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Over the past year, Sonos has launched two new soundbars – an upgrade to the Beam, and the brand new Ray, which is a bit of a leap forward in Sonos' soundbar range. We have been allowed to borrow both models for participation in a solid test round, trying to find out which of them is the best purchase.
Over the past year, Wiim Mini has emerged as an interesting streamer candidate in the budget class. At the bottom of the budget class to be a bit precise. And when Hifisentralen included it in its range together with a rich selection of DACs, headphone amplifiers and other amplifiers from Topping, it was almost inevitable to ask for borrowing a review sample.
Bowers & Wilkins' iconic Zeppelin was launched last autumn, and has evenutally also landed in Norway. We have had a test round to check if it is able to reach old heights in a new airspace.
Freebuds 3 is Huawei's latest creation of fully wireless earbuds. It has been able to measure forces in the enemy ecosystem.
Apple`s Airpods are a very popular product, in fact so sought after that if Apple had separated out Airpods as its own company, rumors tell it would have been the world's approx. 350 largest company. It is no wonder then that there are eventually some imitations around - some that are direct copies, while others are more obviously inspired. Huawei's FreeBuds 3 belong to the latter category, and we have looked into whether they are struggling to match the original or whether it is actually more like Jimi Hendrix's version of All Along The Watchtower , a version that many among us believe far surpasses Bob Dylan's original.
And as a true torture test, Freebuds 3 is allowed to run among arch enemies in an iOS ecosystem, along with the Apple iPhone 11 and Apple Watch 4. This is an arena where a variant of Airpods very easily could walk in on autopilot as a kind of default value, at least if completely wireless pods on a rod ise on the shopping list.