Ideas
Explore the world's #1 largest database of ideas and innovations, with 400,543 inspiring examples.
Trend Reports
Discover why 1,041 brands rely on our AI-powered Trend Reports to get better, faster insights.
Newsletter
Join 327,354 subscribers who rely on our weekly newsletter to keep up with need-to-know trends and insights.
Consumer Insights
Uncover major shifts and emerging opportunities with our exclusive PRO research.
Trend Reports
Discover why 1,041 brands rely on our AI-powered Trend Reports to get better, faster insights.
Newsletter
Join 327,354 subscribers who rely on our weekly newsletter to keep up with need-to-know trends and insights.
Dashboard
Get special access to premium content, topic tracking and customizable tools through our AI-powered Dashboard.
AI + Human Methodology
Learn how Trend Hunter harnesses the power of artificial intelligence.
Assessment
Enhance your innovation potential with a deeper understanding of your unique innovation archetype and how your organization benchmarks.
eLearning (NEW)
Prepare for the year's ahead with 100+ lessons, tactics, tools and frameworks with our full learning database.
Advisory & Services
Accelerate innovation and ignite disruptive thinking with our award-winning programs and research.
Trend Reports
Get fast, customized trend reports, presentations and deep dives 20x faster than traditional research.
Plans
Get started today with a free consultation, our self-serve tools, or a dedicated program.
Jeremy Gutsche
Ignite your event or virtual event with our CEO, a NY Times Bestselling Author and one of the top innovation keynote speakers.
Our Team of Speakers & Virtual Presenters
Inspire your group with our most popular speakers on innovation, trends, change and futurism.
Custom Training & Events
Bring the Future Festival experience directly to your team or co-hosted custom event.
Contact
Get in touch to learn more, ask a question or submit a tip.
About Us
Learn more about Trend Hunter and how we accelerate innovation.
FAQ
Get answers to common questions about Trend Hunter.
Community
Stay on the cutting-edge with the help of the Trend Hunter community.
Team
Meet the team trusted by hundreds of leading businesses worldwide.
Jobs
Find opportunities to accelerate your career with the #1 Trend Firm.
News
Catch up on noteworthy Trend Hunter news and media mentions.
Join
Build a portfolio and put your trend-spotting abilities to the test.
Advertising
Supercharge your marketing by partnering with Trend Hunter.
Portfolio
Visit your public portfolio and browse your past articles.
Add a Trend
Write up an article and showcase your trend-spotting skills.
My Trends
Edit your articles and see how they stack up on the leaderboards.
Settings
Edit your profile, connect your social media accounts, and more.
Add a trend, customize your dashboard, or track topics.
Future Festival
Innovation Events
Join the world's top innovators at our FREE Virtual events.
Free Webinars
During COVID-19, learn to innovate through chaos, navigate the new normal and maintain work culture from home.
Custom Training & Events
Bring the Future Festival experience directly to your team or co-hosted custom event.
Search our database of 400,543 cutting edge ideas.

Wireless Touch Control Headphones

These App-Assisted Headphones Provide Perfect Customizable Sound

— February 7, 2021 — Tech
Traditionally, the purchase of headphones required buyers to consign themselves to the audio quality and sound design crafted by the manufacturer, while customizable options typically were only available to a privileged few at the ultra high-end price range, but Sennheiser has managed to boldly shake up the market with the introduction of touch control headphones that are wireless, stylish, comfortable and whose sound can be fine-tuned with the help of a companion smartphone app.

You don't have to be a technically gifted audiophile or generalized gadget geek to be able to explore the sonic possibilities offered up by the Sennheiser Smart Control app, which works in conjunction with the CX 400BT True Wireless touch control headphones as well as other Sennheiser offerings. Simply pair app and device and use the app to alter the EQ to your liking, with visual curve and slider options making it easy for you to understand the changes you're making. What's great about the app feature is that it allows you to make presets so you don't have to constantly open up the app to fiddle with the settings depending on the kind of music you're listening to.

In many ways though, the Smart Control app is the definition of a true luxury in that you'd still get massive enjoyment of the CX 400BT True Wireless touch control headphones without that extra toy. Fitted with purpose-built audio drivers, these headphones provide a top-notch sound signature that Sennheiser notes is reminiscent of that associated with the widely lauded Momentum True Wireless 2 headphones. That means a searingly clear treble, balanced mids and bass that's warm and deep rather than clunky and rattled.

What's more, the crystal-clear sound remains consistent regardless of genre or volume, so you can pump up the volume without fear of distorted lows demolishing your eardrums. Tracks with dominant kick drums for example sound accurately punchy, while bass-heavy electronic tracks foster a subwoofer-style drive without sounding like they're being played at a nightclub down the street. Vocals, whether cleanly sung, rapped or even death-growled, sound magnificently clean. If you're not a fan of classical music, the CX 400BT True Wireless headphones might just convert you, with sumptuous high-pitch piano, violin and strings that will draw you into a state of trance.

From Miles Davis to Metallica and Beethoven to Biggie Smalls, every genre of music sounds true to its artist when enjoyed through the CX 400BT True Wireless headphones. Features such as passive noise cancellation and a battery life of 7 hours on a single charge - 20 hours in total with the compact charging case - only add to the listening enjoyment of these headphones.

Musical immersion aside, the CX 400BT True Wireless headphones also deliver on overall convenience and functionality with highly intuitive and easy-to-use touch controls. While other wireless headphones have offered touch control features, they haven't captured the imagination of consumers with good reason, but the CX 400BT look poised to change that with its simplicity. A single tap on the left earbud controls playback, a double tap rewinds, and a double tap on the right ear skips forward. Volume can be adjusted by pressing and holding either earbud. As if that weren't great enough, you can even use the aforementioned smartphone app to create custom tap commands which, by the way, don't merely apply to music controls but also to call management and voice assistant functionality.

Available in black and white options for only $129.95, the Sennheiser CX 400BT True Wireless touch control headphones are an absolute steal in the manner in which they provide spectacular sound quality, the convenience of EQ customization through an app, touch control and battery life, all in a sleekly stylish and comfortably ergonomic package.
4
Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness