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Veho ZS-2 sports earphones review

Veho ZS-2 360 earphonesThe Veho ZS-2 earphones are small, lightweight and designed for those with an active lifestyle. That’s all well and good, but how do they sound?

There seems to an ever-growing number of gadgets aimed at those with gym-memberships – special shoes and an impressive array of sports under and overwear designed to get the best out of sports people, not to mention all of those tracking devices now a standard feature in phones, watches and bands.

The fact of the matter is, like all those tracksuits worn for comfortably slobbing on the couch, most won’t even get to see a bead of sweat, let alone an enthusiastic half-marathon.

What I am trying to say is that, all the fitness stuff aside, earphones have to sound good else everything else is just pointless.

Veho ZS- 2 sports earphones design

The Veho ZS-2s earphones come in a water, rain and sweat resistant body attached to a natty black/yellow cord. Yes, they are IP64 rated, which means that these sports earphones are totally protected from dust ingress and water spray from any direction.

Veho ZS-2 360 reviewThe cable features a flat anti-tangle durable chord system, and the soft rubbery hook design means that the Veho earbuds will fit comfortably and keep the business end in your ears.

I can report that these are indeed comfortable to wear, even with glasses.

The earbuds themselves are fitted with non-slip caps and do a decent job of staying put as well as isolating you for most external noises. Both are plus points during a vigorous workout in the gym… I should imagine.

veho zs-2 water resistant sports earphonesAnother plus point regarding the fitting of these sports earphones is that the cable enters at the earpiece which allows the base of the over-ear hook to be articulated. This adds to the ease of getting a nice, comfortable fit no matter what shape your head and/or ears are.

There’s a little clip which also has a recess to slip the cables through to keep them out of the way and the Veho logo-emblazoned rubber rectangle on the cables allows you to take up any slack, again to prevent you getting tangled.

Veho ZS- 2 sports earphones sound and use

As I stated at the beginning of this review, this is the important bit as far as I am concerned.

Having earphones that can withstand sweaty workouts means nothing if your favourite tracks sound like a drunk shouting in to a tin can.

When I first started testing out the Veho ZS-2 360s the bass seemed very light. Thankfully, after a few hours, the buds seemed to loosen up in the low end and things became more enjoyable.

The 10mm acoustic drivers put out a crisp sound that tends to lean more towards aggressive mids. Treble is clear and not too harsh and the bass gets a decent look in too. If they allow more bass after a few more listens then that would be great for those that need the low-end pumping as they’re pounding the streets. For me, I think they capable for most forms of music.

Not being a fan of earphones I was reacquainted with one of their benefits. The ZS-2s are incredibly light and can be bundled up in to the smallest of pockets. Very useful for the warm days we’ve had recently where jackets are not required.

Veho ZS-2 sports earphones conclusion and price

Veho ZS2 360 water resistant earphonesI’ve been wearing these on a daily basis on the commute and these sports earphones have stayed in place even during brisk walks and the odd sprint for the train.

I would prefer more sophisticated handling of the mids and with a little more bass – but that could happen with some more hours use.

I like that they come with an IP64 rating and the yellow and black tangle proof cable definitely gives them a sporty look.

All things considered, I would have expected these to be more expensive than the £32 being asked for them on Amazon.co.uk

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For that price, I think that the Veho ZS-2 360 sports earphones are well worth checking out before you head off to feel the burn, or whatever it is that you fitness types do.

Veho ZS-2 sports earphones review

by Jay Garrett time to read: 3 min
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