Today’s piece of good news for keen audiophiles is called the XS On-Ear Folding Noise-Isolating Metal Headphone by V-MODA, the well-known U.S. producer of high-end mobile audio products. Thanks to its numerous superb features, the XS on-ear is certain to meet all your highest audio expectations.

The V-MODA XS are uniquely designed and highly dynamic headphones which strive to bring out the best in your music. The XS on-ear have their own specific sound signature, the so- called M-Class “Modern Audiophile”. With their patent-pending M-Class 40mm Dual-Diaphragm Drivers, the XS produces amazing treble, outstanding clarity, balanced midrange response, vivid transients as well as refined bass, and vivacious highs without any excessive resonance or overlap. The high-quality passive noise isolation reduces the background noise in a considerable extent, making your music feel as though you can place the playing instrument in 3D right there inside your cranium. The audio output may at times even sound as if processed through a premium digital-to-analog converter, regardless of your perhaps humble music source hardware.

V-Moda metal headphone

With the XS on-ear, all-day listening comfort is guaranteed as the headphones can be worn for hours on end without any consequent fatigue. After years spent in effort to produce one of the best-fitting phones currently available on the market, V-MODA came up with an original mind-the-gap ergonomic design that lets the headset clamp evenly to the head, minimizing the gap between the headband and the head for maximum comfort and sound quality. Extremely strong and durable, the XS is tested beyond military-level MIL-STD-810G quality standards and can stand up to 60 drops from 1.5m onto concrete, as well as severe high and low temperatures, humidity, salt spray and UV rays.

Black V-Moda XS headphone

Although weighing as few as 195 grams, the XS on-ear draws on some of the finest building materials, featuring lots of metal construction, a detachable Kevlar-reinforced cable that can endure up to one million bends and 45 degree strain relief, the virtually indestructible SteelFlex Headband and CliqFold Hinge design which allows the phones to fold to an impossibly small size for ultra portability, and it packs it all into a compact exoskeleton hard carry case that can fit into the palm of your hand. The XS earcups are lined with comfy memory foam cushions and the producer also lets buyers customize their cans so you can choose among a wide range of personalized custom-engraved exterior shields in one of a dozen colors. The package also contains a carabiner that clips to the inside or outside of your bag for most suitable portability.

On top of this, the V-MODA XS also offers a couple of extras, such as a detachable Kevlar reinforced SpeakEasy Microphone control cable with a one-button in-line remote, tuned especially for voice recognition and taking calls in noisy places (an optional Apple-friendly 3-button remote or cord is also available for purchase). The XS also sports dual inputs so you can daisy chain headphones with a friend to listen to the same music or mix two inputs,  and a V-CORK  also included in the package can be used to seal off and protect the unused input. You may also decide to purchase optional BoomPro professional-grade mic for gaming/Skype/Voice or SharePlay, an extended cable with built-in sharing. The XS headphones come with a two-year warranty, and you can also test them for up to 60 days so in case you’re not satisfied, you can return the set for a full refund.

All in all, V-MODA XS is an awesome pair of very compact, ultra portable, extremely comfortable and superior-performing headphones and one of the best top-notch mid-size models currently available on the market. Give it a go – with V-MODA XS, you can have it all.

Get it from Amazon here

V-Moda metal headphone


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