The eartips create a better seal with your ears for more dynamic bass response. We also love active noise canceling. You'll never hear your kids squealing in the next room while you're trying to get some work done. You won't get that same "plugged-ear" feeling you get with other in-ears thanks to built-in vents, and an IPX4 rating makes them great at the gym.
My only gripe? Battery life, which stands at a paltry 4. They sound really fantastic and the lightweight portability of the design makes them super easy to get around with. Admittedly they are quite pricey and the 6-hour battery life makes them inappropriate for travel or any other kind of use where you might not have regular access to USB power. While both pairs perform well, the Momentum True Wireless 2 are the best-sounding out of the two. The Smart Control app offers customization and the significantly longer battery life makes them great for travelling.
Apple devotees may want to stick with the AirPods, but for everyone else, the Momentum True Wireless 2 deliver the best overall package. Power 1. Battery life. The device's battery life when in use as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
Comparison winner. Beats X. Design Sound quality Connectivity Features. Has stereo speakers. Hardly catchy, but that comes pretty close to how we'd also describe it. There's plenty of good quality, responsive bass, without the low-end ever overpowering the mix. Bass comes with a definition that often don't get from in-ears, meaning it's not muddy.
Likewise, you get the clear vocals and high-end and a good balance of mid-level to fill it all out evenly. Now we're not commenting on this based there being just one sound profile, as we used the Sennheiser's CapTune app for iPhone and Android to fine-tune the sound profile.
Using the app, there are a couple of ways to adjust the sound balance. Secondly, there's a "sound check" which takes you through a handful of different presets, asking you to compare one sound to another that's slightly different.
Every model that came after the first one has been able to carry the legacy forward. The latest is the Sennheiser Momentum Free which plays into the Yes, for its sound quality. The sound quality is flawless and battery life excellent, although do understand that this is a pricey pair of earphones. In an actual listening room, you'd find that some speakers play louder than others when fed the same amount of power.
In equal power mode, you'll hear these differences in loudness as they naturally occur between speakers. In equal volume mode, we've made the loudness of each speaker about the same. This gives you a more direct comparison of subtle voicing differences between speakers. Nothing beats listening to speakers in your space. SpeakerCompare gives you a sense of the sonic differences. But performance in the real world is affected by the acoustics of your car or home, your choice of amplification, and your source material.
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For Great wireless performance Smart, simple look Energetic sound. Against Limited detail Shouty midrange. Microphone Microphone Design On-cable. You can usually walk between metres away from wherever the sound is coming from, although you generally can't leave the building and expect to still receive audio. Why would you do that anyway? However, particularly if you prefer in-ears, you can get very solid Bluetooth headphones for WAY less.
Most of the headphones atop this list could be described as being best for using on the streets or on the bus, and present a big, bassy, upbeat performance.
That's because outdoors is where Bluetooth comes into its own — at home, you might want to chill out with a pair of superior, wired over-ear headphones. However this Bluetooth version of the classic Audio-Technica ATH-M50 retains a more 'hi-fi' sound, designed for long-term listening indoors, but also excellent when used outdoors and while travelling.
They can be a bit funny to pair and very occasionally lose connection when you're out and about, but it's easy to forgive those technological foibles because the ATH-M50xBT sounds so damn good.
I don't think they're excessively 'audiophile' in tone either — the bass is definitely hyped a bit, and the result is very pleasing. They can be subtle and quiet, but they can also rock the house. Another bonus is that the battery lasts for 40 hours — almost long enough for a Pink Floyd box set. They're also comfortable enough for that kind of duration, although your ears may get a tad warm during summer listening sessions. The build quality maybe doesn't suggest decades of use to come, but it's not overtly flimsy either.
Having had time to get to know these over-ears, I've come to conclude that they're the best non-noise-cancelling, Bluetooth headphones you can currently buy…. These have been around for years, but I recently dug them out again and was rather amazed at how good they sound.
AKG's wireless headphone version of its celebrated Y50 was ahead of its time in terms of the reliability of its Bluetooth connection, and they really nailed the sound as well. They're quite bassy enough, but don't push the bottom end to the detriment of the mids and treble.