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Voiced for vocals, actually a good all-rounder

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Pros: Natural sounding; Excellent at vocals; Clarity; Build

Cons: Isolation; Weight, fit, and ergonomics for some

The Major 6 was one of the older models in chord&Major's lineup that has been revamped into the Major 6'13, inline with the Tonal Earphone series design principles. While it looks identical to the other models in terms of design, it hides a few improvements under its sleeves. If you're interested in reading up my previous review on the other models, or curious on some references I make here, please follow this link (due to the formatting, it might not be mobile friendly).  A few things to specifyThis pair has been provided to me by Chord&Major as a followup so that I can complete the Tonal Earphone series review. This model was released much later than the others. In fact it was...
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HiSound's self-proclaimed best sub $100 IEM on the market!

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Pros: Cable, small clamshell case, bass quality, forward mids.

Cons: Prone to driver flex, bad fit on smaller ears, overly bassy; these are my main caveat.

Alright, to be fair they did also say "best IMEs under USD 100"... okay, I shouldn't be mean and nitpick on typos. We all make typos.   This will actually be my second review write-up from a hisoundaudio review chance. Grateful to Jack of hisoundaudio for opening these positions! The previous model that I tried was actually a POPO, which in comparison these were a BIG leap from there. In the good direction.   For all purposes and intent of this review, I did not use any amps for these. Ever since my review on the Chord & Major earphones, I've only gotten more picky about sound; what was probably a good bass-head IEM the POPO was, today is quite the mediocre one. Well,...
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