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Bowers & Wilkins C5

Bowers & Wilkins C5

from  $149.99+
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82 Global Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
82

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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Those seeking iDevice-compatible in-ear headphones with a luxury finish and rich sound will find a lot to like in Bowers and Wilkins C5.

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82 Global Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
82

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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User Reviews

80
anjrue
Best sound quality I've heard for in-ear headphones, but started cutting out...read more
50
DigitlDesign
I am a big B&W fan, owning numerous products. With that said, I absolutely...read more
60
Dembo
B&W's C5 are among the best sounding buds I've tried so far. The sound is...read more
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Score Breakdown

 
78
Average user Score
 
90
Stevenng
08.09.12
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
 
70
estoughton
07.18.12
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
 
60
atmasphere
05.22.12
A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well. - Engadget
 
70
rdwtux
03.14.12
I bought these recently but am just about to return them. Although the sound quality is great, they hurt my ears and the left speaker is already shorting out.
 
90
nadral
01.24.12
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
 
90
meinmotion
01.07.12
I just own them, but this are the best in-ears I've owned so far