Bowers and Wilkins P9 Headphones

Bowers and Wilkins P9 Headphones Review

Posted by Umair Abbasi on March 7, 2018 in Music

Quick Notes

  • Wired.
  • Over the ear.
  • 3.55 mm headphone jack with mic included.
  • Cable and ear cushions user replaceable.
  • Foldable.

The Good

  • Clothed in fine Italian Saffiano leather.
  • The most beautiful color I have seen on a pair of headphones.
  • Loud without an amp.
  • The Bass is deep and pure.

My Take


These headphones are comfortable. I have worn them for hours. They require the usual adjustment from time to time from long duration of wear time. But not a discomfort to a level that prevents me to put them back on again after a few minutes. The leather on the cushions and the head band is soft and smooth to the touch.


These headphones are loud. I have owned Bowers and Wilkins speakers and woofer in the past to amp up my movie and music experience. They have done a tremendous job with these headphones. It meets the quality of work expected from their highest end pair of headphones in the market.

I am not going to describe the sound along the usual lines of, "I heard stuff I never heard before on a track", but these headphones bring a closeness to your music. The music engulfs you. These are probably the second pair after my Grado RS2E review that I can't listen to prolonged at max volume. I think that is a good thing. That they push out so much even at low to medium volumes that you don't feel you have to turn it all the way up to be engulfed in your music.

For context I have listened to my music on Spotify Premium, Apple Music Lossless tracks, and Pandora free version.


Buy them. Unless there are rumors of a wireless option. Then hold-off.

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