Kinera is a trusted name in the HiFi audio industry. Over the years, Kinera has developed and marketed some extra-ordinary looking IEMs with great sound reproduction. A few days back, Kinera announced a new sister brand which will be known as Celest Audio focusing primarily on the budget segment of In-Ear Monitors. Today, Celest Audio has debuted in the international market with its first pair of HiFi in-ear monitors, presenting the all-new Celest Gumiho.
Celest Gumiho is launched officially at an attractive price of just 49$, you can check out more information over here.
Celest Gumiho features a dual-driver hybrid configuration consisting of a newly-developed SPD(Square Planar Driver) and a Balanced Armature driver unit on each side. Kinera has developed this new Square Planar Driver, it’s a 10mm x 10mm driver and produces a thunderous lower end with a lovely midrange response. According to the brand’s information, Gumiho achieves a shocking lower-end performance with powerful sub-bass and slamming mid-bass response. This punchy lower end complements the lovely midrange with clear vocals and detailed instruments.
Celest has equipped a custom-developed balanced armature driver unit to complement the powerful bass and lovely midrange with a clear, elegant, smooth treble frequency response. This BA is also customized by the sister brand Kinera. It produces crisp details for instruments and delivers a mesmerizing experience for the listeners. Celest Gumiho features ergonomically designed 3D-printed ear cavities. The pair is designed to provide a comfortable wearing experience to most users with its lightweight shell and ergonomic shape. Gumiho comes with a high-quality hybrid cable. It’s a silver-plated copper+pure copper alloy mixed hybrid cable with 2-pin 0.78mm connectors and 3.5mm single-ended termination.
Celest has also featured an image of Gumiho(nine-tailed mythological fox) on the face cover of the pair. Gumiho gets its name from the design inspiration and background story of the pair. Celest has named it after a nine-tailed fox from the “Classic of Mountains and Seas: Qingqiu Mountain”. In the eyes of the world, this nine-tailed fox is charming, fairy, mysterious, and cunning, each tail here represents a kind of spiritual consciousness.