The new Bang & Olufsen H7 headphones join the B&O Play range and sit between the wired B&O H6 and flagship B&O H8 earphones.

The B&O Play H7 headphones claim a 20-hour battery life for wireless music and have a power saving mode for when you start to run out of juice. The aluminium ear cups are touch sensitive, responding to gestures to control your music and also take voice calls from your phone.

Borrowing the wireless tech from the flagship H8 earphones but not the gold design, the H7 earphones have "soft lambskin" ear cushions that come in a black or natural finish. If that doesn't appeal, there are always the limited edition H6 models, which come in a variety of jazzier colours.

Unlike the H8 model, there's no noise-cancellation here, though B&O claims the snug fit of the over-ear cups will do a decent job of isolating outside noise.

Due on sale now, the BeoPlay H7 headphones are priced at £329.

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Mike Burroughs's picture

They are pretty good

I was looking for a wireless version of my H6's, so naturally, I went to the B&O store near me so I could hear them first. I picked the H7's because they fit more comfortably than the H8's on-ear design. Because they're over-ear, they really don't need noise cancelling tech. The cups actually filter out my co-workers quite well. Another thing I noticed is that the H8's are punchier with bass. They're not Beats by any measure, but a nod in that direction, I wanted the same balanced tones of the H6, so I opted for the H7's since they were similarly toned, sized and padded. For that reason, I picked the H7's. It helps that they're also cheaper.