If you can stomach Final’s sound colouration alongside the substantial price tag, the A8000 provides extraordinary range and an effortless portrayal of music with agility that belies belief.
The TWS800 is Hifiman’s flagship true-wireless in-ear based on the Topology Diaphragm driver design. It features a high-impedance driver and custom discrete amplifier.
Paired with matching DAC, SMSL treat the user to a delightfully modern and natural sounding stack that doesn’t disappoint.
Shozy’s open-back flagship IEM is essentially uncontested for vocal lovers wanting a huge, expansive soundstage.
Little Dot provide another unique and highly competitive addition to the sub $1k price class. Don’t let the naming scheme or company’s lack of IEMs heritage concern you, the CK is surely a model with great appeal!
The A50s remains an easy recommendation for its well-rounded design, ultra clean and linear sound and very reasonable price.
The Gae Bolg is a master craft for those wanting a highly coherent and immersive presentation, bulletproof build quality and visually striking design.
The Dorado fills an interesting niche but does so with excellent execution. Very few fun-themed earphones strike with such poise and delicacy as the Dorado 2020.
Ares Audio’s latest flagship cable offers a faithful augmentation of the attached IEM, retaining natural timbre and coherence whilst serving to clean up tone and enhance technical performance.
I applaud HEDD for perfectly balancing long-term listenability and huge resolving power in their modern masterpiece.
Lime Ears new flagship provides a thoroughly engaging, insightful yet versatile listen with gorgeous artisan design and custom PWAudio cable on top.
The SU-9 is for those wanting a balanced DAC with a pure sound, excellent staging and strong resolving power without spending a small fortune to get it.
For a meagre sum, the S80 Plus delivers an fairly well-rounded experience and a step up from the S80 in daily use, but fails to standout in a competitive market.
The Vega 2020 offers splendid ergonomics and build combined with a rich and engaging yet coherent tuning built atop a strong technical foundation.
Sennheiser updates their Smart Connect app to provide a more balanced sound profile for the Momentum True Wireless 2!
The 1More TWS ANC may not best market leaders, but gets very close for considerably less with a more technical sound on top.