| Dynamic Driver |
🎧 We have previously reviewed another earphone from Tiger, the Tiger Zipper which offered a zipper cable section and metallic housing at a cheap price but the overall performance was disappointing. So you may wonder why did we buy and are reviewing another Tiger earphone, to tell the truth we had bought them before reviewing the Tiger Zipper and we were attracted by their super tiny form factor that is even smaller than the Sennheiser CX200, Somic MH403 or most microdriver earphones like the UiiSii Hi-705, Remax RM-565i or KZ HDS3. As we just mentioned the Tiger Mini are super tiny, the housings are made of plastic and feel very cheaply constructed but very light at the same time. Cable quality is another not great piece, they are cheaply made, feel fragile and do not provide any aid against tangling.
FIND ALL: Earphones Scores Compared
MORE: Earphones Reviews
Accessories & Packaging
The Tiger Mini come in a blister with 1 extra pair of eartips.
Bass & Sub Bass
Before mentioning the results of the tests of any audio frequency we wanted to inform that the Tiger Mini showed a very low volume output. There is truly not much to write about their bass performance, they have a hint of mid-bass and no sub-bass at all, even after using an EQ there was no bass presence. Under our extreme bass tests the Tiger took 52% of a Fiio E12’s maximum power and showed some mid-bass punch that was distorted, no sub-bass and extremely piercing highs. Of course, do not pretend any basshead impact from them.
MORE: Best Basshead Earphones
SEE ALSO: Best Fun Sounding Earphones Chart
Mids & Vocals
Mids and vocals are super recessed, muddy, boxy and tinny; worst combination possible. Let’s be nice with the Tiger Mini and recognize that they are not harsh at all. An EQ again made no improvement.
Highs & Treble
Let’s see if highs made any justice to the Tiger Mini… highs have no definition or detail, are very dark and extremely recessed. They do not sound sibilant or piercing. Once again, an eq made no difference.
The sound that leaks out of these earphones is average, but mostly because they are unable to output strong or even medium levels of audio.
Sound isolation is horrible, you will hear every single noise in your surrounding environment.
The Tiger Mini have been a disastrous performer so far. Fortunately for them, comfort is something that they are very capable at, their super tiny size and highly light weight makes them fit very comfortably inside the ears and are free of generating pain or discomfort after long time using them.
Response to Equalization
As we have seen on each audio frequency test the Tiger were unable to show any kind of response and improvement with any type of equalization.
FIND ALL OUR: Earphones Reviews / In-Ear Headphones Reviews
MORE: Best Earphones Charts
|Cord||Y-type, round cord|
|Plug||Stereo mini plug|
|Supplied Accessories||1 extra eartip|
Enjoyed this Article?
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)