Re: Reccomendations for Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds

Laurent Cadet de Fontenay <laurentd@...>

Thanks tim!

The apple airpods sound compelling for the kind of use case that I have in
mind. Mainly listening to audiobooks and podcasts on my commute, and
maintaining some awareness of my environment.

I am nevertheless very curious about some of the unbranded options, tons of
which are available on Amazon new paragraph has anybody tried any of these?

All the best,

On Wed, 4 Sep 2019, 01:32 Tim Noonan, <> wrote:

The latest Earbuds from Sony memorably named
are getting excellent recommendations for their exceptional audio quality
and they also include great noise cancelation features. Call quality is
also said to be very good. Advertising suggests that latency is also low.

Bose are supposedly nearly ready to release a new set of true wireless
earbuds, but audio quality of earlier models is not stunning. Latency can
also be a bit of an issue.

AirPods are particularly great for convenience of quickly placing and
removing from your ears, but are better for spoken word than serious music
listening. They are great if you like to keep connected with the outside
world while wearing them, but are not much use in noisy locations or on

For general iPhone access, books and podcasts and such I use my AirPods
more than any other earphone or speaker option.


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On 4 Sep 2019, at 2:52 am, Brian Olesen <> wrote:

Hey Laurent,
Well I probably would recommend you to get the quite new Airpods if latency
is a big issue.
If sound is more important I'd either go with some Bose Soundsports free or
the Samsung EarBuds.
I really love these. The Samsungs are small. They sound really good, and
they has a sweet metal carieing case.
The price is right too for the good quality.

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Fra: <> På vegne af Laurent Cadet
Sendt: 3. september 2019 18:05
Emne: [all-audio] Reccomendations for Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds

Sent from my iPhoneHi all!

My trusty wired apple earpods have finally given up the ghost and I'm now
quite keen to enter the world of nifty little wireless earbuds with their
conpenient charging cases! However, I'm loathed to throw money at Apple if
similar or better functionality could be obtained elsewhere at a lower
price! So, have any of you had any good, or bad, experiences with wireless
bluetooth earbuds from other manufacturers?

I intend using these primarily for audiobooks and a bit of music on my
commute, so my priorities for function are:
Low latency for effective use with Voiceover or Talkback Reasonable battery
life, and prefferably a charging case Audio quality need not be suberb, as
long as it doesn't sound like something talking out of a toilet bowl the
my new knock-off earpods are sounding right now! :)

I know for example, that Anker make the Liberty range of wireless earbuds.
Has anybody checked them out?

Looking forward to hearing from you!

All best,

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