- Balanced, pure, assured sound
- All-business specification
- Comfy regardless of hefty dimensions
- Costly after which some
- Not the punchiest hear
- Wi-fi connectivity is quite inelegant
The Audeze Euclid is our choose for the very best hybrid true wi-fi earbuds, which is to say that you should use them in each wired and wi-fi kind – although this comes at a literal value.
After all, the high-end price ticket isn’t simply as a result of hybrid performance on provide (that’d be ridiculous), in reality it’s the remainder of the innards – together with 18mm planar magnetic transducers – that deliver the worth tag proper up.
When it comes to design, every earbud connects to a braided cable utilizing click-on/click-off MMCX connectors, permitting you to change between a normal 3.5mm or 4.4mm connection, together with a a lot shorter cable with a Bluetooth receiver that sits behind your head. It’s not probably the most elegant wi-fi answer, and the wired connection will clearly ship higher audio high quality, but it surely’s good to have the choice to go considerably wi-fi – full with a 24-bit decision DAC – when you have to.
The earbuds are slightly on the chunky facet, and that’s right down to the quantity of audio tech discovered inside them. That features 18mm planar magnetic transducers that require a little bit of house to function, together with the mixture of ultra-thin Uniforce transducers and Aueze’s patented Fazor wave guides to negate phasing and distortion, in addition to Fluxor magnets to scale back distortion even additional.
With that every one being mentioned, it ought to come as no shock that the reviewer was very impressed by the audio expertise on provide, delivering naturalistic and exact tones all the best way right down to 10Hz. The buds ship deep, fast and extensively detailed low frequencies, with a equally managed top-end boasting crisp treble sounds with simply sufficient chunk to make the excessive frequencies shine.
The mid-range additionally delivers. It’s spacious sufficient to choose up probably the most fleeting or minor particulars whereas being strong sufficient to provide true substance to voices and devices. Mixed, your entire frequency vary is effectively balanced with loads of dynamic headroom to benefit from crescendos and different huge modifications in assault.
What you don’t get, nevertheless, may be very a lot within the smarts division, with nothing in the best way of ANC or transparency modes and even built-in microphones to take calls. The Bluetooth battery life can also be quite restricted at simply eight hours of use, in order that they’re not the right all-rounders regardless of that high-end price ticket.
Reviewer: Simon Lucas
Full Overview: Audeze Euclid