Noontec Zoro II Wireless Review – Putting the Beatdown on Beats



There are many headphones on the market that are trying to put the beatdown on Beats, and perhaps the Noontec Zoro II Wireless might very well achieve that goal. If you haven’t heard about Noontec prior to reading this, then do note that the Australian company has been around since the year 2002. Over the past years, the firm has wowed many audiophiles with their affordable and stylish headphones. This particular headphone is that of the second iteration to the Zoro, and it is quite familiar with the original model, on the outside at least. But when it comes to audio performance, it is clear why Beats might be up with some stiff competition, even if both brands of headphones are clearly within different price categories.

Noontec Zoro II Wireless Review - Putting the Beatdown on Beats

The Noontec Zoro II Wireless Provides a Warm and Fun Audio Signature

The Noontec Zoro II Wireless is made entirely out of plastic, which does make it feel a bit on the cheap side. However, it is more affordable than a pair of Beats headphones, so you might not complain too much. Still, you can’t get away with the loud snap that happens every time you unfold the headphones. But slip them on and you will find them to be quite comfortable, even for being an on-ear pair. Still, they are not very good at isolating outside noise, especially when you’re trying to listen to your favorite tracks while inside the subway.

Another quibble is that the Zoro II Wireless lacks a bit on the customization side because you would have to wear them at max length, always, which does require some getting used to. Hence, if you have a rather large head and you like to wear a cap, then you might have to look for other headphones on the market that are more adjustable.

When it comes to its audio performance, this particular pair of headphones offers a warm and pleasing sound signature. There is a slight mid-bass thump that can be heard that works well for certain types of music, which include rap, EDM, pop, and other bass-heavy audio. As for the highs and treble, the detail in these departments are good, but it could not compare to other options on the market, such as that of the Audio Technica ATH-SR5BT.

Ultimately, if you’re out on the market for a more reasonably-priced headphone than the Beats, then you might want to check out the Noontec Zoro II Wireless. It might be made entirely out of plastic, but it is durable enough that it might even last forever (so to speak).


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