Excerpt: Conceived and designed in Maidstone, Kent, but manufactured somewhere in China in order to keep the selling price competitive, the iQ70 carries an official price of £800 per pair and is closely related to the iQ50.
Excerpt: In the past, speakers from KEF 's Q range have racked up their fair share of five-star reviews. So, it's a mystery why the iQ70 floorstanders fall so short of the mark. For the new range, KEF has introduced new features, all of which are evident on the iQ70. There's a new chassis to aid dispersion and realism. Crossovers have been remapped to improve transition between fequencies.
Pros: Exquisite looks, inoffensive, smooth sound
Cons: Lack of clarity, detail and dynamics, low frequencies fail to integrate