From the beginning in 1946 Klipsch has been offering high quality audio equipments to its customers. The company has become one of the top most highly preferred brands among the audiophiles around the globe. Very few speaker companies have been around for so long, that is for about 60 years. And very fewer are able to provide sound and clarity like Klipsch products does.
Klipsch recently launched the Klipsch S4A which the company claims to be the first headphone that is designed for android devices. From the introduction of the Image S4 line of headphones in 2009 they have been a favorite for iphone users since they bring the in-line remote advantage to the phones.
This device is designed in such a away as to merge the high end functionality of the android phone with Klipsch sound clarity. The head phones are beautifully designed with an over all black look with a tint of white and white ear tips. The device has dimensions of 8.5 mm. The driver is made of full range KG25 components.
Android users have to download the Klipsch control application to utilize the headphones full functionality before using the headphones. This application has to be downloaded and installed in the phone. The headset is intended to be used with phones having android 2.2 versions or higher. Once the software is installed the headphones and the remote become fully functional with any android phone or tablet.
The sound quality of the headphones is amazingly good. The wired earphones definitely have clear advantages over their wireless brothers. The earphones are designed in a noise isolating way and the package comes with various options of the patented ear tips. This oval ear tips ensure a very tight and snug fit in the ears .It is very comfortable and is very apt for prolonged periods of use. The bass range is also good .The headphone offers very good fidelity too. The headphones give a frequency response in the range of 10 Hz-19 KHz. It is connected via 3.5mm audio jack. The device has a sensitivity of 110db SPL/mW and an impedance of 18 ohm.
There is an inline remote provided in the device. It is integrated in to the headphone lines and with an intention of simplifying the ease of use of the device. The in- line remote consists of all the basic controls including controls for playing the track, pausing the music being played and skipping tracks forward and backward. The built in microphone makes it a good and efficient communication tool too. The buttons for answering or ending a call or muting the microphone is also provided in the remote. There is even an option for last number redialing. The microphone can also be used for voice commands and voice searching features. With the Klipsch control application many of the features and functionality of the device becomes customizable. All in all the application software in the phone paired with the headphone makes it a complete hands free and entertainment gadget.
Klipsch S4A headphones are priced at about Rs.4, 500 in India. This is rough price; there could be variations because of exchange rate considerations.