The Moondrop Chu’s just won the competition as the best in-ear headphones for almost no money.
Crinacle being mostly engaged in headphones measuring and analyzing, together with KZ produces a hybrid model with neutral tuning, and all that for around $30. The headphones motto says ‘You don’t need to pay for tuning’: that is, the right tuning is available for any, even small money.
On the Shure website, there’s a hint about the Aonic 50 having to deliver a smooth sound, because ‘some comfortable, high-quality headphones with studio-class sound are the least we could do for you’. And since I’m a big fan of neutral sound delivery, my audiophile libido immediately kicked in. After all, ‘studio-class’ should be neutral, right?
DALI IO-6 are expensive ($400 on Amazon) wireless headphones from an audiophile company with an established name and history. And since neither their history nor their name have anything to do directly with the sound and functioning of IO-6, I won’t spend a second of your time elaborating the point.
The Dope Audio is a company Saint Petersburg, Russia, and was established in July 2019. Now the company manufactures and sells 3 models of in-ear headphones. I’ll introduce you to the balanced armature Heavy Dope headphones in one of the upcoming reviews. And in this one, I’m going to tell you about their flagship model….