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Nuheara IQbuds review

Nuheara’s truly wireless IQbuds switch smoothly between music, phone, and speech modes with customization for personal and environmental profiles. See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Blue Ella Review

  • Vivid instrumental reproduction
  • Fluid and detailed upper register
  • Balanced and expansive soundstage
  • Built-in amp for mobile use
  • Closed-back design offers more versatility
  • Heavy
  • Hard clamping force can be intrusive
Our Score 8

V-Moda Crossfade II Wireless Review

  • Powerful, musical bass response
  • Clearer, more refined soundstage
  • Impressive wireless performance
  • Foldable design is easier to transport
  • Improved battery life
  • AptX feature limited to pricier model
  • Earpads can pinch over time
  • Slightly more expensive than original Crossfade
Our Score 8

Here One Review

  • Warm, and detailed audio performance
  • Filters cut through noise in multiple settings
  • Light and relatively comfortable
  • Ability to EQ live sound
  • Battery life frustratingly short
  • Occasional Bluetooth quirks
  • Airplane noise cancellation just ok
Our Score 6

Jays u-Jays Wireless Review

  • Clear sound signature with excellent stereo…
  • Simple, elegant design
  • Intuitive and lockable touch controls
  • Great battery life
  • Headband could be more comfortable
  • No included case
Our Score 8

Nuheara IQbuds Review

  • Excellent speech optimization
  • Impressive music streaming
  • Good battery life
  • Fully customizable sound characteristics
  • Easy switching between music, phone, and speech
  • Wind noise can be annoying
Our Score 9

Erato Muse 5 Review

  • Great passive noise isolation
  • Solid connectivity
  • Competitive battery life
  • Intuitive controls
  • Uncomfortable over longer listening sessions
  • Muddy bass and tinny treble at higher volumes
  • Notable latency when watching videos
Our Score 6

Master and Dynamic MW50 Review

  • Gorgeous, well-built design
  • Warm, powerful, and detailed sound signature
  • Expansive soundstage
  • Extremely comfortable
  • Extended Bluetooth range
  • Battery life could be better
  • Premium design begs premium pricing
Our Score 8

Audeze iSine 20 Review

  • Incredibly expansive and immersive soundstage
  • Brilliantly precise detail from top to bottom
  • Organic, golden sound signature
  • Effortlessly pure and clear instrumental…
  • 24-bit Apple Lightning cable included
  • A very tight fit for smaller ears
  • Open-back design limits use cases
  • Spider web aesthetic and ear clips take getting…
Our Score 8