Creative AURVANA Platinum
05 for wireless travel
$300, au.CREATIVE.COM You’ll do well to find a more tech-heavy pair of cans than the Platinums, with Bluetooth, NFC and three different active noise-cancelling modes – Indoor, Outdoor and Airplane – all working to tick those “executive travel” boxes. That said, build quality, despite all the brown leatherette, is a let-down for the price.
Sound quality is solid, but far from exciting, with finesse and detail lost due to the Bluetooth connection. The bass is well balanced, though, and suitable for most musical genres and in-flight movies – although with noise cancelling switched on battery life is reduced, so stick to short-haul. T3 Says Aim for first class; stuck in coach