Get closer to your favourite music with P5 Series 2. The latest edition features an all-new drive unit design that raises sound quality to new levels, while high quality materials ensure a luxuriously comfortable fit. Think of it as your own personal concert – to go.
Introducing the latest edition of our classic on-ear noise-isolating headphones. This edition retains the original’s understated style and luxurious leather ear pads, while raising the bar for sound quality thanks to an all-new drive unit design.
The result is a whole new standard for on-ear headphone acoustics. The sound is wonderfully open and spacious. Bass is powerful but also natural and controlled. Subtle details are revealed and brought to life.
You’ll forget the headphones, and just feel the music.
Hi Fi drive units
The drivers in P5 Series 2 are designed to work like those in a Hi-Fi speaker, with a more precise, controlled movement. The result? A giant leap forward in sound quality.
Acoustically-optimised ear pads
P5 Series 2’s ear pads feature an acoustically optimised grille pattern. This allows air to move freely through the pads, reducing acoustic impedance to a minimum.
Tuned by experts
Tuning requires fine judgement and an expert set of ears. For P5 Series 2, we’ve relied on the best ears in the business, using the same tuning team responsible for our flagship 800 Series speakers.
P5 Series 2 is crafted from aluminium and supple sheep’s leather, for maximum comfort and durability. Ultra-soft cushioning makes them very easy on the ears.
P5 Series 2’s ear pads are held in place with magnets. So you can easily detach them to change the cable, or replace them if they get damaged. Why buy new headphones when all you need is a new set of pads?
Made for iPhone
P5 Series 2 is the perfect partner for your iPhone. It comes with an easy to use, Apple-approved microphone cable, for taking calls and controlling your device on the move.
"These audiophile-grade headphones are a must-buy for anyone serious about hearing music the way it was intended. So long as you have the money, there's not much else in the on-ear market that can match this package at this price point."
"The Bowers and Wilkins P5 Series 2 try their darndest to make the case that less is more. The culmination of premium materials and striking design make the P5 Series 2 an undeniably lavish offering for audio lovers and minimalists alike."
"With P5 Series 2, B&W has finally hit the jackpot: a fantastic pair of cans that are hugely entertaining to listen to."
"The P5 Series 2 handsome design and comfortable fit are just extra perks—and it easily earns our Editors' Choice award. They're both extremely comfortable and output gorgeous audio with deep, rich lows and excellent definition in the highs."
"I found the P5 Series 2 was overall an exceptional experience. They are a pleasure to wear and use on a regular basis. Given the experience of listening to them has spoiled me for other small portable headsets. At the end of the day that’s really the conclusion, the P5 Series 2 headset was so good that I found myself taking it with me over other options. It has excellent construction, an attractive build, and wonderful audio. You wont be disappointed in your purchase of the P5 Series 2 from Bowers & Wilkins."
"The bottom line: there are few on-ear pairs this size, at any price, that sound as good. Bowers & Wilkins kept everything that worked, and tweaked the audio formula a bit, updating the engine essentially. And the P5 Series 2s deserve to be heard."
"B&W is well-known for detailed, comfortable headphones that are capable of notable aural magnificence. The P5 Series 2 on-ears live up to that tradition: They're comfortable, stylish, and sound great."
"Same great design with a high-end luxury appeal, ear cups have been redesigned for better air flow and comfort, the addition of the same drivers currently in the P7 headphones mean the P5 Series 2 headphones sound even better than they look. Listeners will look slick and rich in these headphones, and the better sound performance only enhances their appeal."
"For the combination of sound, comfort, and style, the P5 Series 2 is my new go-to headphone."
I have truly enjoyed trying out the P5 Series 2 with different laptops and my iOS devices. It has prompted me to improve the quality of encoded files I'm using and perhaps invest more time (and money) in high definition sound.
Posted on 24 Aug 2016
I had the P5 S1 before. The feel of the ear pads is a little different, but once I got used to them I really like them. Also, the sound quality is great and the position of the microphone for phone calls has been improved (closer to the top) causing less ambient noise when speaking to others.
Posted on 19 Aug 2016
Posted on 31 Jul 2016
When you want the best in sounds. Comfortable, sound quality, lightweight.
Posted on 19 Jul 2016
Very well made and met my expectations for the high quality I've come to expect from B&W.
Posted on 29 Jun 2016
Posted on 13 Jun 2016
The headphones are extremely comfortable and the sound quality is excellent.
Posted on 25 May 2016
Posted on 20 May 2016
Love these headphones and use them everyday. Comfortable, stylish and sound great.
Posted on 14 May 2016
Posted on 07 May 2016
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