The 2013 version of the Nuforce NE-700X stays true to its predecessor, delivering a rich, full-bodied sound underpinned by tactile, powerful bass. The low end extends well and provides enough impact to satisfy all listeners, even serious bass fanatics.
A dynamic-driver in-ear monitor from Danish manufacturer of gaming peripherals SteelSeries, the Flux In-Ear took me by surprise with audio quality that easily puts it among the very best earphones in its class.
SteelSeries’ flagship in-ear headphone delivers balanced and capable sound courtesy of a single balanced armature driver, along with a comfortable form factor and headset functionality for both PCs and smartphones.
VSonic’s second dual balanced armature earphone is a lower-priced – but not less capable – alternative to the more expensive GR01 and a very solid earphone for those who tend to prefer a balanced sound signature.
A look at the debut model from the first India-based IEM manufacturer – the deliciously bassy Signature Acoustics Elements C-12.
The ETY-Kids earphones, which promote hearing safety with a combination of immense noise isolation and volume-limiting impedance, turn out to be a great entry-level audiophile IEM.
EarSonics’ new SM64 gets pitted against a half-dozen top-tier in-ears, including the SM3 model it replaces.
The T-Peos H-100 is a BA+dynamic hybrid earphone with a rather unique sound signature.
The UE 600 is a little plasticky in build but remains lightweight, comfortable, and fairly well-isolating courtesy of the included Comply eartips.