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An audio review & news blog. The volume should not exceed 80 dB is recommended. I usually adhere to the safe-listening style by WHO. Please note that my aural impressions and interpretations of measurements are also made from a safe-listening style.

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AG released "BASS2" bass-heavy true wireless earphones

ag will add a new lineup of "BASS," a series of true wireless earphones focused on heavy bass. As the first product, the "ag BASS2" model will be released, offering authentic bass at a reasonable price of less than $100.

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) Lenovo thinkplus LivePods GM2 Pro: High-resolution V-shaped sound with audible edges

The Lenovo thinkplus LivePods GM2 Pro are true wireless earbuds that offer high resolution and depth of sound at a low price.

(Wireless Headphones Review) Edifier WH950NB: Flagship wireless headphones with LDAC support for powerful ANC and high sound quality that can be easily carried around

The Edifier WH950NB is very functional headphones with strong ANC performance, support for the high-quality sound codec LDAC, and easy portability and long battery life for use all the time on the go.

Celest Ruyi: High-Quality OFC IEM Upgrade Cable With Detachable Omni-Directional Boom Microphone

Celest, a sister brand to Kinera has launched a brand new upgrade cable for IEMs, presenting the all-new Celest Ruyi. It’s a high-quality OFC wire upgrade cable that features a detachable Boom microphone. Ruyi has its roots deep in the cla…

Moondrop Droplet: USB-C Balanced Armature Driver In-Ear Earphone

Moondrop Droplet Moondrop has released its latest USB-C compatible IEM, the Moondrop Droplet. blog.ear-phone-review.com Features High-Performance Single Balanced Armature Driver Optimised Digital Signal Processing Professional Sound Adjust…

Pre-orders for HarmonicDyne Athena have been released

Reservations for the newest headphones from the popular HarmonicDyne brand, the HarmonicDyne Athena, are now available at Linsoul.

LETSHUOER Introduced Latest Flagship "Cadenza 12" : Premium 12 Driver Hybrid IEMs

LETSHUOER is on a roll lately. They have been releasing some amazing IEMs back-to-back now. First, we had the super amazing S12 which got followed by D13, Z12, and more. Today, we are here to announce their upcoming latest flagship set of …

(Monitor Headphones Review) Austrian Audio Hi-X55: Unique sound balance that emphasizes a sense of depth. Attractive deep and massive low frequency range.

The Austrian Audio Hi-X55 is a monitor headphone that shines with a low frequency range that excels in depth and massiveness, and gives a rich, resonant sound with a unique depth soundstage.

Moondrop Droplet DSP USB Type-C Single Balanced Armature Driver IEMs

Moondrop is a well-recognized name in the audiophile industry. For many years, Moondrop has developed itself as a manufacturer of high-quality in-ear monitors available at both budget as well as premium ranges. Today, Moondrop has announce…

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) AVIOT TE-J1: Fun V-shaped sound with high resolution, flashy highs and massive lows

Given its high resolution, the AVIOIT TE-J1 is an excellent fully wireless earphone with a properly implemented hybrid driver. The localization is good, and the dynamic and enjoyable sound is probably the most attractive feature.

KZ & CCA, the standard brand of low-priced, cost-effective, and strongest multi-driver Chinese earphones, and their latest popular recommended models 2023

Knowledge Zenith, aka KZ Acoustics, is a reputable China-based manufacturer of HiFi Chinese earphones.KZ Acoustics features affordable, yet solid manufacturing quality, with a large number of drivers and high quality, high-resolution It is…

(Chi-fi IEM Review) CCA PLA13: Excellent range feeling that is both profound and exhilarating

The CCA PLA13 is an in-ear monitor with a wonderful sense of range, which is oddly characteristic of planar drive systems.

A series of masterpieces! The Tripowin Collection 2023, a popular Chinese earphones brand with hidden strengths.

