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.
The C10 caters well towards a particular niche but isn’t especially competitive in direct audio comparison to models around its asking price.
Few competitors create as well-rounded a package as the Blessing 2, this is a balanced and refined earphone that punches well above its asking price.
The Spring 2 compounds slightly on an already strong design, allowing it to remain a versatile and competitive buy, even at its elevated price.
Audiofly’s new TWS model balances sound quality and daily usability better than most and at a cheaper price point, albeit with a rather safe tuning.
The M5-TWS Custom lies at the pinnacle of TWS sound quality, tuning and fit, but expect to pay a hefty premium to obtain it.
The EM5 is an especially resolving earbud with a comfortable, well-built shell and great, albeit fixed, modular cable that permits enjoyment from any source.
It’s a wonder why Sony didn’t design their stock pads like these, Yaxi’s Pro M-ST is a huge universal upgrade for the MDR-1ST.