Cambridge Melomania 1+ earbuds Review

Cambridge Melomania 1+

Melomania 1+ true wireless is a latest earbud launched by the Cambridge audio company. The Cambridge Melomania 1+ earbud come with a 5.8mm Graphene drivers, hi-fi quality sound, up to 45-hour battery life, Personalised EQ setting, IPX5 water and sweat resistance and much more.

Pros
  • Low cost
  • Great sound quality
  • Latest aptX codec support
Cons
  • The bass is bit dull
  • Multi connectivity missing

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Price and availability

The Cambridge Melomania 1+ earbud come with a two colour variant such as Black and White. It is price $79.95. You can purchase this earbud from the company’s official website cambridgeaudio.com.

Who want to buy Cambridge Melomania 1+?

  • With IPX5 water and sweat resistance feature, this earphone is great choice for the sport person who continuous work on the water and running.
  • It is good for those who want the low cost earphone with fabulous sound

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Box Content

  • Earbuds
  • Charging case
  • USB Type-C cable
  • User Guide

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What is the design of Cambridge Melomania 1+?

Cambridge Melomania 1+

The Cambridge Melomania 1+ earbud come with a lightweight and comfortable design. And at just 4.6g per bud, they’re light enough you’ll barely notice that you’re wearing them. However, the earbud is not shape like the standard earbud but it offers a quite different distinctive bullet-shaped design. Moreover, the earbuds provide a three different size of silicone and two size of memory foam tips. Means you will get total five different size of ear tips to find perfect fit ear tips. A good in-ear seal provides excellent noise isolation and is equally important for great sound quality – especially bass. 

Both earbuds and charging case built with surface glossy finish material. Which provide a reliable and sturdy look. The charging case is completely similar shape and size to the Airpods (3rd generation) and Noise Air Buds Mini. The case is included a five LED light on front to know the battery status. On the right side, the USB Type-C charging slot available to faster charging. The earbuds are magnetically attached to the charging case means when you try to put earbuds back to case it automatically adjust its place to reduce the effort considerably.

In addition, the Melomania 1+ earbud come with an IPX5 water and sweat resistance. Thus, you can keep enjoying music and podcasts throughout intense workouts and rainy walks. Also, you can carry the headphone in to the swimming sessions. Further, comfortable fit, featherweight design and a pocket-friendly case, you can enjoy every single beat, no matter where you are or what you’re doing. 

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How touch control works of Cambridge Melomania 1+?

The touch controls are very good and most reliable than ever. You just have to touch on the earbuds to transfer into the other mode and also to receive and end calls. Smart touch controls on Melomania 1+ earbud make life simple. Manage calls, summon your favourite assistant, change tracks and more with a few touches.

FunctionControl
Play/pauseSingle tap left or right
CallsDouble tap left or right
Power OffHold left or right button 3s
Siri and Google Voice AssistantHold right button 2s

How comfortable is the Melomania app?

The Melomania app is most reliable option for advance customization. The app work on both the devices Androids and iOS. Which gives you access to a range of preset EQs created by their audio engineers. You need to choose the one that best suits your musical taste ot create and save your own custom settings.

Moreover, the Melomania app also able to locate the lost headphone, check battery status levels and download firmware updates. Your Melomania 1+ just keep getting better and better after usage for longer time.

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What is the sound quality of Cambridge Melomania 1+?

Cambridge Melomania 1+

In terms of sound quality, the Cambridge Melomania 1+ earbud come with a custom-designed 5.8mm Graphene-enhanced drivers. This super-material’s incredible strength and rigidity give your headphones their superb dynamic response. As a result, Melomania 1+ deliver a faithful and detailed reproduction of your music, with refined sound control across the full frequency range – whatever the genre.

Furthermore, after your demand and deserve, a great soundstage, low distortion and high dynamic range. It’s what makes music come alive. In addition, Melomania 1+ has provide unique High Performance audio mode on board. It uses the same Class AB amplification technology found in the award-winning hi-fi. Which delivers the world-class sound quality in a pair of headphones. 

How good is the noise cancellation of the Cambridge Melomania 1+?

However, the Melomania 1+ does not come with an Active Noise Cancellation support. Which reduce great amount of the background noise. But, the earbuds provide an total five different size of ear tips to find perfect fit ear tips. A good in-ear seal provides excellent passive noise isolation and is equally important for great sound quality – especially bass. 

Can you use Cambridge Melomania 1+ for phone calls?

For crystal-clear sound, the Melomania 1+ truly wireless earbud come with a advance Qualcomm’s clear Voice technology. Which help you to create a crystal-clear voice calls with minimal distraction. The earbuds are good for taking calls at home and on the go.

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What connectivity does Cambridge Melomania 1+ support?

Cambridge Melomania 1+

The Cambridge Melomania 1+ earbud sport a latest and advance Bluetooth 5.0 wireless connectivity. Which help to connect your headphone with other devices like the smartphone, PCs, TVs and iOS. The headphone also support SBC/AAC and advance aptX audio codec. This audio codec is developed by Qualcomm and is called “Audio Processing Technology”. It is express by high bit rates and all low latency. In the HD version, aptX supports up to 24-bit resolution, with a maximum bit rate of 567 kilobits per second at a sample rate of 48 kHz.

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How long does the battery last on Cambridge Melomania 1+?

Melomania 1+ make battery anxiety a thing of the past, with up to 9 hours playback on a single charge of your earbuds. Pop them in the slim carry case to extend your listening time for up to a further 36 hours – that’s more than enough to last the working week. Enjoy your music where you want, for as long as you want to.

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Conclusion

Cambridge’s compact, mess-free and affordable design was a hit with us for the first time around 2019. The addition of Slicker Paint-Job, app support for EQ customization and step-up in Sonic Detail and refinement – hikes without the expected cost – just makes us want to appreciate the addition of the new Melomania 1 Plus.

While the original Melomania 1 can now be obtained for a significant discount, we will still point you to this updated model. There is no noise-cancellation onboard, but those who do not need it should not hesitate to add this latest melomania to their shortlist.

Which alternatives are the great against the Cambridge Melomania 1+ earbud?

Sennheiser MOMENTUM True Wireless 2 is a great option to buy instead of the Melomania 1+. It come with an Unrivalled stereo sound, Active Noise Cancellation, up to 28 hours of playtime, Ergonomic design, customizable touch controls, 7mm dynamic drivers, 107dB sound pressure level, 2 Microphone Beamforming Array, 600 mAh battery, Bluetooth 5.1, IPX4 ratings and more. However, it has a one disadvantage which is its price. The earphone is it costly with all this feature.

If you want low cost then you should consider buying Monster Clarity 108 ANC earbuds. As the name suggest, it is come with an active noise cancellation technology to reduce ambient noise effectively. However, there is also a transparent sound monitoring technology. With that, even without taking off the earbuds, you can easily communicate with people around you. In addition, the Monster Clarity 108 ANC offers IPX5 water and dust proof, Environment noise cancellation mode, fast charge, Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity and touch controls.

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