I heard of Dudios headphones somewhere in Jan 2018, and by 2019 they have started scoring well on the top seller charts of some famous eCommerce platforms. The company have range of products like Zeus Ace, Zeus TWS, Zeus Air, Zeus Leisure and Zeus Plus mostly available in the price range of $25 to $40 which falls into budget headphones.
Out of different models of earbuds from Dudios like Zeus Ace, Zeus TWS, Zeus Air, Zeus Leisure and Zeus Plus, I have chosen to review the latest launched model Dudios Zeus Ace.
This model have extension TWS which explains that they are True Wireless Stereo earbuds!
Obviously the latest introduction has gone into many improvements incorporating the feedback’s from the prior model Zesus Air which is appreciably incorporated in the same price range.
What’s NEW in these Upgrade earbuds Dudios Zeus Ace ?
Upgraded earbuds are surely worth in the range of $30 to $40 considering the content of improvements done by Dudios engineering.
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One of the star feature I would like to mention before going into each feature is Auto Pairing mode, what is means is that as soon as you take these earbuds out from the charging case, they will automatically pair with each other and then to your iPhone or iPad, and please note that you need not Switch them ON or OFF.
(As soon as you take them out of case they are turned ON, and when you put them back they will get switched OFF)
Okay then, lets have a look at the improvements as compared to the prior version as well as some of the high sellers in market in this price range –
BT 5.0 is the latest Bluetooth protocol ( ref reading )
First improvement done is these latest earbuds uses the latest Bluetooth protocol version 5.0 which itself has many benefits including 8X Data Speed, 800 feet Range and Duel Audio.
What BT 5.0 practically means for you?
Practically the left and right earbuds gets strong connection without any drops. They will pair at lightening speeds immediately after taking out from the charging case.
One more important feature of this latest Bluetooth 5.0 is stability of connection, so you will practically encounter no-drops in connection with your iPhone or iPad, regardless of hurdles like wall or furniture which you normally feel with old technology headphones with Bluetooth 4.0 or below.
Also this protocol supports Duel pairing, which means both earbuds can be individually paired with two different devices. As an example, during travel one of the earbud can be used by you with your iPhone, and the other by your partner to watch a movie on his/her iPad.
Coming to the wireless range, this protocol empowers whooping range of over 800 feet which is just WOW! what it means is that it will connect you to the phone even in the backyard or in patio, wherever you are without being worried about loosing connectivity.
Finally when it comes to watching videos, there is will be no latency, what it means is the lip movements in the video and the audio you listen from a distance will be perfectly synchronized without any time lag 🙂 This is one of the most important feature while selection of any Bluetooth earbuds, since majority of time you will spend watching YouTube videos or favorite channels on TV using these buds.
Music Playtime – 30 hours!
The new charging case is being powered by 800 mAh battery which is capable of recharging the earbuds at least 9-10 times, resulting into around 30 hours of music playtime. So once fully charged, no need to look back for complete week 🙂
One more thing is that the case encapsulates the earbuds completely, which means no worry about the dust entry or falling off the earbuds accidentally.
When basics are strong like battery life and wireless range, next thing that plays an important role in earbuds selection is the sound quality, after-all that is the main function of having an earbud!
So these improved pair of earbuds boasts louder volume than ever before using special drivers supported by an upgrade in the algorithm.
Dudios Zeus Ace delivers not only louder sound, but also lossless HiFi stereo music and phone calls too.
The bass is deeply delivered with clean treble.
Watching videos is breeze with clarity of voice, same is true for the calls too.
The calls being assisted by CVC noise cancellation technology which is primarily intended to have crystal clear conversation in noisy environment like windy situations or busy subways. ( ref reading )
Add on benefit is to get the IPX4 certified earbuds ( ref reading )
What it means is that these earbuds are tested against splashes, and they will be able to resist general abuse like sweat during use.
But do remember that these are not waterproof, so do not use them while raining or showers or swimming!
Finally when you intend them to use for different person in home, you can do it using proper sized ear-tips, simply choose suitable size from the 4 variations provided with these earbuds.
They are really very light in weight, so once inserted into the ear canals you will surely not feel like taking them off even when switched off!
Control buttons ergo
The MF button functions mostly in standard way, which is controlling the music play functions like Play/Pause, taking phone calls etc.
The feel is tactile and you need not put much efforts to operate the same.
Engineering confidence – 12 moths replacement Warranty
One thing I liked about this company is powerful confidence in their products, with direct offering of 30 days no reason money-back policy and 12 months replacement warranty, this beats most of the headphones in market in 2019 in budget headphones competition.
They not only offer warranty but also have a 24×7 customer support team.
I am sure someone would do it only when they have confidence in the product, which also gets reflected in the 5 star reviews they are able to score on eCommerce sites like Amazon.
When I compare the latest launched Dudios Zeus Ace TWS Earbuds with prior version Zeus Air, by spending $5 more I get –
– Music time of over 30 hours ( as compared to 15 hours in Zeus Air), and in single charge they still deliver about 3 to 3.5 hours of music.
– Powerful charging case with 800 mAh battery ( as compared to 380 mAh in Zeus Air)
Further they are powered by the latest Bluetooth 5.0 technology delivering lossless connectivity to my iPhone over long distance.
The sound is more loud and clear using CVC noise cancellation technology.
With nice features like Mono mode, which allows using both earbuds separately, it saves my backpack space, so I can share it with my wife during weekend camping trip.
The case allows snap fitting the buds using magnets, and the cover ensures a dust free storage without any worries of loosing them somewhere in the backpack.
I mean in the given price range, this looks to be an attractive proposition.
As I use them further, surely I will update this review specially for the comfort levels and music playtime as well as any special learning that I will have during the use, please subscribe the blog and stay tuned for such updates.
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Hope this helps!