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Audio-Technica ATH-CKS5TW

Audio-Technica ATH-CKS5TW

from  $149+
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75 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
75

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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For well under $200, you’ll get excellent battery life and decent sound on the ATH-CKS5TW. Unfortunately, there are a lot of handy features that are missing, and some of them are pretty basic. The price and 15 hours of playback on the buds themselves is attractive on paper, but you have to be willing to overlook a few faults.

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Pros
  • 15-hour battery life
  • Reasonably priced
  • Decent sound quality
Cons
  • Buds are huge
  • Update process is cumbersome
  • Limited on-board controls
  • No EQ/audio presets in the app
  • Lacks features like automatic pausing

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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Earbud
Drivers per ear
1
Connections
Wireless
Type
Drivers per ear
Connections
Earbud
1
Wireless

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75 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
75

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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