Pros: Speed, Detail, Bass and Treble extension, Clarity, Effortlessness, SQ in general. I love the Etymotic tuning (Subjectively)
Cons: The Noise Isolation is just incredibly exaggerated for casual listening (but can be good in the right moment and place), Microphonics!
For me, they are the best ever. Maybe someday i'll listen to something 'better'? Well, we'll see.
PD: The Highs can bother some people with their 2k and 8-9k peaks. For me it's fine, but it's because I agree with Etymotic in their intention of tuning these that way, but you can disagree with them. After all, this is subjective, and IME this is the best headphones I had the pleasure to... (read more)