Firstly, the presentation of these earphones is eye catching, neat, and unique. The look and feel of the actual IEMs are of high quality. Despite their all-metal construction with a nice weight, they do not feel heavy. The depth of the MS4's looks bigger than expected, but they fit perfectly, even though my ears are small, and importantly, due to this construction, they stay - comfortably - put. The sound of bass is clear and concise, vocals are clear, and the treble is extremely crisp.
The Edifier TWS1 has a clever magnetic charging case. It has a single red LED built in front of the case that indicate the battery level and charging condition. It only takes 1 and a half hours to fully charge and can deliver up to 32 hours (8 hours on earbuds + 24 hours with case) The charging time is only 1 and a half hours to complete and it can easily last you a week or two. It comes with three sizes of ear tips for a better fit. Pairing is pretty easy and straightforward. Provides enough bass, vocals and instruments sounds to be of high enough quality.
Soundfreaq’s most powerful Bluetooth speaker is the Sound Platform 2, designed with the intention of being the ultimate home stereo system, you can boost your listening experience by wirelessly pairing two speakers together to create a stereo sound experience. The Platform 2 comes with two USB power ports, which is great if you are using your phone to stream the music, you can ensure you don’t have to sacrifice your battery life to carry on the party.
The GXBT180 is the baby brother to the BT280 but as is so often with the younger sibling, it is better looking, more fun and fits easier into a rucksack, measuring up at 86 x 86 x 110mm it is super compact and only weighs 340g, you can even put it in your pocket (jacket, not jeans). It comes in three colours: Red, Black and Blue just like its older sibling as well as that same, handy attachment loop for fixing it to your bag, bike, tent, whatever you like.
The GX-BT280 is from Sharp’s portable speaker range and is available in three colours: Black, Red and Blue. This wireless speaker can be connected via Bluetooth 4.2 to your phone, tablet or any other Bluetooth device. It has a bold design with large obvious buttons, which makes it super easy for someone to connect and take over as DJ if they disapprove of the music. The tough little body is dustproof and water resistant thanks to the IP65 rating, and it is compact enough to throw in your backpack at 67 x 67 x 186mm with a weight of weighs 400g.
The IQbud Boost from Nuheara aren’t your regular wireless earbuds; these things care about your hearing and can personalise the sound to your specific needs, thanks to the included Ear ID, a clinical-grade hearing assessment that automatically calibrates the earbuds to your unique hearing profile. If you already have a degree of hearing loss, these earbuds help you get the best out of your audio by using intelligent amplification to suppress the background noise and boost your hearing which is customisable to different environments.
The MW07 from Master and Dynamic come in seven stand-out designs: Tortoiseshell, Steel Blue Matte, Grey Terrazzo, Matte Black, White Marble, Piano Black and Pink Coral, all models are handcrafted with acetate, giving a glossy and durable finish whilst keeping the weight down to just 9g per earbud. The ear buds have a D-shaped outer casing and come with a range of ear tips for a precise fit, including the silicone Fit-Wings in two detachable sizes, which help to hold the earbuds in place whilst moving around more vigorously, running for example.
The OP–Z by Teenage Engineering is a fully portable 16-track sequencer and synthesizer that allows you to sequence on the move – not only music, but lights and visuals as well. This synthesizer is packed full of functions into a small, easily portable and well-designed device. It has a retro look that is playful and slightly sci-fi, with four colour-coded dials that allow you to control pretty much everything and an LED interface that provides feedback as you mix.