Editors Liked

  • Clean eye-catching design
  • Capacitive touch panel
  • Quick and painless Bluetooth or NFC pairing
  • Free app enhances sound
  • Great dynamic range for brilliant audio reproduction
  • Active Noise Cancelling works great
  • Touch controls are intuitive and customizing audio profile using iPhone app is easy
  • Responsive and intuitive touch controls feel like the future
  • Soft leather, sturdy metal and satiny finish make a highquality headphone
  • Smartphone apps (iOS and Android) provide additional sonic tweaks

Editors Didn't Like

  • Must use app to enabledisable active noise canceling
  • NFC didn't work with certain phones
  • Disappointing cellphone audio
  • No live battery indicator
  • Reconnection of Bluetooth connectivity from standby mode takes over 6 seconds
  • Songs with heavy bass are muddy
  • Too much DSP for audiophile snobs
  • Noise-canceling generates some hiss
  • Phone calls sound soso