As we continue our series of reviews on Audio-Techinca’s new SonicFuel series of headphones, the middle-tier model of the three is the ATH-AX3iS. We’ve already reviewed the ATH-AX1iS, and if you’re looking for a step up, the ATH-AX3iS is the model to check out. Our article on the best Audio-Technica headphone overall didn’t include this, but if you’re looking for a casual headphone to listen to music regularly that’s comfortable and affordable, this is a good one. It can be used with laptop, tablet, smartphone or any listening device such as a music player. The headphone is able to provide optimal sound with it’s superior 40 mm\1.5 inch drivers. It also comes with well cushioned ear pads for added comfort. You can comfortably wear the headphone for many hours continuously, while listening to your favorite genre of music.
You will find it very useful while using it with smartphones, as it comes with a button that will help you to instantly answer calls and talk. The button can also be used to control the volume, or skip to the next song in the playlist. It can be used with Android Devices, iPhones, iPads, iPods, Windows phones etc. It is available in a wide range of colors such as navy blue (ATH-AX3iSNV), red (ATH-AX3iSRD), and black (ATH-AX3iSBK). It will surely enhance your experience of listening to music. The best part is that, the ATH-AX3Is will make it very comfortable for you to use a headphone and listening to music for a long period of time. It has been made from durable materials and will last long.
What we like about the ATH-AX3iS headphones
1. Optimal performance and Sound – the headphone offers excellent quality sounds and allows people to enjoy the experience of listening to music. It also offers optimal performance with the help of its 40 mm or 1.4 inch drivers.
2. Many features for smartphones – it comes with volume and track control, mic and other features that make it ideal for smartphones, music players or other gadgets
3. Very comfortable – the headphone comes with well cushioned ear pads that make it very comfortable for extended use.
4. Warranty – the headphones comes with a 2 year (limited) warranty for end users.
5. Inexpensive – priced under $60, it is highly affordable, compared to other headphones available in the market.
1. Short cable length – it comes with a short cable of only 1.2 m or 3.9 inches because of which it might be difficult to use it with PCs, or with gaming consoles.
What people have said around the net
The user reviews of the ATH-AX3iS over the ear headphone have been mainly positive. The users have praised the performance of the product and the variety of features it offers. Some of them have also appreciated the fact that it is available in 3 different colors.
Main features of the Audio-Technica ATH-AX3iS
- Volume and track control, mic and other features that make it ideal for smartphones, music players or other gadgets, such as Android phones, iPad, iPod, iPhone, Windows mobile etc.
- Comes with well cushioned ear pads that make it ideal for extended use
- The headphone offers optimal sound with the help of its 40 mm or 1.5 inch drivers
- It can be easily be stored, as the ear cups are foldable
- Highly durable and constructed for everyday use
- Comes with tangle free, flat cord
- The headphone is available in a wide range of colors such as navy blue (ATH-AX3iSNV), red (ATH-AX3iSRD), and black (ATH-AX3iSBK). Check Amazon for the best prices.
Specifications of the SonicFuel middle model headphones
- Type – Dynamic Closed-back
- Frequency Response – 10 to 24,000 HZ
- Diameter of Driver – 40 mm or 1.5 inches
- Input Power (Maximum) – 1000 mw
- Sensitivity – 104 dB per mW
- Cord – 1.2 m or 3.9 ft
- Impedance – 55 ohms
- Connector – 3.5 mm or 1/8 inches, L-type, gold-plated, mini stereo