Klipsch Image X10i

85
Global
Score
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Klipsch Image X10i iPhone-friendly earbud impressions

Summary

from $323.95+
Pros
  • Incredibly comfortableMarvelous audio qualityNice iPhone 3GS integration
Cons
  • PriceyNot tremendously better than S4iNo color options
Klipsch Image X10i iPhone-friendly earbud impressions

We let you in on one of Klipsch's little secrets when we revealed the Image X10i to the world back in December, and now that the company's highest-end iPhone-friendly earbuds will be shipping en masse within a month, we figured we'd grab a set and let you know if they were indeed worth their weight in gold (or just $349.99, really). The X10 has sat atop the company's most recent lineup of earbuds for awhile now, and with the raging success of the S4i came a stellar idea: add the same iPod / iPhone remote to the flagship set of 'buds. The X10i is just that -- a set of X10 earbuds with the iPhone remote that we highlighted in our S4i review. Needless to say, the X10i isn't aimed at the budget-minded listener, but we were most curious to see if these really were worth the $250 leap from the aforementioned S4i. Read on to peek our conclusion.

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Scores

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Breakdown

Comfort
8.7
Design and form factor
8.0
Durability
8.0
Sound quality
8.7
Noise isolation
6.0
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Specs

Image

Type
In-ear / canalphones
Channels
Stereo
Drivers per ear
1
Inline controls
yes
Noise isolation
yes
Active noise cancellation
no
Connections
3.5mm stereo
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Specs

Image

Type
In-ear / canalphones
Channels
Stereo
Drivers per ear
1
Inline controls
yes
Noise isolation
yes
Active noise cancellation
no
Connections
3.5mm stereo
View Full Specs
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