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These AirPods alternatives from Cambridge Audio are battery kings

The Cambridge Audio Melomania are true wireless earphones, enhanced with graphene

These AirPods alternatives from Cambridge Audio are battery kings
11 June 2019

High quality headphones are one of those things you really can’t scrimp on. We’ve all been witness to the incredible drop in quality when you have to emergency-buy a tinny, noise-leaking £8.99 pair in a supermarket after you leave yours at home.

And these new Melomania 1 wireless in-ear headphones from Cambridge Audio have shot straight to the top of our wishlist. The company is best known for its hi-fi and home cinema products, and the Melomania is its first product of this kind.

They are true wireless earphones: no cables at all.

The most notable thing about the model is its battery life. Cambridge Audio says the Melomania 1 last nine hours on a single charge, significantly more than other true wireless models. They also come with a charging carry case with a further four charges – meaning you can get nearly 40 hours of use on the go. Unlikely to be caught short, then.

Battery capacity aside, the Melomania 1 have some impressive specs. Their speaker drivers are graphene-coated, and Bluetooth 5.0 tech promises significant signal stability (an ongoing issue for wireless headphones).

High quality mics and noise-cancelling tech also allow you to take calls that are clear and background-noise free. An incredibly low weight – 4.6g each – means they’re not cumbersome to carry around with you.

And they’re even water and sweat resistant – so you don’t have to worry about getting them wet when it starts to rain.

You can buy the Melomania from Cambridge Audio from 11th June at a cost of £119.95.

Want to see what else is out there? Check out our selection of the best wireless headphones.