August EP750 ANC Headphones Review – Noise cancellation on a budget

August EP750
7.5

£2.99

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August EP750 ANC Headphones Review – Noise cancellation on a budget
August EP750 ANC Headphones Review – Noise cancellation on a budget
£2.99
Active noise cancellation
Relatively low price
Included carry case

The August EP750 bucks the trend a little with August headphones, opting for a higher than normal price point in order to offer active sound cancelling technology.

In the box you get the EP750 headphones, USB charging cable, standard aux cable, aux cable with inline controls, an aux cable adaptor and a nice carry case.

The headphones fold down and they, along with all the accessories, fit into the case making them easy to travel with, or store away when not in use.

August EP750 with accessories

As with other August products, the EP750s are nice looking set with simple set of controls for power, volume on one side with a noise cancellation on/off switch on the other.

They adopt a rectangular design that will sit over your ears (or on if you have large ears!) and they’re generally comfortable to wear, although it’s fair to say they’re not the most comfortable headphones reviewed, they clamp on tighter than other headphones but of course this has the benefit of ensure there is no chance they’ll fall off!

The August EP750 pair to your device via Bluetooth, either via the traditional search/pair method or via NFC.  You only need to do this once, they auto connect when powered on.

They also feature an aux in port so you can use these without using Bluetooth, handy if you run out of power or are in a situation where Bluetooth can’t be used.

Sound quality, as you’d expect from the company that made the amazing value EP650s, is really good.  They produce a clean sound with a good, but not overwhelming, bass.

The over ear design does a great job of blocking out a lot of external noise, as you’ll see in the review video below these were worn during a spot of gardening and the music was very clear even with the strimmer buzzing away.

If you’re in a noisier environment (e.g. using the louder lawn mower in the review video) you can easily activate the noise cancellation feature via the flick of a switch.  Active noise cancelling doesn’t completely eliminate noise, a good thing if you’re walking around and need to be alerted to horns, sirens etc, but it does take the edge off.

This operates independently of Bluetooth and can therefore be used if connecting via an aux cable.

If you’re looking for a good sounding set of headphones with active noise cancellation the August EP750 tick the boxes, if noise cancellation isn’t important or you’re after a really comfortable set of cans the August EP650 are still a fantastic set for the money.

The August EP750 headphones are available from Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/2uSgRZs and Amazon USA: http://amzn.to/2ty6iew and Amazon.ca: http://amzn.to/2txWmSv

August EP750 – Active Noise Cancelling Headphones Video Review

August EP750 Headphones with active noise cancellation review

Quick review of the August EP750 noise cancelling headphones which are available from Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/2uSgRZs and Amazon USA: ...

7.5 Total Score
Active noise cancellation at an affordable price

If you're looking for a good sounding set of headphones with active noise cancellation the August EP750 tick the boxes.

PROS
  • Active noise cancellation
  • Relatively low price
  • Included carry case
CONS
  • Can't match more expensive headphones for quality or noise cancellation
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Active Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones - August EP735 - ANC Bluetooth Headphones for Smartphones/Tablet/Computer - Reduce Air Travel Engine Noise - [Grey]

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Features

  • active background noise reduction - press the anc button to enable/disable the noise cancellation function. ideal for use when travelling, commuting, and exercising
  • wireless headphones – swift bluetooth connection allows you to listen to wireless music through phones, tablets, and laptops. an audio cable is provided for non-bluetooth devices
  • talk hands free - a built-in microphone and call control panel allows you to answer and take phone calls, as well as pause and play music. aptx technology allows you to use the device on skype and zoom without lag
  • multipoint connection - connect your ep735 headphones to two source devices at the same time.
  • long-life rechargeable li-ion battery – a full charge of just 3.5 hours will guarantee use for up to 18 hours

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 — Over Ear, Wireless Bluetooth Headphones with Built-In Microphone for Clear Calls & Alexa Voice Control, Black

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Features

  • Powerful noise cancelling headphones—11 levels of active noise cancelling let you enjoy music, podcasts, videos & calls without distractions.
  • Astonishing sound—Crisp, clear details. Deep, full bass. These wireless headphones produce exciting, lifelike sound that’s full and balanced at every volume level.
  • Unrivalled voice pickup—A revolutionary microphone system adapts to noisy and windy environments so your voice always sounds crystal clear on calls.
  • Keep your head up and hands free—With easy access to voice assistants like Alexa and Google Assistant for music, navigation, weather and more, and intuitive touch control on the earcups—you can stay connected without reaching for your phone.
  • Premium design and comfort—With a lightweight stainless steel headband and earcups tilted for the perfect fit, you can comfortably wear these Bluetooth headphones for hours.

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Features

  • Lose yourself fully in the music, with no distractions, thanks to the combination of Feedback and Feedforwad technologies with analogue and digital processing of captured noise.
  • Rounded body for a perfect fit combined with a choice of 5 sizes of in-ear sizes, so your wireless earbuds fit comfortably every time. No more dropped or lost earbuds while running or during other activities.
  • The optimised touch sensor and antenna in the compact cabinet ensures uninterrupted music or calls, even in crowded places. The stable connections are also due to the Left-Right Independent Signaling System.
  • Perfect for the gym and no disruption to calls or music if you get caught in a shower due to the IPX4 level water resistance.
  • The built in virtual assistant for handsfree operation allows you to ask Alexa to make a call, set a reminder or check your schedule or the weather.

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Mark J Draper is a self-confessed gadget lover who forged a career in the telecommunication and utility industry while maintaining a hobby of writing and filming reviews that are published on YouTube and Reviewify.co.uk.

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