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Bowers & Wilkins 606

alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 reviews of Bowers & Wilkins 606. The average rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the treble quality and soundstage are overall positive. The size and usability are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Bowers & Wilkins 606 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury Steve Guttenberg (

Bowers and Wilkins 606 review: Is the entry-level B&W still a good value?


The Bowers and Wilkins 606 bookshelves offer bucketfuls of resolution and bass power, but they're not as system-friendly as previous 600-series speakers.

The Bowers and Wilkins 606 offers better dynamics and deeper bass than most speakers its size. Its clear sound adds insight into well-recorded music and punch to movies, particularly at high volume. The new silvery Continuum driver and domed driver...

With the wrong system the speakers can sound too bright, and it's not the best speaker for so-called "badly recorded" music. A price increase over the previous model pushes it into a different class of speakers, but the finish doesn't correspond.

The Bowers and Wilkins 606 bookshelves offer bucketfuls of resolution and bass power, but they're more expensive and not as versatile as their predecessors.

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Diego Estan (

Bowers & Wilkins 606 Loudspeakers


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Fantastic, absolutely fantastic


I have been thinking of buying these speakers for a while, I wish I had bought them sooner.

Sep, 2020

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Great dynamics and wonderfully balanced sound


I bought these speakers a couple of weeks ago and I'm bowled over with the difference they've made to my listening experience. Coupled with my Cambridge Audio CXA61 amp the definition and depth I'm getting from these little gems is nothing short of...

Aug, 2020

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Amazing sound.


I bought these speakers today and they sound amazing. The bass response is mind blowing, the mids and highs are outstanding. I'm so happy I got these amazing speakers

Aug, 2020

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Quality build and great sound


I studied many reviews of speakers in this price range and spec and the B&W 606 appeared to be a great choice to match my amp. I was able to arrange a demo at richer sounds York to confirm my choice, couldn't be happier with these speakers,I listen to...

Aug, 2020

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Great sound


Service at Solihull store was great Matt was very helpful

Jul, 2020

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A revelation in bookshelf speakers!


I bought my B&W 606 bookshelf speakers a couple of weeks ago from Richer Sounds, Southampton having had an excellent demo. Once they were delivered, the next day, l placed them on my existing Q Acoustics stands, I was astounded at the sound quality....

Jul, 2020

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Look good, fantastic sound.


I bought the Bowers & Wilkins 606 speakers from Richer Sounds and I am really pleased with them. They look good and sound fantastic.

Jul, 2020

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Very impressed so far.


The depth of the bass reproduction is hard to believe out such a size cabinet sometimes. They're only just run in so only going to improve further. The top end detail is so clear and I love the minimal look. Running of a Cambridge CXA80, seem to match...

Jul, 2020