Updated 17 Nov 2016

Bowers & Wilkins

Zeppelin Wireless

Snapshot: The Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless speaker has Bluetooth and WiFi, but it doesn't have a built-in battery. How good is the sound?

Zeppelin Wireless
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1299

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Test results

Overall score
88
Sound Quality
?/10

Good points

  • Very good sound.
  • Is Bluetooth enabled.
  • Can stream music from a WiFi network.
  • Has a 3.5mm AUX input.

But

  • No built-in battery.
  • No speakerphone function.
  • Not dust/water resistant.

How we test

Sound is based on our panel of 3 music listening experts’ appraisal of different pieces of music (classical and rock/pop). The speaker is positioned about 2 metres away from the listeners, with the panel assessing overall sound quality.

For networked speakers this is done individually and as a system.

Ease of use considers both the Apple and Android versions of the apps and the ease of connecting and setting up the speaker, as well as sending music to the speaker.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$1299
System
n/a

Specifications

Dimensions (H x W x D, mm)
188 x 660 x 183
Number of drivers
ns
Multi-channel
ns

Features

Ethernet
-
WiFi Dual Band
-
WiFi direct
-
Bluetooth
Yes
Apple AirPlay
-
Google Play Music
-
Pandora
-
Spotify
-
Can create own network
-