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Shael
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Aug 27, 2019
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Sound quality for this exorbitant price?
Aug 27, 2019
clerkp
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Aug 27, 2019
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Sound is exceptional. In fact, they best out many wired iems in this price bracket. They are considered the best sounding true wireless buds to date.
Aug 27, 2019
willentrekin
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Aug 27, 2019
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Second best, beaten for sound quality (according to various sources, including The Verge and other reviewers) by the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless. Which I own, and love, but which have a known battery-draining case issue. But they do sound that good. I'm tempted by these anyway.
Aug 27, 2019
tinamou62
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Sep 20, 2019
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Crinacle gave them a D+ for what it's worth, and ranked them 7th out of 8 true wireless earbuds he tested. https://crinacle.com/2019/07/14/best-sounding-true-wireless-earphones-2019/
Sep 20, 2019
willentrekin
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Sep 21, 2019
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Follow up: I was too tempted by these, and picked up a pair. Having now heard both these and the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless, these sound better to me. They seem livelier, and bring out details that the Momentum had not. Emily Wolfe's "Holy Roller," for example, has textures these brought out that the Momentum TWs did not. I'd never heard of Crinacle before, and not sure how trustworthy they are; browsing the site, many of the reviews and opinions run counter not only to what other popular audio sites report but also to my own experience. The Shure SE535s, for example, sound way better than Crinacle gives them credit for. Mileage varies, sound is subjective, caveat emptor, but at $200 these are the opposite of "exorbitant" -- given retail, it's nearly a steal. I think my only hesitation would be that M&D might have something newer in the not too distant future, but I tend not to base purchasing decisions on things that might occur down the line.
Sep 21, 2019
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