Summary: Simply the best headphones I have ever owned. Crisp, clear quality sound. A perfect accompaniment to my iPhone for music on the go. Work really well on planes to block out background noise, without disturbing others with an annoying tinny rattle.
2nd set of these, and at the price well worth the effort.
13 May 2014
Summary: The sound on the x10i is excellent, needs a good 40 hours to burn in though, and the tips are great. This is my second set, wanted to have a new set as back up. Yes they can fail at the joints but my other set is 3 years old and has been hammered and is still going strong if getting a bit dodgy.
Summary: The only expensive earbuds I've bought, so can't really compare them to others. So happy with the sound I bought replacements when I broke the first pair after three years use by pulling on the wires accidentally.
Summary: I can't think of one thing I'd change about these. Only gripe is I use the dual flange buds and these are not that easy to get, not that this is an issue, as I don't actually need one at the moment - I'm the type that likes to have spares in case something breaks - I've a lot of clutter still in...
Summary: I have only been using these for half an hour so far as I just received them, but straight away the sound is fantastic, a noticeable improvement on the 'S4i's I had before. Admittedly I can't comment on the durability of the cable.
Summary: Disclaimer: I'm no audiophile—just someone who uses a lot of public transport. These were the ones I tried: Shure SE215 Etymotic HF5s Klipsch Image X10i The Shures weren't really that impressive—the sound was good but not great, the isolation was good, but I found them very uncomfortable and a pain...