Truly wireless earbuds. Apple’s AirPods are the best known example, but there are plenty of clever boffins in labs turning out these super portable headphones. The properly wireless design makes them feel magical, but it also brings some challenges. Today, we’ll be testing the Soundbeats Q29 to see how these £40 wireless earbuds measure up.Specifications and FeaturesBluetooth 4.1 (HFP, HSP, A2DP, AVRCP) 45mAh polymer lithium battery 5.3 grams each Comes with charging case, USB cable, 3 pairs of eartips, user manualDesign
The Q29 have a simple design; they are in-ear headphones that terminate in a blob of plastic instead of the traditional wires. Each [...]
Today we’re taking a look at another piece of affordable gaming gear, courtesy of Ebuyer. These are the Sond Audio H6 on-ear headphones, which retail for £60. That’s a good price for a set of on-ear headphones, so we’ll be looking to make sure that not too much was sacrificed to reach that price point. If the quality here is reasonable, we could be looking at a great budget option. Let’s get started!
With the recent surge of interest in headphones thanks to the combination of style and sound quality from brands like Dr Dre’s Beats, there are a lot of other firms capitalising on it. One of these is BassBuds, which has a big line up of Classic variants. Available in a lot of different colours, the Classics feature a crystal ear in-lay and a built in mic for answering your phone on the move.
Let’s see if they stack up in our tests.SpecificationsIntergrated Microphone with Call/MP3 Controller Answer/End Call Control Play/ Pause your MP3 Player Skip Forwards and Backwards through your music Activate voice control commands. Compatible with [...]
While a lot of people listen to music through speakers, there are some serious audiophiles that much prefer the headphone setup. One group famous for this are DJs and presumably it’s them and their fans that Radiopaq are aiming this headset at. The Duos are a first step in the over-ear headphones market for the company and they’re bringing fancy colour schemes and a “DJ” style. They feature hinged, swivel cups for positioning the headphones however you want along with a pretty competitive price tag. Let’s see how they hold up.Key FeaturesFold Flat DJ-Style Tilt & Swivel headphone cup design Adjustable soft padded headband [...]