This is always great when companies bring new features in their products. Recently, wireless headphones with great sound and features such as touch interface are making good impressions and getting more attentions in the marketplace. The Phiaton BT 460 headphone is a wireless headphone packed with great tech features and ideas. The headphone with a minimalistic design, exceptional sound quality and convenient features such as touch-interface controls, audio sharing and smart play/pause and several other interesting features.
In The Box
- Phiaton BT 460 Wireless headphone
- Semi-rigid carrying case
- 3.5 mm microphone audio cable
- Micro-USB charging cable
- Quick User’s Guide
Design, Features and Sound
The Phiaton BT 460 is smartly designed with great engineering for listening comfort.The headphone dimension is 10.2 x 6.5 x 3.7 inches and it weighs 8.5 ounces. It uses type 40 mm Driver unit with frequency range of 10 Hz ~ 27 kHz. It is a black and grey colored headphone made of very quality plastic and rubber. It is also available in white color.
The oval-shaped earcups are made with soft leather to give listening comfort for longer use and can best fit in your ears. The headband is flexible, comfy and it is adjustable in height. Each earcup folds inward to allow for easy portability and both are labeled L & R inside.
All controls are handled through its smart touch interface on the right cup. The headphone jack and micro-USB charging port are protected by a small plastic cover and are located on the right earcup. Two taps will play/pause the music, a left or right swipe handles song controls, and swiping up and down adjusts the volume level. Double tap will also let you to answer your phone calls. Sometimes the touch pad could be less responsive specially using it outside in cold temperature but overall the performance is awesome and it gets great score for it.
You can also control your headphone with the audio cable (which comes in the box) while using it in wired mode. The audio cable has the mic and the volume Up & Down controllers.
Pairing the headphone is simply easy and straightforward. It can be paired to any devices via advanced Bluetooth 4.0 technology with the operating range of up to 33 ft (while can go further than that).
Battery life is more than what we expect. BT 460 has the 20 hrs of call time, more than 20 hrs of music play time which depends on the volume level you use and 110 hr of standby time. You can fully charge it in 3 to 3.5 hrs which is somehow fast. So listen and enjoy your music for long hours.
Phiaton BT 460 has a solid, clear and balanced sound quality and it works great with almost all types of music. It has has the right level of sound isolation too. The treble and bass is also boosted which is a great feature for the bass lovers. The call sound quality is very much clear too.
These headphones offer a couple of unique features such as “Smart Play/Pause”. This allows the user to put the headphones down or place them around your neck and the music/audio will automatically pause and it will automatically play when you put them back on. With this, not only you miss your played song but also it saves the battery. Nice work!
The “ShareMe” feature in the headphone is interesting and adds another great value to the device. This allows Phiaton BT 460 headphone owners to share their music with one another which is pretty cool. The same great feature that Urbanears Plattan ADV Wireless Headphone delivers.
Overall, the Phiaton BT 460 is a mix of great features, sound quality and affordable value. Considering the current given price tag, the Phiaton BT 460 offers affordable, comfortable and modern look with clean and balanced audio quality which gives great value for the money you pay for it.
Sound Quality - 8.5/10
Design - 8.5/10
Features - 8/10
Price - 9/10