Tag: earbuds

OnePlus Buds. Hands on!

These have a passing resemblance to the new Google Pixel Buds (which cost £179) but they’re £100 less at just £79 from the OnePlus website. I’ve given these a try and they give a very similar sound quality to the Honor Magic Earbuds, but there’s no active noise …

OnePlus Buds on the way

No wires and, we assume – something to compete against the Apple AirPods here. OnePlus tell us that we can.. See our first truly wireless earphones July 21 We’re going to see these launched at the same time as the OnePlus Nord – July 21st. The company are …

EarFun Air Wireless Earbuds – Review

Available for £54.99 as I type, these have a number of attractive benefits. First, the play time is long – some 7 hours before you even consider putting them into the supplied case, which adds another 28 hours of playtime. Also worth noting is that the case, which …

Some gadget Father’s Day fun from Honor

No matter if you’re in the USA or the UK, Father’s Day is June 21st, so there’s only one weekend to go. You may remember how the boys at Honor loaned us the Honor MagicWatch 2 and the Magic Earbuds recently. Both are brilliant and come highly recommended. …

New website, new products. Honor pushes on.

With their smartphone business currently impacted by the Trump Trade Termination, Honor are slightly changing direction. Everything we’ve looked at recently has been highly rated. The Honor MagicWatch 2 was top class (and I wanted to keep it), and the Magic EarBuds are shockingly good. Today, more devices …

HONOR Magic EarBuds – Review

After having my perception of all non-Apple AirPods ruined by some shady £10 in-ear replicas, I didn’t hold out too much hope for these Magic Earbuds from HONOR. They’re available in the UK now and you can find them on the new HONOR website here. That new website – …

JBL launch some swish AirPod challengers

These are £99.99 and available right now from the boys at JBL. They’ve got a good pedigree too as Harman are the company behind them. They offer a “Pure Bass” sound and the ability to switch tracks by merely tapping the button on the left or right earbuds. …

Tribit Flybuds Wireless Earbuds – Review

Good Points: Bluetooth 5.0. Noise Cancelling. IPX 5 Waterproof rating. Up to 36hrs of listening time. USB Type C charging. Simple Pairing. Stylish carrying case. Lightweight. Ability to sync with 2 devices. Bad Points : Profile a bit large for some people. Bass quality lacking. What’s In The …

Fashionable Swedish wireless earbuds announced by Urbanista

They tell me that these £89 Stockholm wireless earbuds are the “pinnacle” in terms of sound output and design. Urbanista have announced them today and you can go ahead and buy the things in one of the four colours on their website. They come with up to 14 …

Epic Air Elite

Possible the most EPIC title I have ever written for a review – get it? ok – moving swiftly on. As someone who runs and goes to the gym, I end up wearing a lot of sweaty headphones and earbuds for Coolsmartphone, so introducing the Epic Air Elite …

Brainwavz M2 – Video Review

It has been a while since my last post from Coolsmartphone Towers but we have had so much to review! I have been on my travels around the UK and Europe wearing my new Brainwavz M2 earbuds, so they have had a thorough beating through lots of airports …

Clearwavz from Brainwavz

We have featured Brainwavz quite a lot at Coolsmartphone, for good reason too! They are very good quality and very reasonably priced. Their latest range is called the S0 IEM noise isolating earphones which contain 25 different earphones, headphones and accessories costing around £35.73 from Brainwavz direct. All …

Brainwavz Delta In Ear Earbuds – Review

No Bluetooth headphones today. No. This time it’s a set of wired headphones. These come courtesy of a company called BrainWavz who, apart from already having a very cool name, also make these well-priced in-ear headphones. They’re “IEM”, which means “In Ear Monitors” and help to isolate the …

VAVA MOOV 28 Wireless Sports Earphones – Review

Right, straight from the get-go I’ve got to tell you that these are available from Amazon US for $33.99 but I got mine from Amazon UK for £22.99. Basically, I joined the gym again in January. I’d previously used a gym for free thanks to my old employers, …

