The AirPods battery life finally met its match, at a Master & Dynamic price

The AirPods battery life finally met its match, at a Master & Dynamic price
The current AirPods with a wireless charging case, always-on Siri, and H1 processor, may be sold alongside a spring model that is rumored to be water-resistant and with noise-cancelling features. 

That could only mean one thing - higher price for the AirPods 2 model which may sport a different design given that its main added value is expected to be the noise cancellation feature. Apple's AirPods are the most popular true wireless buds for a reason, and, besides the branding, their main draw is easy pairing, and the superior 6 hours of battery life at mid-volume.

Recently, Sony came out swinging with the humbly named WF-1000XM3 wireless buds that are rated for the same 6-hour endurance, and already feature noise-cancellation but come with a $230 price tag.

What if we told you that someone managed to make true wireless buds that last 10 hours on a charge, and cost $199. Or that this someone is not some no-name Chinese warrior trying to make a living?

The new MW07 GO model from Master&Dynamic is a stripped-down version of the audiophile-grade MW07 Plus, lacking the active noise cancellation and ambient sound mode found on their more expensive siblings from the brand.

The GO set, however, almost doubles the battery life on a charge over the AirPods or the Sony WF-1000XM3. In addition, it is built for workouts, out of durable performance composite used in sport eyewear, and now feature IPX6-grade water resistance.

The charging case may not have any fancy wireless charging abilities, but it delivers another 10-hour charge to your MW07 GO pair, and even has two more hours of charge to spare should you kill that in a 24-hour span as well. The fast-charging battery is able to take in 5 hours worth of listening for only 15 minutes of charging, and the 10-hour endurance is reached with just 40 minutes in the case. 

Master & Dynamic MW07 GO price, release date and colors


In addition, large 10mm Beryllium drivers take care of the sound part, while Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity ensures easier pairing and a more stable wireless link to the phone in your pocket or the laptop on your sofa. 

You can pre-order the GO set now, in Flame Red, Electric Blue, Jet Black and Stone Grey, and get it delivered for the October 24 release date, any takers?

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7 Comments

1. JC557

Posts: 1925; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

The JBL Reflex Flow was recently released and delivers 10H of battery life from a single charge while the case provides another 20H in total. THe JBL set also costs $50 less and is water resistent.

5. Tizo101

Posts: 595; Member since: Jun 05, 2015

All new true wireless earphones pretty much do 6 hrs at the very list... This article is disconnected from reality.

2. HNIC215

Posts: 9; Member since: Oct 17, 2019

Powerbeats Pro features nine hours of listening time, which can be extended to more than 24 hours with the included charging case.

3. japkoslav

Posts: 1539; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

Too bad nobody ever buys headphones for the sound

6. Tizo101

Posts: 595; Member since: Jun 05, 2015

I'm an audiophile and I'm shook everytime they talk about battery life and noise cancelling... What about sound stage? Sennheiser is doing the best job in terms of sound quality and thats what I use

4. Damac71nina

Posts: 27; Member since: Aug 06, 2012

Who the hell wears headphones for 20 hours this is irrelevant

7. aReefer

Posts: 53; Member since: Mar 21, 2015

I grabbed a set of SoundPeats for like $30 from China. The sound blew me away, considering the price. Why would I spend $250 on earpods that can shoot out of my ears and get lost any time I sneeze etc? People with long hair know how easy it is to rip them out when moving their hair behind their ears even. I'll stick to the value brands for now, thanks. They have IP ratings, great sound, good fit and great battery life (I think even 4 hours is enough for anyone in the real world as I have never had them on for more than 2.5 hours straight). Either way, I'd like to know if these Master Dynamics support AptX HD or any other advanced codecs?

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