EarFun Air Pro 2 Review – Cheaper than Nothing Ear (1) earbuds with comparable performance

I have reviewed quite a few EarFun earbuds over the past two years, and they have consistently been good for the price you pay. I was impressed with the original Earfun Air Pro, which I reviewed almost a year ago. Now they are back with a second-generation model that claims to offer a superior level … Read more

Cleer Roam NC Review – TWS Earbuds with ANC, aptX, and IP rated for just £60

I have been impressed with all the headphones and earbuds I have reviewed from Cleer so far, they are big on features and performance while being low on price. The Cleer Ally Plus II are still one of my go-to pairs of earphones for both fitness and general walking around. The Cleer Roam NC is … Read more

Nothing ear (1) Review – Ignore the hype, they are not some flagship killer, but these ANC earbuds are still good

The Nothing ear (1) earbuds have probably been the most marketed and hyped earbuds in existence. As much as I like Carl Pei and what he did with OnePlus I have found the whole Nothing campaign cringeworthy and annoying. Weekly press releases for minor details quickly became tiring. It wouldn’t have been bad if it … Read more

Elevoc Clear Earbuds Review – Outstanding ANC and call quality for the price

Elevoc is a new company entering the TWS earbud market with the brand launching via Indiegogo. Rather than some generic earbuds, Elevoc has developed their earbuds to offer superior noise-cancelling for calls than most competing models. This is then combined with a relatively low price point for the ANC market, and it makes them quite … Read more

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

Cleer Audio Ally Plus II Review – Excellent all-round earbuds with ANC & aptX Adaptive

The Cleer Ally Plus II was announced last week, and I have been using them since. These build upon the success of the Cleer Ally Plus, upgrading the Qualcomm QCC5121 to the QCC5141, which brings with it Bluetooth 5.2, aptX Adaptive and improved ANC performance. Specification Qualcomm QCC5141 SoC with Bluetooth 5.2 & aptX Adaptive Superior sound … 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

Sony WF-1000XM4 vs WF-1000XM3 ANC Earbuds – Sonys’s in-ear active noise-cancelling earphones get some important upgrades to compete with AirPods Pro

Launched back in 2019, the Sony WF-1000XM3 earbuds have long been regarded as one of the best options on the market for active noise cancelling. While they are still one of the best options to buy, the market has become increasingly competitive. The AirPods Pro launched at the end of 2019 with their successor are … 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

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