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Bowers & Wilkins PX5 wireless headphones £50 off for Black Friday

B&W headphones in Black Friday sale
(Image credit: Bowers & Wilkins)

It's not often one sees a great deal on headphones featuring next-generation Bluetooth technology, but then, Black Friday is not like any other sale. 

Any set of B&W headphones comes from strong stock indeed. Allow us to explain: the PXs were among the first headphones to support Qualcomm’s aptX HD Bluetooth – a high-quality codec that enables the wireless transmission of 24-bit hi-res audio – but the PX7s and their siblings, the PX5 on-ears (the headphones you're here to read about)  are the first aptX Adaptive headphones to hit the market.

And they're currently discounted from £170 to just £120 at various retailers, including Peter Tyson. 

We've reviewed a lot of excellent (and largely five-star) Bowers & WIlkins kit, and while this is one of the few products to have escaped our grasp for review, we can tell you about the custom designed 35mm drivers and the claimed three hours of full playback from a 15 minute charge. The 25-hour play time on a full battery is a promise not to be sniffed at, either. 

For this money, it's a no brainer for new Bowers & Wilkins headphones. 


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Becky is the newest staff writer on What Hi-Fi? and can most-often be found writing, reviewing and drinking coffee in the listening facility, or at her desk next to a stack of mags. (She is probably wearing in-ears, so don't be put off if she's unresponsive.) She supports Chelsea even when it hurts, and her other half is a football writer whose skill both amazes and irritates her.