| 8 mm Driver |
🎧 The Plextone X41M have an 8mm dynamic driver which is a pretty common size in many earphones, we will see after the test if they are a standard sounding iem or they offer anything special.
Plextone manufactures a good amount of earphones and headphones. So far we had not tested any headphone from them but their earphones are always well constructed at a very friendly selling price. Construction quality is very good, all metal constructed with a magnet system on the back of the housing that allows them to attach to each other.
The cable is rounded and rubbery and has an attractive design look with gold and black color pattern. It comes with an inline microphone and 1-button control, it also has a switch to change from Nokia mode compatibility to iPhone mode compatibility. The cable has a particular issue holding too much the form and not being excellently tangle free.
Plextone sells the X41M in gold or silver color, with the cable matching the housing color.
FIND ALL: Earphones Scores Compared
Plextone X41M - Review
Tests & ScoresW
SEE ALSO: Earphones Size Comparison
Accessories & Packaging
Packaging and accessories are pretty basic and standard; a small cardboard box with 2 extra eartips and a cable clip.
Bass & Sub Bass
The Plextone X41M has a nice punchy mid-bass that is not boosted in a bad way and does not bleed too much onto mids/vocal frequencies. Sub-bass depth is very deep and clean. Bass is super fun any genre will always have exceptional warmth and energy.
the Plextone X41M were able to manage an impressive 73% of Fiio’s maximum power and deliver an astonishing basshead impact
When equalizing, sub-bass depth gets amazingly deep but mid-bass remains pretty similarly punchy.
When extremely pushing them for bass applying a custom basshead eq and amplified with a Fiio E12 portable amplifier set to high gain and bass boost on, the Plextone X41M were able to manage an impressive 73% of Fiio’s maximum power and deliver an astonishing basshead impact with very good depth and punch. Basshead impact is amazingly strong, way above the JVC HA-FX1X, Xiaomi Mi Quantie Pro Hybrid, KZ ZS2, KZ ZST and very similar to the Sony XB50AP. Piercing highs will be the only limit to the amount of amplification that you can throw at them as they will get too piercingly painful and dangerous for your auditory health.
MORE: Best Basshead Earphones
SEE ALSO: Best Fun Sounding Earphones Chart
Mids & Vocals
There is a very slight recession on lower mids but they do not sound muffled at all. Middle and higher mids can get harsh at times. Equalizing improves vastly mids/vocals, harshness disappears and recession too resulting in pretty smooth, present and non fatiguing mids.
Highs & Treble
The highs of the Plextone X41M are bright but may lack detail and can be piercing too when highs reach strong peaks. There is a marginal sibilance at times but not too disturbing. Equalizing can brighten a lot more the highs and piercing peaks can be reduced cutting down frequencies around 5kHz to 6kHz.
The sound that leaks out of Plextone X41M is low but still perceivable. On mediumly noisy places sound leaking will not be heard.
Surrounding noises get reduced but they are not totally cancelled. You will not get an absolute isolation from your environment at very low volumes but as soon as the volume is cranked up isolation will be very good.
The Plextone X41M has a small size and metal construction that makes them comfortable to wear and fit snugly without any discomfort. They fit securely enough to maintain their position with normal movements. As a reference, they are similarly sized and solidly built as the Elephone E1, Songful F2, KZ EDR2, KZ ED9, Vots J1 or the Xiaomi Mi Quantie Pro Hybrid.
Response to Equalization
The X41M does a great job responding to custom equalization, mids can be brought forward and harshness reduced with no problem nor inducing boxy sounding vocals. Highs can be equalized to reduce piercing peaks reducing them considerably but they will not be totally cancelled. Bass is were the response to equalization mostly amazes, sub-bass depth gets exponentially emphasized and if equalized and amplified the Plextone X41M becomes a true basshead iem.
BUY IT AT:
FIND ALL OUR: Earphones Reviews / In-Ear Headphones Reviews
MORE: Best Earphones Charts
Plextone X41M Frequency Response
|Cord||Y-type, round cord|
|Plug||Stereo mini plug (Gold plated)|
|Weight (Without Cord)||Approx. 8g|
|Supplied Accessories||2x Earphone tips ; cable clip|
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