How do you beat out the ever-growing truly wireless earbud competition? Up the number of drivers. Meet SoundFlux, the world’s first dual-driver truly wireless earbud.
These Dual Driver Earbuds are Truly Wireless, SoundFlux
There is no shortage of TWS earbuds on the market with Apple AirPods leading the way with an iffy design and 5-hour battery life. KNZ Technology’s new gadget seems like a worthy opponent – especially when it comes to sound.
Touting a dual-driver system, SoundFlux already sets itself apart from the many pairs of completely cord-less earbuds on the market. All other TWS earpieces – be it Apple AirPods, Bragi Dash, BeoPlay E8, JBL Free, Sony WF-1000X… – possess a single driver. Now, if you are a novice to the audiophile community, you should know that in-ear monitors can produce better sound quality by increasing the number of drivers, increasing the size of the drivers, or affected by the materials and construction of the physical driver. A single driver can reach lows, mids, and highs (and granted it can sound great), but when compared directly with a dual-driver IEM, you’ll find fuller sound in the latter. That’s because a dual-driver system is specially designed to overlap (with one driver reaching lows and mids while the second is fashioned to reach mids and highs), yielding a richer sound. In doing so, KNZ Technology promises a wider dynamic range with deep bass, rich mids, and crystal clear highs. TBH, these are definitely better than Apple AirPods. If you don’t believe me, maybe these frequency response graphs will persuade you otherwise.
Besides, the impressive sound quality, SoundFlux is crafted with a few special features, like SoundPass. It is an intuitive function in which the buds allow users to be more aware of their environment. When turned on, SoundPass filters in your surroundings without stopping your music. Another cool feature on these buds are their ability to support stereo sound calls. Most TWS earbuds (all of the ones I’ve tried actually) only allow calls in mono mode (usually through the right earbud). This is to replicate what it’s like to make calls with a cellphone or landline. However, I’d prefer stereo.
In addition, the buds look like they’ll stay put and provide a pretty good run time. Each housing is fit with a sport fin to secure the buds in your ears. With the support of Bluetooth 5, the buds can reach a wireless range of 60 feet. They’re also waterproof (IP66 – jetting water) and support a 4.5 hour battery life, reaching up to 24 hours with the portable charging case. To boot, a quick charge of 5 minutes yields an hour of playtime and 15 minutes up to 2 hours of playtime.
If interested, you can pre-order a pair of these on Indiegogo for $69 before retailing at the market price of $119.
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