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Bowers & Wilkins Px8 review: specs and price

Bowers & Wilkins Px8

Why is Bowers & Wilkins Px8 better than the average?

  • Battery life
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    30hvs26.9h
  • Driver unit size
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    40mmvs35.37mm
  • Bluetooth version
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    5.2vs4.48
  • Number of microphones
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    6vs1.17

Price comparison

Buy used:

$500

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Bowers & Wilkins Px8 amazonBowers & Wilkins Px8 Over-Ear Wireless H...Bowers & Wilkins Px8 Over-Ear Wireless Headphones, Advanced Active Noise Cancellation, Compatible with B&W Android/iOS Music App, Premium Design, Offers 7-Hour Playback on 15-Min Quick Charge, Black
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$659
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$200
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$699
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$770
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User reviews

Overall rating

Bowers & Wilkins Px8
10.0
3 User reviews
Bowers & Wilkins Px8
10.0/10
3 User reviews

Features

Build quality

10.0/10
2 votes

Sound quality

9.5/10
2 votes

Value for money

9.0/10
2 votes

Comfort

10.0/10
2 votes

Noise isolation

9.5/10
2 votes

Comments

OMER

OMER

9 months ago

10 / 10

Very comfortable and luxury

OMER

OMER

9 months ago

10 / 10

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ziyue

ziyue

7 months ago

10 / 10

做工精细 音质无敌 颜值很高

ziyue

ziyue

7 months ago

10 / 10

同级别买它不后悔 对耳朵大的人士很友好 头戴蓝牙天花板

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Darrin

Darrin

2 months ago

10 / 10

Better then Airpod Max, Better tan PX7

Darrin

Darrin

2 months ago

10 / 10

It's a major step up in sound, very crisp with a nice punchy base compared to Airpods Max

Pros

  • Sound

Cons

  • ANC could be better
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Design

Fit

Over-ear

The fit of the headphones.
weight

320g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
has a detachable cable
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Ingress Protection (IP) rating

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The first number of the IP rating refers to protection against dust, while the second number refers to protection against liquid. E.g. a first number of 6 denotes that it is completely dustproof, and a second number of 7 denotes that the device can withstand full immersion in water.
can be folded
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
has a tangle free cable
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
travel bag is included
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
has an open-back design
✖Bowers & Wilkins Px8
The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
is dustproof and water-resistant
✖Bowers & Wilkins Px8
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Sound quality

has active noise cancellation (ANC)
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
lowest frequency

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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
highest frequency

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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
impedance

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Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.
sound pressure level

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Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
has a neodymium magnet
✖Bowers & Wilkins Px8
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
has passive noise reduction
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Power

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
Has USB Type-C
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
has a battery level indicator
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
has wireless charging
✖Bowers & Wilkins Px8
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
has a rechargeable battery
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
has a removable battery
✖Bowers & Wilkins Px8
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

Connectivity

Wireless

The connectivity type of the headphones.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
has aptX Adaptive
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
aptx Adaptive is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps), which means it can adjust the bit rate for different scenarios, such as listening to HD audio or reducing interference from other devices.
has aptX
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.
has LDAC
✖Bowers & Wilkins Px8
LDAC is a codec developed by Sony for Bluetooth audio. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high resolution audio. It can also automatically adjust to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps to increase stability.
has aptX Low Latency
✖Bowers & Wilkins Px8
aptX Low Latency is a codec developed by Qualcomm. It uses Bluetooth 5.0 technology to provide low latency audio (around 40ms), which is useful when you want to avoid audio lag (e.g. when playing games).
has aptX HD
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
aptX HD is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It supports high quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
has aptX Lossless
✖Bowers & Wilkins Px8
aptX Lossless is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It supports high quality 16-bit/44.1kHz audio (at a maximum bit rate of 1200kbps). This codec provides CD-quality audio without any loss of data.
has AAC
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
AAC is a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.

Features

has a noise-canceling microphone
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
has ambient sound mode
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
Ambient sound mode uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard. It’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re jogging but still want to be able to hear traffic.
has in/on-ear detection
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
Sensors can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused, saving battery life.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
has a mute function
✖Bowers & Wilkins Px8
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
multipoint count

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Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
control panel placed on a device
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
can be used as a headset
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
Has an in-line control panel
✖Bowers & Wilkins Px8
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Miscellaneous

has a 3.5mm male connector
✔Bowers & Wilkins Px8
This audio plug allows you to connect to a range of devices which use a standard 3.5mm jack.

Price comparison

Buy used:

$500

ProductStorePrice
Bowers & Wilkins Px8 amazonBowers & Wilkins Px8 Over-Ear Wireless H...Bowers & Wilkins Px8 Over-Ear Wireless Headphones, Advanced Active Noise Cancellation, Compatible with B&W Android/iOS Music App, Premium Design, Offers 7-Hour Playback on 15-Min Quick Charge, Black
amazon logo
$659
Bowers & Wilkins Px8 ebay-newBowers & Wilkins Px8 Wireless Over-Ear H...Bowers & Wilkins Px8 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones - Black *For Parts*
ebay-new logo
$200
Bowers & Wilkins Px8 ebay-newBowers & Wilkins PX8 Bluetooth Wireless ...Bowers & Wilkins PX8 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones - Gray FP44326
ebay-new logo
$699
Bowers & Wilkins Px8 ebay-newBowers & Wilkins PX8 Wireless Noise Canc...Bowers & Wilkins PX8 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones McLaren Edition Sealed
ebay-new logo
$770
Bowers & Wilkins Px8 ebay-newBowers & Wilkins Px8 Wireless Over-Ear H...Bowers & Wilkins Px8 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones - Black
ebay-new logo
$599

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