B&W updates PI7 earbuds with higher battery life for a similar worth


Model wearing the B&W PI7 S2 earbuds.
The Bowers and Wilkins PI7 S2. | Picture: Bowers and Wilkins

Two years after releasing its first pair of true wi-fi earbuds, Bowers and Wilkins is right here with two up to date fashions. The $399 (£349 / €399) PI7 S2 are the upper finish of the 2, with twin drivers, extra microphones, and the flexibility to make use of their charging case to transmit audio from a wired supply (like an in-flight leisure system) when Bluetooth isn’t an possibility. There’s additionally the step-down $299 (£249 / €299) PI5 S2.

Each earbuds now supply 5 hours of listening on a single cost. That’s up from 4 hours for the unique PI7 earbuds, and 4.5 hours for the unique PI5s, although it falls wanting our present high wi-fi earbud picks, the Sony WF-1000XM4, which supply eight hours of playback, in addition to the six-hour AirPods Professional 2….

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