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Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex

Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex
alaScore 95

6 reviews

Jan, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Tim Gideon (pcmag.com)

Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex

 

The Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex is an attractive, powerful wireless speaker, but you can find similar audio quality for less money.

Powerful audio output with bright, detailed highs and rich lows. Handsome design.

Overpriced. Can have trouble with deep bass at high volume levels. No aux input.

For a mono speaker, the Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex sounds wonderful. But for a $450 speaker? That's much harder to justify. First off, it has issues with deep bass at high volume levels, which isn't acceptable in this price range. In addition, the...

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : Tim Gideon (computershopper.com)

Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex

 

Powerful audio output with bright, detailed highs and rich lows. Handsome design.

Overpriced. Can have trouble with deep bass at high volume levels. No aux input.

The Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex is an attractive, powerful wireless speaker, but you can find similar audio quality for less money.

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex review

 

A decent but slightly clinical sounding, compact wireless speaker

Big sound ; Precise, clear audio ; Excellent dynamics ; Stylish design

Fussy control system ; Lacks warmth and expression

The B&W Flex delivers a more hi-fi sound than anything else this size, but it’s expensive and not without software gremlins

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : Olivia Tambini (techradar.com)

Hands on: Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex review

 

Bowers & Wilkins Formation range of speakers saw the audio brand branch out in multi-room home streaming, in a similar vein to Sonos.  The range comprised bookshelf speakers, a soundbar, an amplifier, and a large standalone wireless speaker, but...

Gorgeous design Stunning audio clarity Support for Hi-Res Audio

Rather expensive No 'smart' features

We're impressed with the Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex so far, thanks to its high audio fidelity and sculptural design. It may be pricey compared to the competition but it's the cheapest entry-point to the Formation range.

Sep, 2019

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