I don’t often review wired earbuds but I have several pairs – they are backup headphones when my true wireless sets run out of battery while I’m travelling.
This time it’s a pair of USB-C earbuds.
I got the AKG USB-C earbuds just a few days ago.
- Light weight and comfortable to wear
- Included with Galaxy Note and Galaxy S10
It’s in early autumn, I took a photo of AKG earbuds while enjoying persimmon.
Initial listening, I thought it lacks in bass well it turns out I used wrong eartips after replacing eartips with larger size the bass come in but it’s quite boomy – not crisp and punchy rather I hear a lot of it.
Sound image is impressive, I hear the sound come from the Left and the Right, the transition is quite smooth.
On a business trip, I took it with me to the airport to test noise isolation, while waiting to board my flight to HCM city, I listened to I’ll Wait by Kygo, Sasha Sloan, I was not able to hear flight notifications, so the noise isolation is quite good, but during flights the buds sometime slip out of my ears.
The cable is tangle resistant – it’s easy to take it out of my travel neck pouch. Not compatible with the audio port on In-flight entertainment (IFE).
My overall experience with AKG USB-C earbuds is not something special I rated it with score 6.5 out of 10 – for the sound, comfort, call function and USB-C.