Sound Analysis (Bass Level  1)

Lows

The IE 80 S has good sub-bass quantity and it is extended well. The sub-bass reproduction is able to provide a quick rumble. The bass decay is quick and the agility elevates the engagement level. The bass texture is rendered in a smooth manner. The mid-bass has fair quantity and the slam is delivered tightly. Each bass note is articulated in an impactful manner.

Mids

The midrange is expressed with reduced prominence and there is moderate transparency level. There is a smooth and controlled presentation. The IE 80 S renders vocals fairly. The lower midrange has good quantity and male vocals are presented well with body. The upper midrange has less emphasis and there is a laid-back female vocals performance. The IE 80 S has a lush midrange.

Highs

The treble has moderate extension and there is no sibilance and harshness. There is a smooth presentation which results in a relaxing listen. The amount of air rendered is not a lot. The crisp has fair definition with modest level of details retrieval. The sparkle is lacking slightly. There is a soothing expression.

Soundstage

There is a natural stage expansion. There is good width magnitude and the depth has an effective amount of space rendered.

Bass Dial

There are 5 bass levels for the user to adjust.

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