Nothing ear (1) ANC true wireless earbuds launched for £99 – Could these be the flagship killer of earbuds?

After months of hype with incremental releases of information, the Nothing ear (1) has finally launched. While I think the hype around an earbud launch has been a little excessive, they do sound quite impressive, let’s just hope they can live up to this hype. Features: A unique transparent charging case The earbud stem and … Read more

OPPO Enco Free2 earbuds announced for £89 with ANC – Cheaper & different design vs Enco Free

This morning I woke up to two press announcements about active noise cancelling TWS earbuds. One, which is the fifth press announcement about the Nothing earbuds over since April, trickling annoyingly small bits of details. The other from OPPO, that just went straight in and announced everything. The OPPO Enco Free2 earbuds are the perfect … Read more

SoundPEATS T2 Earbuds Review – Active noise cancelling TWS earbuds that are superb value for money

Another day another TWS earbud review. In my recent review of the EarFun Free 2, they stood out for implementing the new popular Qualcomm QCC3040 SoC, which offers aptX and Bluetooth 5.2, plus they integrated wireless charging. The SoundPEATS T2, which are similarly priced, have active noise cancellation as their main feature. Specification Bluetooth Chip: … Read more

Anker Soundcore Life P3 Announced for £79.99 – The Soundcore Life P2 gets upgraded with active noise cancelling

Anker Soundcore is always a great option for affordable but high-quality audio gear. I was particularly impressed at the active noise cancelling performance of the Soundcore Life Q35 headphones. The noise-cancelling was on par with premium headphones, yet you can buy this for £130. Soundcore is now implementing their ANC technology into their in-ear earphones, … Read more

Huawei FreeBuds 4 Review – How do they compare vs the FreeBuds 3?

Last week, Huawei announced numerous new products, with the highlight being the Huawei Watch 3 running Harmony OS 2 along with new tablets both running Harmony OS, too. Huawei also announced their latest FreeBuds, the FreeBuds 4. These follow the same path as the previous FreeBuds 3 with an open-fit design while also incorporating active … Read more

Anker Soundcore Life Q35 Review – Superb LDAC ANC headphones but are they worth the extra vs the Life Q30?

The Soundcore Life Q35 are the latest ANC headphones from the popular and affordable brand Anker. These sit at the top of the range and offer small but important upgrades from the existing Life Q30. Soundcore Life Q35 vs Life Q30 Specification Comparison There doesn’t seem to be that much difference between the new Q35 … Read more

Huawei FreeBuds 4i vs 3i vs Freebuds Pro vs Honor Magic Earbuds Compared – What’s changed & which is best?

While we wait for the launch of the new Huawei P50 Pro, Huawei has quietly launched the affordable active noise cancelling FreeBuds 4i. These follow up the FreeBuds 3i, which I reviewed last year, which are effectively identical to the Honor Magic Earbuds. I liked the FreeBuds 3i, for the price, you could hardly complain, … Read more

Earfun Free Pro ANC Wireless Earbuds Review – Another superb cheap TWS earbud but don’t buy them for the active noise cancelling + 20% discount code

EarFun have released a lot of earphones this year; they have all been good to excellent; all of them offering excellent value for money. The Earfun Free Pro is the latest entry to their product line-up, they are a touch cheaper than the Earfun Air Pro I reviewed back in October, and they adopt a … Read more

Earfun Air Pro ANC Wireless Earbuds Review – The best sub £75 ANC TWS earbuds yet

Earfun have upgraded their popular Air model with a Pro variant featuring active noise cancelling. This is their first ANC model, and they join the vast swathes of companies introducing affordable ANC TWS earbuds. Features QuietSmart Hybrid Active Noise Cancellation up to 38dB Customized Noise Cancellation Algorithm for Clarity Call 10mm Composite Dynamic Drivers Deliver … Read more

Huawei FreeBuds Studio vs Sony WH-1000XM4 vs Bose 700 & QuietComfort 35 – Could the Freebuds Pro be the best active noise-cancelling headphones on the market?

As part of the Huawei Mate 40 Pro launch, Huawei took the wraps off their latest audio product, the Huawei FreeBuds Studio. Being over the head headphones keeping the FreeBuds branding seems a little stupid, but I guess the name rolls off the tongue little easier than WH-1000XM4. Huawei has been expanding their product range … Read more

Coumi ANC-860 Active Noise Cancelling Earbuds Review – Good for the £40 price tag but so-so ANC

I have never heard of Coumi before, but they are one of the many affordable audio brands you will find on Amazon. They have recently launched one of the most affordable ANC earphones ever with the ANC-860 joining the dozens of other companies that have started launched ANC true wireless earphones this year. Specification Active … Read more

Sony WH-1000XM4 vs WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones – How have the best AND headphones on the market changed and is an upgrade worth it?

Sony has just announced its new WH-1000XM4 over-ear wireless noise-cancelling headphones. For many people, the Sony 1000X family of headphones represent the best of the best in terms of ANC headphones. Only Bose compete, and it seems that many people prefer the Sony option. With these being upgraded after just 2 years, what can sony … Read more

Huawei Freebuds 3i Review – Are they better than the Freebuds 3?

Huawei launched their new affordable Freebuds 3i back in April with an incredible launch price of just £89.99, making them the most affordable active noise cancelling wireless earphones on the market. I have previously reviewed the Freebuds 3, I found them to be superb, even though the open fit design does not really work with … Read more

Mu6 Space 2 Active Noise Cancelling Headphones Review – Are they better than the Sony WH-1000XM3 & Bose QC35 II?

Mu6 Space 2 Active Noise Cancelling Headphones

I was vaguely familiar with  Mu6 when they first got in touch, originally launching on Indiegogo in early 2019 they were a company that I have never paid much attention too, drowned out by the millions of other people trying to launch products of crown funding. It turns out they are pretty good at making … Read more

Kygo Life Xenon Bluetooth Active Noise Cancelling Headphones Review

Showing my complete lack of knowledge about modern musicians, I had absolutely no idea who Kygo was until I started writing this review, assuming it was just some random brand I had not heard of. Norwegian DJ and record producer Kygo, famed for his Firestone song, has turned his hand to the hardware side of … Read more