One look at the Tozo Golden X1 tells you they are not your typical true wireless earbuds. Their elegant curves and smooth, powerful lines suggest a design-led approach, but it’s never at the expense of performance. Because while they might be smaller than your typical earbuds, they possess a power that many will envy.
In addition, the earbuds’ 45-degree angle mimics that of the human ear canal, which, along with the unique, waist-in design, matches the curvature of the human ear. The soft silicone eartips use three-dimensional angle positioning to achieve the perfect fit, making them not only more stable, but also more comfortable to wear for long periods. The result is earbuds that won’t fall out, but that are so comfortable you could forget you’re wearing them.
Inside the buds lurks a 12mm full-frequency dynamic coil unit which combines with the Knowles High-frequency Moving-iron to create a balanced, harmonious performance across the frequency range, from bass notes, to midrange and treble frequencies. Because the Knowles armature driver is 90 per cent larger than a traditional single armatured driver, it presents more sound detail, making the treble cleaner, the midrange softer and more mellow, bass more powerful and impactful and vocal performances clearer.
They support Sony’s higher-quality LDAC wireless codec too, so they can play files at 32-bit/96kHz over Bluetooth at up to 990kbps – that’s three times more data than usual Bluetooth codecs.
They support Tozo’s OrigX Pro – a wide frequency sound technology that supports 12 Hz to 44.1 kHz. This allows the headphones to effectively capture frequencies up to 22 kHz, which is beyond the range of normal human hearing. This higher sampling rate gives some headroom for accurate reproduction of the audible range while also ensuring that the roll-off that occurs during the analogue-to-digital conversion process with the anti-aliasing filter is outside the audible range, minimising any potential artefacts or distortions it could cause.
It also allows for more accurate digital signal processing and manipulation of the audio signal, as techniques like oversampling and digital filtering can be employed more effectively. The result? Better sound quality and enhanced fidelity.
OrigX Pro also features cavity acoustic technology that compensates for the frequency lost when the sound passes through the curve of the ear canal. That means as much of the original sound as possible reaches your eardrum.
This is bolstered by Tozo’s proprietary Eartune technology. This analyses the ear canal in order to optimise the frequency output for the wearer – that way, each user has a sound performance that’s personalised to them. Which will let them hear sounds they otherwise would have missed.
But don’t take our word for it. Take it from the Japan Audio Association (JAS), who have given the X1 Hi-Res wireless certification for excellent quality. That’s not their only accolade – they were awarded TÜV Rheinland certification, and were also awarded IDA Honorable Mention and MUSE Silver Winner 2023, Product Design – Music, Audio & Sound.
Multipoint that’s on point
They have plenty of usability features. The X1 can pair with two devices simultaneously (a feature known as Multipoint), and switch between them seamlessly. So when you’re listening to music on your laptop and a call comes in on your mobile phone, you can flip from one to the other without having to re-pair your headphones. Which makes them the perfect earbuds for work and play.
The eight-hour battery life will last all of a working day, or a week’s commuting for most people. And when paired with the charging case, the battery extends to 32 hours, so you won’t need to plug in and recharge very often at all.
A digital display inside the charging case shows you how much charge each earbud has left, and they charge wirelessly for the ultimate convenience.
Block out background sound
They also pack another killer feature: active noise cancellation (ANC). Their six built-in microphones can block 90 per cent of background noise, reducing ambient sound by up to 42dB – that’s more than the World Health Organisation’s recommended level for night noise to help people sleep. Silencing background noise will let the wearer hear music or calls more clearly without cranking up the volume and potentially damaging their hearing. Or you can just power on ANC with music off, and drift off to sleep…
ANC is also incredibly useful for productivity, as blocking out unwanted sound will help the wearer achieve ‘flow’. So they could help you accomplish more in less time.
They’re hardwearing, too. Built to survive a drop of up to 1.2m, and waterproof to IPX6, they’ll withstand whatever mother nature throws at them. And using the Tozo app, you can adjust the equaliser and personalise playback.
Whatever your needs, work or play, the Tozo Golden X1 wireless earbuds have you covered.