Need some earphones for Christmas – Brainwavz BLU-100

We have featured Brainwavz products before and we were pleased then. Now they have launched the BLU-100 earphones which work on Bluetooth 4.0. The BLU-100 comes with a micro 60mAh battery that will deliver continuous audio playback, 100 hours of standby and can be fully charged in under …

Avanca introduce the True Wireless Minim Earbuds

Avanca is a Dutch manufacturer of a wide range of earbud systems and they have announced today the UK launch of the True Wireless Minim Earbuds which cost a very reasonable £89. The earbuds use CSR Bluetooth 4.2 which is part of the design to drive better sound …

1More Triple Driver Earbuds – The Review

Not that long ago we told you about a company called 1More, the Chinese competition to Beat. The released the 1More Triple Driver Earbuds to the UK recently and kindly sent a set to Coolsmartphone Towers for review. Unfortunately, everyone has had some sort of cold or illness which …

Brainwavz B200 – Review

As recently as last week, we covered the launch of the Brainwavz B200 earbuds which retail at a whopping £156. Not long after that post, the review pair arrived at Coolsmartphone Towers for testing. First impressions? The looked the business. They arrive in a nice box, which included …

Fresh ‘n Rebel Lace Earbuds – Review

  I’ll admit that I’d not heard of Fresh ‘n Rebel until I reviewed their speaker recently but, after testing these headphones, they seem to be a good manufacturer. These are £20 from the Vodafone store but you can get them elsewhere too. The headphones come with three …

1MORE release a new Triple Driver Earbud system

1MORE has been described as China’s equivalent to Beats, which is a big claim but we are always happy to try out new earbuds to go with our mobile phones here at Coolsmartphone HQ. The new earbuds work on a triple driver system which is split into two balanced armatures …

Rainbow Wrap Earbuds – Review

Well, these earbuds are certainly the most colourful earbuds I have tested so far. Leigh had another version earlier in Summer to play with. The new Rainbow edition is a limited edition of the Wraps series of earbuds. The Rainbow edition will match the specifications of the current …

iClever BoostRun BTH06 Bluetooth Headphones – Review

Perhaps it’s just me. I’m not sure, but I’ve reviewed quite a number of Bluetooth headphones over my time and they usually fall into two distinct categories. Category one is usually the sort that go flat after just an hour, but the sound and the bass response is …

Urbanista – Video review

Over the past month, Swedish outfit launched two new products called Seattle and San Francisco. The Seattle series are a range of headphones in different colours whilst the San Francisco range are earbuds in a unique mosaic pattern. Well, we (the wife and I) have been testing both …

Urbanista new earbuds to appeal to young urban folk

Last week, Swedish designers Urbanista launched a new design of earbud with a new mosaic pastel colour design from a very cheap £19. Perfect for music lovers that want a patterned earphone that complements their summer style, the Urbanista San Francisco’s graphic print is reminiscent of the beautiful …

TechElec SP-X Bluetooth Sports Headphones – Review

You know that moment don’t you? When you’re out running or even walking to the shops and, for some inexplicable reason, your headphones start to slide out of your ears. You start to wonder whether you’ve got dirty greasy ears or perhaps you’re sweating somehow. How does sweat …

RHA S500i earbuds – review

These are the S500i earbuds. They’re quite nice actually. Surprisingly nice. My very first foray into using RHA was from the very base version of their earbuds, say about 4 or 5 years back (FYI, they were called MA150’s. To put it in context, they’re no longer sold …

Vodafone knock half off new wireless kit

If you fancy getting some last minute stocking fillers and also want to save a bit of cash, have a look at the Vodafone Accessories website. At the moment they have half off selected headphones and speakers, including these three devices below. First up are the iFrogz Freerein …

Rock Jaw Alfa Genius headphones – Reviewed

Headphones, we get a lot of them to review and we’ve had a couple sent in by Rock Jaw already. Here’s our look at the Arcana and the Hydra headphones. These Alfa Genius ones though, are quite different to any you’ve ever seen before because you can… take …