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Master & Dynamic MW50+ are both over-ear and on-ear headphones

Despite being formed in 2014, Master & Dynamic has built up quite a catalogue of headphones, including the MW50s we reviewed earlier this year, as well as several special editions, from a snake-printed design to ones inspired by Leica cameras.

Now the US brand has launched the MW50+, a pair of headphones that can switch between on-ear and over-ear forms.

The two pairs of supplied lambskin and memory foam earpads are magnetically attached to the earcup and are easily detachable.

The MW50+ model features the same technology as the MW50s, with custom 40mm beryllium drivers, a patented aluminium external antenna with a claimed 30m Bluetooth connectivity range (‘three times the industry standard’) and a 16-hour battery life.

They £369 MW50+s come in three finishes – silver metal and black leather, silver metal and brown leather, and all black. They are available to pre-order now, with shipping expected in the first week of June.


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Becky is Hi-Fi and Audio editor of What Hi-Fi?, and has been part of the team for almost eight years, with her current position preceded by roles as a staff writer and news editor. During that time she has been fortunate enough to travel the world to report on the biggest and most exciting brands in hi-fi and consumer tech (and has had the jetlag and hangovers to remember them by). In her spare time, Becky can often be found running, watching horror movies and hunting for gluten-free cake.