Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones: Review

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Audio-Technica is a top tier audio company that produces headphones, microphones, and other audio gear that professionals all over the world have adored. The original Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Professional headphones see usage in professional setups for performers and sound engineers for many years now; we know the headphones for their comfort, durability, and good overall sound quality.

Audio-Technica recently released their updated ATH-M50x headphones, which don’t stray far from the tried-and-true aesthetics and sound properties but adds slightly better materials and three removable cables for even more versatility. The newest ATH-M50xBT models include Bluetooth wireless functionality but still look and feel almost identical to their non-Bluetooth model.

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Pros

  • Lightweight and comfortable over-the-ear design/construction
  • Can swivel, rotate, and fold for easy transport/storage and one-ear monitoring
  • Short straight cable included for non-wireless operation
  • Bluetooth mode works great; the battery lasts 10 hours on a single charge
  • Great sound quality: crisp highs and slightly elevated mids; deep bass
  • Great isolation and sound leakage protection

Cons

  • Construction is almost entirely plastic

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