EarFun’s first over-ear headphones claim hi-res sound, 80-hour playback


EarFun Wave Pro headphones on laptop user
Paying $80 for hi-res over-ear ANC headphones with 80-hour battery life seems like a steal. But for a short time you can pay just $56.
Photo: EarFun

Known for high-quality earbuds that don’t break the bank, EarFun released a set of over-ear cans Monday for the first time — Earfun Wave Pro Hi-Res ANC Wireless Headphones.

Introduced at CES 2024, the new noise-canceling EarFun Wave Pro cans claim high-resolution audio, hybrid active noise cancellation (ANC) and a stalwart 80 hours of playback. And all that comes at a cost of just $80. Actually, even less for early-bird buyers.

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Earfun Wave Pro Hi-Res ANC Wireless Headphones

EarFun Wave Pro headphones’ “polished design and extensive feature set is the culmination of EarFun’s iterative proficiency” resulting from its earbuds development, the company said. Its first over-ear hybrid ANC headphones bring wireless connectivity, app customization and solid ergonomics.

The cans’ hybrid ANC is rated effective up to 45 decibels, which can quiet voices and other mid-range frequencies around you. And active Anti-Wind Noise technology helps when you’re out and about.

And noise cancellation extends to calls, too. Environmental noise cancellation (ENC) technology driven by an AI-powered algorithm removes surrounding noise to emphasize your voice.

Solid sound quality

EarFun Wave Pro headphones
The new headphones put premiums on quality sound and comfort, but for an affordable price.
Photo: EarFun

And as for audio quality, EarFun’s hybrid ANC over-ear wireless headphones come with Hi-Res Audio certifications and LDAC audio codec support (ideal for Android users with compatible devices).

Here’s how EarFun describes sound quality and the accompanying hardware:

Reaching a frequency response up to 96kHz, the Hi-Res certified Wave Pro can deliver music with range while accurately preserving detail. The LDAC certification allows listeners to enjoy the high-fidelity codec with compatible devices and experience the higher end of what Bluetooth audio can offer.

The Wave Pro is equipped with a pair of refined 40mm DLC (Diamond-Like Carbon) composite film dynamic coil drivers, producing incredible bass levels, and ultra-clear treble that sustains revealing clarity. Plug-in via the embedded 3.5mm auxiliary port to appreciate EarFun’s dynamic sound signature over large diaphragms with a wired connection.

80 hours of battery life, multipoint connectivity, Game Mode

EarFun Wave Pro headphones comparison
A comparison puts EarFun Wave Pro up against some bigtime competition.
Photo: EarFun

EarFun said it gave its “premier over-ear ANC headphones a battery anxiety-dissolving 80 hours of battery life for a truly wireless experience.” It seems like just yesterday that 50 hours of wireless headphone playback seemed astounding.

And the multipoint connection also takes advantage of Wave Pro’s long battery life. You can stay connected between devices and switch between them with onboard touch controls.

Wave Pro also includes a Game Mode for low latency use. Gaming and streaming experiences benefit from under 55ms-latency to keep input and media in sync.

EarFun Wave Pro headphones: Emphasis on lightweight comfort

The headphones also focus on ergonomic comfort. Their lush earcups provide a gentle but even seal.

EarFun included its companion app to help users tailor their audio experience with the headphones. They can set up and use compatible voice assistance, for example.

Amazingly, even with the low $79.99 price at myearfun.com and Amazon, a limited-time, early-bird special gives you a further 3o% discount. That results in a price of below $60, so check to see if the deal is still on.

Where to buy: Amazon

Source: EarFun


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