Reviewers Liked

  • Nuanced highs, as well as rich mids and solid bass
  • Great noise reduction
  • Etymotic claims 35 to 42 dB
  • Plethora of eartip options in various sizes and styles
  • Very comfortable to wear for long sessions
  • Includes zip-up case

Reviewers Didn't Like

  • Lacks a microphone and phone/volume controls
  • Wired connection only (though MMCX connections mean you could use a third-party Bluetooth adapter)
  • Pricey for the average user