As for the differences between the two models, the CHX5 utilizes a newly developed 13.5 mm driver in a plastic housing, and comes with a carrying pouch. Colors include black, blue, red, and white. The CHX7 has a larger 14.3 mm driver in an aluminum housing, comes with a grooved flat cable (probably similar to Sony's serrated cables), and comes with a case. The CHX7 is available in black, red, or white. Both models come with two ear tip sizes, and are also available in smartphone compatible variations in the CHX5iS and CHX7iS.
The CHX5(iS) and CHX7(iS) will be available in Japan on November 15. The CHX5 and the CHX5iS will be sold for around ¥3500 and ¥4000, respectively, while the CHX7 and CHX7iS can be purchased for about ¥6500 and ¥7000 each.
The CHX5 is available in black, blue, red, or white
The CHX7 in black, red, and white
The CHX5iS and CHX7iS (pictured) are smartphone compatible, featuring inline volume control and universal mic
Red CHX7 worn in the ear
ATH-CHX5 | ヘッドホン | 一般製品 | オーディオテクニカ
ATH-CHX7 | ヘッドホン | 一般製品 | オーディオテクニカ
オーテク、カナル×インナーイヤーのハイブリッドイヤフォン「ATH-CHX7/5」 - AV Watch