About the Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Factory-recertified and inspected with care
The Bower & Wilkins P7 Wireless headphones make a powerful visual statement.
Factory-recertified and inspected with care
For years, I called the Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless my favorite set of Bluetooth headphones. And in 2019? They still hold up. These premium over-ears are well-put-together, super-comfortable, and serve up rich, powerful sound. We're offering this factory-recertified version of these special headphones at a discount. B&W is so confident in their performance, that they're including the full two-year warranty.
Here is my original product presentation, complete with my hands-on impressions:
Wireless twist on a modern classic
Even before I opened the Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless over-ear headphones, I had a feeling they would be special. After all, they boast the same eye-catching design and ear-pleasing soundstage as the company's beloved wired version. And the addition of Bluetooth frees you from the connecting cord, allowing you to play music and take calls wirelessly from your phone. Still, I was struck by the great care B&W put into these headphones — evident in the unboxing experience alone.
Solid, sophisticated look and feel
Opening the P7 Wireless headphones was sort of like unwrapping a gift. I forced myself to take time with it. Each slight peak, reveal, and even satisfying waft of genuine leather helped build anticipation for the neatly folded headphones inside.
The first thing that jumped out was the smooth, curved aluminum pieces that link the sturdy headband and earcups. Sheepskin leather is stitched on the padded headband and lines the plush, rectangular earpads. They rested comfortably around my ears, helping relax the firm grip.
Potent sound nimbly adapts to your tunes
The tight fit keeps these headphones from moving around, and also ensures the meticulously designed drivers point properly to your ears. They produce full sound that can be either spacious or intimate, depending on the music. On the jam band Twiddle's "Every Soul," an entire virtual live show sprawled out in front of me, like I was about 10 rows back. The P7s had a relaxed feel, and by the time the keyboards kicked in, my head was out of my day-to-day and temporarily bobbing at a festival.
On the flip side, Vince Staples' EP Prima Donna uses deep, funky bass lines, muffled samples, and crunching percussion to create almost a claustrophic, introverted vibe. The B&W P7 Wireless delivered a soundstage that was appropriately tight and close. Reverb from the beats seemed to rattle off the "room" around me. The raw-sounding vocals came through like I was there in the booth, punctuating the "ripped-from-a-personal-journal" nature of Staples' lyrics and delivery.
- inspected and factory-recertified
- over-ear headphones with closed back design to help block out noise
- large 50mm drivers offer rich, well-balanced sound with deep bass
- Bluetooth connectivity for wireless music listening and phone calls with compatible smartphone
- aptX® and AAC decoding provides high-quality music streaming from compatible devices
- built-in rechargeable battery offers up to 17 hours of wireless use
- sheepskin leather earpads and headband for exceptional comfort and durability
- aluminum frame offers durability and elegance
- folding design for easy transport
- earcup controls let you answer calls, play/pause music, and skip songs
- built-in microphone for receiving calls
- includes detachable miniplug cable for optional wired listening
- cable has one-button remote to control music and calls
- USB charging cable
- quilted carrying case included
- frequency response: 10-20,000 Hz
- sensitivity: 109 dB
- impedance: 22 ohms (wired)
- weight: 11.2 ounces
- warranty: 2 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # P7 BT REFURB
What's in the box:
- Factory recertified over-ear Bluetooth headphones
- 54" Audio cable (straight 3.5mm plug)
- 48" USB charging cable
- Padded leather storage pouch
- Quick Start Guide
- Safety Instructions and Warranty
- B&W product booklet
More details on the Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Features & specs
|Earcup Width x Height||2.797" x 3.688"|
|Mic For Taking Calls||Yes|
|Frequency Response||10-20k Hz|
|1/4-inch Adapter Included||No|
|Parts Warranty||2 Years|
|Labor Warranty||2 Years|
Overview: These factory-recertified Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) P7 wireless over-ear headphones retain the classic styling of the original P7s, with the leather ear pads and detachable cables. The P7 wireless features Bluetooth version 4.1 for superior audio and wireless convenience. The P7 wireless headphones come with a 4' audio cable to use when you want to save battery life or when you can't use Bluetooth, a USB charging cable, and a leather storage case with magnetic closures.
Bluetooth 4.1: The P7 wireless headphones uses Bluetooth 4.1 and AptX for streaming high fidelity audio from your smartphone, tablet, or computer. The headphones are powered by a rechargeable Lithium battery that is charged via USB with the supplied Micro USB cable. With a 3 hour full charge, the P7 Wireless can deliver up to 17 hours of music playback at average volume levels. Once paired, the P7s will remember up to eight source devices.
Ear Cups and Drivers: The P7 wireless headphones feature 40mm dynamic drivers that work more like a driver in a hi-fi speaker. The headphones are tuned by sound engineers, so they sound as good as they look. The removable magnetic ear pads allow you to connect the cable, or replace the pads if they gets damaged. These luxurious sheep's leather ear pads with an optimized grille pattern to allow the air to move freely through the pads for minimal acoustic impedance.
Folding Design: The ear cups swivel so you can fold them flat for compact storage in the supplied soft leather case.
Cable: The B&W P7 wireless headphones come with a 48" audio cable. The headphone cable has a unique curved terminal on the headphone end that plugs in under the left earcup. The 2.5mm sub-mini plug rests in a contoured jack to protect the terminal and prevents accidental disconnection. The 3.5mm miniplug features a slim connector (less than 1/4" in diameter) that allows you to plug into your portable music device, even when it's housed in a hard protective case. A 48" Micro USB cable is provided for firmware updates, service, and charging the battery from a laptop or USB charging device.
On-board Controls: The on-board controls on the back of the right ear cup let you raise and lower the volume, and control the music playback (play, pause, next track, previous track) while you're in active mode (using Bluetooth). The controls will not operate when used in passive (wired) mode. The P7 Wireless headphones also have two microphones for clear phone conversations.
- Frequency Response: 10Hz to 20kHz
- Impedance: 22 ohms (passive)
- Distortion (THD): <0.3% (1 kHz/10 mW)
- Sensitivity: 111 dB/V at 1 kHz
- Maximum Input Power: 50 mW
- Weight: 11.4 ounces (11.8 ounces with cable)