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FiiO EM3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of FiiO EM3. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Comments about the portability and durability are on the whole positive. The comfort and price also get good feedback, whereas opinions about the mids quality and bass quality are different. There are some less positive views about the noise isolation and treble quality.

sound, price, comfort, durability, portability

treble quality, noise isolation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the FiiO EM3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Fiio EM3 - Everyone's Daily Driver


BACKGROUND I needed a pair of mobile headphones. I wanted to use something while walking to the transport station or while commuting. I needed something that are not very isolating so I'm still aware of my surroundings. I value safety more than sound...

Mic button, fatigue-free sound, great soundstage, durable, affordable

lacks bass slam, treble could use more detail

Feb, 2017

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Get much more than you pay


I love the openness and light weight of earbuds, unfortunately those earbuds I tried such as OMX95, MX375, were lack of bass and musicality. Then I found Fiio EM3 is under $10 and got good review, so I got it a shot. Look EM3 is cheap, but they don't...

Clear and enjoyable sound, good sound stage and separation, nice bass, comfortable fit

Loose fit

Dec, 2016

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FiiO EM3 - The perfect companion for your smartphone


Introduction: Most people reading this need no introduction to FiiO as a company. They have firmly established themselves in the audio market with their DAPs, DACs and amplifiers that are top quality at affordable prices. Website:...

Airy, warm sound, low price, microphone, inline remote, comfort

Recessed highs, low noise isolation

Sep, 2016

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FiiO EM3 – All-rounder and constant companion


For larger views of the photos (1200 x 800) - please click on the individual images INTRODUCTIONIf you'd asked me my thoughts on ear-buds a few years ago – I would probably have turned up my nose a little, and my thoughts would have been cast back to...

Sound quality, tonal balance, value, comfort, included microphone and on-cable control, good build for the price

L/R markings hard to see, included foams slip off

Jul, 2016

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Fiio EM3 – Versatile Budget Bud Review With Comparisons to the Baldoor E100`s and Earpods


Introduction – Once seen as cheap throwaways, earbuds seem to have become the new phenomenon in the audio landscape. Since they don't produce a strong seal and have a very loose fit, they are seen as having very limited uses, but these attributes can...

Warm detailed mids, Treble is top quality for an earbud, Especialy spacious soundstage, Ergonomic, Build is very solid for the price

Mids are veiled and can sound too full bodied, should come with doughnut foams

May, 2016

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REVIEW - Fiio EM3 Fiio is not a company that needs any introduction. Known for its wide and affordable large Amp and DAC line, and well regarded since the release of the first DAP model, the X3 a couple of years ago. Recently the first and low budget...

SQ for the price; very enjoyable presentation; comfort

May, 2016

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FiiO EM3: The Reign of the Ultrabudget (plus Budget Shootout with some KZs)


Introduction Of course you've heard of FiiO. Nearly every audiophile I know who works their way up the chain has owned or heard a FiiO product before. They are the cherry-poppers of head-fi, luring you into giddy audio goodness with promises of “value...

Balanced tuning, full luscious mids, good treble, wide soundstage, comfort, outstanding value.

Foams muffle sound drastically, bass quantity, uninspiring design, tangly cables.

May, 2016

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While these are good, they are not much better than many others available out there. I tried and returned, the lack of bass was just to annoying. Not enough sub-bass for classical without amping. Honestly, I retried my Philips SHE2005s and found them...

Comfortable, clear sound

Poor mic, loose fitting, foams make muddy, no discernible bass for classical

May, 2016

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Fiio EM3: The Budget Tier's Delight.


INTRODUCTION Over a month ago, I became curious about the Fiio EM3 because of the great feedback it was getting. So there was a review sign up for the EM3 and I decided to get involved to give my feedback on the Fiio EM3. Thank you Sunny from Fiio for...

Deep and Punchy Bass. Smooth, Clear and Full Bodied Sound. Wide and Airy Soundstage. Nice Comfort. Excellent Build Quality. Great In-line Remote/Mic.

Shallow Stage Depth. Veiled Midrange. Below Average Noise Isolation.

May, 2016

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Budget earbuds to consider!


I would like to Thank FiiO for providing me with a review sample in exchange for my honest opinion. Manufacturer link:, also available on amazon. * click on pictures to expand I've never been a fan of earbuds for two...

slim comfortable design, neutral signature with a smooth warm tonality, in-line remote/mic, budget price.

intermittent driver flex (could be just my pair), lack of isolation (typical for earbuds).

May, 2016

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