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The Fidelio X1 by Philips

Yeah I know its really late and the X1 has been out for ages in the world market but here in our local market it is only hitting the shelves now. Better late than never but I guess but a review is well overdue ...
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The AK10 by Astell & Kern

Astell & Kern, along with Ibasso, FiiO and Hifiman have pretty much dragged the DAP market from out of its darkened sulky cave it has lived in for the last 7 years since the launch of the iPhone. DAP's are cool...
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The On1 by Thinksound

Almost exactly two years ago I was asked to review a rather unassuming and humble set of woody earphones called the Thinksound MS01 and I remarked that I found them to be surprisingly well balanced and smooth e...
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7.8
Our Score

The X5 by FiiO

Last year I reviewed the X3 and thought it a very good release from FiiO but with a UI that had some growing pains and a design that was not that appealing in aesthetics but certainly functional and well built....
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The TMA-1 X by Aiaiai

You could be forgiven for thinking the new X edition of the TMA-1 by Aiaiai is more of the same but in actual fact at $120 the X edition is a much more modern sounding headphone than the older TMA-1 and display...
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The N4 by Miniwatt

It's Chinese New Year soon and Hong Kong audio specialists have reduced the price on their N4 USB powered DAC/Amp to a very tempting $199 as a special promo so we though we would take a look and see how it perf...
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The VK-1 by Aëdle

With the VK-1 Aedle have got right first time round what other headphone companies have been trying to achieve for years - put out a mature and stylish 'metrosexual' headphone that actually sounds better than a...
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The Soho by Harman Kardon

Last year Harman Kardon released the pleasing CL/BT full size headphone range which we thought was above average with a slight tilt to the bottom end and warmish mids but a little restrictive on the top end. Th...
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Our picks from 2013 in review

2013 has been an interesting year for us at Headfonics in terms of product reviews. When I look back on our review catalog we did less headphones and more amps and DAC's and in someways that is reflected in our...
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The E18 Kunlun by FiiO

Android is getting popular no two ways about it. In fact there are more Android phones being sold in the market than there are iPhones by an arm's length in some countries yet the audio accessory market remains...
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6.8
6.8

The Kransen IEM by Urbanears

I have been swimming in IEM's of late, some seriously good like the RHA MA750i, some less so like the ADV Alpha but nothing beats the initial eyebrow when presented with an Urbanears IEM review request. Ah now ...
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The VorzAMP Duo from Vorzüge

I have tested a lot of portable amps in the last 5 years from blockbuster performers such as the Lisa L3 to the budget king E12 and some lesser known Chinese boutique portable amps and all have their key points...
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The Throne (Poison) headphone by I-Mego

I-Mego contacted me about a month and asked I would be interested in reviewing their Throne headphones and ZTone earphones and after having a close look I decided to take a gamble and try out the Throne Poison ...
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8.3
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The MA750i IEM by RHA

I reviewed the MA-350 by RHA in July of 2012 and I thought it was a cut above the average in the general first time upgrade from ibuds category. Well a year later and RHA are back with a new range of higher end...