Bowers & Wilkins C5 In-Ear Headphones

Bowers & Wilkins C5 In-Ear Headphones

£149.95

4.0 out of 5 stars

Based on 3 reviews

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Product Information

  • Overview

    C5 in-ear headphones fit so snugly in your ears that you can simply forget about the rest of the world and lose yourself in sound. Meanwhile, C5's comfortable fit and hard-wearing aluminium body means you can enjoy great sound on the go for longer.

    Ultimate performance

    The unique Micro Porous Filter creates a more open performance, while the Tungsten Sound Tube provides a more balanced design for improved sound.

    Ultimate fit

    The Secure Loop design is a revolutionary, easily adjustable device that secures the C5 in-ear headphones in place. The C5 fits snugly, creating a comfortable seal that helps isolate external noise, delivers deeper bass, and ensures the best sonic performance every time.

    Made for iPad, iPod, and iPhone

    With an in-line remote control and mic, you can get the most out of your compatible iPad, iPhone, or iPod model.* Make hands-free iPhone calls and control your compatible iPod or iPhone without taking it out of your pocket or bag.

  • Highlights

    • Micro Porous Filter creates open performance
    • Tungsten Sound Tube provides more balanced design improving sound
    • Secure Loop design secures the C5 in place
    • Neodymium magnet and ultra-light speaker diaphragms for minimal compress and distortion
    • Transparent twisted cable (OFC) with gold-plated 3.5 mm plug
    • Apple remote and microphone
    • Protective case
    • Supplied with four sizes of ear tips
  • Did you notice?

    Unique Micro Porous Filter and Tungsten Sound Tube deliver more open performance and more balanced design.
  • Apple Recommends For

    Experience even purer sound from your iPad, iPod, or iPhone.
  • What's in the Box?

    • Bowers & Wilkins C5 In-Ear Headphones
    • Four sizes of ear tips
    • Protective case
    • Quick start guide, safety and warranty, registration booklet
  • Tech Specs

    • Frequency Response: 10 Hz to 20 kHz
    • Impedance: 32 ohms
    • THD: <1%
    • Other Features: With Remote and Mic
    • Form Factor: In Ear
    • Cable Length: 1.2 m
    • Height: 8.27 in./21 cm
    • Width: 4.21 in./10. 7 cm
    • Weight: 0.71 oz./20 g
    • Length: 2.17 in./5.5 cm
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • UPC or EAN No.: 714346312986

    Warranty

    • Note: Apple's One-Year Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Non-Apple-branded products may have the benefit of a manufacturer's warranty provided by the product manufacturer — please see your product box and literature for details. Benefits under the manufacturer's warranty are in addition to rights provided by consumer law. For details, click here.

    Manufacturer Note

    • *Note: See compatibility list for iPad, iPod, and iPhone models that support full remote and microphone functionality. The cable may also work with limited functionality on non-listed iPod or iPhone models.

Compatibility

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iPhone models

  • iPhone 3Gs

  • iPhone 4

  • iPhone 4s

  • iPhone 5

iPad models

iPod models

Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (4.0 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Amazing Sound, Poor Build.

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    After having my Third pair of these In-Ear Headphones fail me only after 4 days, I sadly give up.
    I dont see myself as much of a After having my Third pair of these In-Ear Headphones fail me only after 4 days, I sadly give up.
    I dont see myself as much of an Audiophile, but rather someone who enjoys Rich, clear sound, with piercing treble and deep bass, to find this on a pair if In Ears is a tough task indeed. After owning many In Ears, from Apple's standard, to Bose IE's 1 & 2, I decidied to fork out the £150 price tag on these as the guys at the Apple store did nothing but sing the praises of these In Ears (pardon the pun). From the moment I started playing my music, I was simply blown away, these In Ears are the best In Ears I've ever heard, without a doubt. However, After owning my first pair for about two weeks I discovered that everytime I made a phone call, I got alot of static, this became worse to the point where I could no longer hold down a phone call with them. So I returned them to Apple and was given a new set. The second pair failed me after two weeks, as the left Earphone stopped working completely, This wasn't my fault, I go out of my way to make sure my possessions are looked after to a more than caring standard. So with dissapointment I returned them again 4 days ago and got another pair. Once again, today, after only 4 days, the left earphone has stopped working... Im going to return them and buy another brand of in Ears as soon as possible. For £150 the sound quality cant be faulted, the build however, can be. Its such a shame that Such amazing sounding earphones are let down by a sub par build qualtiy. I mean for me, these in Ears were what I've been looking for, for so long, they sound great, they look great, and they're not overpriced. But sadly after giving them 3 chances, Im moving on to something else.
    If I were you customer, I'd buy them and try your luck, if you get a pair and they last, happy days, if they fail you once, give up there and then and save yourself the trouble of having to return them time and time again.

    • Written by from Skelmersdale

    1 of 1 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Amazing Sound, Poor Build.
  • Beautiful sound which does not last.

    3.0 out of 5 stars

    I am currently on my second pair of B&W C5 In-Ear Headphones (I still had hope the second time) and I must say that roughly 12 mon I am currently on my second pair of B&W C5 In-Ear Headphones (I still had hope the second time) and I must say that roughly 12 months good use has ended with another catastrophic disappointment. Do not let this review be entirely misleading - they are exceptional headphones. However, even under my (rather careful) ownership, they stop working; it all starts with one of the ear phone pieces failing to produce sound unless one fiddles about with the wire (bending and twisting it etc.) This eventually stops helping and the earphones become dishearteningly useless. I call upon the technical masters at B&W to sort this out! You are marvellous people and should be proud of creating such wonderful sound - however this vital problem must be fixed.

    I urge you all to think twice about purchasing these.

    • Written by from London

    10 of 10 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Beautiful sound which does not last.
  • Very happy

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    I have been using these for several days now and am very happy with them.

    I tried some B&O first and just could not get on with I have been using these for several days now and am very happy with them.

    I tried some B&O first and just could not get on with them from a fitting point of view (long to fit and not comfortable after a while).

    The B&W are easy to insert and stay in very well (the loop works well for me), experimenting and choosing the right bud affects the fit and then also sound which is then excellent.

    • Written by from London

    1 of 2 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Very happy

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