Sony MDR-1000X Noise Cancelling Headphones Review

Sony MDR-1000X Noise Cancelling Headphones Review

For many years, Bose has been dominating the narratives on active noise cancelling (ANC) headphones with its QuietComfort series. While there are many other ANC headphones in the market – from Plantronics’ BackBeat Pro 2 to Sennheiser’s PXC 550 wireless – ask any frequent travellers and they will swear by the Bose QuietComfort ANC headphones. This might now change when Sony announces its MDR-1000x ANC headphones. It isn’t Sony’s first ANC headphones but when people start recommending me the MDR-1000x after hearing me rave about the Bose QC35, I knew…

beyerdynamic Launches the Xelento Remote Audiophile In-Ear Headphones at CanJam Singapore 2017

beyerdynamic Launches the Xelento Remote Audiophile In-Ear Headphones at CanJam Singapore 2017

beyerdynamic Asia has launched a new pair of in-ear headphones at the Singapore edition of CanJam 2017, held at the Pan Pacific Hotel. Dubbed the Xelento Remote, it is officially unveiled by Mr. Kamal Mahtani, the Director of Sales and Marketing for beyerdynamic Asia on the first day (11 Mar) of CanJam Singapore 2017. The Xelento Remote is positioned as “Audiophile Piece of Jewellery”, it features miniaturised versions of beyerdynamic’s Tesla drivers which has a significantly stronger magnetic field than normal headphones. This allows the Xelento Remote to present every nuance of your…

Bose QuietComfort 25 Review

Bose QuietComfort 25 Review

It’s interesting to see how Bose evolved from a high-end home theatre system manufacturer to a more mass consumer centric one. But if you’re expecting the company to make its line of QuietComfort noise-cancelling headphones more affordable like the recent SoundLink Color, you will be in for a disappointment. Just like the other QuietComforts, the QC25 is targeted mainly at the frequent travellers. The included carry case allows you to carry the QC25 around with compartments for a spare AAA battery and airplane adapter. The case feels great and would…