Editors Liked

  • Excellent sound reproduction
  • Secure Loop design and weighted body hold ear buds securely in place
  • Inline remote for calls and controlling music functions
  • Includes airline and right-angle adapters
  • Low cord contact noise
  • Good passive noise isolation
  • Inoffensive sound signature
  • 2 year warranty
  • Large sound stage
  • Reasonably priced (for B&W)
  • Solid build quality
  • Balanced bass
  • Sound good with different genres of music
  • Integrated microphone with navigation controls for cell-phone use
  • Lightweight with resilient Cable
  • Two included adapters

Editors Didn't Like

  • Secure Loop takes some getting used to
  • Heavier than other in-ear ’buds
  • Included case is too fiddly to use
  • Ear loop design not comfortable for everyone
  • Remote/mic only work with Apple
  • Poor tactile feedback on iPhone control
  • Slightly confusing and unintuitive MFI controls
  • Expensive