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Apple Earpods with Lightning Connector review

£26.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • In-ear
  • Wired
Reviewed

The Apple Earpods are the official Apple headphones designed to be used with the iPhone. Like their wireless siblings, the Airpods, they feature an unusual ear bud design which supposedly makes them more comfortable. We sent them over to our lab to test this and, more importantly, to find out whether their sound quality is a dream or a disaster.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What are they?
  • How do they sound?
  • What are they like to live with?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Should I buy them?
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We have tested 175 headphones and found that there are 40 Don't Buys and 33 Best Buys.
Range of Headphone scores
  1. 18%
    Lowest score
  2. 55%
    Average score
  3. 96%
    Highest score
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