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- Overview of SoundPEATS Air 3 Deluxe HS
- Build quality
- Connection quality
- Compatible Apps
- Sound quality
- Sound quality features
- General comment
- Purchase Link
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Recommended for people like this
- People who are looking for comfortable sounding earphones
- People who like inner-ear earphones
- People who like full, rich sound
- People who like well-balanced sound
- People who focus on vocals
- People who value cost-effectiveness
Overview of SoundPEATS Air 3 Deluxe HS
- Total Score: 8.6 / 10.0
- Package: 8.0 / 10.0
- Build quality: 8.0 / 10.0
- Fit: 8.5 / 10.0
- High range: 8.5 / 10.0
- Mid range: 8.5 / 10.0
- Low range: 7.5 / 10.0
- Less distortion: 8.5 / 10.0
- Communication quality: 9.5 / 10.0
- Cost Performance Bonus: 11.5/10.0
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- Continuous / maximum playback time: 5h / 20h
- Waterproof performance: IPX4
- Supported codecs: LDAC / AAC / SBC
Features of SoundPEATS Air 3 Deluxe HS
- Hi-Res Audio Certification & LDAC Codes
- 14.2mm Driver & Four Microphones
- In-Ear Detection & 20 Hours of Playtime
- Low Latency Game Mode & App Control
The World's First Hi-Res Certified Half-in-ear Earbuds
Combined with Hi-res certificated quality, LDAC technology, and 14.2mm bio-diaphragm large dynamic driver, the Air3 Deluxe HS delivers immerse music with richer details, supports ultra-wide frequency range to 20hz-40kHz, a bit depth and a sampling rate of 24bit/96kHz, a bit rate to 990kbps. A perfect choice for close to Airpods sound quality but at the best budget.
Less Weight, More Comfort
Each earbud weighs only 0.14oz(4.06g). Sculpted ergonomics of this wireless earbuds provide a superior fit to offer a pleasant experience with all-day comfort and less presure to your ear canel.
Uninterrupted Game Experience
Just a simple triple tap on left earbuds to enter game mode. The Air3 Deluxe HS enables the ideal latency as low as 60ms to offer you more smooth, lag-free and uninterrupted viewing and interactivity. Wise choice for most viewers and gamers!
Stay with You All the Time
Get 5 hours of playtime from a single charge and 20 hours of total playtime using the rechargeable USB-C carrying case. The compact charging case boasts a built-in 300mAh battery that can charge your earbuds on the go.
The package meets the price level. The overall package is eco-friendly.
There is no shortage of accessories. The package contains the following:
- SoundPEATS Air 3 Deluxe HS
- Charging case
- USB Type-C cable
Build quality meets price standard.
The fit is good.
I tested it by connecting it to a Cayin N6II/E02 with LDAC.
I don't know because I haven't been in crowds, but it is stable in the home. Distance tolerance is excellent, and the connection is seamless and intact even at a distance of about 5 meters. Communication was uninterrupted and music could be heard consistently, even across obstructions.
There may be a small amount of background noise, but most people probably won't notice it.
The operating interface is a touch type.
|Open the charging case lid
|Store the earphones in the charging case and close the lid
|Automatic pairing mode if no connection is available when power is turned on
|Tap the multi-function button twice
|Tap the multifunction button twice
|Press and hold the right multifunction button for 1.5 seconds
|Press and hold the left multifunction button for 1.5 seconds
|Tap the right multifunction button once
|Tap the left multifunction button once
|Tap the multi-function button twice
|Tap the multi-function button twice
|Activate voice assistant
|Tap the right multifunction button three times
|Switch game mode
|Tap the left multifunction button three times
SoundPEATS Air 3 Deluxe HS is compatible with the SOUNDPEATS app, allowing you to customize the sound quality to your liking.
What is possible with the SOUNDPEATS app
- Customize sound quality
- Firmware updates
- Factory reset
- Check device information
Sound quality description
The following review was tested on a FiiO M15 with an SBC connection.
SoundPEATS Air 3 Deluxe HS has a sound signature of a full midrange.
Please see here for detailed reviews on sound quality.
Lows / Bass
Many inner-ear models are not expected to have low frequencies, and the Air 3 Deluxe HS is no exception. Even when worn with the earpiece pushed deep into the ear, it will be difficult to hear the deepest part of the bass.
In the low frequency range, you'll hear the best around the punch and boom a bit higher up. As a result, the drum kicks are full of power, thick, tough, and weighty, but they are quite expansive and sound more like bongs than thumps. The sound is impactful, thick, and immersive, but not very tight.
The electric bass is a bit brighter, with a shallow impression and lacks tightness.
In general, if you are looking for low-frequency quality, you should use a canal type, but if you stick to the inner-ear type, we recommend the QCY T20, for example.
The midrange is concave near the center and sounds a bit muddy, slightly affected by the low frequencies.
A moderate sense of depth is felt and emphasis is given to the three-dimensionality, but this causes a lack of linearity, and the midrange transparency sounds low. The sound is rounded, harmonic, and mildly pleasing to the ear, but it tends to be hazy overall.
The sense of definition is quite high, so there is no sense of buried detail, but the overall sense of separation is poor and the sense of structure is quite lacking.
Also, the highs are closed, so the midrange sounds quite dense. The fullness is high, and the volume and resonance are rich and enveloping, but it is hardly suitable for audiophiles.
Highs / Treble
High frequencies are somewhat tame. Extension is not very good.
The high frequencies are basically safe, as the toothiness and pealiness are quite restrained. Despite the overall sound balance, which is easily blurred due to a high degree of fineness, details are not buried.
In that sense, the highs are relatively well adjusted within the overall sound, but the sense of lack of mid and high frequencies has a significant impact on the lack of musical structure, making the sound a bit separated from likes and dislikes.
Sound quality general comment
SoundPEATS Air 3 Deluxe HS basically inherits the well-balanced sound of the previous generation Air 3, but with a slightly revised sound balance and improved original sound fidelity.
As an inner-ear type, this model is as well-balanced as previous models.
Sound quality features
- Rich power
- Good original sound fidelity
- Good sense of weight
- Not bad texture
- Good definition
- Gentle on the ear, comfortable to listen to
- Harmonic atmosphere with a sense of envelopment
- Lacks in depth of low frequency range
- Lack of sense of structure
- Muddy feeling
- Poor sense of separation
- Lack of extension in the high frequency range
The SoundPEATS Air 3 Deluxe HS is the final evolution of the brand's Air series in its current state. Although the case itself is slightly larger, the earbuds are still small and lightweight, and the fit is comfortable. The communication quality is stable, and the rich functionality of the application has achieved a high level of perfection for an inner-ear model.