The Px7 S2, which retails for £379, $399, or $600, sits in what was formerly thought to be the top tier of consumer headphones,

The WH-1000XM5, the newest model from Sony's What Hi-Fi? Award-winning series, is priced similarly to the Px7 S2 and is still at the luxury end.

The Px7 S2's exterior most notable change from its predecessor is a switch from smooth ovoid earcups to a less bulky, more compact design.

The Px7 S2 weighs 307g, down 3g from the previous model despite the smaller chassis.

Even for cabled listening, the Px7 S2 needs to be charged and turned on because it does not support passive audio.

The SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX HD, and aptX Adaptive codecs are supported by Bluetooth 5.2 on the Px7 S2, which gives Android devices a higher-quality wireless connection.

Previous B&W headphones utilised a specific Headphone app; however,

Perhaps those angled drivers are to blame for the Px7 S2's consistently frank sound quality.

The Px7 S2 represent a definite advancement for B&W, providing a more refined, balanced, and detailed sound.

The Sony WH-1000XM5, which currently tops the list for best wireless headphones, is undoubtedly more entertaining.