AKG were founded some 70 years ago and when I last checked, still at the top of their game. AKG now exists just as a brand, since they are now owned by electronics giant Samsung and managed by Harman. They have just released a fresh set / revision to their N200 series wireless earphones and we’ve been fortunate enough to get a pair sent to us to try out.
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– Ambient aware &
– Audio codecs: UHQ/AAC/SBC
– 8.6mm driver / 10Hz-22kHz freq. res / 24Ohms / 96dB sensitivity
– IPx7 (waterproof & splashproof)
– Charge time 2hrs / 8hr total playback
– Quick charge, 10minutes = 1hour playback
– 4 Button universal remote with microphone
Look & Feel
I am instantly impressed by how these earphones are presented. They come within a foam-lined cardboard box and includes the earphones, a USB cable, hard case, 3 sizes of ear support, 3 sizes of
The earphones themselves are quite small when compared to something similar on the market. Colour scheme for the pair we got is black, white and pale green, which I really like. The earphones have a rubber earbud as standard, plus
These will be available in a number of finishes.
Audio performance is excellent and I’ve been enjoying them on my daily commute for over a week now. The sound is well mixed and versatile, suitable for many different types of music. It can also get rather loud, too loud for me in some instances but at the higher volumes, the quality remains. Thanks to the rubber support arm, they fit easily and comfortably within my ear and they are secure, very secure. At no point did they fall out or I felt the need to reposition them. A result of that snug fit, is they offer a good level of noise isolation, allowing you to really get away from it all. I charged these twice and can confirm the suggested 8hr playback is accurate.
These earphones come with ‘Ambient aware &
The remote works well, it’s easy to locate when the earphones are in and the buttons are easy to find & push. The fabric cable is great and as the earphones are magnetic, it really helps against tangles. There is also a little divider within the cable, which allows you to pull the cable tight for a more secure fit around your neck.
I’m impressed with the N200a’s, their performance, build quality, the accessories included and how they are presented is fantastic. We got
For more info, head over to the Samsung website.