“The Bowers & Wilkins P7 is gorgeous”
At first look right off the bat you can see the elegance of the Bowers & Wilkins P7. The carrying case alone has a very luxurious, smooth, gorgeous design to it in fact this is one of the best designed cases I’ve seen in a while. There are a couple of cable, a 3.5mm to 3.5mm audio jack for you if you don’t want to use the wireless function. Included also is a USB charging cable and some instructions.
When it comes to build these headphones are extremely well made with a very sturdy structure. The Bowers & Wilkins P7 has a supple and beefy headband with metal foldable ear cups. The earcups can rotate on all axis giving the you an very comfortable fit. The metal arms that attach the earcups to the headband have a very sleek curved anchoring crossover build to them.
On each of the earpads the Bowers & Wilkins branding is made into an oval shaped cap on the outside. The earcup it self is very soft to the touch sheep skin leather. I didn’t experience any fatigue what so ever in wearing them for long periods of time. Adjustment on the Bowers & Wilkins P7 is really smooth. The polished metal hinges with the sort of S curve design stand out from a lot of other headphones.
The P7 has the polished look on their outer edges on each earcup with a brushed metal finish on the outer sides of the earcups giving it a very elegant look. On one of the earcups you have a slide down power button with a blue indicator light that you also can push in and pair your device. Next to it is a mini USB charging port. A bit further up on the same side are the volume up and down buttons that just the same double as skip forward and skip backward buttons. The aptX technology works extremely well with P7.
On the sound quality scale I believe they are great in both wired and wireless aspects. I didn’t experience any degradation in sound quality. The mid tones sound natural, and the bass sound so well controlled and when it hits its clear and smooth, you will in no doubt be impressed.
In closing the Bowers & Wilkins P7 is a beautifully designed headset. The build is strong, classy, and well made. These headphones are and look like a high end listening experience. The asking price of this simple yet elegant headset is $399.98 which is about $100 bucks less than the Sennheiser HD1. If you’re the type that likes to make a statement with both looks of luxury and quality then these are definitely a pair for you.
You can pick you up a pair of Bowers & Wilkins P7 headphones at Amazon.