Welcome to my review of the HiFiMan HE400se Planar Magnetic headphones that retail for $150.
Frequency response 20hz – 20hz
Impedance – 25ohms
The HiFiMan HE400se features a stealth magnet design that reduces wave diffraction turbulence and lowers distortion to barely audible levels. It is worth noting that the global model uses a silver copper cable.
The HiFiMan HE400se represent astonishing value for a planar magnetic headphone. Dynamic and lively, highly recommended. 8/10.
Welcome to my review of the Huawei Freebuds Studio headphones which retail for £229.
Intelligent noise cancellation: with chipsets and sensors, the headphones offer hybrid active noise cancellation, attention mode and uplink noise cancellation during voice calls
Box contents: Huawei FreeBuds Studio, wireless ANC headphones with Bluetooth in graphite black, including case, charging cable USB-C, quick start guide, warranty card and safety information
Dynamic ANC: The multi-scene perception system, consisting of an IMU1 sensor and microphone system, automatically adjusts noise cancellation in different environments
Attention mode: Activate the ANC button in attention mode to allow ambient noise/set the “voice highlight” mode in the Al Life app to reduce noise
Noise cancelling for calls: the 4 outward facing microphones accurately pick up the sound from the direction of the voice – 2 inward microphones make voices more clearly audible
Dual Antenna: The headphones offer wide signal coverage with dual antenna design, even when the phone is in the bag or other disturbing environment
Low latency gaming mode: the algorithm for encoding wireless audio signals significantly reduces signal latency to provide a more intense gaming experience
The Huawei Freedbuds Studio are Huawei’s answer to Sony XM4’s and Apple AirPods Max headphones. In terms of comfort they do a great job. Sound quality is close to the Sony but not at Apple’s level. But like all headphones, the feature set on certain hardware is what can make or break these headphones in the eye of the purchaser. So watch my video review to find out more.
The Huawei Freebuds Studio sound terrific and have excellent noise cancellation. To get the most from the feature set you really need a Huawei phone. They still work really well on android phones but there is no app available on iOS. Verdict 8/10.
More info & latest pricing on Huawei Freebuds Studio on Amazon – Click HERE.
Eric Clapton – Layla (Acoustic Live at MTV Unplugged)
Axel F – From Beverly Hills Cop
Natalie Merchant – Ophelia
CeeLo Green – Bright Lights Bigger City
Stevie Ray Vaughan – Tin Pan Alley
K.D. Lang – Constant Craving
Nigel Kennedy – The New Four Seasons
Hans Zimmer – Mountains
The upgraded Melomania 1+ are a superb addition to the Cambridge Audio line of true wireless earphones. Excellent sound quality, good fit, easy to use and a long battery life, mean that these achieve a 8.8/10.
Welcome to my comparison and review video comparing the iPhone 12 mini against the iPhone 12 Pro Max. This will help you decide which iPhone 12 is right for you.
The video includes –
all the real world differences that actually matter
side by side screen comparison of apps, photos and video so you can see what you miss or don’t miss
photo competition – guess which phone took which photo – answers revealed in video – you might be very suprised
actual camera differences
battery life in the real world
So grab some popcorn and sit back and watch. Also note there are no ads in the video, so if you enjoyed this or found it helpful, and want to buy me a coffee, please use my PayPal , http://www.paypal.me/gavinsgadgets .
Active Noise Cancellation blocks outside noise, so you can immerse yourself in music
Transparency mode for hearing and interacting with the world around you
Spatial audio with dynamic head tracking provides theater-like sound that surrounds you
Computational audio combines custom acoustic design with the Apple H1 chip and software for breakthrough listening experiences
Designed with a knit-mesh canopy and memory foam ear cushions for an exceptional fit
Video Review from Dec 2020
3 Months Later
So what is my view after using them for a longer period and have there been any new issues. In terms of ease of use, sound quality, movie experience and instant device switching etc, there are amazing. I still think these sound better than the Sony XM4, but to justify their extra cost, you must have a few pieces of Apple hardware to gain the benefit of all of their features. No surprises that Apple Music sound the best thru them as well. I did have a blue colour originally but I not have space grey which I think is the more practical finish as it will show less dirt over time. So some of the issues have been unexpected battery drain. This should be a firmware fix and maybe Apple can add a power off sequence too using the buttons as that would help. With three plus hours of continuous use, condensation build up starts to appear under the magnetic cups. This does evaporate. My advice is simply to check if using for a long period and wipe away or take some breaks.
My opinion still stands. If you are all in on Apple hardware, there is nothing quite like these. The best wireless headphone. 9.5/10.
Latest pricing on Amazon for the AirPods Max – click HERE.
Welcome to my review of the Cambridge Audio Melomania Touch earphones that retail for £129.
The Key Features
Bluetooth 5, class 2
Triple core processor architecture
Qualcomm QCC3020 & Kalimba DSP
APT-x, AAC and SBC
7mm Graphene enhanced dynamic driver
9 hours continuous battery life
2 hours to charge from 0 to 100%
MEMS mics with cVc noise cancellation
Siri or Google Assistant
IPX4 – case and earphones
Each earbud weighs 5.4g
Within my video review I show you how to setup the headphones, all the companion apps features and settings, discuss the audio quality, the HiFi audio and call quality. Video latency is discussed as well as the fit and finish. Finally, I compare these to AirPods and AirPods Pro.
A truly cracking set of true wireless earphones with an excellent companion app. Highly recommended 9/10.
Latest pricing and more info on the Melomania Touch on Amazon – click HERE.