“Apple has a lot of great hardware offerings, built and designed with attention and care. In comparison, it’s ill-fitting, flimsy and awful-sounding earbuds currently being packed alongside the iPhone 4S are a bit of a nightmare. And while you’re probably sick of hearing about the iPhone 5, we think you’ll be happy to hear Apple might, possibly, probably not, but maybe have a new set of earbuds to accompany its latest iOS device.”
A Vietnamese site,Tinhte.vn recently posted a video which fatures the new redesigned headphones.
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Tinhte compared the new version to the old and said that the sound quality is superior to Apple’s previous offering with more powerful bass, though the overall volume has been reduced.
They are much more comfortable to wear for longer periods of time.
Of course, we have no way of knowing whether these are the real things, Apple’s unibody signature seems to be present. Plus, there’s the following phrase printed on the cord: “Designed by Apple in California Assembled in Vietnam”.
Tinhte claimed the buds feel like a cohesive unity with no parts in danger of detaching or falling apart. They’ve also been made more compact, with oval tips replacing the large, round tips that barely funnel sound into your ear. The earphones are cut at an angle so they can slide more easily into the ear canal and focus their sound.
Fabricated wire and other quality finishing materials certainly have Tinhte convinced they’re the real deal.