Inpher FUQING B-2
| Dynamic Driver |
? Today we are reviewing the Inpher FUQING B-2, one of the best-selling earphones in Aliexpress. Hype or fair contender? We will find it out.
The Inpher FUQING B-2 certainly have a problematic model name that dirty minded people could misread it. Nonetheless, the FUQING B-2 are very well constructed with a solid metal housing that feels sturdy and well built, the cable transmits the same trusty robust feeling, the rest of the details of the earphones are also metallic (plug connector and cable bifurcation connection). In case you do not remember the model name, Inpher decided to add the FUQING name on the plug connector.
The FUQING B-2 are sold in black with silver details and black cable, golden with silver details and white cable or black with silver details and red cable (that is the unit that we have) F
IND ALL: Earphones Scores Compared
MORE: Inpher Earphones Reviews
Inpher FUQING B-2 - Review
Tests & ScoresW
MORE: In-Ear Headphones Weight Comparison
SEE ALSO: Earphones Size Comparison
Accessories & Packaging
As what happened with the Doboly Q18 and the VE MONK+ the Inpher FUQING are packed in a very simple branded zip bag. Inside the zip bag there are no accessories provided so… worthwhile 2 score here.
Bass & Sub Bass
The Inpher FUQING B-2 have a strong and energetic bass that does an excellent job to add warmth and fun to every song. At the same time the quantity and intensity of mid-bass and sub-bass is very balanced, they are able to provided great punch and depth without recessing mids and highs. To be as clear as possible, although, they have great mid and sub bass they are not very basshead out of the box but they will fulfill the needs of every listener even for high bass-demanding music.
… the quantity and intensity of mid-bass and sub-bass is very balanced, they are able to provided great punch and depth without recessing mids and highs.
Applying an EQ, mid-bass gets much punchier, sub-bass gets noticeably deeper and still the general sound does not get excessively muddy.
While amplifying it with a Fiio E12 amplifier and using a custom basshead equalization the Inpher FUQING B-2 took 37% of the maximum power of the Fiio E12 and resulted in a wild enhancement (in a good sense) of mid-bass punch and sub-bass depth. It is fair to say that sub-bass was distorted and despite the greatly increase in bass impact, the Inpher FUQING B-2 had no basshead impact or rumble and provided a basshead level below the JVC Gumy Plus HA-FX5, Panasonic ErgoFit RP-TCM125 and the Panasonic ErgoFit Plus RP-HJE190.
MORE: Earphones Amplification Power Comparison
MORE: Best Basshead Earphones
SEE ALSO: Best Fun Sounding Earphones Chart
Mids & Vocals
Mids and vocals are nicely warm and smooth, lower mids are mediumly recessed but not too much. Higher mids can get a bit harsh when there are very strong peaks. Beside the cons, a very good performance here. An eq makes the Inpher FUQING B-2 to excellently clear up lower mids and totally remove the recession without generating boxy sounding mids or enhancing its harshness.
Highs & Treble
The FUQING B-2 has nice brightness and some detail that will suffice most normal listeners, there are some piercing highs only with very high notes but they are free of sibilant highs.
The FUQING B-2 has nice brightness and some detail that will suffice most normal listeners
Overall while comparing them to other highly popular earphones such as the JVC Gumy Plus HA-FX5, Panasonic ErgoFit RP-TCM125, Panasonic RP-HJE120 ErgoFit and the Panasonic ErgoFit Plus RP-HJE190; the Inpher FUQING B-2 wipes the floor out of them all having a highs performance on another category. An eq remarkably benefits detail and definition without enhancing the piercing highs or sibilance.
So far the FUQING were making an incredible job but when we tested their sound leakage levels they had a performance fairly below average, with medium levels of sound leaking out of them that will be heard by nearby people even on mediumly noisy situations
The capacity to isolate from surrounding noises is below average but not that much inferior to normal earphones, just a tad less performing.
