PowerLocus PLX1 Review | Sports True Wireless Earbuds | Bluetooth 5.0
This is PowerLocus Sports-based True Wireless Earbuds with IPX5 water-resistant. It uses Bluetooth 5.0 for connectivity. The package comes included with the matte finish compact charging case, the Type-C Charging cable and a total of 3 ear tips sizes. The earbuds are lightweight and stay in the ears even while doing high intensity movement. Latest pricing here Amazon/Shopee/Lazada.
You can power on/off the earbuds by taking them out or back into the case. Aside from that, a long press on the power button on the earbuds would also do the trick. Passive sound isolation is great as the sound tube goes deep into the ear canal. Volume can be adjusted on the earbuds, but it’s a tad bit complicated; requiring 3 quick presses for volume up on right side and volume down on the left side.
The rated battery life of the earbuds when used together is 6 hours of media playback and with the charging case, it gives an additional 25 hours. Our battery life is based on the Samsung S10e at the fourth volume pip and it gives us a total of 24 hours and 40 minutes.
Battery life – Samsung S10e 4th Volume:
1st (buds alone): 5 hours 35 minutes
2nd (1st box): 5 hours 30 minutes
3rd (2nd box): 5 hours 30 minutes
4th (3rd box): 5 hours 35 minutes
5th (4th box): 2 hours 30 minutes
Total 24 hours 40 minutes
Driver Size: 5mm
Frequency Response: 20Hz ~ 20,000Hz
Operating Range: up to 33 ft ( 10 m )
Bluetooth Profile: A2DP, HSP, HFP, AVRCP
Talk/Music Playback Time: up to 5 hours
Charging Case: 4 additional charges
Audio quality tested using Samsung S10e:
Tiaan – Be Ok (Low bass frequency – 5th volume)
Low bass frequency is superbly energetic and superbly notable, you can feel the air pressure booming in your ears significantly. It doesn’t eat into the vocals and cause any muffled sound to the vocals. The subtle bass vibrations fades ultra smoothly. Low bass frequency is well bodied. The low bass slightly overpower the vocals; just a tiny bit, but near identical in terms of audible level.
Pia Mia – Do It Again (Standard bass/Vocal – 6th volume)
Bass is superbly energetic and superbly notable. The bass fade is butter-smooth with a long drag especially at the 2:05 mark, the vibrations is pure sexual eargasm. Bass doesn’t overpower the vocals much and feel more balanced with the vocals in terms of audible levels, a rare find especially for a sport true wireless. EDM tones sounds alive and excited.
Violinder – Raindrops (High frequency instrumental – 6th volume)
Piano/Violin tone sounds right and natural, leans closer to the crystal-clear type not the warm-sound, i prefer crystal-clear type. It has the right amount of shine at the highs with the tone having good body. The Piano/Violin is more audible than the bass/drums in terms of audible levels, which I prefer as the Piano/Violin takes center stage.
Pentatonix – See Through (High pitched vocals/Separation – 6th volume)
Mitch Grassi’s hi-pitched-male Tenor vocals perform very well at the highs with the right amount of shine, feels bright. One of the best we have heard on a true wireless earbuds. Each singer can be identified easily. Every diction and pronunciation is crystal clear. Vocal beatboxing, echoing and humming is eargasm which doesn’t overpower Mitch Grassi’s vocals in the song in terms of audible levels; or in layman’s term, it doesn’t steal the attention away from Mitch’s vocals.
These True Wireless Earbuds performs well from the lows to highs. I’m impressed with the clarity it has from the mids to highs which not many sport style earbuds do, as they focus only on bass and nothing more. PowerLocus did balance out the bass and in return, it gives better clarity to mid-range onwards.
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