B&W Formation Flex Review Rundown
The Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex is an attractive, powerful wireless speaker. It can be used as a standalone mono speaker, included in a multi-room setup, or as a stereo pair, and all of this can be managed in the Formation app.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.
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Reviewers from Pcmag have found the following[***]:
The Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex sounds wonderful, but for a $450 speaker? First off, it has issues with deep bass at high volume, which isn't acceptable in this price range. On tracks with intense sub-bass content, the Formation Flex delivers full-sounding low-frequency response at moderate to high volumes.
Reviewers from Techradar have found the following[***]:
Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex will be available from the end of September. It will cost £399 - we're still waiting on global pricing, but that works out at around $495 / AU$720. The Formation runs on the brand's Robust Mesh Network, which works alongside your home's Wi-Fi. This means you can have a multi-room setup, with speakers streaming music.
Reviewers from Whathifi have found the following[***]:
The B&W Formation Flex wireless speaker costs just under £400. It has a 100mm woven glass fibre bass/mid-range driver, a 25mm decoupled double dome tweeter and a pair of 50W digital amps. Out in the open, the Flex has quite a clinical performance. Winehouse's big band and backing singers sound as though they're pushing through the track without making any mistakes.
- 1. ^ Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex Review. Pcmag. 2019-10-11. Retrieved 2021-03-07.
- 2. ^ Hands on: Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex review. Techradar. 2019-09-19. Retrieved 2021-03-07.
- 3. ^ Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex review. Whathifi. 2019-10-18. Retrieved 2021-03-07.
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