Today, more and more female players are joining the ranks of esports games. Different from male players, most female players will choose mobile games as a platform, and they can play freely when they take out their mobile phones anytime, anywhere. At this time, if you match a light, low-latency and noise cancelling true wireless earphones, it will undoubtedly help female players to better play their own level. So today we are going to review such a gaming earphone – PXN Sense Buds X2.
PXN is a professional gaming peripheral brand that understands the needs of players better and can solve the confusion you encounter when choosing gaming equipment. I have high expectations for the PXN Sense Buds X2, the hybrid active noise cancelling earbuds designed for gaming scenarios.
This review headphone comes with a Dongle receiver, which can be connected to platforms such as PC, PS4, and PS5 hosts, and is still very practical.
When reviewing a digital product, the first impression out of the box is very important. PXN Sense Buds X2 comes in two colors: blue and white. The way of opening the box is very ceremonial, concise and clear, which makes people feel bright.
For female gamers, whether a headphone looks good or not will largely determine whether they will buy this product. The white version of the Sense Buds X2 has a high level of appearance, and the charging case is like a jade inlaid in the box.
When unpacking for the first time, you need to put the earphones into the charging case, and the earphones will automatically pair and wait for the bluetooth connection, which is very convenient.
Spare eartips and charging cables are hidden under the instruction manual. You can replace the appropriate eartips according to your needs.
The medium eartips are pre-installed on the earbuds, and for most female gamers, the small eartips are more suitable for them.
The material on the outside of the earphone is very skin-friendly, without the greasy and smooth feeling of hard plastic, and can be held firmly with two fingers. The eartips are also very soft and can gently touch the ear canal to avoid sound leakage. Most importantly, the PXN Sense Buds X2 are so light that they can be worn almost without feeling.
The PXN Sense Buds X2 is equipped with a 10mm composite diaphragm unit, which can bring good listening effects and fully meet the needs of daily use. On the outside of the earphone is the touch area, which can be customized to control gestures on the PXN Audio APP. There are dual-feed microphones on the top of the earbuds, and the Sense Buds X2 with Hybrid ANC technology can pick up noise inside and outside the ear and cancel it through an algorithm, so as to achieve a noise cancelling level of 35dB depth.
During a call, the 6 MEMS microphones and ENC algorithm of the PXN Sense Buds X2 can optimize and noise cancel the human voice to eliminate ambient noise as much as possible. The sound is clearer, allowing you to communicate more efficiently and accurately with your teammates in the game.
The overall texture of the PXN Sense Buds X2 charging case is excellent, and it is not easy to leave fingerprints and scratches. The charging case is a good size and fits just right in the hand. It looks thick, but it is actually light, and with high-quality workmanship, it is difficult to pick out any shortcomings.
The color matching of the blue version of the PXN Sense Buds X2 is very eye-catching, and it is also very beautiful.
The PXN brand logo is printed on the front of the charging case, and the four indicators represent 25% of the power. The battery life is 4.5 hours when the ANC mode is turned on, and the battery life is 5 hours when the ANC mode is turned off. The charging case can charge the earbuds an additional 3.5 times, enabling up to 22 hours of battery life.
The bottom of the charging case is a Type-C charging interface, which can be fully charged in just 2 hours. The most surprising and unexpected thing is that the charging case has wireless charging function, which can be fully charged in 3 hours.
The charging case has a non-slip texture on the side, which feels good in the hand.
For devices without bluetooth capabilities, PXN has also designed a Dongle receiver for the Sense Buds X2.
The Dongle receiver is very convenient to use, just plug in the computer, long press the button to enter pairing mode, and you can quickly connect to the Sense Buds X2. Dongle receiver can adapt to Switch, PC, PS4 and other platforms, which can bring you a good experience. And wearing the earphones for a long time will not cause discomfort to the ears.
In the PXN Audio APP, the playability of Sense Buds X2 is completely released. In music mode, you can adjust it according to your listening style. You can also turn on surround sound for a live concert-like feel. In addition, the PXN Sense Buds X2 can switch between noise cancelling mode and transparency mode with one click, allowing you to enjoy music alone in a noisy outdoor environment.
For gamers, the game mode of the PXN Sense Buds X2 can further reduce latency and even optimize the sound of footsteps in the game, making you one step ahead in the intense battlefield.
The PXN Sense Buds X2 are very customizable. There are four control methods: single-click, double-click, triple-click and long-press. With different customization functions of the left and right earbuds, you can get eight different shortcut controls.
What if the office is too noisy? Press and hold the Sense Buds X2 to turn on the noise cancelling mode, and the external vocals and keyboard sounds can be greatly reduced, allowing you to concentrate more on thinking. When you need to communicate with colleagues, turn on transparency mode, and you can communicate freely even with headphones.
In terms of sound quality, the performance of the PXN Sense Buds X2 is surprising. It is highly recommended to use the PXN Audio APP to customize the sound of the earphones and obtain your own exclusive listening experience. At the same time, the earbuds are very responsive to touch operations, and can quickly switch songs, adjust the volume and other operations.
In music mode, the sound quality of the PXN Sense Buds X2 is satisfactory. But to have fun in the esports world, of course, switch to game mode. At this time, the PXN Sense Buds X2 will greatly reduce the latency, helping you easily cope with complex and changing game environments. For most gamers, the Sense Buds X2 strike a perfect balance between sound quality and latency, with both low latency and sound optimized for gaming.
Overall, the PXN Sense Buds X2 are a well-rounded and excellent gaming earphones. The true wireless design brings a convenient user experience, and functions such as hybrid active noise cancelling give you rich playability. With ultra-low latency gaming mode, the PXN Sense Buds X2 can be said to be a headphone that is truly suitable for esports players.