UNBOXED: Commuter Headphones Roundup
- The Good: Sound quality is great across the board—if anything M&D wins out just on reputation alone, but all models were fairly consistent; Phiaton gets good marks for being Bluetooth-enabled
- The Bad: M&D and Pioneer designed headphones that are hard and awkward to wear for long stretches
- The Ratings: M&D (3.5/5); Phiaton (4/5); Pioneer (2.5/5); Focal (4/4)
To get back into the groove of things with UNBOXED, I wanted to sort of pick up where we left things off, with a roundup of a few different products. So, I took a few pairs of headphones that have been sent our way and put them through the grind.
Before diving into the reviews themselves, let’s get to know the competitors: