Beyerdynamic T70 review

Comfortable and dynamic, with a nicely balanced sound, but come at a price Tested at £456

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Our Verdict

Though very capable, the T70s don’t quite feel or sound worthy of their price

For

  • Really comfy
  • almost no leakage
  • natural vocals
  • nicely balanced from bass to treble

Against

  • Lack the precision and dynamics of the best
  • materials aren’t especially luxurious

Not only is £456 a rather specific amount of money, it’s also a rather large amount of money. And while the Beyerdynamic T70 headphones are big and chunky, and have
a suitably chunky carry-case, they don’t quite feel like £456-worth.

Mind you, they do look nice and are exceptionally comfy.

Smooth, tonally balanced sound
In many ways they’re also a delight to listen to, especially where vocals are concerned. Play Everything But The Girl’s version of Love Is Strange and the harmonised vocals are smooth, natural and detailed.

There’s a nice tonal balance on display, too, with plenty of weight and depth in the bass and definition in the treble.

The T70s aren’t perfect, though. Compared with the very best of their peers, they lack a little in terms of punch and dynamic drama, and that can leave tracks a little short of excitement – which is a real shame, especially at this price.

Still, if you’re after a pair of comfortable closed-back cans, and you’ve got lots of money to spend, you certainly shouldn’t rule these Beyerdynamics out.

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Specifications

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General Information

Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.beyerdynamic.de/international/
Brand NameBeyerdynamic
Product TypeHeadphone
ManufacturerBeyerdynamic
Manufacturer Part Number714356
Product NameBeyerdynamic T70
Product ModelT 70

Technical Information

Sound ModeStereo
Minimum Frequency Response5 Hz
Connector PlatingGold Plated
Connectivity TechnologyWired
Impedance250 Ohm
Cable Length0.64 cm
Maximum Frequency Response40 kHz

Earpiece

Earpiece DesignOver-the-head
Earpiece TypeBinaural

Physical Characteristics

Form FactorCircumaural
Weight Approximate417 g
ColourBlack, Grey

Interfaces-Ports

Host InterfaceMini-phone