Chinese earphones are rapidly gaining a strong presence and a huge following among audiophiles. Among them, "Tripowin" has been rapidly gaining presence in recent years as a competent brand. Tripowin has emerged as a standard brand thanks …

(Chi-fi IEM Review) KBEAR Storm: V-shaped sound with boomy low frequency

The KBEAR Storm is IEMs that has a V-shaped signature.

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) Marshall Motif A.N.C: Marshall guitar sound with a touch of color

If you are a fan of beautiful electric guitar edges, we recommend that you include the Marshall Motif A.N.C in your consideration list.

Why cheap but good sound? Latest Low-Priced Chinese Earphones Collection 2023

Above all, Chinese earphones have an advantage in sound quality because they are quick to adopt cutting-edge acoustic technology. Chinese earphones are also characterized by the speed at which they are developed and commercialized, and by …

(Chi-fi IEM Review) CCA HM20: Dark and sober mild U-shaped sound

The CCA HM20 is IEMs with a fairly complex driver configuration of 1DD+7BA hybrid, but with a fairly smooth sound image consistency.

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) Technics EAH-AZ40: Shine and Heaviness

The Technics EAH-AZ40 has a typical V-shaped type sound with deep lows and aggressive highs. The low-frequency quality is quite high and may be an attractive option for low-frequency enthusiasts.

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro: LDAC compatible. High-performance true wireless earphones with bright balanced sound

The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are relatively high-performance earphones that support the high-quality sound codec LDAC.

(Chi-fi IEM Review) Kinera Celest Pandamon: Unique world view with bright mid-range

The Kinera Celest Pandamon is IEMs with an impressive bright midrange.

HIFIMAN Svanar: Brand New Flagship IEMs with 9.2mm Topology Diaphragm & Gold-Plated Brass Chamber Design

HIFIMAN is a well-reputed premium over-ear headphone brand from China. They have been in the industry for years now with multiple highly-acclaimed models under their name. Apart from Headphones, HIFIMAN also has a catalog of IEMs which als…

(Chi-fi IEM Review) JOYODIO SHINE: Audiophile IEMs with a high degree of perfection that can be enjoyed in 16 different ways

JOYODIO SHINE is neutral-tuned IEMs with an adjustable switch system for sound quality.

(Chi-fi IEM Review) QoA Gimlet: Rich sound with dense midrange

The QoA Gimlet is IEMs that offers a QoA-like sound with a warm, mellow, and dense midrange.

(Chi-fi IEM Review) KZ ZAR: Massive and dense

The KZ ZAR is a model that delivers a mellow neutral sound with a heavy and dense low-frequency leaning.

(High-End IEM Review) Astell&Kern AK ZERO1: AK's debut is rather decent

The Astell&Kern AK ZERO1 is the brand's debut, and it is a labor of love that overcomes the considerable challenge of being a tribrid to successfully put together a studio monitor.

(Chi-fi IEM Review) HZSound Heart Mirror ZERO: For those looking for bright studio monitors

The HZSound Heart Mirror ZERO is a bright studio monitor-like sounding in-ear monitor available at a low price.

(Linsoul) Linsoul Lunar New Year Sale and Giveaway 2023

Kung Hei Fat Choy! Lunar New Year is coming soon, and we would like to wish everyone an Advanced Happy Lunar New Year~ To welcome the Year of the Rabbit together, we are launching a Linsoul Lunar New Year Sale. Our #LinsoulLNY2023 will run…

PENON IMPACT: TOTL Flagship 4EST + 10BA Hybrid Audiophile 2Pin 0.78mm In-ear Monitor

The flagship grade IEMs "PENON IMPACT" has been released.

(Chi-fi IEM Review) qdc Dmagic Solo: Disbalance Magic Solo

The qdc Dmagic Solo is attractive IEMs with an impressive appearance with a very beautiful faceplate and a package that brings more satisfaction than the price.

(Chi-fi IEM Review) Truthear HOLA: Mellow neutral sound with slippery midrange

The Truthear HOLA is an excellent in-ear monitor that gives you a smooth, midrange-centric neutral sound.