Bowers & Wilkins P3 On-Ear Headphones, Blue

Product information

Bowers & Wilkins’s P3 headphones combine pristine audio performance with maximum comfort. These slim-line headphones fit lightly and snugly on your head, and fold up to stow away in your pocket or their own hard-shell carry case. They even produce a remarkably natural, detailed sound on the move, thanks to some major acoustic innovations that reduce distortion to a minimum.

Sublime Sound
P3’s drive units have been designed from the ground up to give the best possible sound from a small set of headphones. Repositioned terminals make sure that airflow around the drive units is consistent for more direct sound.

Foldable Shape
Its unique foldable design makes these headphones easy to store, pack and transport.

Intuitive Control
P3’s cable comes with a remote/microphone attachment, so it works seamlessly with your iPhone. And because the cable is so easy to detach and swap, P3 is also compatible with all other mobile phones and MP3 players.

Expertly-Built Earpads
Bespoke fabric covering the earpads provide acoustic transparency in the centre, while forming a perfect seal around the edge for better bass and noise isolation. The pads are made from heat-sensitive memory foam that moulds to the shape of your ears, becoming more comfortable and enhancing sound quality over time.

Please note:
The remote and mic are supported only by iPod nano (4th generation and later), iPod classic (12GB, 160GB), iPod touch (2nd generation and later), iPhone 3GS and later, iPad and iPad 2. The remote is supported by iPod shuffle (3rd generation or later).

Audio is supported by all iPod models. Includes universal cable for audio only use with computers, phones and music players with a standard headphone output.

Accessories Included
Changeable ear cushions, protective hard case
Bowers & Wilkins
Cable length
3.5mm jack plug
Eligible for International Delivery
Folding Information These headphones are perfect for music lovers who spend a lot of time travelling around. When not in use, these models can be folded up and stored safely, ideal for packing away.
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
Microphone Remote
NFC enabled Information Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
Noise Cancelling Information Models which have microphones built into the headphones which produce signals to reverse outside noises, cancelling them out. Perfect for cutting out the constant low drone caused by jet or train engines on your travels.
Sound Isolation Information Either flexible rubber sphere-like tips which slot nicely into your ear canal providing a seal, or cupped designs which surround and seal your ear from the outside world, they effectively eliminating ambient sounds, and trap your music in your ear
Weight Information Unpackaged weight
Wi-Fi enabled

About Bowers & Wilkins

Bowers & Wilkins, then called B&W Electronics, was founded in 1966 as a manufacturing company which supplied the local clients of Worthing with hand-assembled speaker systems. Now a very large company with distribution chains all over the world, Bowers & Wilkins have gone from strength to strength updating signature technologies and entering new markets.

In pursuit of the perfect loudspeaker, the brand have leveraged innovative use of materials such as Kevlar and Diamond, derived new solutions to complex engineering and experienced moments of absolute brilliance. As a result, the product range now includes headphones, wireless speakers and computer speakers to produce the best possible sounds.



We want you to be happy with your purchase. If you're not, depending on the type of product, you can make free returns in the UK via John Lewis shops, Royal Mail, Collect+, or MyHermes. If you need to arrange collection of large or heavy items, call us on 03456 049 049. For international returns queries, call us on +44 1698 545 454. Find out more about returns.

You'll find returns information on your delivery note. Unless faulty, we'd like you to make your return within 90 days of purchase. Exceptions apply to certain products - find out more about our refund policy.

Q & As

Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 37 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great product Excellent sound quality, compares well to other makes costing significantly more. Clear treble and bass, not over-emphasised at the bottom end (like some others). Folding is really useful. And the colour (red) stands out - even the case matches! 22 March 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Amazing look, quite comfy. Love the case and the fact you can nicely fold them. It would be 5* from me if there were noise cancelling. 15 March 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by B&W P3 First B&W purchase and very happy with them, great that they fold down and case is sturdy too. Can see me using them for a long time. Excellent service from JL too. 09 February 2016
Rated 2 out of 5 by The look & sound is good-but impractical! I ended up having to exchange these for a different style as they kept slipping off my head as I bent forward. They do not have cupped earpieces, so it is a bit of a design fault if your head isn't big enough! 02 February 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Very good, but not perfect To start with, the good points. The build quality of these headphones is excellent and the materials used appear to be top quality. They feel solid, and so are not feather light, but the weight is well with what I'd consider acceptable for a portable set of phones. After wearing in, the sound is rounded, reasonably balanced and revealing: not revelatory, but of a high quality. The not so good points. The cord appears really flimsy and I'm not expecting it to last anywhere near the lifetime of the headphones - though you do get two, one with an in-line control/mic. Regarding that control, it is not the most responsive in the world. Though comfortable for longer than my favoured in ear headphones, the pressure from the headband is a little too firm, so one of my ears starts to ache a little from the pressure after an hour or so of listening. Finally, though the sound is good, they can be a little too polite when confronted with music with naturally rough edges. 19 January 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Headphones Bought blue instead of black and saved myself £60! These phones give perfect clarity across a range of music from classic to pop but don't expect deep artificial base sounds. Highly recommended! 12 January 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Brilliant purchase I bought these for my boyfriend for Christmas and he was over he moon. They are the most stylish headphones I could find and the sound quality is incredible! I highly recommend them 07 January 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Superb sound quality. Very quick delivery. Sound quality is excellent and from a good compact design. 29 December 2015
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