Bose Soundsport Free are among absolutely wireless In-Ear headphones with the best sound quality. Although they look unusually large in their “lightweight” class, they still fit well in the ear and enter comfortably there. Of course, for In-Ear buds of True Wireless Bose Soundsport Free are relatively large. The case looks like a small glasses case and can only be wrapped around the whole hand. In a travel bag, it may not be such a big deal. Yet, the Bose Soundsport Free is clearly not for a pants pocket and in jacket pockets, it is the least noticeable, unlike the AirPods case.
Sound quality is the strongest point of the Bose Soundsport Free. In a certain sense, the grasp of sound is subjective, as it is influenced by both individual physical features and listening experience. Many Bose Soundsport Free reviewers consider them the best “universals”. They have a remarkably voluminous, warm and pleasant sound. The bass is as tight as it needs to be; the midrange is clear and precise; and the treble is sparkling and open enough without becoming tedious or unnaturally excessive.
In short: Bose Soundsport Free has high-level sounding. Sometimes there is a desire to add a bit of spice and sparkle to high frequencies, since this is where you can feel some freedom of perception. But in sports and so on, such tuning may not make much sense. What’s interesting, Treblab Z2, Sennheiser Momentum TW and Audio-Technica ATH-SPORT7TW sound a little bit different. Let’s take a closer look at these alternatives to Bose headphones.
These headphones can be a great purchase. Built-in stereo speakers improve sound quality. On the left and right sides, sound comes from different channels, which improves the perception and richness of sound. Neodymium magnets reduce weight and increase the power of devices, unlike ferrite magnets. They feature driving bass and high notes. A detachable cable allows the use of an alternative cable. If you pull or pull the cable abruptly, it will not break, but simply pop out of the connector. The device can play audio at lower volume levels. This way, the load on your ears can be reduced. There is no need to turn up the volume to reduce background noise. The headset is suitable for use during a flight or for commuting.
The sound in the ATH-SPORT7TW is amazing – juicy, vivid, as you would expect from Audio-Technica. For digital lovers: frequency range 20 – 25000 Hz, sensitivity 91 dB/mW, impedance 14 Ohm.
Noise-isolation is great, you can’t hear anything else when you’re listening to your music. And that’s a big advantage. Meantime, it might be an disadvantage – in some situations, such as running on the street, when situational awareness is necessary. Audio-Technica is well aware of this and incorporates Hear-through technology into its wireless headphones.
In ATH-SPORT7TW, it is turned on by holding your finger on the left earpiece for 2 seconds (after which electronic voice will confirm “Hear through is ON”). Actually, here’s how it works – headphones have not only a speaker, but a microphone too. In the Hear-through mode, the sound from the microphone is mixed with the sound of music in the desired proportion – so you can hear the surrounding reality (when you need it).
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless offers a higher level of driving comfort, and they sound very well. The headphones and case are more compact, and for some users this can be a big advantage. The battery life is about the same as that of the Bose Soundsport Free.