Yamaha TW-E7B

The market for completely wireless earbuds has become very crowded, with a few standing out among a large crowd of mediocre ones. With its new top model TW-E7B, Yamaha wants to carve out a place for itself in the premium segment and has invested in large 10 mm drivers to reproduce the music with the …

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Bowers & Wilkins Px8

When I tested the Px7 S2, I had no doubt that this was a new favourite in the all-important premium class around €400. At that level, you’re up against giants like Sony and Bose, and while B&W may not be at the top of the noise reduction league, it has significantly better sound quality. And …

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Google Pixel Buds Pro

Google is first and foremost a software company, but in recent years they have made several even very successful hardware products. Most recently, the Google Pixel 7 phone series, the Pro model of which was awarded premium mobile phone of the year. But Google won’t settle for being in your pocket. The smallest member of …

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Mark Levinson No. 5909

No. 5909 is the name of Mark Levinson’s first ever headphones. As part of Harman Luxury Audio, they have put their name to what must be the most expensive noise-cancelling headphones on the market. And as hi-fi connoisseurs know, Mark Levinson is a brand that both excites and – not least – obligates. https://youtu.be/DKoUe7aI-FI 999 …

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Nothing Ear (stick)

Until recently, the small tech start-up Nothing had just two products under their belt. The excellent Nothing Ear (1) wireless earbuds and the innovative Nothing phone (1) Android smartphone. Nothing’s stated goal is to make consumer electronics products exciting again. In a market that has become a bit boring, this is a noble intention. And …

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Focal Bathys

It’s been five years since Focal launched its first wireless headphones, Listen Wireless. The price was affordable, by Focal standards, with a price tag of around €270. With good and potent sound, just a tad harsh. Active noise cancellation, on the other hand, was lacking. The Listen Wireless was a real addition to the headphone …

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Jabra Elite 5

It’s not often that I get to review earbuds. Or any audio products for that matter. My hi-fi enthusiast colleagues are much better at that than I am. But every once in a while, a product comes along that really speaks to everyone, and that’s when I get to give it a try. Such a …

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Creative Zen Hybrid

It’s not as if the world needed another set of headphones. In fact, wireless headphones are the product category with the most choice in the entire home electronics industry. Nice wireless ANC headphones for virtually no money, on the other hand, are further apart! And that’s exactly what the Creative Zen Hybrid is. They look …

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Sennheiser Momentum 4 Wireless Graabein

Sennheiser Momentum 4 Wireless

PLEASE NOTE. Sennheiser Momentum 4 Wireless will be available in stores on August 23, but can be pre-ordered from August 9. The development has been rapid in noise-cancelling headphones, and once a year the manufacturers launch an improved top model that outperforms its predecessor. Unless you happen to be Sennheiser, that is. Here things have …

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Sony LinkBuds S SPREAD

Sony LinkBuds S

Just recently, Sony launched LinkBuds, a completely new type of product. Namely, a pair of wireless and completely open earbuds. The idea was that they could stay in your ears all day, as sound from the environment gets through while you listen to audiobooks, podcasts, news or even music. And while you’re fishing, in the …

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Beoplay EX Grabein

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX

Bang & Olufsen makes some of the most beautiful products we know, not least when it comes to headphones. Like the Beoplay HX, which has memory foam ear pads covered in lambskin. Nor should we forget the top-of-the-range Beoplay H95, which oozes luxury galore with both ear cups and case in solid aluminium. Because of …

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Shure Aonic 40

When Shure launched their first noise-cancelling headphones, the Aonic 50, I was more than excited. Superb sound quality, EQ in the app and great fit. The noise reduction was only so-so, but it did what it was supposed to. Shure had simply nailed it on the first try! What I missed most was the ability …

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Sony WH-1000XM5

Every time Sony has launched a new top-of-the-range wireless noise-cancelling headphone in recent years, they’ve been their own worst competitor. But as long as they made something better than its predecessor, they knew they had a winner. And I brought out the superlatives myself when I tested the WH-1000XM4 in the fall of 2020. But …

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Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3

Exactly two years have passed since Sennheiser launched the Momentum True Wireless 2 earbuds, which I without hesitation claimed as my new favorites.They now had active noise cancellation and longer battery life, and the same fabulous audio quality. To this day, not many earbuds can beat the MTW2 in terms of audio quality, Bowers & …

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Philips Fidelio T1 with case beauty

Philips Fidelio T1

With the all wireless Fidelio T1, Philips takes on the class-leading premium hearing aids. It’s a bold move, as this price range includes the Bowers & Wilkins PI7, Devialet Gemini and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EQ. In fact, Philips earbuds cost about 20 percent more than Sony’s latest top model, the WF-1000XM4. That’s a commitment! …

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