The $2,500 “bespoke” Klipsch T10 wireless earbuds are small and lightweight.
They initially planned to make their debut in 2020.
The Klipsch T10 true wireless earbuds, which were scheduled to ship in the fall of 2020, have now been delivered, but a lot has happened since then. The T10 Bespoke Ear Computers (yes, really), a hand-built custom design geared squarely at premium buyers who reject owning the same earbuds as everyone else, were released by the firm and Ear Micro. You can request that Klipsch construct the charging case from of materials like gold, wood, leather (vegan or otherwise), and the bud frames out of ceramic zirconia or pearl. You can even request that jewelers add expensive stones or engravings, in addition to distinctive leather designs.
At least the T10 has some technological prowess to match the opulent look. When employing the LDAC codec, Klipsch promotes 96kHz/24-bit audio and believes that the dual Cadence/Tensilica DSPs, class-D amps, and Sonion transducers will maximize the sound quality of your music. Despite the exceedingly small bud size, you can expect active noise cancellation and nine hours of listening per charge.
Yes, Klipsch is aware that spending a lot on earphones whose batteries rarely survive longer than a few years would ordinarily be absurd. The T10 design is created to be reasonably easily fixed and updated. You could continue utilizing your one-of-a-kind audio for as long as Klipsch is committed to support.
As you could have predicted, you will pay a high premium. The standard T10 costs between $2,500 and $5,000, according to Klipsch, however you could easily spend more if you wanted to add diamonds or other special details. That is far more than the $649 that the business set as its 2020 aim. This, though, might be more logical. Since Klipsch currently has the $199 T5 II, it’s unlikely that the original T10’s claimed AI features would have been worth the price if consumers had instead chosen AirPods or Galaxy Buds. The final product is aimed at a small but largely untapped market, the same affluent demographic that wouldn’t bat an eye at a $3,400 Louis Vuitton watches or an electric supercar.