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Bowers & Wilins PX7 Carbon Edition wireless headphones

Bowers & Wilkins

Bowers & Wilkins has released a special PX7 Carbon Edition, a black version of its well-known wireless headphones, as the name suggests.

Bowers & Wilkins’ PX-7 over-ear wireless headphones have been well rated by reviewers. According to the manufacturer, these Adaptive Noise Cancelling headphones offer ‘an unparalleled combination of breathtaking sound quality, smart features and ultimate comfort’. We read further in the press release:

“It’s not surprising that he has received numerous awards and rave reviews worldwide. In 2020, it will be 10 years since Bowers & Wilkins launched its very first headphones, the iconic P5. This breakthrough model quickly established what customers expected in terms of construction, design and sound quality from top-of-the-range headphones. Now it’s time to celebrate that success with the launch of the PX7 Carbon Edition. The new Carbon Edition has a high-quality carbon black finish and both ear cups have diamond-cut details. This creates an even more premium look”.

Smart design, smart features

The PX7 Carbon Edition has the same specifications as the existing PX7 models, Bowers & Wilkins explains: First of all, it delivers pristine sound at maximum resolution, while maintaining full neutrality and tonal balance. The aim is to reproduce your favourite music exactly as the artist intended, whether or not you’ve enabled noise cancelling. The PX7 Carbon Edition’s immersive sound is the result of the custom-made 43.6mm drivers. Designed, developed and tuned by Bowers & Wilkins’ world-renowned technical team. The same team is also responsible for the legendary 800 Series Diamond speakers used in professional environments such as Abbey Road Studios and Skywalker Sound’.

Comfort

In practical terms, the PX7 Carbon Edition also supports the latest wireless codecs, including the recently introduced Bluetooth aptX Adaptive technology. This enables streaming quality of 24-bit/48 kHz. The PX7 Carbon Edition has also put a lot of energy into the design of the headband and arms. As with all PX7 headphones, these are made from a carbon fibre-reinforced polymer for an optimal combination of lightness and rigidity. In addition, memory foam ear cushions provide industry-leading passive noise isolation. The PX7 Carbon Edition’s active noise cancelling is provided by adaptive technology that intelligently analyses the background environment and automatically adjusts the type of noise cancelling to the appropriate level. With the accompanying app, users can also select a function that allows ambient noise to
pass through
the headphones,
” said the manufacturer
.

Long playing time on full battery

The PX7 Carbon Edition is intuitive to use. The headphones have sensors in both ear cups, which automatically pauses your music when you lift an ear cup and automatically continues playing when you put the ear cup back on your ear. In addition, the PX7 Carbon Edition provides one-touch access to Voice Assistant Support. Depending on which phone you’re using, this can be either Siri or Google Assistant. Finally, the PX7 Carbon Edition offers 30 hours of play time (with ANC activated) with a single battery charge. And when the battery is low, charge the headphones in 15 minutes for another five hours of listening pleasure. The PX7 Carbon Edition is on sale from October for the price of €399.99. For more information on these and other Bowers & Wilkins headphones, please visit the manufacturer’s website.

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