It doesn't matter how it sounds. All that matters is maximizing profit, which is my MAIN point.
I'm not claiming that these headphones don't sound great or better than the ones I tried. I'm saying that I and many others are just as happy with equed lower end ones as i we are with my upper end ones.
Law of diminishing returns does exist, especially with the gap constantly closing.
Yes and you would know Shure's strategy of releasing the SE846. Perhaps maximizing profit is not the case here. Have you considered that?
Maybe they are release the SE846 as $1k to make the consumers believe they are able to make quality products. Have you thought of this?
Don't think about one direction only.