REVIEWED: Sennheiser HD1 in-ear wireless headphones
‘True wireless’ earphones are fine for people who hate music. For longevity and a luscious leather finish, these wireless in-ears are irresistible
The smart business look is under threat, with ugly pink, green, rounded ‘lifestyle’ branding all over the place. Gadgets are for kids, it seems, which is why this serious-looking, serious-sounding effort from Sennheiser immediately impresses.
Perhaps it’s the leather neckband and red stitching, or the dynamic drivers, but the HD1 – part of this noted German audio brand’s awesome Momentum line-up – look enticing. They feature Bluetooth 4.1, AAC codec support and Qualcomm apt-X as well as machined stainless steel in-ear sound tunnel, an in-line three-button remote, and a 10-hour battery life. That’s great news for long flights.
Business users will love its ability to connect to two devices, and engage in three-way calling. So forget those ‘true wireless’ earbuds that (a) you will lose and (b) last about four hours and put your head between the HD1’s.