It’s rare that we get to try anything out from Simgot. The last product we reviewed here was the King Wonder EN1000, which was a unique set of IEMs that had a good price. Now they’ve released a new pair of IEMs for just twenty dollars. The EW100P looks to be a simple pair of affordable IEMs, but does it go above and beyond?
What You Get
- EW100P earphones
- 2-pin 3.5mm cable
- Silicone ear tips S/M/L
Look & Feel
The EW100P doesn’t look like much on its surface. It’s a standard IEM design with an aluminum alloy shell and a logo front plate. Its got a good fit though, and the shape of the IEM itself is quite ergonomic.
It’s expected that an IEM at this price would be built using a 10mm dynamic driver. It uses dual-layered liquid crystal polymer diaphragms(LCP). What’s most surprising about this design is the placement of the drivers. The EW100P has an innovative cavity design that aims to offer better accuracy.
There’s a surprising amount of width housed within these IEMs. It has a clear limit, but it stretches out pretty far, and without thinning out toward the extreme left and right channels. More depth than you might think is provided in the imaging. All of its layers are clearly stacked on top of each other, with a bit of a bubble in the middle that expands the headspace outward somewhat. The EW100P explores its space well, offering good positioning and sparse dimension to each performance. Its height is limited, but you can feel the inward depth with drum kits and larger compositions.
In the lows, the EW100P does its best to reach down into the bass, and it achieves some good results. It’s able to gather a satisfying pool of bass that takes on a solid body of frequency content. There’s a weighty form to the response, and it comes out smoothly. Keeping to a distinct area of resonance, the lows are well-controlled and never bleed into the mids. You might wish there was more power here, but it’s still reasonably impactful for what it is.
So far, the EW100P has shown a surprising level of depth for the price, but in the midrange, things start to flatten out. There’s a good surface area of sound that makes instruments appear natural and unbothered by areas of emphasis. Everything appears realistic, and even with very minimal detail the response has a ton of clarity to offer. Vocals even have a great level of transparency that cuts through the mix quite well. They take on a forward presence and are slightly heightened.
Nothing about the highs really sticks out, but the frequencies still offer a natural quality. It’s a more laid-back timbre, but you’ll get a decent splash to some performances. It sounds like there should be more detail to gather from them, but the tone is more concentrated on balance than crisp details. With some added gain, these highs could make a more significant impression, but I think you’ll still be happy with the resolution here considering the price.
The Simgot EW100P is a simple pair of IEMs that give you more sound quality than what their price infers. Its soundstage and bass offer a ton of value and enjoyment, while the mids and highs do enough to provide a good balance to the sound signature. Its exterior design doesn’t seem the most impressive to me, but its fit is as comfortable as it should be. For twenty dollars, the EW100P is another chi-fi steal.
The Simgot EW100P is available from Linsoul.