Bowers & Wilkins launches the PX8 headphones at a ridiculous value


Bowers & Wilkins is formally making the PX8 over-ear wi-fi headphones accessible. The pair was initially teased a few months again when the PX7 Collection 2 was introduced. Surprisingly, the premium wi-fi noise cancelling headphones now price $699, which is $150 greater than promised.


  • Bowers & Wilkins is releasing the PX8 wi-fi headphones.
  • The PX8 boasts 40mm Carbon Cone audio drivers and aptX Adaptive codec.
  • It retails for $699 and is on the market in black or tan.

The corporate’s new flagship headphones function the identical massive ear cans because the PX7 S2, however the total end has been upgraded to match the premium value. Each cans use reminiscence foam earpads wrapped in Nappa leather-based. The arms are actually produced from forged aluminum with adjustable and rotatable capabilities. Total, the PX8 is saved light-weight at 320 grams. All of the buttons are saved to 1 aspect.

Bowers & Wilkins says that the PX8 headphones now include new 40mm Carbon Cone audio drivers that ship flagship sound and superior audio decision. The brand new part has the identical driver design used on its 700 Collection loudspeakers.

Bowers & Wilkins PX8
The Bowers & Wilkins PX8 headphones function leather-based cushions and as much as 30 hours of battery life. / © Bowers and Wilkins

Much like the B&W PX7 S2, there are a complete of six microphones accessible. 4 mics are utilized in detecting and blocking ambient noise whereas the remaining two mics are reserved for telephony. The PX8 nonetheless boasts the identical array of audio codec assist together with Qualcomm’s aptX Adaptive, AAC, and SBC.

Battery life and pricing of B&W PX8

Battery life on the Bowers & Wilkins PX8 headset is rated to 30 hours, which is unchanged from the PX7 S2. In line with the British audio model, a 15-minute cost is equal to 7 hours of playback. And regardless of the pricing, the three.5mm audio jack is lacking once more. As an alternative, a USB-C to stereo jack adapter is offered.

The B&W PX8 will be ordered for $699 and have but to be listed in different markets and on-line shops. They’re accessible in black or tan (brown) colorways.