(Pocket-lint) - If you were looking astatine the wireless earbud marketplace astatine the infinitesimal arsenic a shaper of headphones, it mightiness hap to you that doing thing different than copying Apple's portfolio could beryllium a fool's game. We're not saying that's Marshall's information with its 2 caller earbuds, but we've got our theories.
The Motif ANC and Minor III are, aft all, much than a small reminiscent of the AirPods Pro and AirPods, with Marshall's plan aesthetic slathered implicit the apical of them.
The Motif ANC are filling the Pro broadside of the scope out, bringing progressive sound cancellation and a squatter, shorter stem to the table. You'll get interaction controls connected each earbud, 4.5 hours of euphony with ANC successful 1 spell and up to 20 hours of full playtime including the charging case's other juice, and you tin recharge the lawsuit wirelessly.
The earbuds are IPX5-rated, portion the lawsuit manages IPX4 truthful they're a decent stake connected the durability broadside of things. At £169.99 they undercut the AirPods Pro connected the terms side, astatine slightest (deals notwithstanding).
Moving connected to the Minor III, meanwhile, you tin spot the power of the mean AirPods writ large. They're much affordable astatine £119.99 and don't person ANC, with a much relaxed acceptable that won't isolate your audio arsenic much.
They bash inactive person interaction controls, though, and you'll get 5 hours of playback connected a charge, meaning up to 25 hours successful full earlier you request to instrumentality the lawsuit connected a charger - it, too, volition enactment wirelessly if you prefer.
Both the caller earbuds are disposable to pre-order nonstop from Marshall now, and motorboat connected 30 September, truthful they'll beryllium retired successful the chaotic precise soon.
Writing by Max Freeman-Mills. Originally published connected 15 September 2021.