didn't listen to my thoughts and recently released a set of noise-cancelling headphones. I was...

Beautiful design, beautiful sound

Beautiful design, beautiful sound

Expert review by : Ced Yuen (

Bowers & Wilkins PX


The finest wireless noise-cancelling headphones you can buy . Bowers & Wilkins PX.

Fantastic sound ; Handy smart sensors ; Auto power/connect/play ; Attractive design

Noise cancellation could be stronger

The finest wireless, noise-cancelling headphones you can buy.

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Bowers & Wilkins PX review


Bowers & Wilkins' first noise-cancelling headphones are the real deal.

Transparent, detailed sound ; Excellent dynamics ; Impeccable sense of timing ; Clever, intuitive features ; Impressive noise-cancelling ; Good battery life ; Fine build

Nothing significant

The PXs are a fantastic package, boasting excellent sound quality, successful noise-cancelling and a smart design

Oct, 2017

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