Review of the EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid

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The Wireless earbuds have great audio performance, allowing consumers to have the best experience whilst using them. The shape and design of the earbuds are very effective in providing comfort to users. The earbuds allow five hours of listening time with twenty hours of charging time. The EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid earbuds provide lag free audip as well as low latency for consoles. Amongst these positives the earbuds have obtained four and a half stars as well as being Tech Advisor Recommended.

Comfort of the Earbuds

The Wireless earbuds have great audio performance, allowing consumers to have the best experience whilst using them. The shape and design of the earbuds are very effective in providing comfort to users. The earbuds allow five hours of listening time with twenty hours of charging time. The EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid earbuds provide lag free audip as well as low latency for consoles. Amongst these positives the earbuds have obtained four and a half stars as well as being Tech Advisor Recommended.

Gaming headsets and wireless earbuds are the most in demand audio products right now. With this knowledge EPOS created their GTW 270 Hybrid earbuds to incorporate both of these popular aspects into one product. EPOS were very specific in the design of the earbuds to provide comfort for all types of ears using their earbuds. EPOS decided to create a database of 80,000 ear scans and used AI technology to aid them in creating their wireless earbuds to be comfortable for all ears, whilst maintaining a solid seal in the ear. Senior staff writer, Lewis Painter at Tech Advisor claims he has used the earbuds when running and did not feel the need to re-adjust them. This endorsement reinforces the quality of the earbuds and if users want a comfortable pair of earbuds the EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid are definitely the ones to get your hands on.

EPOS go the extra mile to provide comfort for users by providing three sets of eartips in the box, allowing the user to obtain the ideal fit for them. Not only does a better fit of the earbuds increase comfort but also improves sound quality. This is especially good for gamers to completely immerse themselves in their game without distraction.

Are the Wireless Earbuds good for gaming?

The EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid earbuds are designed for gaming on any console. Latency issues seem to occur sometimes for gamers with the use of Bluetooth, however for listening to music on your phone it is problem free. Even though issues arise, EPOS are always trying to eradicate the issues gamers experience.

EPOS’ commitment to creating the best quality of their product is their number one priority and can be seen through the tweet above. Through the GTW 270 Hybrid model EPOS include a USB-C dongle that provides AptX low- latency wireless audio performance across many consoles. This change comes to provide more support to users, especially for the use of gaming. When not gaming though, using Bluetooth to connect to smart phones is very straightforward. Advanced technology is used through play and pause that pauses your music when the earbuds are taken out and replays when you pop them back into your ear.

Battery Life

The EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid earbuds were created with a five hour last time, which allows for a long usage time. Following the five hours of usage the charge time is around 90 minutes, which is fairly quick. The case itself holds twenty hours of charge, making charging very easy. The case also has a USB-C port which allows charging on the move.

Audio efficiency

Audio performance is very important to earbud users, for example when simply listening to music but also when gaming. The EPOS earbuds provide a great audio quality, which is a incentive in itself to purchase the earbuds. This is great news for gamers as they can enjoy their favourite games even more, through the great noise quality and deep, booming base. Many gaming sites agree on the high standard of quality as Pureplaystation calls the earbuds ‘magicians of noise’.

Even with the small size of the earbuds, the quality is impressive and gives a surround sound effect. The earbuds allow a similar experience to head sets at a smaller scale, with more comfort. The audio performance of the EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid is very likeable and will definitely encourage many gamers to never go back to over-ear headsets.

Pricing of the earbuds

The EPOS earbuds are priced at £179 in the UK being sold directly from EPOS. The price of the earbuds are definitely worth it for the convenience of the small earbuds, as well as the quality they provide. They are one of the only wireless earbuds targeted at a low-latency gaming experience. The earbuds are also available for non gamers at a lower price of £149, due to not requiring a USB-C dongle.

Overall verdict

The EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid are targeted at gamers mainly, although are great for music listeners as well. The earbuds have definitely met the standard of quality needed for gamers to use. The ergonomic, comfortable earbuds make gaming for a long period of time more enjoyable, not to mention the lengthy charge duration. Both of these aspects allow gaming, or listening to music through the wireless earbuds very effective and is a great incentive for consumers to purchase these.

Maja Sand Grimnitz, Head of Global Marketing at EPOS comments, ‘The discreet, yet iconic design makes the GTW 270 Hybrid an excellent product for those who are looking for amazing wireless earbuds for mobile gaming with the best audio quality and no latency. Whether immersed in a gaming session at break time or catching a few rounds of their favourite game on their Switch or phone on a daily commute, the GTW 270 Hybrid delivers no-compromise sound excellence for the gamer on the go.’ This is confirmed through the quality provided to the user, through the earbuds.

Furthermore, the USB-C dongle provides a low-latency connectivity which is perfect for gamers, as well as the Bluetooth aspect for music listeners. EPOS are always trying to improve their quality to make the experience of using the earbuds very efficient. Another pro to the earbuds is the product having IPX 5 water resistance, which is just another incentive for customers to buy these earbuds. The EPOS GTW 270 earbuds are versatile, adaptable and up to date with modern trends, changing with the market.

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