Pros: Sprightly bass, decent presentation of detail for the price, bulletproof build quality, generous warranty and accessories
Cons: Prodigious bass veers away from balance and can be distracting, treble can be splashy, probably won't be a permanent fixture for anyone
Disclosure: This review is based off a review unit of the retail version of the S5, provided by Brainwavz. This is my first in-depth encounter with a Brainwavz product, having only demoed previous Brainwavz products very briefly in Hong Kong three years ago.
Brainwavz S5, with a 10 mm dynamic coil driver and CNC metal body
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