In-ear Headphones - Calling in Audiophiles!

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  1. Foxi4
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    A friend of mine wants to buy a pair of in-ear headphones, but I'm no audiophile, so I'll have to ask you guys for council. So-far there's two pairs in consideration, but I'm open for suggestions. The price range is rather low, up to +/- $30.

    Sennheiser CX 215
    22 Hz - 20 kHz
    16 Ohm
    110 dB

    Creative EP-660
    6 Hz - 23 kHz
    16 Ohm
    106 dB

    Thoughts?
     
  2. emmanu888

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    I don't use those headphones but, the PS Vita in-ear headphones suits me well, is cheap and has great audio quality. I use it with everything i have, whether its my smartphone, laptop, Vita and even on my PS4. They really do the job
     
  3. yusuo

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    I got a pair of sennheiser cx400-ii. They're amazing and they cost me £24 on eBay, I think that's around your price point in $

    http://www.trustedreviews.com/Sennheiser-CX400-Canalphones_Portable-Audio_review

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    Fit Design In-Ear only
    Sensitivity 114 dB
    Frequency Response 17 Hz - 22 kHz
    Impedance 16 ohms
    Colour Black
    Connectivity Type Wired
    Noise Canceling Without Noise Canceling
    Cable Length 1.2 m
    Plug Type 3.5 mm
     
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    I forgot to mention an important factor... the headphones have to be pink or red "because stylish". Again, they're not for me, they're for a friend from my study group.
     
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    I forgot
    Had a pair in mind, but then you said they had to be in red/pink :lol:

    So I've got nothing now.

    I was originally going to recommend some Klipsch S4s, they have amazing sound quality and right now you can find a pair for £34.99 at Amazon. If all else fails, these are definitely the ones. http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B008X9Q0JK/ref=noref?ie=UTF8&psc=1&s=electronics

    EDIT: They also have a Rugged version for ~£45 or so that are in red, but that's a little above your budget.
     
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    Check out Meelectronics stuff. They're pretty popular on Head-fi, I've owned two pairs and they're quite good. For reference I also have some Grado SR-80is and a pair of Audio-Technica ATH-M50s. I currently use the M31s when I'm out and about, but their price seems to have shot up a ton. I got them for about $30 on amazon. I had the M9s before that and they were almost as good, and cheaper.
     
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    Yeah you're severely limiting your options, either way go with sennheisers always preferred them on a budget to anything else
     
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