V-MODA Crossfade Wireless hands-on4
One of our favorite pairs of headphones has to be the V-MODA Crossfade M-100, mainly because it combines impeccable audio quality with an industrial design to die for. It’s no wonder why it’s so highly acclaimed from critics and consumers alike! V-MODA founder and CEO, Val Kolton, has resisted for several years in bringing to market a Bluetooth-enabled pair of headphones, citing the diminished qualities that normally accompanies the transition from wired quality to wireless, but it seems as though they’ve created the perfect recipe after years of planning and testing.
Taking everything they’ve learned from its popular Crossfade M-100, V-MODA’s acoustics development team has fined-tuned its latest product in the V-MODA Crossfade Wireless. Coming across it for the very first time over a month ago, we found it really tough to tell it apart from the M-100, mainly because it employs the same industrial design – one that combines a sturdy metal frame that hugs our head closely, with some premium choice materials. The feel and comfort are truly uncanny! That’s because it doesn’t look like much bulk has been tacked on to this pair of wireless Bluetooth headphones.
If style is your kind of thing, you’ll be pleased to know that the Crossfade Wireless can accommodate the same 3D printed shields that recently became available to the M-100 – giving you that unique look over other headphones. You know what’s better, though? Its audio quality, which impressively enough, sounds identical when going with the wired connection. In fact, there’s full fidelity throughout all audio ranges, providing for realistic and crisp tones that are music to our ears.
We’re eager to try out a final model for ourselves, but if you’re tired of those plastic constructed headphones you see everyone using at the gym, the V-MODA Crossfade Wireless is undeniably an alternative you won’t regret. Right now, you can pick up a pair through V-MODA’s web site for $300, which isn’t too shabby of a deal considering that its popular M-100 model carries a sticker price of $270.