The Vento P55 are SoundMAGIC’s first headphones where every component is manufactured in house. I don’t know why this is important, but you never know what questions might pop up in the pub quiz, so, while we are at it: the name Vento comes from the Italian word for “wind”; we can only hope it refers to the weather rather than butt acoustics.
The Iota Alpha speakers from Neat are a dark horse among the more ‘high-end’ stereos on the market. With their strange looks, almost like a cross between a tumble-drier and a half-finished robot from a 50’s TV show, it’s easy to think that their sonic output will be similarly whacky. However, these little knee-high speakers have got a few surprises inside that shatter these mocking first impressions.
Chances are you have heard of the Jabra brand. If not, then why not? These guys created the world’s first ultra noise-cancelling microphone, the world’s first Bluetooth headset and the world’s first sports headphones with integrated heart rate monitor. I think its safe to say these guys aren’t comfortable coming second to anyone else.
The Nivå from Sudio are truly wireless headphones that come in four attractive styles, Black, White, Pastel Pink and Pastel Blue that are all packed into a premium minimalist body, they connect via Bluetooth 4.2 which gives you the standard 10m range. One full charge will give you 3.5hour battery life, if this doesn’t sound enough for some serious audio addicts fear not as the charging case will top up the battery a further four times giving you a total of 17.5 hours before you need to find a plug socket, there are battery level indicators on both the earb
The MA750 Wireless headphones from RHA featuring noise isolation and a lightweight Aerophonic housing design (just 41g), are packaged beautifully and these headphones look premium from the outset. They have been designed to channel the sound from the headphone's driver directly into the listener's ear without obstruction, thanks to the housing design which is unique to RHA's MA Series.
The RN-QT3 from RevoNext are available in three designs, Matte Black, Grey Space and Red, they have an almost steampunk looks which creates a unique style, the earbuds have a strong outer casing made from aluminium alloy but from the look alone they don’t strike you as comfortable. In the box you get the Quad Drivers In-Ear Headphones three pairs of Silicone Ear Tips (S, M, L) the 3.5MM 0.78mm 2 pin Detachable Cable and a User Manual.
December might not be the ideal time for parties outside but there’s something wonderful about being snuggled around a fire with a blanket, beer, and your mates - alternatively you can wait another 6 months for the temperature to peak before venturing outside. Either way, the KS Diggit is ready when you are.