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Master & Dynamic launches sleek, portable MW50 wireless headphones

Published Nov 1st, 2016 4:17PM EDT
Master & Dynamic MW50 Wireless Headphones
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Master & Dynamic, one of the latest names in audio equipment, expanded its lineup on Tuesday with the release of the MW50 on-ear wireless headphones. These new models are comparable to the company’s MH30 headphones, but feature several important improvements — most notably the lack of wires.

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The MW50 headphones are equipped with 40mm drivers, a Bluetooth range of 100 feet, a USB-C port for charging and a 16-hour battery life. The headphones are constructed with “premium leathers, stainless steel and aluminum,” as well as lambskin-covered memory foam ear pads for added comfort.


Physical buttons to sync the device, adjust the volume or play/pause a song sit on the back of the earpieces. All in all, the MW50 headphones are 30% smaller and lighter than the flagship MW60s, but Master & Dynamic says that there is no loss in quality. You’ll even get the same microphone array for noise cancellation.

I had a chance to test the headphones last month ahead of release, and despite the fact that there were still tweaks and adjustments that needed to be made, I found them to be both comfortable and incredibly attractive. I’m not personally a big fan of how on-ear or over-ear headphones typically look, but Master & Dynamic certainly knows how to make a slick device you won’t mind wearing around town.

The premium wireless on-ear MW50 headphones are available now from Master Dynamic’s website & in either black or brown for $449. We’ll have a full review for the headphones in the coming days.

Jacob Siegal
Jacob Siegal Associate Editor

Jacob Siegal is Associate Editor at BGR, having joined the news team in 2013. He has over a decade of professional writing and editing experience, and helps to lead our technology and entertainment product launch and movie release coverage.