The FUQING are very comfortable to wear and will not produce pain on long listening sessions, the metal housing gives them a good robust feel but they do not add on to their weight as they are very light anyways. The sort of classic bullet-style design makes them easy to grab and put on.
Response to Equalization
The Inpher FUQING B-2 had an excellent response to every custom equalization that we put them through. Bass got enhanced very noticeably without cons. Mids removed every trace of recession with no boxy or harsh repercussions. Highs gained a great amount of detail and definition with no sibilant or piercing highs being boosted.
MORE: Editor’s Picks Earphones Chart
MORE: Best Bang for the Buck Earphones
BUY IT AT:
- Accessories - 2/102/10
- Design - 9/109/10
- Bass - 8/108/10
- Mids - 8/108/10
- Highs - 8/108/10
- Sound Leak - 6/106/10
- Sound Isolation - 6.5/106.5/10
- Comfort - 8/108/10
- Response to EQ - 10/1010/10
- Value for Money - 10/1010/10
- Balanced overall with a bassy and warm sound tendency
- Great performance of highs, mids and bass frequencies
- An EQ can be used to fine tune it and they will respond greatly
- Packaging is just a zip bag with no accessories provided
- Sound leak performance is below average (but not terrible)
- The Inpher FUQING B-2 results showed that they are one of the most sold earphones in Aliexpress not just due to their ridiculous low price or some hype going on, but because they are excellent earphones that sound great, have a solid metal construction and with such a cheap selling price it makes it even easier to recommend them to anybody.
FIND ALL OUR: Earphones Reviews / In-Ear Headphones Reviews
MORE: Best Earphones Charts
Buy it at:
Inpher FUQING B-2 Frequency Response
Inpher FUQING B-2
|Cord||Y-type, round cord|
|Plug||Stereo mini plug|
Found the Information Useful?
We hope you enjoyed this article. All the earphones reviews, earbuds reviews, headsets reviews, in-ear monitors reviews (iem), in-ear headphones reviews are made as objective and thorough as possible to provide our readers a way to choose the best earphones, earbuds, iem, in-ear monitors, headsets and in-ear headphones. By providing exhaustive information we allow our readers to even fine-tune their choices to select among the best budget earphones, best earphones for sports, best basshead earphones, best fun sounding earphones, most balanced earphones, least fatiguing earphones, most comfortable earphones, best looking earphones or even for the best cheap earphones to buy. Our resources offer: In-Depth Earphones Reviews, Earphones Scores Compared, an Earphones Size Comparison Tool, a sound frequency cheat-sheet, an Earphones Amplification Comparison Table, a brief audio glossary with the most frequent audio terms and audio definitions, and our Earphones Top Charts (covering the Top 10 Basshead Earphones, Best Bang for Buck Earphones, Top Sports Earphones, Best KZ earphones, Best bang for buck KZ earphones, Best basshead KZ earphones, Best KZ earphones for bass, Best KZ earphones for gaming, Best KZ earphones for sleeping, Best KZ earphones for working out, Best KZ earphones under $20, Best KZ earphones under $50, Best smallest KZ earphones, Top Balanced Earphones, Top Fun Sound Earphones, top smooth sounding earphones), Best Xiaomi Headphones, Best Xiaomi Earphones for Bass, Best Xiaomi Headphones under $50, Best Xiaomi Headphones under $20, The Best Xiaomi Wireless Headphones, Best Bang for Buck Xiaomi Headphones, Best 11.11 Deals and Coupons – Aliexpress – Gearbest – Banggood, Black Friday Coupons and Deals, Aliexpress Anniversary Sale Coupons and Deals, Cyber Monday Coupons and Discounts, Black Friday Coupons Aliexpress, Gearbest, Banggood, Amazon Coupons Discounts Deals Promo Codes Sales, ALIEXPRESS Coupons and Promo Codes – Exclusive Discounts